Stocks slip in lackluster session

Microsoft asks judge to throw out federal lawsuits

'Responsible' funds are also profitable

U.S. productivity records first decline in three years

Russia receives first installment of World Bank loan

Prison industries drive manufacturer out of business

United Healthcare-Humana merger derailed

Bell Atlantic strike ends

Dollar hits 8-year high, Tokyo stock prices tumble

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

Ford announces small price cut for '99

Asia woes bring down global stock markets

Girl gets patent for shelves she invented in grade school

Business briefs

FTC, SEC cracking down on investment scams

Hopefuls file financial reports

Man shocked on Savannah movie set

Convict claims drugs influenced his guilty plea

Few in county vote in runoff

Police say man intended to kill teen-ager with van

Tax rate expected to go up

Vote slated on religion class option

Few in county vote in runoff

Panel votes money for Norman show

Date set for jail's opening

Harlem OKs proposal on accident aid

Local and area briefs

Rally to inspire instructors

Businesses will make SRS bid

Summer travelers share fun

Missing out

Lily clings to niche in ecosystem

Taylor wins Democratic nomination

Administrator offers city aid on mill project

Supplies have parents searching

County picks Probate Court judge today

Watchful eyes

Getting ready

Runoff winner blasts Millner

Administrator offers city aid on mill project

Bill to relax federal shipping restrictions of kaolin

Attorney general OKs biblical laws in schools

N. Augusta tests for year 2000 computer bug

School budget proposal allows $208 million more

Supplies have parents searching

County garners award

Jury to determine motive in shooting

Construction at rest areas moves ahead

Area briefs

Panelists postpone housing rezoning

Mr. Quillian Meeks

Mrs. Alice Evans

Mrs. Sarah CopelandI

Mrs. Hattie Jackson

Mr. Kenneth Lamoureux

Mr. Isaac Boylen Jr.

Mr. Napoleon Warthen

Mr. Larry Martin

Mrs. Virginia Busby

Mrs. Natalie Walden

Mr. Daniel Thompson

Mrs. Grace Tanner

Mrs. Edna McIver

Mrs. Ester Wolfe

Miss Ruby Reynolds

Mr. Moody Loman

Mrs. Alease Corley

Mr. Rufus Holmes

Mr. Kyle White III

Mrs. Elizabeth Lawrence

Mrs. Ethel Brown

Mrs. Julia George

Mrs. Alberta Cullums

Ms. Agnes Richardson

Mrs. Sarah Hayward

Mr. Hugh Henry

Mrs. Carrie Walker McAlhany

Mrs. Margaret Rountree

Mrs. Sally Tucker

Mr. Johnny Jordan

Mrs. Annie Williams

Mrs. Martha Reeves

Mr. Philip Smith

Mr. Randall Jackson Jr.

Hits bureaucrats over school site flap 081298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Deserved contempt 081298 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

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

Blasts lottery chief over Powerball 081298 - The Augusta Chronicle

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

Rebuts fan's criticism of storm delays 081298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Ga. runoffs today 081198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Support blind trust 081298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits headline on anti-Disney report 081198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Condon's right ruling 081298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Beef up the CIA 081198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supports Marine crew in air accident 081198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Harnett football player dies of heat exhaustion

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

Pak looks for win at Women's British Open

College notes: Phillips surprises Georgia coaches

Dallas' McIver returns to practice

His stock rising, Gordon goes for record

Things go from bad to worse for stumbling GreenJackets

Overtime

Preseason No. 1 big ado about nothing

Kelly's return doesn't help GreenJackets

Ninth-seeded Alex Corretja survives three-set tiebreaker

Miller is preparing for his first college start at Ole Miss

Alumni leave legacy

Jones' fielding praised

Tyson hopeful as boxing license decision nears

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

NFL notes: Thierry on a bumpy comeback trail

Dogs find on-the-job work pays

NBA promises refunds if lockout cancels regular-season

Beautiful challenge awaits players on West Coast

Pat LaFontaine retires from Rangers

Sahalee presents a new kind of test at PGA

Braves notebook

Padres snap Braves streak

No.1 Rios upset by No. 53 Vacek

McGwire hits 47th homer in loss to New York

Holyfield returns to ring for hometown fight against unheralded Bean

Braves call up Charlton

Tech looking thin at tight end after two Jackets suspended

Face-lift may be needed to save cycling

Grace has something to prove

Wright's return is strong

Beautiful challenge awaits players on West Coast 081198 - The Augusta Chronicle

'Ryan' is first big hit for DreamWorks

Can this marriage be saved?

Magicians are suing Fox to stop revelation of secrets

Small portions: News and notes from the world of food

Keiko to depart Oregon Sept. 9

American balloonist crosses Africa, sets new record

San Francisco expands domestic partner law

White zinfandel invented by accident

Supermarket Shopper

Solo Spirit faces risk of calm weather

Rolling Stones finally play Moscow three decades later

American balloonist continues over Atlantic

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

Graedon Pharmacy

Potato and pea salad serves up variation on a summer favorite

Senior calendar

Chicken salad intrigues the palate

Augusta attorney works long hours in fight for justice

Going with the grain

Chef to the stars, his wife cook up culinary empire

Quick Cooking: Tomato-Basil Chicken

Audio best

The big screen

Net chat

Xtreme calendar

Richmond Co. schools prepare to open

Advice line

Your style

What's on your permanent record?

Wall Street finds glitches in its year 2000 preparedness

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

N. Augusta tests for year 2000 computer bug

Pope to broadcast prayers over Internet

Concern about antenna mechanism may postpone Mars mission

Technology puts NASCAR fans in the driver's seat

Federal court throws out New York electric car rules

Titanic revisited

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

British scientists identify 13th meteorite from Mars

Rare Mexican gray wolf killed in Arizona mountains

'Sesame Street' new on CD-ROM

July was hottest month on record

It's a mad Mac world

Magnetic train proposals get federal boost

Judge to let public watch Gates deposition

Study: Doctors ignore guidelines on euthanasia, suicide