United Healthcare-Humana merger derailed

Prison industries drive manufacturer out of business

Microsoft asks judge to throw out federal lawsuits

BP-Amoco deal latest in rising wave of Euro-American mergers

Phone union worries jobs going to non-union workers

Wal-Mart earnings jump 30 percent

Ford announces small price cut for '99

British Petroleum buying Amoco for $48 billion in stock

Japan's opposition takes aim at Obuchi over economy

Asia woes bring down global stock markets

Bell Atlantic strike ends

Business briefs

Stocks slip in lackluster session

'Responsible' funds are also profitable

Russia receives first installment of World Bank loan

Dollar hits 8-year high, Tokyo stock prices tumble

Girl gets patent for shelves she invented in grade school

FTC, SEC cracking down on investment scams

U.S. productivity records first decline in three years

Rally to inspire instructors

Man shocked on Savannah movie set

Panel votes money for Norman show

Area briefs

Harlem OKs proposal on accident aid

Runoff winner blasts Millner

Supplies have parents searching

N. Augusta tests for year 2000 computer bug

Summer travelers share fun

Lily clings to niche in ecosystem

Getting ready

Convict claims drugs influenced his guilty plea

Police say man intended to kill teen-ager with van

Administrator offers city aid on mill project

Panelists postpone housing rezoning

Tax rate expected to go up

Jury to determine motive in shooting

Few in county vote in runoff

Few in county vote in runoff

Date set for jail's opening

County picks Probate Court judge today

Local and area briefs

Vote slated on religion class option

Businesses will make SRS bid

Construction at rest areas moves ahead

Missing out

Administrator offers city aid on mill project

Taylor wins Democratic nomination

Attorney general OKs biblical laws in schools

Supplies have parents searching

School budget proposal allows $208 million more

Watchful eyes

County garners award

Bill to relax federal shipping restrictions of kaolin

Hopefuls file financial reports

Mr. Johnny Jordan

Mrs. Natalie Walden

Mrs. Margaret Rountree

Mrs. Sarah Hayward

Mrs. Elizabeth Lawrence

Mrs. Martha Reeves

Mrs. Hattie Jackson

Mr. Daniel Thompson

Mrs. Sarah CopelandI

Mr. Randall Jackson Jr.

Mrs. Ester Wolfe

Mr. Kenneth Lamoureux

Ms. Agnes Richardson

Mrs. Alberta Cullums

Mrs. Edna McIver

Mrs. Alice Evans

Mr. Moody Loman

Mrs. Virginia Busby

Mrs. Alease Corley

Mrs. Ethel Brown

Mr. Larry Martin

Mr. Quillian Meeks

Mrs. Grace Tanner

Mrs. Sally Tucker

Mr. Rufus Holmes

Mrs. Annie Williams

Mrs. Julia George

Miss Ruby Reynolds

Mr. Hugh Henry

Mr. Isaac Boylen Jr.

Mr. Kyle White III

Mr. Philip Smith

Mr. Napoleon Warthen

Mrs. Carrie Walker McAlhany

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Notes a 'choice' of support groups 081298 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Tech looking thin at tight end after two Jackets suspended

Beautiful challenge awaits players on West Coast

Jones' fielding praised

Face-lift may be needed to save cycling

Wright's return is strong

Grace has something to prove

NBA promises refunds if lockout cancels regular-season

Pat LaFontaine retires from Rangers

His stock rising, Gordon goes for record

Braves notebook

Miller is preparing for his first college start at Ole Miss

McGwire hits 47th homer in loss to New York

Holyfield returns to ring for hometown fight against unheralded Bean

Harnett football player dies of heat exhaustion

Sahalee presents a new kind of test at PGA

Things go from bad to worse for stumbling GreenJackets

Braves call up Charlton

Pak looks for win at Women's British Open

College notes: Phillips surprises Georgia coaches

Preseason No. 1 big ado about nothing

Dogs find on-the-job work pays

Els looks at Sahalee as last chance to be a major factor

Kelly's return doesn't help GreenJackets

Ninth-seeded Alex Corretja survives three-set tiebreaker

No.1 Rios upset by No. 53 Vacek

Alumni leave legacy

Tyson hopeful as boxing license decision nears

Dallas' McIver returns to practice

NFL notes: Thierry on a bumpy comeback trail

Ditka's vow to be calmer, nicer is broken early

Overtime

Padres snap Braves streak

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'Ryan' is first big hit for DreamWorks

Rolling Stones finally play Moscow three decades later

White zinfandel invented by accident

Chicken salad intrigues the palate

Potato and pea salad serves up variation on a summer favorite

Quick Cooking: Tomato-Basil Chicken

San Francisco expands domestic partner law

Augusta attorney works long hours in fight for justice

American balloonist continues over Atlantic

Going with the grain

Can this marriage be saved?

Book: Queen asks 'Where are the jewels?' after Diana's death

Small portions: News and notes from the world of food

American balloonist crosses Africa, sets new record

Chef to the stars, his wife cook up culinary empire

Magicians are suing Fox to stop revelation of secrets

Solo Spirit faces risk of calm weather

Senior calendar

Keiko to depart Oregon Sept. 9

Graedon Pharmacy

Supermarket Shopper

Xtreme calendar

Your style

What's on your permanent record?

Richmond Co. schools prepare to open

Net chat

Advice line

Audio best

The big screen

British scientists identify 13th meteorite from Mars

Rare Mexican gray wolf killed in Arizona mountains

Study: Doctors ignore guidelines on euthanasia, suicide

N. Augusta tests for year 2000 computer bug

'Sesame Street' new on CD-ROM

Titanic revisited

Concern about antenna mechanism may postpone Mars mission

Pope to broadcast prayers over Internet

Federal court throws out New York electric car rules

Wall Street finds glitches in its year 2000 preparedness

Chlamydia infects one-fourth of sexualy active inner-city girls

July was hottest month on record

Judge to let public watch Gates deposition

Computer users use e-mail to reach out and touch someone

Technology puts NASCAR fans in the driver's seat

It's a mad Mac world

Magnetic train proposals get federal boost