Northwest begins laying off workers

Business briefs

Politics limits health care bill's scope

Groups say bill could endanger financial privacy

How will investors handle $2 trillion loss?

Air Canada pilots go on strike

Deluxe plans to cut 1,000 more jobs

Wall Street woes boost TV ratings

Hurricane Bonnie costly to insurers

Bank, retail coalition oppose ATM surcharge ban

PTA criticized for selling logo rights

Budget to build dealership

Fed now urged to cut interest rates

Dow fades at day's end

New inflation-protected savings bonds on sale

Factory orders rise in July

Burger King closely watching McDonald's troubles

Local job impact of division mergers unknown

Northwest strike layoffs continue

Business briefs

Countdown to season is on

Referee returns after regaining health

Players selected for Golden Arm award

Tech's Wiley proving he's still a threat

Alabama chooses placekicker

Georgia's QB quandary comes to end today

College notes

Death Valley gets new rug

Buckeyes offensive line still recovering from horror show

Tech's coach expects better defense this year

Dantzler set for date with destiny

Spurrier an extension of dear old dad for Palmer

Florida set to sign deal with Nike for football, basketball

No. 4 Nebraska whips Louisiana Tech

Georgia names quarterback

Knee rehab work begins for USC's Freeman

SEC West Notebook

It's payback time as Virginia faces Auburn

Few season openers have national title implications

Tech freshman to play in Saturday

Fulmer may find silver lining in opener

Colorado St. seal win in 4th quarter

Burke moves to top

Ex-NFL player back on sidelines -- at high school

Barnwell, McCormick sit on top

Sumter turns back Aiken

Johnson will be focal point of Friday's matchup

Prep notes: Lincoln vs. McCormick anticipation heats up

Mayor makes official his re-election plans

Thurmond casts 15,000th senate vote

Earl dumps heavy rains on area

Army head lauds sex mixing

SAT scores continue to rise

Columbia County keeps watering ban

Schrenko lauds increase in school's SAT scores

Trooper's murderer faces death

Area schools draw industry

Mystery letter has air of past

Rash of robberies plaguing county

Residents opposed to recycling plant

Belt enforcements work

Harlem names likely choice for police chief

Texas governor stumps for Coverdell

Some school SAT scores rise, county mark declines

Experiment tries small classrooms

State gasoline cheapest in nation

Board begins new era

Man shot now in fair condition

Firm gets input on downtown park

Board pushes for end to old tax

State school spending in line with average

Former chief faces shooting charge

Man named suspect in stabbing death

Splish splash

Ruling sparks outrage

Borison: Doctor's messy office could waive need for warrant.

Earl crosses Florida

South Carolina SAT scores fall 2 points from 1997 average

Commission still refuses Todd's resignation

Across the area

Shooting ends police standoff

Top students say college within reach

Cardinals topple Raiders, 21-14

NFL ticket prices rise

Brookings ready for season opener

Panther's Campbell finds his niche

Field narrows for team ownership

DeBerg refuses to act his age

Carolina looks to reverse home losing trend

NFL notes

Rice gets new deal on eve of comeback

Tennessee gets first victory in Nashville

NFL notes: Hanspard is placed on injured reserve

O'Donnell completes transformation

Ancient DeBerg backing up Falcons QB

Cowher doesn't foresee Stewart regression

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Seles cruises in second-round match

Commodities trader says he's close to buying Marlins

McGwire smacks no. 59

Cary Middlecoff, Masters winner, dead at 77

Hoch hard-pressed to match last year's drama

Bell fired by Tigers

Johnston focused on big picture

AL player and pitcher of month named

GreenJackets sweep playoff series

McGwirer hits no. 57

IRL has another moment in NASCAR land

Overtime: Denver duo take games overseas

Comets' domination should continue

Sosa gets No. 56

Man who says Tyson kicked him files assault charge

Braves notebook

Fox's accelerates home run TV coverage

Golf notes

Braves notes

Daly at a crossroads for Dunhill Cup

Astros win duel between aces

Chang is unseeded but healthy and happy

Overtime: Jaguars open soccer season with victory

Belle may be free agent thanks to Sheffield payments

Graf survives to lead rush into second round

Jackets credit desire for wins

Pitching duel

Big unit shows Braves what the buzz is about

Golf notes: Players Association taking root

St. Louis is counting down to 62

Tyson's boxing future grows more clouded

Braves hold off Houston

Fox, FX picks up Sosa, McGwire game

Sosa feels right at home in run at Maris

Health and fitness calendar

Survey finds age 13 critical in anti-drug fight

Indian-flavored dish offers exotic flavor, little fat

Cystic fibrosis gene linked to pancreas disease

FDA approves first U.S.-marketed 'morning-after' pill

Pumping pills

National Gallery prepares for arrival of 70 Van Goghs

Doctor recalls friendship with 'GWTW' author

Doctor recalls friendship with 'GWTW' author

Do you have a flabby feline?

Drug's reputation weighty

Lights out for Mr. Toad's ride

Pacemakers

Hawg Wild serves leaner cuts of meat

Reader's suggestion can foil thieves at the supermarket

Small portions

Great movie: 'Gone With the Wind'

Battle for TV content ratings ends without a winner

Study: Feminine features seen as attraction factor

Health capsules

Time to start planning ahead for Christmas mail

Breast cancer prevention drug recommend

Ultrasound offers a new view for cancer treatment

Chilled gazpacho makes refreshing summer dish

Microsoft managers create 'Baby Bills'

Microsoft releases Windows 98 in China

Speed traps exposed on Internet

Documents reveal conditions for nuclear strike

Apple gives new software preview

Report: Gulf War illness not linked to nerve gas

Hootie drummer, lawyer teach class on Internet music theft

Report: IBM's Global Network for sale

Research shows rainforests resilient

'Lapdog': Open for business

Internet investors focusing on profits

Researchers warm to 'snowball Earth' theory

The sweet science of analyzing baseball

Mir's cosmonauts redock cargo ship

Police target suspected web pedophiles

Government urges judge not to dismiss Microsoft case

'Superweeds' may emerge from genetic engineering

Toxic chemicals found in whales

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