Business briefs

Starbucks, 'Doonesbury' artist join to promote literacy

Mattel buys software giant The Learning Company

Citigroup announces job cuts

Giving the gift of credit

Business briefs

Citigroup may soon downsize

Leaders discuss air quality regulations, gas taxes

Canada rejects mega-banks merger

Office supply retailer to open Augusta store

Crude, products rise sharply

Construction equipment maker warns of smaller fourth-quarter profits

Regional manufacturing strengthens slightly

Catalog showroom sales decline

RJR Nabisco plans more job cuts

Store recalls coats trimmed with dog fur

Titan to open plant

Typos, sensationalism and mistakes dampen newspaper credibility

New radio service will include shows for black listeners

Low food and energy prices keep inflation in check

Whipple helps Minutemen to title shot

K-State's Snyder top coach of '98

Stinchcomb, Bailey, Page named to AP All-America team

Auburn to find out how other half live

Evtimov's status with Tar Heels remains unclear

Liberty next test for surging Jags

Duke's Avery is named ACC player of week

Gamecocks seek end to drought vs. Tigers

Offensive line is heart of Red Devils

Much-maligned Darlington surprise finalist in Class A

Wynn finds his inspiration through family

Georgia prep basketball poll

North Augusta limits Evans to 16 points

Thoroughbreds corral Mustangs

Richmond eases past Laney

Tempers may flare at next game

Hurricanes shut out struggling Edmonton

Witness granted right to sue


Across the area

Inauguration to send message, Young says

Jobless man seeks help this season

DHEC division advised

Firefighters to respond to accidents

Friend testifies that chaos led to Welker firing gun

62-year-old man testifies in own defense at trial

Across the area

Post offices overflow with holiday mail

Year was difficult for single mother

Legislators suggest possible rocket pad

Gamblers have wide selection

Cold crossing

Seized items from MCG researchers to be auctioned off

Employees left with no pay after restaurant closes

Cleland: SRS to get plutonium mission

Minutemen see dramatic turnaround

Augusta commission may change how city airports are run

Tangible cuts needed

Guidelines for holiday greetings

Winter work

Inmates refit bikes for Christmas

Defense says killing was in self-defense

Officials enumerate tax issues

Family invites all to bridge

Deal could be done in less than 24 hours

Bypass surgery sidelines Reeves

Niners flexing running attack down the stretch

Reeves could be discharged Friday

Brooks no stranger to Falcons' scheme

NFL coaches feel the pressure

Stadium clears one funding hurdle

Jets land in strange territory: first place

NFL rejects use of instant replays for playoffs

Panthers' Greene suspended

Mr. Rufus Sawyer

Mrs. Nellie Lewis

Mr. James Skelton Sr.

Mr. Arthur Whittington

Mrs. Eunice Tupper

Mrs. Michelle Workman

Mrs. Shirley Kinard

Mrs. Naomi Briggs

Mr. James Brice

Mr. John Adams

Mrs. Sara Hopkins

Mr. George Corley Jr.

Mrs. Letha Rushin

Mr. Theodore Roy

Mrs. Emma Jackson

Mr. Walter Miller

Mr. Clinton Canfield

Mr. Roscoe Burroughs

Micheal Kaney Jr.

Mrs. Ola Canada

Mr. James Pullum

Mrs. Marie Wells

Mr. Bonnie Johnson

Mr. Allen Guest

Puerto Rico votes No 121698 - The Augusta Chronicle

City: stay out of Bush 121598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Assails PSC for gas rate increase 121698 - The Augusta Chronicle

Cites irony in minister's arrest 121598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Argues for NP prescriptive authority 121698 - The Augusta Chronicle

Comments on minister's mall arrest 121598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Says blacks seeking only respect 121698 - The Augusta Chronicle

Supports minister arrested in mall 121598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Repeal Ga. print law 121598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Confesses regrets he voted for Clinton 121598 - The Augusta Chronicle

S.C.'s Project Mess 121598 - The Augusta Chronicle

Hits plan to change telephone service 121598 - The Augusta Chronicle

College success story 121698 - The Augusta Chronicle

Better regulation of long-term care for older adults needed to assure quality 121598 - The Augusta Chronicle

'Lost' Ripken lineup card in Cooperstown

Cox has the answers

Baseball notes: Rangers purchase Heisman winner

Montreal picks Heisman winner in baseball draft

Presidents Cup fallout: Did it matter to America?

Overtime: Smith wants another race in Las Vegas

Golf notes: International team wants Thomson back

Braves, Lockhart agree to $2 million, two-year contract

Scandal shadows Salt Lake's Olympics

Olympian angered over Salt Lake fund

Atlanta organizers: We didn't buy games

NCAA executive committee to take up bat debate

Klesko can breathe easy -- for now

Make-ahead bread pudding perfect for brunch

CBS earns a salute for decision to fly with `JAG'

Supermarket shopper

For a good Samaritan, size is not the issue

Fox to air some dirty laundry with `Hoaxes' special

Age old questions: Refocusing emotions helps avoid holiday loneliness

One half of Indigo Girls folk-rock group cleans tables at own restaurant

People's Pharmacy: Aspirin not always best

Diabetic dilemma

Senior calendar

Treats for diabetics still sweet

Another link to 'GMA' glory days leaving

Cookies key for Christmas

Red-faced Rudolph?

Small portions

It's a test of our affection when good shows stumble

Big screen

New Jersey teen-ager gets apology, new edit from MTV

Family traditions

Audio best

Xtreme style

Net Chat

More talk, less cord

States seek tougher pollution controls on sport utility vehicles

SRS pollution information to be available on Internet

Net offers sights and sounds of the Big Easy

Government plays Gates videotape at trial

Russia plans 11 commercial space launches in 1999

Oracle, Sun plan computer to cut out Microsoft software

Gene therapy builds stronger muscles

SRS project could boost economy

Asteroid linked to lost species

Cleland: SRS to get plutonium mission

'Electronic Ink' makes a printed page a work in progress

Shoppers this year may have trouble with online service

Alternatives to CD recorders on the market