IRS says electronic returns and refunds are both up

Nevada children turning to work rather than school

Trade deficit hits all-time high in 1998

OSHA standards to curb strain injuries

Georgia's economy slowing

Coca-Cola will introduce U.S. bottled water

Poker operator consolidating

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U.S., Europe at odds over currency policy

Celebrities helping to sell prescription drugs

County pins hope on growth

Stamps, oranges, tobacco cost more, but overall inflation muted

Scam dumps unordered products on businesses

A look at the key dispute over Clinton's plan

Tax time taking more time than ever

Trade deficit hits all-time high in 1998

Central Bank defends use of obscure offshore company

First Union cutting 10 percent of work force

Exports fall, imports rise in quarter

Tax cut could boost local development

Officials call for action against rising drug costs

Growers of coffee suffering

Yet another new fee showing up on telephone bills

Barnes releases tax plan

Wholesale costs record flukey surge

1950s diner to open in Evans

USC Aiken women lose in first round

Lady Jaguars get win in OT

Lady Bulldogs stomp Lady Gators

Augusta State's women test Clayton State in tournament

Tracking the black migration
Here's when and how blacks migrated from the United States to Nova Scotia:

This day in the millennium -- February 19
On Feb. 19, 1945, during World War II, some 30,000 Marines landed on Iwo Jima, where they began a month-long battle to seize control of the island from Japanese forces.

South Carolina's slave heritage uncovered in rocky desolation of Nova Scotia
TRACADIE, Nova Scotia -- Carmelita Robertson trudges through the scrub and up the muddy trail, a tiny woman with a powerful mission -- to dig up her black past and expose it to the world.

Symbol of justice survives the years
For almost a century and a half she reigned over the old Richmond County Courthouse in downtown Augusta, a symbol of justice and integrity.

This day in the millennium -- February 20
On Feb. 20, 1962, astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth.

This day in the millennium -- February 21
In 1866, Lucy B. Hobbs became the first woman to graduate from a dental school, the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in Cincinnati...In 1885, the Washington Monument was dedicated...In 1916, the World War I Battle of Verdun began in France.

Butler's senior players unite

Cairo downs Burke Co.

Lions look to advance in GISA

Georgia prep tourney gets under way today

Lady Rebels roll past Fayette

Wade Hampton squeeks past Barnwell

Area prep basketball playoff capsules

Jackets eye crown; so does Irmo

North Augusta tops Irmo

Red Wings skate past Devils

Canadiens sink Flyers

Canucks call up Soling, Bodtker

Lemieux steps up efforts to buy into Penguins

Hurricanes tie Capitals in overtime

Lumpkin defense rests case

Battle of Aiken re-enactors expect big audience

Program attempts to ease pupils' middle school fears

Darlington oak regains national title

Weekend lows expected around upper 20s

Choo Choo Chat delivers the news

FAA official: Transfer is legal

This day in the millennium -- February 21

Officials search for property

Race gap gets smaller at polls

OSHA proposes standards to prevent stress injuries

Defense calls witnesses

Lively appears in court

100 days and counting

Tracking the black migration

Assistant DA: Shooting connected with gang

Halfway-house adds fourth location

Jury finds men innocent in fatal shooting

Another monthly fee to go on phone bill

Advice for supervisors has sting

Mother sues over son's slaying

This day in the millennium -- February 19

Edgefield bike force hits streets

Company car drivers wrongly hit with insurance hikes

Across the area

Symbol of justice survives the years

Lowering standards criticized

Study: Few waterfowl attracted to Bush Field

Engineer presents Riverwood plans

Two indicted in man's 1975 death

Across the area

Convict sentenced to additional 25 years

Goodwill opens career center

Girl dies in attempt to cross busy highway

South Carolina's slave heritage uncovered in rocky desolation of Nova Scotia

Bid to block Savannah water project in trouble

Westside High junior facing cancer again

Bulls continue to have problems

Pistons waive Macon, Moore, sign free-agent Corey Beck

Pacers outlast 76ers

Hawks cut Williams, Pollard to reach limit

Houston leads Knicks recovery

Magic tops Hawks in OT

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Mr. Charles Howell Jr.

