Merck drags down drug stocks

Aiken construction underway

Flue-cured markets open amid uncertainty

Clinton signs legislation to overhaul IRS

Business briefs

Pay raise, 401(k)s for military advocated

Russia pushes ahead with austerity program

Clinton's decision to maintain trade with China upheld

Knology to provide digital service

Greenspan: 'there will be a correction'

Fed inflation-wary despite slowdown in economy

Additional business news

Judge orders arbitration for GM, UAW

'Healing' margarine headed to U.S.

Viagra sales taper off

House Republicans postpone action on IMF funds

Violators of water restrictions could face fine

PSC shuts down phone companies

Wheale, Watkins win in judgeship races

Augusta's tax rates unchanged

Former Gingrich aid wins

Lawyers headed for runoff

Schrenko keeps seat in primary

Walking the line

E. coli problems cause death of 2-year-old girl

Unknowns battle for 10th congressional seat

Five overlooked ballots to be counted

Laws credited with lowering teen traffic deaths

One PSC race over, one close

Judge denies new trial motion

Additional area news

County high on list of chemical risks

Greer wins agriculture primary

Laws credited with lowering teen traffic deaths

Brush fires scorch Aiken Co.

Ex-inmate suit alleges abuse

Millner runoff possible

Architecture camp

Clinton may veto bill limiting tritium to SRS

Officials opt to change water policy

Millner leads in GOP primary

Massey bows out of runoff

Report: Pentagon housing plan will save less than expected

Coles leading early in Senate primary

Richmond Co. probate judge runoff in August

Package creates scare in Aiken

Thurmond leads in labor commissioner race

Center's changes positive

District 2 seat goes to Spears

Additional area news

Boswell takes early lead in Attorney General primary

Water main gives supply more relief

Judges miss deadline for appeal

Trains to move quicker

Williams returns to legislature

Election wrapup

Raise request denied

Mr. Frank Ellis

Ms. Gail Harris

Mr. Howard Deer Sr.

Mr. Isaac Hickson Sr.

Ms. Gladys Turner

Mrs. Eleanor Mertins

Mrs. Julia Burns

Mrs. Thelma Franks

Mrs. Edna Griffin

Mr. George Kirkland

Mr. Frank Trotter

Mrs. Barbara Boyle

Mr. Elmer Patrick

Mr. King Johnson III

Mr. Billy Gregory

Mrs. Mary Bragg

Mr. Hugh Thackston

Mrs. Gladys Gordon

Mrs. Marjorie Phinizy

Mrs. Winnell Fowler

Mrs. Patricia Ange

Mr. Herman Gartrell

Mrs. Jean Hindmarch

Mrs. Joan Harmon

Mr. Michael Moore

Mrs. Norma McDaniel

Mrs. Angelyn DeLoach

Mr. Ralph Sifre

Mrs. Agnus Campbell

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'Wants God in America again' 072398 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Applauds Ripken's ability, longevity 072398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Nate Newton on the Chopping Block

Lazier looks for another big weekend at Charlotte

Reeves, Falcons set to improve on 1997

Columbia County falls in Dixies

Braves notes: Jones embarrassed when yanked

Cox's song: Take him out of the ballgame

Mountain man: Ullrich takes Tour de France lead

Braves crush Phillies

This could be cinderella year for Wake Forest

Newsome says farewell to a lost season

A real pro: Rose enjoys first pay day

Tar Heels push Bly for Heisman

Bull's dynasty coming to end in wrong way

NBA and union: Let's talk

Condition of Dolphins' Wheeler upgraded

NFL notes: Manning's agent gets down to business

Post 26 getting by without star

Wagner just happy to be back

Inexperience meaningless for `Noles QB

Griffey hits AL-leading 40th home run

Floyd: A coach's son hits the big-time

Woods, Cubs outdo Maddux to get victory

Gil Morgan shooting for victory

Local NFL official honored

Floyd to coach Chicago Bulls

NFL notes: Policy steps down as team president

Overtime: Cranford closes in on lead at junior tourney

Cleveland grounds crew goes swinging in the rain

Window is minutes long for reversing cardiac arrest

Calming a racing heart

Intimacy difficult for those suffering depression

Lively chicken Flamenco Fajitas are full of flavor

Children more at risk of being bitten by dog

Putting a heart saver in hands of novices

Cruise ship smoke obscures industry safety record

Newsmagazines continue their summer success

Study: Drugs effective in exercise-induced asthma

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

Perfect dad, ideal doc, Robert Young dies at 91

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

'Private Ryan' reminds family of tragedy

It's a boy for actress Jodie Foster

Health calendar

Health capsules

Perfect dad, ideal doc, Robert Young dies at 91

Small portions: News and notes from the world of food

Ballmer named Microsoft president

Pornographic images of man's dead daughter found on his computer

Astronaut Alan Shepard dies at 74

Study: Radioactive idodine treament does not affect cancer deaths

Senate moves to protect children from Internet smut

National Geographic makes 3-D splash

Columbia County using Internet tally

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

Researchers hunt for American eels in Cape Fear

No need for Viagra with garlic website

Columbia County using Internet tally

Study finds apparent decline in Gulf hurricanes

Astronaut Alan Shepard dies at 74

Mice cloned with improved technology

Internet companies set their sights on toppling TV