Banks report increased earnings

Trade deficit up sharply in November

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IRS to offer Saturday assistance to residents

Latin nations fight to end finance woes

Russia's foreign trade down 16 percent in 1998

Brazilian markets continue slump

Chamber seeks aid of business

United hopes to buy America West

JumboSports store closing

Time Warner increases stock buyback

European privacy laws raise U.S. concerns.

Official invests in store

Restaurant veterans open Italian eatery

Tobacco companies establish trust fund for farmers

Airline mergers move up to first class

Georgia Bank Financial Corp.'s earnings rise

Mall: Investor eyeing family center

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Boeing to settle discrimination lawsuits for $15 million

Authority may offer loans

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Tire plant to begin 24-hour production

Lawmakers to block government collection of tobacco money

Devaluation puts Brazilian industry, jobs in limbo

Loss to Duke proves frustrating

USC Aiken team regroups

Classic set for tonight

S.C. politician remembered as versatile leader
The late James F. ``Jimmy'' Byrnes of Aiken began his public career as a court stenographer. Before it ended, he was a congressman, U.S. senator, presidential adviser, U.S. secretary of state, Supreme Court justice, South Carolina governor and almost U.S. president.

Dates of the Millennium: January 23
On this day in 1968, North Korea seized the U.S. Navy ship Pueblo, claiming it had intruded into the communist nation's territorial waters on a spy mission. The crew was released 11 months later.

Dates of the Millennium: January 22
On this day in 1973, the Supreme Court handed down its ``Roe vs. Wade'' decision, which legalized abortion, using a trimester approach.

Exchange was hub in earlier times
The tall, red brick building at Eighth and Reynolds streets in Augusta reeks of history.After all, it is a museum, a testament to the huge cotton market in Augusta in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

President travels outside U.S. for the first time in 1906
Publication of Upton Sinclair's novel, The Jungle, in January 1906 caused an uproar in the country.

Dates of the Millennium: January 21
On this date in 1825, Richmond County population consisted of 4,484 whites, 4,720 slaves and free colored.

Lions take home Southside Cup

Yellow Jackets sting Aiken

Lady Wildcats top Josey, take first place

Hornets have shown great resilience

Lady Rebels remain unbeaten

Lynx lose two, but gain one

Public ice rink to open today

Lynx win in overtime

Civic center's bookkeeping criticized

Youth hurt by gunfire

Exchange was hub in earlier times

Heroes awarded for help

Dates of the Millennium: January 21

Fog, wet roads cited in three early wrecks

Readers' prisoner

Board approves zoning plan for Cross Creek High

Trainees to learn skills

Homecoming tuition battle changes rules

Across the area

Juror: Knowing service record changes verdict

Reaching new heights

Dates of the Millennium: January 22

Barnes makes case for opening records

Alternative schools project discussed

President travels outside U.S. for the first time in 1906

Supervisor suspended for misuse

Aiken delegation split on leadership

Proposal stresses people, not parties

Department neutral on block scheduling

Ruling may set precedent

Cocaine located on I-20

S.C. politician remembered as versatile leader

Projects to save water underway

Adding a little color

Veteran senator may take helm at insurance agency

Police name suspect

Stadium funding allotted

Tucker applies for new job

Corps to alter shoreline plan early

Garlic can help raise chickens

Dates of the Millennium: January 23

Responses fall within party lines

Handling of DUI case questioned

Additional area news

Local service advocates end to abortion

Death to bacteria haunting

Water, sewer oversight boards eyed

Severe weather forecast for area during weekend

DUI suspect in psychiatric hospital

Agent: Rodman not yet ready to sign

NBA schedule contains 50 games for each team

Bulls won't be on national TV

Rodman hints Miami, Orlando might be his choice

NBA notes: McDyess, Divac and Smith make up their minds

Ten is enough for Bulls' first Floyd practice

Falcons notebook: Falcons get good news on fullback

Atlanta's dancing the Dirty Bird

Kozlowski a perfect fit

Atlanta has its own clutch quarterback

Success follows Chavous

Sharpe not expecting warm welcome in Miami

Reeves' former college coach serves as father-figure on Falcons staff

Palmer hired as Browns coach

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Mrs. Cillar Robinson

Mr. David Baker

Mr. Charlie Freeman Sr.

