Home sales rise locally, fall nationally

GE background aids Garrett

GM strike settlement seen near

GM reaches agreement with union to end crippling strikes

BT, AT&T form $10 billion alliance

Dow sinks in skittish session

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BMW buys Rolls-Royce name

Internet stock prices baffle experts

Entertainment industry facing slowdown

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Canadian dollar worth just two-thirds of U.S. dollar

Senate passes bill expanding credit union access

Manner on jobs waning

BellSouth not seeking partner

Report: Whites leaving welfare rolls faster

Partnership brings more jobs to area

Attorneys general and Big Tobacco talk settlement -- again

Lawmakers look at rising cable rates

Consumer confidence falls in July

Millner, former rivals tour as unified force

State report: No goals set to stop dropouts

Limits on water reduced

Inmate blames jail trusty in assault

Officials lift limits on water

Highway money peace offering

Second-place Bowers concedes to Millner

City set to expand water use

Ex-commander to seek mayoral post

Travelers report on vacations

Officials take safety course

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Georgia tree planted at Capitol

Environmental effort aids state's shrimpers

Democrats seek probe of Beasley, insurance groups

Bill would revamp federal role on Cumberland Island

Search for bids begins

Governor to teach at school

Inmate suspected in kidnapping

Bobby Jones Expressway to open

Report cites previous chemical accidents

Attorneys spar over media coverage

Showers lead officials to lift red flag fire alert

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Victim's family keeps coping with bombing

Hopeful gives campaign challenge

Chairman disputes water purchase

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Chinese gymnast starts rehabilitation

Guillen hit lifts Braves

Still haunted two years after Olympic bomb

Braves notes: Rest benefiting shortstop Weiss

Lopez becoming better thrower

Indy's Brickyard could be right road for Earnhardt

Lopez becoming better thrower

Braves crushed by Reds

Americans Barnes, Mitchell suspended for drug use

Laver improved a day after stroke

Hudson advances to Goodwill semifinals

Manning agent, Colts agree to contract

Piedmont stages rally for victory

Jackets fall to Piedmont

Joyner-Kersee says farewell

Gamecocks still have a way to go

Tragedy: Safety top issue in racing

U.S. women swamp Chinese swimmers

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Santiago's making impression in camp

`Best' label fits Irwin, says Floyd

Walker too fit to call it quits

'Babar artifacts' to be exhibited

Armadillos have roots in Pleistocene Era

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Museum displays firefighting artifacts

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Watermelon no longer just a fruit

Cosmetics add healing for your soul

Music store has the personal touch

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Sweeper keeps city clean and beautiful

Finding USS Yorktown brings back memories

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Black leaders urged to fight AIDS

Women given radioactive iron get $10.3 million

Security flaw found in e-mail programs

Boredom reigns on the Internet

NJ man claims Viagra vision problem caused car crash

Parents not welcome in all ERs

San Jose man gets millions for Web address

France backs terminal care, not euthanasia

Microsoft files antitrust response

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Official: E-mail incident not true

Stanford to offer master's degree online

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Diabetics warned about defective blood glucose monitor

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