Magic's score: Business up, TV down

Labor protest in Puerto Rico trails off into picketing

GMAC extending leases

Bankruptcy menaces Japan businesses

Motorola earnings drops

Business briefs

Broader market foreseen

Apartment giant to buy Merry Land

Banking group: Asian crisis will lower world trade

Motorola finds bigger is not always better, looks to reorganize

No end to GM strike in sight

Cuban minister says economy on track despite sugar woes, U.S. embargo

Top honor

Banks said to be hooking credit customers while pushing tough bill

Business briefs

Inflation bonds introduced

AGL hoping to keep name

Credit card borrowing down, but spending still strong

Shareholders claim merger lies led to lost money

Dow Corning agrees to pay $3.2 billion to settle breast implant claims

Characters at Paris park go on strike

Power competition could raise prices say consumer groups

Progress reported in GM strike talks

MCG gets new management

Bowers stresses kinship

Secretary of State candidates focus on helping out businesses

Landfill still open despite low revenue

Medicare benefits miss some

Cellular phone bill charge goes to improvements on 911

New water restrictions to take effect

Officials reinstate water ban

Reporter almost met his old hero

Augusta ranks hottest

Fire claims goats, shed

Fun in the park

Commission OKs water resolution

Thirsty tree

Drought has corn crop beyond repair

Area's humane societies divided

Local and area briefs

Report offers some hope for engineering schools

Reserves to relieve troubles

Garbage left in building

SRS, Alabama vying for tritium site

Officials reinstate water ban

Judge candidates cite service

Parties prepare for labor commissioner primaries

Grinder helps recycle debris

Areas get new water rules

Girl goes back to mother

Georgia regents approve recruiting plan

Parents frustrated by unsolved killing

Farmers losing crops to Georgia droughts

University employees to see hike

Education board fills vacancies

Facilities vital, says PAC chief

New management gets final approval

Jury acquits man on murder charge

Aiken County jail probe continues

Party opposes building plans on jail, annex

Local and area briefs

Residents lament water ban

Mrs. Agnes Lunsford

Mr. H.R. Little Sr.

Miss Sarah Yonce

Mrs. Fannie Johnson

Mrs. Annie Powell

Mrs. Naomi Hester

Mr. Larsen Greenway

Mrs. Elsie Brumbeloe

Mrs. Gladys Knight

Mrs. Willie Mae Hannah

Mrs. Adell Nelson

Mrs. Ola Reynolds

Mrs. Annie Gilbert

Mr. Lonnie Hall

Mrs. Gladys Davis-Heggs

Ms. Dorothy Holley

Mr. Troupe Harris Jr.

Mr. Claude Gardner

Mr. William Jopling Sr.

Mrs. Mary Wynn

Mr. William Hurt

Mr. Julian Evans

Where's leadership? Where's the mayor? 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts commission over alcohol license 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says candidate 'unqualified' for Senate 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits `shameful scuttling' of tobacco bill 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Wonders if 'helpful'candidate is truthful 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Slams billboard; lauds Williams 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Recalls candidate's exemplary past 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blast leaders for the water crisis 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Decries deterioration of Riverwalk 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

For Ga. competition 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

'An example' 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Protests `harassment' of motorists 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Roy Rogers 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Dangerous ruling 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says politicians, utilities department are to blame 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Tells commissioner 'enough is enough' 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Favors Ga. statehouse incumbent 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

Likes GOP 'frontrunner' in House race 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says politicians, utilities director must go 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says water system does not keep pace with growth 070898 - The Augusta Chronicle

AL, Coors big winners in Denver

Nike Peach Jam schedules play-in games for Saturday

Braves let loose in cage

Carolina signs fourth-round draft pick

Mize balances parenting with profession

Weiss' All-Star start second to son's visit

Struggling Todd Bodine loses ride at ISM Racing

Se Ri Pak: on course for greatness

Wohlers remains in Richmond

Tyson eligible Thursday to ask for his boxing license back

RedStixx slow down Jackets

Team Who? Replacements picked for NBA

DeBerg ready to compete with rookies

Weiss' All-Star start second to son's visit

Croats feel they let victory slip away

Goodwill's Thompson dreams of home crowds

Furniss named player of week

France favored in Croatia match

Wohlers remains in Richmond

Post 26 gets ugly win over St. George

Squared circle no place for Karl Malone

France slips into World Cup final

Alomars get a repeat MVP

You can take a tasty trip to the spa via the kitchen

Mushrooms replace meat without sacrificing flavor

Historial films sit in cold storage

After shaking up The New Yorker, Tina Brown resigns

News and notes from the world of food

Horse listener breaks with tradition

New AIDS treatment focusing on immune restoration

TV violence is a cause for concern

Shower? More like a deluge

Health calendar

Blacks may be more vulnerable to nicotine addiction

Retirement communities raising vitality

There is never a holiday from shopping

Retirement communities raising vitality

Horse listener breaks with tradition

On the cutting edge

Season's vegetables take center stage in dishes

Pacesetters

Japan quietly building a leading space program

Quiet please

Yahoo beats Wall Street expectations

Newly available progesterone pill targets growing market of baby-boom women

Mir astronaut still feeling the aches and pains of returning to Earth

Calves cloned from parts expected in December

Hard road ahead before TV reaches digital future

Compaq faces challenges integrating Digital

Start of next Mir mission postponed for 10 days

Two Japanese satellites successfully linkup after rendezvous

Scientists affirm inheritance of Jewish priesthood designation

Russia launches first-ever satellite from submarine

Study: AIDS drug found useful in hepatitis B

Blacks may be more vulnerable to nicotine addiction

Apple taking on the Big Apple

U.S. eases restrictions on encryption exports

NIH advised to listen more to ordinary people

Scientists discover new dinosaur species

Jobs unveils Apple's strategy, new iMac at MacWorld Expo