Mrs. Bular Usry

Mrs. Mary Rushing

Mr. William Altman

Mr. Barry Bryant

Mr. Clarence Burley

Mr. Charles Cipolla

Mr. Joseph Moore

Mr. Edward Smith

Mrs. Irene Burton

Mr. Marion Ashley

Mr. Aaron Collins

Mrs. Geneva Taylor

Mr. Loyd Roberts

Mr. Luther Williams

Mr. Robert Owens

Mrs. Virginia Stone

Mr. J.C. Williams Jr.

Mrs. Frances Smoot

Milton Washington

Mrs. Jo Ann Moore

Mr. Roderick Watson

Mrs. Lillie Tolbert

Mrs. Grace Masters

Shykell Morris

Mr. Thomas Story

Ms. Annie Thomas

Mrs. Dace Horelly

Francette Williams

Mrs. Sarah Royal

Mr. Monroe Richardson Sr.

Mr. Willie Battle

Mr. Leroy Burton

Mr. James Harmon

Mrs. Ruby Skinner

Mrs. Hixie Scott

Mr. Bertis White

Dr. Monroe Blackmon

Mrs. Doris Tarver

Mr. Edward Smith

Mrs. Mary Rushing

Mrs. Ruby Philson

Mrs. Virgil Hammock

Mrs. Lizzie Butler

Mrs. Louvenia Hicks

Mrs. Agnes Carpenter

Mrs. Lillie Bunyon

Mr. Lewis Dixon

Mrs. Glenda Steinmeyer

Ms. Mary Curry

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Wants stiff punishment for driver 012299 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Evangelist disappoints 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

Reminds women sex is 'private affair' 012299 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Offers words for 'Clintonites' to mull 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

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Student deadbeats beware 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes pornography in `garb of humor' 012299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts Clinton support of anti-gun laws 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

Notes alcohol again brings grief 012399 - The Augusta Chronicle

Sees editorial page as informative 012299 - The Augusta Chronicle

Funk fights wind, takes Hope lead

Overtime: Penn State, Arizona in Pigskin Classic

Fishing report: Staying put way to catch a mess of Thurmond fish

Futurity schedule

Tyson signs for another bout

Serena Williams a loser after controversial call

Western parade slated for Sunday

Funk keeps lead at Hope Classic

Official admits to $70,000 IOC inducement

Brack opens defense of 1998 IRL title at Disney World

Warner, Diehl tied for lead

Atlanta Olympics organizers welcome investigation

Tech football staff undergoes changes

Wins by Agassi, Goldstein lead Americans in Aussie play

New warm-up pen a plus for cutters

Spiritual inspiration drives singer, dance company

Exhibit sparks national unity through artwork

Garden calendar

Saddle up: The Futurity's here

Debut of `60 Minutes II' brings CBS victory

It's all tastefully Italian at Mimmo's

How did King David conquer Jerusalem?

Club calendar

Applause calendar

Church bulletin

TV networks battle for the elusive male audience

Forgive and forget the past

Activist bishop urges justice for Indians and poor

`At First Sight' lacks a clear vision

Indian church will honor a man's love for his faith

Video reviews

Now's the time to launch battle against destructive winter weeds

Pope arrives in Mexico

Pope's St. Louis invitation extended by an old friend

Chamber musicians feed off the artistry

Backyard feeders give local bird-watchers a treat

Concert connection

Macon exhibit honors black musicians

Winter gardens can be expressive

Church setting friendly to Chamber Jazz Series

Coastal Grill to have variety

Mini reviews

Celebrating 250 years

Energy Department to review study of plutonium risks

China imposes new restrictions on Internet use

Duke joins N.C. State in wood chip mill study

USDA promises organically labeled foods will truly be organic

Firm not yet feeling like Microsoft rival

What's next: Free personal computers?

Russia to keep Mir station in orbit for three more years

Creating a community of parents on the Web

New Augusta guide available on Web

Chip to help with online purchases

Intel hearing delayed until March 9

Progress made toward tougher germ-warfare treaty

Frequent-clicker programs emerging

New microbes posing health risks to humans, marine life

Free PCs not so far- fetched

Owner of DirecTV buying main satellite TV rival, Primestar

They're everywhere! What to do?

Microsoft: Monopoly Windows would cost $2,000

Web programs reward frequent clickers

Personal computing Q&A