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

Progress reported in GM strike talks

Power competition could raise prices say consumer groups

Business briefs

Apartment giant to buy Merry Land

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

Inflation bonds introduced

Mixed retail sales in June

GM, UAW leaders differ on whether strike can be settled

Gulp! Government may be looking for you!

Bankruptcy menaces Japan businesses

States' Blue Crosses to merge

Motorola finds bigger is not always better, looks to reorganize

Merger will not close Chem-Nuclear

Banks said to be hooking credit customers while pushing tough bill

Weak ruble raises fears

Credit card borrowing down, but spending still strong

Russia seeks new loans

Labor protest in Puerto Rico trails off into picketing

Deal to boost value of stock

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Local and area briefs

Georgia regents approve recruiting plan

New management gets final approval

Water line repairs continue

Garbage left in building

Additional area news

Cellular phone bill charge goes to improvements on 911

Waste transfer ending

Education board fills vacancies

Pilot survives parachute crash

Parties prepare for labor commissioner primaries

More schools OK'd for merit-pay bonuses

Area's humane societies divided

Merger will not close Chem-Nuclear

Augusta ranks hottest

Clinton gives effort a push

Party opposes building plans on jail, annex

Pipe key to easing ban

Dispute shuts down auto race track

Rezoning vote gets postponed

Farmers losing crops to Georgia droughts

A welcome sight

Areas get new water rules

Money coming for locks

Officials reinstate water ban

Asbestos warning offered

Report offers some hope for engineering schools

State trooper retiring after 40 years of service

Thirsty tree

Augusta isn't only hot place

Fun in the park

Birdhouses fit for feathered royalty

Officials reinstate water ban

Farmers facing drought

Landfill still open despite low revenue

Low primary turnout foreseen

Aiken County jail probe continues

Trustees' letters explain test failure

County has too many voters

Drug agents could see cut in funding

Team seeks silicon alternatives

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King is a cool courtroom veteran

Knowledge helps broadcasters

Rahal looks for replacement as 'last ride' nears end

Tyson must apply personally

It's McGwire-mania these days

RedStixx slow down Jackets

Prep hoops: Peach Jam champs lose trio

Mize balances parenting with profession

Organizers: World Cup security a success despite violence

DeBerg ready to compete with rookies

Braves bash Marlins

Croats feel they let victory slip away

Wohlers remains in Richmond

Nicklaus shoots 67 to steal the show

Past, present hoops stars to meet July 18

Furniss named player of week

Fishing report: Fishing's not so hot on lake

Braves let loose in cage

Braves notes: Cox set to punish tardiness

Selig elected commissioner

Burton ready to defend title at Loudon

Augustans are 1 back in State Am

Overtime: Five names are on list for Bulls' job

Nike Peach Jam schedules play-in games for Saturday

Rios and Becker reach quarterfinals

AL, Coors big winners in Denver

Wohlers remains in Richmond

Struggling Todd Bodine loses ride at ISM Racing

Soccer with flair in the World Cup final

Post 26 gets ugly win over St. George

'Stixx bats whip Jackets

France slips into World Cup final

Baseball roundup: Yankees beat Devil Rays

Gardening calendar

Pacesetters

TV violence is a cause for concern

Bands' new releases offer little listening pleasure

Concert connection

Day trips provide lots of family fun

Retirement communities raising vitality

Mites devastate honeybees

After shaking up The New Yorker, Tina Brown resigns

Savannah film project adds veterans, newcomers to cast

Spider Monkey gets the audience swinging

Castor bean plant good for barrier use

Agents looking for plants for summer heat study

This Chicken loves the stage

On the cutting edge

Sagebrush has taste of West in heart of South

Health calendar

Hits keep flying for Raven

Retirement communities raising vitality

The city's myrtles

Horse listener breaks with tradition

Club calendar

New AIDS treatment focusing on immune restoration

Movie mini-reviews

Horse listener breaks with tradition

Yahoo beats Wall Street expectations

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

Hard road ahead before TV reaches digital future

NIH advised to listen more to ordinary people

Quiet please

Study: AIDS drug found useful in hepatitis B

'Virtual' computer community can be funny

Start of next Mir mission postponed for 10 days

Warmer water killing marine life

FCC aims to cut Internet congestion

Scientists affirm inheritance of Jewish priesthood designation

Failing weather satellite to be replaced

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

Not enough evidence about tamoxifen

Hard road ahead before TV reaches digital future

Ex-doctor fights MS with Web