Shoppers return to downtown

Foreign company to buy U.S. electric company

Stocks rise, Nasdaq at new high

Liz Claiborne to cut 400 jobs

Personal accounts for Social Security proposed

Russian ruble plunges again

Deal could hurt generic drug makers

New quarter pressed

American cities are developing an international outlook

Texas back tops, in line for Heisman

Georgia is Peach Bowl bound

College notes: Johnson contacted to discuss coaching jobs

Railing collapse probe under way

After SEC game, Fiesta goes for Vols and 'Noles

Kentucky 'ecstatic' over bowl

Peach Bowl sellout expected

Carter named SEC's top freshman

Sugar Bowl a letdown for Buckeyes

Tulane hires Bulldogs assistant Chris Scelfo

Georgia women win Conoco Classic

UConn loves Moore's defense

College of Charleston celebrates its shocker

No blowout, but Terps win No. 9

Penguins get checks thanks to Nedved

Brightening things

DHEC rules may drive up costs for well-drilling

Pastor busted in mall

Bowlers serve veterans meal

Veterans recall Pearl Harbor

Media tour finds no bats in Lace House

Additional area news

Panelists split money meant for new center

Turnout provides benefits

Arts groups vie for city dollars

Graduate's biblical mural discovered underneath wallpaper

Teacher's statments lead to suspension, demotion

Across the area

Canal plan gets range of opinions

Empty Stocking: Single mom seeks help for son

Officer causes car crash, officials say

Drug treatment programs get backing

Cuts may endanger area patient

Hunting plan may become top strategy

New leaders may attend area forum

Female Georgia student named Rhodes Scholar

Buying baubles

Parades overcome weather

Lawmakers learn basics of new posts

Improvements slowing traffic on Fury's Ferry

House must be moved

Home front: Boxing club plans its gym

Children's medical center opens

School volunteering program grows

Shootings might be connected

Book chronicles suffrage event

Longtime fire chief retiring

Exhibition game set for Dec. 19

Opponents, not pressure, taking toll on Broncos

Dolphins have easy time with Raiders

Buckaneers back in playoff race

NFL notes: Brunell out for Oilers' game

Hearst leads 49ers past Panthers

Bucs hope Emanuel can make a difference

Flutie's pass inspires Bills to win

Giants stump Cardinals' playoff hopes

Last three games could be playoffs preview

Patriots humble Steelers

Redskins take advantage of Charger defense

Jaguars ramble past Lions

Falcons bulldoze Colts

Controversial call lifts Jets

Capers praises Biakabutuka for relief role

Instant replay could be in play for NFL playoffs

Don't step off a curb behind Chandler

A gift for Testaverde

Vikings easily conquer Chicago

Falcons hope to avoid another slow start

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Poland, Slovakia agree to share Winter Olympics bid for 2006

Overtime: Koehler wins bowling prize

O'Meara, Pak, Irwin win golf writers' awards

Judge to receive Tyson's probation report

Price needs 5 extra holes to beat Woods

Eaton wins at Tucson

Fog foils downhill race again

Clemens talks narrowed to half-dozen

Appleby predicts Aussie invasion of U.S. events

DiMaggio takes 'serious turn for the worse'

Ash hopes for Clemens decision this week

No decision yet on Tyson probation

Couples' presence giving U.S. an edge in cup play

Tapia wins ugly in first bantamweight title fight

U.S. takes first, second in women's bobsled

New documentary looks candidly at boxing legend

Demands of talent surprising

Sound alert on medication interaction

Off the Wall: Memory Lane is not a family address

Opera concert packs church again

Museum a tribute to Cold War espionage

Senior calendar

Tools of the trade

Age old questions

Actor finds change of pace in new character

Net chat: Eric Zeier

Christmas crush

`That '70s Show' a blast from the past

Xtreme style

Xtreme calendar

Check out software as gifts

Computer companies join telcos in FCC request

Company offers an Olympic upset

Radioactive waste builds up as storage solution sought

Minor injuries touch off debilitating pain syndrome

Cybersurf: Pleasures and perturbations on the I-Way

Demand for dried food climbs with Y2K concern

Ask the Computer Guy: Personal computing Q&A

Interactive ventures bet viewers want a closer relationship with their TV

Spacecraft images show north pole of Mars has thick icecap

Astronauts capture station part

Space station parts wired together

Report: Chief reviewer of Rezulin removed

Holiday bells a-pealing with good PC buys

Industrial pollution and dust crosses Pacific

South Carolina withdraws from Microsoft suit

Georgia Power to mix gas with coal to reduce pollution

Fault line on Jupiter's moon Europa similar to San Andreas fault