Drug makers Zeneca, Astra in merger talks

Low cost for gas to hold

BellSouth's CEO frustrated on long-distance

Knology gets ready for the future

Union Pacific reclaiming lost business

Caterpillar to expand Sumter plant

McColl offended by questions about hiring women

U.S. trade deficit hits record high

Mutual fund expenses can be very costly

Congress members can donate without limits

Heinz reports 22 percent earnings increase

FCC mulling telephone company mergers

Business briefs

Purchasing managers predict continued growth

Economy expected to be OK

Many regions report slower economic growth

White House Social Security talks just the beginning

Trojans' coach still hurting from Norcross accident

A&M linebacker Dat Nguyen wins Lombardi

Holtz expects to have staff in place by Friday

College notes: Champ Bailey wins Bronko Nagurski Award

Bowden completes staff with hiring of Rodriguez

Georgia Southern player overcomes challenges

Rodriguez considers Bowden's offer

Western Illinois defense to present test for Southern

Young, Navas named new coaches at schools

Lincoln haunted by loss

Walker paces Jackets in win against Evans

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

Lynx goalie has no time to rest

Lynx ledger

Daneyko sets Devils record

Lynx rookie ready for comeback

Avalanche tops Rangers

Barnes to create education panel

Audit gets OK of board

Residents get view of plans for park

President's house project continues

Drought causing worries

Report criticizes spending

Suspect to admit his guilt

Students hurt in bus accident

Children take to new hospital

Area bands to play at bowls

Lights may improve at interchange

Helping hands

Child care cost spurs request for assistance

Hollings, Coverdell won in funding race

Multiple births keep hospital hopping

Officials suspend educator

Breezy Hill brightens season

Builder hanging up his holiday project

Fifth-graders graduate from DARE program

Jury convicts ex-caseworker

Across the area

Accident probe questions brigade

You can learn much from dogs

Mrs. Beasley in intensive care after childbirth complications

Woman seeks holiday help

Investigators try to hone in on gunmen

Across the area

Transportation, air quality to top legislative agenda

Board newcomers test waters

SRS may face allotment cuts of $17 million

Impact fee solution dismissed

School construction to begin

Infant deaths falling

Worker charged in blaze

NBA cancels All-Star game

Union: NBA season not over yet

Poll finds support for new Hartford stadium

Pack remains positive despite injuries, losses

Bears ready for one of biggest rivalries

NFL notes: Kraft touts benefits of stadium proposal

Replay nightmare

Long strange trip for Saints' Collins

Kristin Newton

Mr. Bernard Prescott Sr.

Mrs. Elma Wood

Mrs. Betty Smith

Mr. William Handberry

Mrs. Shellie Courtney

Mr. Allan Silver

Mrs. Marie Sanders

Mr. Thomas Jones Sr.

Mr. Howard Brooks

Mrs. Phyllis Relken

Mr. Ernest Gay

Mr. Johnny Pressley

Mrs. Salley Cohen

Mrs. Alice Tapley

Mrs. Hattie Barnes

Mr. William Glover

Mr. Horace Whitfield

Mr. Everette McGuire

Mr. Clarence Becton

Mrs. Inez Finley

Mrs. Linda Mimbs

Mrs. Rosemary Karch

Ms. Kathryn Corbin

Mr. Charles Bowman Sr.

Mrs. Virginia Hambrick

Mrs. Dott Brown

Mr. Fred Gartrell

Mrs. Jewell Chalker

Mr. Don Hunt

Mrs. Elsie Parker

Mr. George Toole

Mr. J. Porter Carpenter

Mr. William Dixson

Mrs. Pearl Smith

Mrs. Betty Marcus

Abel Bridgers

Mr. William Sipe

Mrs. Leona Walker

Mr. Walter Tankersley

Mrs. Marsha Crouch

Ms. Mary Chavous

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Arizona franchise is young, players aren't

A changing of the guard for U.S. golf

Olympic gymnast returns to court to keep father away

Losses sting team

Overtime: Women's boxing event set for Augusta

Leadbetter ends relationship with Pak

Overtime: Boxing champ Archie Mooredead at 84

Presidents Cup not yet a pressure cooker

Court decision to determine Tyson's future

Small portions

Thermally incompatible couples endure winters of discontent

Cures for common cold, flu coming within reach

Latest 'Star Trek' unconvincing

Simple gifts

There's some method to the madness of folk cures

`Rolie Polie Olie' is a delight

More medical professionals try the alternatives

Carry-on controversy

New treatment for macular degeneration

The Partridge Inn offers an interesting dining experience

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

Quick cooking with Karin

FDA approves AIDS drug to treat hepatitis B

Supermarket shopper

Health and fitness calendar

'Babe' flops; Hollywood wonders why

Health capsules: Chocolate history

Living-donor liver transplant takes 2 surgeries

Demand rising for new livers

Barley lentil soup a hearty meal

Computer mouse turns 30 years old

Tool time: Computer helps remodeling efforts

Skeleton discovered

Spacewalking astronauts go back out

Test on mother's blood can find Rh factor

Official praises Pantex plant

Environmental group launches hog-watcher website

FDA approves laser blood sugar test for diabetics

Russia's nuclear chief hails deal with Iran

Microsoft: Y2K bugs found in Windows 98

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

Smyrna chosen as site for AOL computer operations center

Scientists urge research into cloning to treat disease

Student's approach to measuring Milky Way wins astronomy honor