Merck drags down drug stocks

Russia pushes ahead with austerity program

Business briefs

Fed inflation-wary despite slowdown in economy

Flue-cured markets open amid uncertainty

Clinton's decision to maintain trade with China upheld

'Healing' margarine headed to U.S.

Clinton signs legislation to overhaul IRS

Viagra sales taper off

Greenspan: 'there will be a correction'

Judge orders arbitration for GM, UAW

Aiken construction underway

Knology to provide digital service

Additional business news

House Republicans postpone action on IMF funds

Pay raise, 401(k)s for military advocated

Five overlooked ballots to be counted

Additional area news

Boswell takes early lead in Attorney General primary

Schrenko keeps seat in primary

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

Greer wins agriculture primary

District 2 seat goes to Spears

Lawyers headed for runoff

Laws credited with lowering teen traffic deaths

Package creates scare in Aiken

Election wrapup

Center's changes positive

PSC shuts down phone companies

County high on list of chemical risks

Former Gingrich aid wins

Trains to move quicker

Thurmond leads in labor commissioner race

Laws credited with lowering teen traffic deaths

One PSC race over, one close

Ex-inmate suit alleges abuse

Judge denies new trial motion

Officials opt to change water policy

Water main gives supply more relief

Richmond Co. probate judge runoff in August

Williams returns to legislature

Unknowns battle for 10th congressional seat

Millner runoff possible

Walking the line

Clinton may veto bill limiting tritium to SRS

Augusta's tax rates unchanged

Architecture camp

Raise request denied

Report: Pentagon housing plan will save less than expected

Wheale, Watkins win in judgeship races

Additional area news

Judges miss deadline for appeal

Violators of water restrictions could face fine

Coles leading early in Senate primary

Millner leads in GOP primary

Massey bows out of runoff

Brush fires scorch Aiken Co.

Mr. Herman Gartrell

Mr. King Johnson III

Mr. Elmer Patrick

Mr. Isaac Hickson Sr.

Mrs. Thelma Franks

Mrs. Eleanor Mertins

Mrs. Norma McDaniel

Mr. Howard Deer Sr.

Mrs. Angelyn DeLoach

Mrs. Marjorie Phinizy

Mr. George Kirkland

Mrs. Edna Griffin

Mrs. Winnell Fowler

Mrs. Patricia Ange

Mrs. Joan Harmon

Mrs. Julia Burns

Mr. Ralph Sifre

Mrs. Mary Bragg

Mr. Frank Ellis

Mrs. Gladys Gordon

Ms. Gladys Turner

Ms. Gail Harris

Mr. Hugh Thackston

Mr. Frank Trotter

Mr. Billy Gregory

Mr. Michael Moore

Mrs. Jean Hindmarch

Mrs. Agnus Campbell

Mrs. Barbara Boyle

Would expand on excellent SRS start 072298 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Those state judge races 072398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Defends Hicks as Utilities Director 072298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Ga. primary postmortem: The statewide scene 072398 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says Hicks isn't a one man show 072298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Opposes child custody protection bill 072298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Inexperience meaningless for `Noles QB

Griffey hits AL-leading 40th home run

Overtime: Cranford closes in on lead at junior tourney

Columbia County falls in Dixies

Local NFL official honored

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

Cleveland grounds crew goes swinging in the rain

Nate Newton on the Chopping Block

Braves notes: Jones embarrassed when yanked

A real pro: Rose enjoys first pay day

Woods, Cubs outdo Maddux to get victory

Post 26 getting by without star

Mountain man: Ullrich takes Tour de France lead

Tar Heels push Bly for Heisman

This could be cinderella year for Wake Forest

Condition of Dolphins' Wheeler upgraded

NFL notes: Policy steps down as team president

NBA and union: Let's talk

Lazier looks for another big weekend at Charlotte

NFL notes: Manning's agent gets down to business

Wagner just happy to be back

Cox's song: Take him out of the ballgame

Newsome says farewell to a lost season

Floyd to coach Chicago Bulls

Reeves, Falcons set to improve on 1997

Braves crush Phillies

Bull's dynasty coming to end in wrong way

Gil Morgan shooting for victory

Perfect dad, ideal doc, Robert Young dies at 91

Study: Drugs effective in exercise-induced asthma

Lively chicken Flamenco Fajitas are full of flavor

Newsmagazines continue their summer success

Window is minutes long for reversing cardiac arrest

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

Health capsules

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

Cruise ship smoke obscures industry safety record

Children more at risk of being bitten by dog

Intimacy difficult for those suffering depression

It's a boy for actress Jodie Foster

Perfect dad, ideal doc, Robert Young dies at 91

Putting a heart saver in hands of novices

Small portions: News and notes from the world of food

Health calendar

Calming a racing heart

'Private Ryan' reminds family of tragedy

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

Study: Radioactive idodine treament does not affect cancer deaths

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

Senate moves to protect children from Internet smut

Columbia County using Internet tally

Astronaut Alan Shepard dies at 74

Internet companies set their sights on toppling TV

Study finds apparent decline in Gulf hurricanes

No need for Viagra with garlic website

Columbia County using Internet tally

National Geographic makes 3-D splash

Mice cloned with improved technology

Ballmer named Microsoft president

Astronaut Alan Shepard dies at 74

Researchers hunt for American eels in Cape Fear