Deal to boost value of stock

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

Power competition could raise prices say consumer groups

States' Blue Crosses to merge

Gulp! Government may be looking for you!

Merger will not close Chem-Nuclear

Apartment giant to buy Merry Land

Russia seeks new loans

Inflation bonds introduced

Additional business news

Mixed retail sales in June

GM, UAW leaders differ on whether strike can be settled

Weak ruble raises fears

Progress reported in GM strike talks

Business briefs

Bankruptcy menaces Japan businesses

Credit card borrowing down, but spending still strong

Motorola finds bigger is not always better, looks to reorganize

Labor protest in Puerto Rico trails off into picketing

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

Banks said to be hooking credit customers while pushing tough bill

Local and area briefs

Dispute shuts down auto race track

New management gets final approval

Water line repairs continue

Officials reinstate water ban

Additional area news

Officials reinstate water ban

Waste transfer ending

Farmers losing crops to Georgia droughts

Pilot survives parachute crash

Georgia regents approve recruiting plan

Merger will not close Chem-Nuclear

Report offers some hope for engineering schools

Pipe key to easing ban

Fun in the park

Rezoning vote gets postponed

Landfill still open despite low revenue

Asbestos warning offered

Drug agents could see cut in funding

State trooper retiring after 40 years of service

Areas get new water rules

County has too many voters

Education board fills vacancies

Farmers facing drought

Parties prepare for labor commissioner primaries

Low primary turnout foreseen

Garbage left in building

Trustees' letters explain test failure

Area's humane societies divided

More schools OK'd for merit-pay bonuses

Thirsty tree

Clinton gives effort a push

Augusta ranks hottest

A welcome sight

Cellular phone bill charge goes to improvements on 911

Money coming for locks

Party opposes building plans on jail, annex

Augusta isn't only hot place

Aiken County jail probe continues

Birdhouses fit for feathered royalty

Team seeks silicon alternatives

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Blasts commission over alcohol license 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Roy Rogers 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

'An example' 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Decries deterioration of Riverwalk 070998 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

NRA, Clinton agree? 071098 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

The crazies 071098 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Seeks answers to water debacle 071098 - The Augusta Chronicle

Prefers a 'common sense' judge 071098 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Prep hoops: Peach Jam champs lose trio

Struggling Todd Bodine loses ride at ISM Racing

Baseball roundup: Yankees beat Devil Rays

Selig elected commissioner

King is a cool courtroom veteran

France slips into World Cup final

Rahal looks for replacement as 'last ride' nears end

It's McGwire-mania these days

Furniss named player of week

Wohlers remains in Richmond

Wohlers remains in Richmond

Overtime: Five names are on list for Bulls' job

Past, present hoops stars to meet July 18

Augustans are 1 back in State Am

Fishing report: Fishing's not so hot on lake

Rios and Becker reach quarterfinals

Organizers: World Cup security a success despite violence

Burton ready to defend title at Loudon

Knowledge helps broadcasters

AL, Coors big winners in Denver

Croats feel they let victory slip away

Tyson must apply personally

Braves notes: Cox set to punish tardiness

Post 26 gets ugly win over St. George

'Stixx bats whip Jackets

Nike Peach Jam schedules play-in games for Saturday

Braves bash Marlins

RedStixx slow down Jackets

Nicklaus shoots 67 to steal the show

Mize balances parenting with profession

Soccer with flair in the World Cup final

DeBerg ready to compete with rookies

Braves let loose in cage

Horse listener breaks with tradition

Movie mini-reviews

This Chicken loves the stage

Sagebrush has taste of West in heart of South

Health calendar

Club calendar

Savannah film project adds veterans, newcomers to cast

Concert connection

After shaking up The New Yorker, Tina Brown resigns

Agents looking for plants for summer heat study

Retirement communities raising vitality

Gardening calendar

TV violence is a cause for concern

Retirement communities raising vitality

Bands' new releases offer little listening pleasure

New AIDS treatment focusing on immune restoration

Castor bean plant good for barrier use

Pacesetters

Hits keep flying for Raven

Horse listener breaks with tradition

Spider Monkey gets the audience swinging

Day trips provide lots of family fun

The city's myrtles

On the cutting edge

Mites devastate honeybees

Quiet please

FCC aims to cut Internet congestion

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

Ex-doctor fights MS with Web

Scientists affirm inheritance of Jewish priesthood designation

'Virtual' computer community can be funny

Start of next Mir mission postponed for 10 days

Warmer water killing marine life

Yahoo beats Wall Street expectations

NIH advised to listen more to ordinary people

Hard road ahead before TV reaches digital future

Study: AIDS drug found useful in hepatitis B

Hard road ahead before TV reaches digital future

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

Not enough evidence about tamoxifen

Failing weather satellite to be replaced