Ms. Mary Carpenter

Mrs. Debbie Clark

Mr. John McCaffrey

Mr. Dolphus Tankersley

Mr. Donald Bullock

Mr. Wayne Gentry

Mrs. Lynda Reese

Mrs. Ellen Franklin

Mr. Robert Smith

Mr. Hubert Bolton

Mr. Wilson Bowen Sr.

Mr. Clarence McGahee Sr.

Mr. Judson Boulineau

Mrs. Wessie Davis

Mr. Tucker Smith Jr.

Mr. Isaac Jackson

Miss Katherine Rowland

Mrs. Pauline Tanksley

Mrs. Eirl Lucas

Mrs. Sarah Kemp

Mrs. Mary Hawes

Mr. Harry Wren

Mrs. Edna Hall

Mrs. Mary Moss

Mr. Thomas Crumbley

Mrs. Harriett Gindroz

Ms. Ethel Parrish

Mrs. Alice Wilder

Mr. Jesse Lain

Mr. Eulis Rhodes

Mrs. Lessie Johnson

Mrs. Janet Kroeger

Mrs. Flora Marshall

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Urges letters in behalf of libraries 021999 - The Augusta Chronicle

The race card 022099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Congress turn zeal on tobacco 021999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Clarifies issues for Ken Starr critics 022099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Correction 021999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Why not the best? 022099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts 'lying, cheating' airline pilots 021999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Suggests replacing 'cowardly' senators 022099 - The Augusta Chronicle

To abolish, or not? 021999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Blasts senator's appeal to lobbyists 022099 - The Augusta Chronicle

Declares slavery caused 'Civil War' 022099 - The Augusta Chronicle

The Tinky Winky flap 021999 - The Augusta Chronicle

Loss will impact Braves

Fishing report: Angler finds Soap Creek honey hole

Braves notebook

Labonte and Petty looking forward to Rockingham race

Galarraga will be missed

Evans quits Vikes, signs Ravens pact

Vinson interviews with Colts

Ripken adjusts to life after The Streak

Indy invitations in the mail

WNBA All-Star Game slated for July

Overtime: Trinidad eyes Whitaker in Garden fight

Overtime: Coaches get promoted at Georgia, GSU

Rain postpones qualifying at Rockingham

Clemens traded to Yankees

Ski trip doesn't cool off Duval, tied for Nissan lead

Graf reaches semifinals, Schnyder loses

USOC might reopen inquiry of Atlanta bid

Galarraga faces a difficult year

Galarraga out for season

Galarraga out for season

Venus-Graf semi set for Hanover

Wells depressed following trade

Braves noteebook: Brian Hunter returns to Braves -

Salt Lake City may owe athletes $3 million

Ramblin' Rhodes: Road to country not easy for Pride

King Lego wants long reign

Applause calendar

Mini movie reviews

So exactly who is this Antichrist?

Lenten season brings area churches together

King Lego wants long reign

Motives lead to the right path

Club calendar

In Russia, Pentecostalists look to U.S. for help

To many, Brynner's still King

Church bulletin

Big bands come back big

King Lego wants long reign

'Jawbreaker' holds on to tired teen story line

Garden calendar

B.C. Davenport's warm, inviting

Rebel yell echoes again

Concert calendar

Christian salons tend their flock

Thursday night keeps NBC on top in 'sweeps'

Looking anew at David in the age of Bill

Water world

Scholars wage friendly battle over facts of Jesus

Dancing and decorum will rule Millennium

Bearing the cross

Liriope conditioning should be done now

Religion briefs: Church leaders' reactions mixed after Clinton acquittal

Conference examines Orthodox Judaism's place in modern world

Schools, libraries get another $323 million for Internet connections

Music fans assert their freedom

CDC panel urges mandatory hepatitis shots for kids in high-risk states

Pollution plan may limit types of cars available

Hurricane board may retire names

Plan may combine facilities

Intel's top executives to testify at antitrust trial

The ABCs of keypad logic

Colon screening rates still low

Free operating software gains momentum

Computer maker NEC to cut 10 percent of its jobs

Dangers of genetic engineering debated

Compaq says it never passed rival's secrets to Microsoft

Scientist disputes article

Doctor's orders: More wine, sex

EPA to demand cleaner snowmobiles, ATVs

Y2K bug probably not a home problem except for PCs

Cable: Internet service planned

License photo database company got federal aid

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