Drug makers Zeneca, Astra in merger talks

Low cost for gas to hold

McColl offended by questions about hiring women

Knology gets ready for the future

Union Pacific reclaiming lost business

White House Social Security talks just the beginning

Congress members can donate without limits

FCC mulling telephone company mergers

BellSouth's CEO frustrated on long-distance

Purchasing managers predict continued growth

Heinz reports 22 percent earnings increase

Mutual fund expenses can be very costly

Business briefs

Caterpillar to expand Sumter plant

Economy expected to be OK

U.S. trade deficit hits record high

Many regions report slower economic growth

Holtz expects to have staff in place by Friday

Trojans' coach still hurting from Norcross accident

Bowden completes staff with hiring of Rodriguez

Western Illinois defense to present test for Southern

Rodriguez considers Bowden's offer

College notes: Champ Bailey wins Bronko Nagurski Award

A&M linebacker Dat Nguyen wins Lombardi

Georgia Southern player overcomes challenges

Young, Navas named new coaches at schools

Lincoln haunted by loss

Egekeze's second-half play fires Westside to home win

Walker paces Jackets in win against Evans

Lynx rookie ready for comeback

Daneyko sets Devils record

Avalanche tops Rangers

Lynx goalie has no time to rest

Lynx ledger

Builder hanging up his holiday project

Across the area

Drought causing worries

Board newcomers test waters

Mrs. Beasley in intensive care after childbirth complications

Child care cost spurs request for assistance

You can learn much from dogs

Area bands to play at bowls

Fifth-graders graduate from DARE program

Helping hands

Audit gets OK of board

Hollings, Coverdell won in funding race

Investigators try to hone in on gunmen

SRS may face allotment cuts of $17 million

Woman seeks holiday help

Transportation, air quality to top legislative agenda

Barnes to create education panel

Officials suspend educator

Across the area

Jury convicts ex-caseworker

Children take to new hospital

Residents get view of plans for park

Students hurt in bus accident

Report criticizes spending

Lights may improve at interchange

President's house project continues

Worker charged in blaze

Accident probe questions brigade

Breezy Hill brightens season

Impact fee solution dismissed

School construction to begin

Suspect to admit his guilt

Multiple births keep hospital hopping

Infant deaths falling

Union: NBA season not over yet

NBA cancels All-Star game

Bears ready for one of biggest rivalries

NFL notes: Kraft touts benefits of stadium proposal

Poll finds support for new Hartford stadium

Replay nightmare

Pack remains positive despite injuries, losses

Long strange trip for Saints' Collins

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Mr. William Glover

Mrs. Shellie Courtney

Mr. Charles Bowman Sr.

Mrs. Betty Smith

Mr. J. Porter Carpenter

Mr. Everette McGuire

Mr. Fred Gartrell

Mr. Ernest Gay

Mr. William Dixson

Mrs. Alice Tapley

Mrs. Dott Brown

Mr. George Toole

Mrs. Leona Walker

Abel Bridgers

Mrs. Elsie Parker

Mr. Horace Whitfield

Mrs. Hattie Barnes

Mr. Clarence Becton

Mr. Bernard Prescott Sr.

Mrs. Linda Mimbs

Ms. Mary Chavous

Ms. Kathryn Corbin

Mrs. Betty Marcus

Mrs. Marsha Crouch

Mrs. Pearl Smith

Mrs. Virginia Hambrick

Mrs. Elma Wood

Mr. Thomas Jones Sr.

Mrs. Jewell Chalker

Mrs. Salley Cohen

Mr. Allan Silver

Mr. Don Hunt

Kristin Newton

Mrs. Phyllis Relken

Mr. Howard Brooks

Mr. William Handberry

Mrs. Marie Sanders

Mr. William Sipe

Mr. Walter Tankersley

Mrs. Inez Finley

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A sad tale in Brooklyn 121098 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Resents way 'God's Man' treated 120998 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Budget priorities 120998 - The Augusta Chronicle

Offers toast to local musical talent 120998 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Court decision to determine Tyson's future

Losses sting team

Overtime: Boxing champ Archie Mooredead at 84

Olympic gymnast returns to court to keep father away

Leadbetter ends relationship with Pak

Overtime: Women's boxing event set for Augusta

A changing of the guard for U.S. golf

Presidents Cup not yet a pressure cooker

Arizona franchise is young, players aren't

Quick cooking with Karin

Supermarket shopper

Health capsules: Chocolate history

More medical professionals try the alternatives

Living-donor liver transplant takes 2 surgeries

'Babe' flops; Hollywood wonders why

`Rolie Polie Olie' is a delight

New treatment for macular degeneration

Simple gifts

Echinacea's acclaim at fighting colds may be overhyped, studies say

Cures for common cold, flu coming within reach

FDA approves AIDS drug to treat hepatitis B

Barley lentil soup a hearty meal

Health and fitness calendar

Latest 'Star Trek' unconvincing

Demand rising for new livers

Thermally incompatible couples endure winters of discontent

Carry-on controversy

There's some method to the madness of folk cures

The Partridge Inn offers an interesting dining experience

Small portions

Spacewalking astronauts go back out

Smyrna chosen as site for AOL computer operations center

FDA approves laser blood sugar test for diabetics

Environmental group launches hog-watcher website

Scientists urge research into cloning to treat disease

Skeleton discovered

Official praises Pantex plant

Russia's nuclear chief hails deal with Iran

Student's approach to measuring Milky Way wins astronomy honor

Microsoft: Y2K bugs found in Windows 98

Scientists: Earth's radiation belt pose a risk to satellites

Test on mother's blood can find Rh factor

Computer mouse turns 30 years old

Tool time: Computer helps remodeling efforts