Merck drags down drug stocks

Business briefs

SunTrust office gains despite higher costs

Fed inflation-wary despite slowdown in economy

Aiken ZEUS plant opening

'Healing' margarine headed to U.S.

Fast-food giant reveals detail of charges, layoffs at headquarters

Business briefs

Union says Saturn partnership is a lie

Viagra sales taper off

Program loses two partners

Flue-cured markets open amid uncertainty

For this Year 2000 problem, call a sign painter

Russia pushes ahead with austerity program

Russia pledges tougher tax collection to win new IMF loan

Judge orders arbitration for GM, UAW

Pepsi to buy Tropicana Seagram for $3.3 billion

Knology to provide digital service

SunTrust buying Crestar bank for $8.4 billion

Poll worker makes plans for counting

Thurmond leads in labor commissioner race

Coles leading early in Senate primary

Williams returns to legislature

One-hour restriction repealed

Report: Pentagon housing plan will save less than expected

Judges miss deadline for appeal

Richmond Co. probate judge runoff in August

District 2 seat goes to Spears

Postcard madness continues

Local and area briefs

Police chief joins state hall of fame

Poll worker makes plans for counting

Raise request denied

Wheale, Watkins win in judgeship races

Augusta's tax rates unchanged

Residents seeking sources of water for their lawns

Greer wins agriculture primary

Millner leads in GOP primary

Lawyers headed for runoff

Additional area news

Walking the line

Violators of water restrictions could face fine

Unknowns battle for 10th congressional seat

Hopefuls make final pitches

Boswell takes early lead in Attorney General primary

Hopefuls make final pitches

Schrenko keeps seat in primary

One PSC race over, one close

Former Gingrich aid wins

Mrs. Thelma Franks

Mrs. Sonja Wist

Mrs. Barbara Boyle

Mrs. Norma McDaniel

Mrs. Gwendolyn Baston

Mrs. Winnell Fowler

Mr. Terry McDonald

Mrs. Marguerite Nachman

Mr. Haskell Lowe

Mrs. Judith Granstrom

Mr. Frank Ellis

Mrs. Barbara Boyle

Mr. Michael Moore

Mr. King Johnson III

Mrs. Anna Thompson

Mr. Elmer Patrick

Mr. James Smith Sr.

Mr. Ralph Sifre

Mr. Joseph Paige

Mrs. Joan Harmon

Mr. James Glisson

Mr. Herman Gartrell

Mr. Gerney Willis

Mrs. Angelyn DeLoach

Ms. Gladys Turner

Mr. George Kirkland

Mr. Csaba Papp

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Informative water meeting 072198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Praises commissioner for license denial 072198 - The Augusta Chronicle

A Rose blooms in English soil

Wagner just happy to be back

Cubs rip Neagle in 11-4 route

NBA talks continue

Mountain man: Ullrich takes Tour de France lead

Cleveland grounds crew goes swinging in the rain

Haughty ACC on pedestal in its own mind

Inexperience meaningless for `Noles QB

NFL notes: Manning's agent gets down to business

NBA and union: Let's talk

Local NFL official honored

Woods, Cubs outdo Maddux to get victory

Reeves, Falcons set to improve on 1997

Graffanino finally accepts dad's tip

Belarus' Ivankov takes men's gold

Seminoles stay dominant in ACC

O'Brien wins Goodwill decathlon

Tar Heels push Bly for Heisman

Griffey hits AL-leading 40th home run

Condition of Dolphins' Wheeler upgraded

Post 26 getting by without star

This could be cinderella year for Wake Forest

One pint at a time

Newsmagazines continue their summer success

'Ulysses' heads list of 100 best novels this century

Fox kicking off its fall season in August with two new sitcoms

Lively chicken Flamenco Fajitas are full of flavor

Children more at risk of being bitten by dog

Summer of near-blockbusters isn't all good news for studios

It's a boy for actress Jodie Foster

Senior calendar

National Trust opens Paul McCartney's boyhood home to the public

Small portions: News and notes from the world of food

Cruise ship smoke obscures industry safety record

Emmy ceremony will be no-host, four-hour affair

Can this marriage be saved

Keeping your cool

Champion wine-sniffer isn't your father's sommelier

When lighting strikes

Xtreme advice

In an instant

Audio best

Xtreme style

FTC sets privacy deadline for Internet businesses

Motorola, AMD announce technology agreement

Sulfide chimneys ooze with underwater life forms

Study: Differences in heart-risk traits not explained by socioeconomics

Web site abandoned after newspaper files lawsuit

National Geographic makes 3-D splash

Ballmer named Microsoft president

Study: Radioactive idodine treament does not affect cancer deaths

Point-and-click to create a Web page

No need for Viagra with garlic website