Russia receives first installment of World Bank loan

Microsoft asks judge to throw out federal lawsuits

'Responsible' funds are also profitable

Prison industries drive manufacturer out of business

Girl gets patent for shelves she invented in grade school

Business briefs

Stocks slip in lackluster session

U.S. productivity records first decline in three years

Dollar hits 8-year high, Tokyo stock prices tumble

Bell Atlantic strike ends

Ford announces small price cut for '99

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

Japan's opposition takes aim at Obuchi over economy

Wal-Mart earnings jump 30 percent

Phone union worries jobs going to non-union workers

British Petroleum buying Amoco for $48 billion in stock

United Healthcare-Humana merger derailed

Asia woes bring down global stock markets

FTC, SEC cracking down on investment scams

County garners award

Date set for jail's opening

Supplies have parents searching

Convict claims drugs influenced his guilty plea

Summer travelers share fun

Lily clings to niche in ecosystem

Runoff winner blasts Millner

Vote slated on religion class option

School budget proposal allows $208 million more

Area briefs

Tax rate expected to go up

Local and area briefs

Harlem OKs proposal on accident aid

Businesses will make SRS bid

Administrator offers city aid on mill project

Supplies have parents searching

N. Augusta tests for year 2000 computer bug

Bill to relax federal shipping restrictions of kaolin

Jury to determine motive in shooting

County picks Probate Court judge today

Hopefuls file financial reports

Man shocked on Savannah movie set

Few in county vote in runoff

Administrator offers city aid on mill project

Few in county vote in runoff

Attorney general OKs biblical laws in schools

Panel votes money for Norman show

Rally to inspire instructors

Police say man intended to kill teen-ager with van

Missing out

Getting ready

Taylor wins Democratic nomination

Panelists postpone housing rezoning

Watchful eyes

Construction at rest areas moves ahead

Mr. Napoleon Warthen

Mrs. Sarah CopelandI

Ms. Agnes Richardson

Mrs. Edna McIver

Mrs. Grace Tanner

Mrs. Elizabeth Lawrence

Mrs. Martha Reeves

Mr. Randall Jackson Jr.

Mrs. Margaret Rountree

Mr. Quillian Meeks

Mrs. Hattie Jackson

Mrs. Sally Tucker

Mr. Johnny Jordan

Mrs. Virginia Busby

Mrs. Alice Evans

Mrs. Ethel Brown

Mrs. Julia George

Mr. Daniel Thompson

Mr. Hugh Henry

Mr. Kenneth Lamoureux

Mrs. Alberta Cullums

Mrs. Carrie Walker McAlhany

Miss Ruby Reynolds

Mrs. Annie Williams

Mrs. Natalie Walden

Mrs. Sarah Hayward

Mr. Rufus Holmes

Mr. Isaac Boylen Jr.

Mr. Philip Smith

Mr. Larry Martin

Mr. Kyle White III

Mrs. Ester Wolfe

Mr. Moody Loman

Mrs. Alease Corley

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

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Supports Marine crew in air accident 081198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Beef up the CIA 081198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Deserved contempt 081298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Condon's right ruling 081298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Urges 'fairer' evaluation of SRS 081198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Ga. runoffs today 081198 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Mourns loss of Augusta's `adopted son 081198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Holyfield returns to ring for hometown fight against unheralded Bean

NFL notes: Thierry on a bumpy comeback trail

Miller is preparing for his first college start at Ole Miss

Braves call up Charlton

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

Braves notebook

Beautiful challenge awaits players on West Coast

No.1 Rios upset by No. 53 Vacek

Wright's return is strong

Harnett football player dies of heat exhaustion

NBA promises refunds if lockout cancels regular-season

Ninth-seeded Alex Corretja survives three-set tiebreaker

Dogs find on-the-job work pays

Preseason No. 1 big ado about nothing

Overtime

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

Sahalee presents a new kind of test at PGA

Face-lift may be needed to save cycling

Padres snap Braves streak

Grace has something to prove

Tyson hopeful as boxing license decision nears

Pat LaFontaine retires from Rangers

Tech looking thin at tight end after two Jackets suspended

McGwire hits 47th homer in loss to New York

Pak looks for win at Women's British Open

Things go from bad to worse for stumbling GreenJackets

His stock rising, Gordon goes for record

Alumni leave legacy

Kelly's return doesn't help GreenJackets

Dallas' McIver returns to practice

Jones' fielding praised

College notes: Phillips surprises Georgia coaches

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Going with the grain

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

Augusta attorney works long hours in fight for justice

American balloonist continues over Atlantic

San Francisco expands domestic partner law

Magicians are suing Fox to stop revelation of secrets

Senior calendar

Graedon Pharmacy

'Ryan' is first big hit for DreamWorks

Chef to the stars, his wife cook up culinary empire

Keiko to depart Oregon Sept. 9

Can this marriage be saved?

Small portions: News and notes from the world of food

American balloonist crosses Africa, sets new record

White zinfandel invented by accident

Quick Cooking: Tomato-Basil Chicken

Rolling Stones finally play Moscow three decades later

Solo Spirit faces risk of calm weather

Potato and pea salad serves up variation on a summer favorite

Chicken salad intrigues the palate

Supermarket Shopper

Your style

What's on your permanent record?

Richmond Co. schools prepare to open

The big screen

Audio best

Advice line

Xtreme calendar

Net chat

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

Federal court throws out New York electric car rules

July was hottest month on record

Technology puts NASCAR fans in the driver's seat

N. Augusta tests for year 2000 computer bug

Judge to let public watch Gates deposition

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

Wall Street finds glitches in its year 2000 preparedness

Magnetic train proposals get federal boost

Concern about antenna mechanism may postpone Mars mission

Titanic revisited

'Sesame Street' new on CD-ROM

Study: Doctors ignore guidelines on euthanasia, suicide

British scientists identify 13th meteorite from Mars

Rare Mexican gray wolf killed in Arizona mountains

Pope to broadcast prayers over Internet

It's a mad Mac world