Business briefs

Dollar falls against yen, Tokyo stock prices rise

Utility to buy N.C. Natural Gas in stock swap

Bargain phone service carries hidden costs

Even some MBA candidates are nervous these days

Cargill to acquire Continental Grain's worldwide grain operations

Monsanto plans to cut 2,500 jobs to lower costs

Mark Whitaker named Newsweek editor

Some businesses evading state laws banning loans

Business briefs

United Parcel Service reports third-quarter growth

Company fund up in quarter

Productivity rises at 2.3 percent rate in third quarter

FedEx talking restructuring plan during contract negotiations

College notes: Auburn's search focuses on five

Arkansas focuses on game plan for Tennessee contest

Temple tops Wake Forest

Tuberville not interested in Auburn job

Stewart takes aggressive approach in Texas A&M QB battle

Tennessee game was as big as everyone predicted

Jackets healthy for Tigers

Purple on white

Georgia roots for its rivals

Georgia signs six players for next season

Georgia prep poll

Georgia prep poll

Georgia player of the week

Hephzibah star going to Auburn

Standouts sign

Neely tries for comeback with Bruins

Rangers score big against Lightning

Panthers claw Rangers

Motion would permit more waste at SRS

Tigers' Umoh plays leading lady role

Historic jail might be razed

Flag ceremony

Volunteers gather aid for victims

USC Aiken women under new leadership

Executive secretary named by Barnes

Across the area

Traffic solution needed

Across the area

Officials silent on future of wetlands

Glenn Hills works to pay $22,000 debt

Soldiers honored

Tigers' Shyatt easing pressure

He's my brother

Hephzibah star going to Auburn

Local troops lend hand to hurricane victims

Jury convicts man in killing

Champion band perseveres

Wastewater plant in disrepair

Barrel race horses stolen from stalls

Seasonal vendors limited

Dohrmann disputes allegations

Standouts sign

Lawmakers re-elected to posts 111198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Second Regatta expected to bring in $2 million

Take time to thank veterans

Mother: Smith is not well

Plant a priority, candidates claim

Pacers try to stay on rebound

Seasonal vendors limited

Trek to raise awareness of Hepatitis C

Fired whistle-blower argues right to sue

Lawmakers hear arguments against minibottles

Martin not worrying about yards

Steelers were the anti-Cowhers

Huskers know a big game when they see it

Tight games becoming common for 49ers

Gannon will start for Chiefs

Christian a pleasant surprise

Falcons team merely kings of mediocrity

Falcons' German out for season

Mr. James Owens

Mrs. Glenda Bruno

Mrs. Bessie Shuler

Mrs. Gracie Drinkard

Mrs. Geneva Courtney

Mrs. Violene Simmons

Mr. Thomas Cody

Ms. Alice Anthony

Mrs. Judy Hoover

Mr. Howard Meyer

Mrs. Doretha Wright

Mr. Jesse Curry

Mr. James Avrett

Mrs. Roxane Hornsby

Mr. Wilson Blanchard

Mr. Robert Lewis Sr.

Mr. Alton Beard

Mr. Glenn Goodman

Mr. Abner Johnson Sr.

Mr. Norman Garner

Mr. Willard Askren

Mrs. Marian Meiere

Mrs. Carol Dukes

Mrs. Willie Harmon

Mrs. Reita McCaskey

Mrs. Emily Craig

Mrs. Adele Griffin

Mrs. Ednaearl Maxwell

Mrs. Mardine Giddens

Mrs. Ruth Tanner

Mrs. Canara Joyner

Mrs. Jessie Killam

Mrs. Lillie Collie

Mr. Charles Smith

Mr. Felton Williams

Mrs. Hiawatha Moore

Champions' course 111298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says homosexuality is 'not a choice' 111298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Voucher win stuns Left 111298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Decries `prejudice' against Democrats 111198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Likes candidate for economic diversity 111298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supports `crusader for literacy' 111198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Applauds museum's 'Augusta's Story' 111298 - The Augusta Chronicle

The stealth campaign 111198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Seeks a problem-solver in runoff 111198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Explains Young's Legion membership 111298 - The Augusta Chronicle

Honor the sacrifices 111198 - The Augusta Chronicle

Baseball '98: The wealthy win

Williams at 80: a baseball mind forever sharp

Olbermann leaving MSNBC for Fox Sports

Padres join the race for Big Unit

Overtime: NHL suspends Devils' Holik

Marcelo Rios survives first-round scare at Chevrolet Cup

Maddux's view from top is all green

Sampras loses in opening round

Ticket prices rising along with payroll

Golf notes: Mighty Casey strikes out in Q-school

TVM cyclists used banned substances

Athens organizers seek an early start to image making

Braves make a deal

Halper's collection to be auctioned by Sotheby's

Lakeside coach, player honored

Grieve gets AL rookie honors

The 'Big Three' to build golf course

Overtime: Malone will demand trade after lockout

Moraetes' bout went well

Fake skin: 'This stuff works'

Vietnam veteran to get honor

Traditional shepherd's pie makes a hearty, English-style meal

Fair fare

Companies announce gains against arthritis

AZT stops AIDS in babies when given after birth

Supermarket Shopper: Supermarkets' tapes should itemize coupon usage by products

Health capsules

Doctor, radio station team to offer free breast surgery

Pregnancy, nursing may make women smarter

Small portions

Study: Zeroing in on heart patients with low HDL saves lives

Organ-donor criteria challenged

Lamb makes for hearty soup

Vintage airplanes displayed

Health and fitness calendar

Energey Department calls two computers each the world's fastest

Global warming talks advanced

Heart attacks most common in winter, nighttime and Mondays

Compaq to sell computers directly to customers

Hepatitis C treatments will be too late

Routine screening for homocysteine not recommended

Scientists get mouse to grow elephant egg

How come no one saw big supernova explosion?

Gates in '95: 'This antitrust thing will blow over'

Tobacco foes target impotence in new campaign to kick the habit

Mir cosmonauts take spacewalk to install meteor device

Thousands come out to honor Glenn

Some alternative therapies work, others don't

Low-jin? Oh, you mean LOG in!

New, better arthritis drugs promise relief with fewer side effects