Jackets to play Cape Fear Crocs on Tuesday

Weak bench could hurt Braves in postseason

GreenJackets not celebrating yet

Mets top Dodgers

Maddux off; Braves fall to Giants

Braves notebook: Millwood could reach 20 wins

GreenJackets advance to finals

Hundreds attend Hunter's funeral

Nosedive continues for Braves

Braves notebook

Firm plans center near Army base
A local real estate developer is transforming a once trash-filled lot in south Richmond County into an upscale shopping center.

Local consumers miss benefits

Additional business news

Firm plans center near Army base

3Com to spin off Palm Pilots
NEW YORK -- Wall Street investors are among the most loyal users of 3Com's popular Palm electronic organizer. But now they get to vote about how the gadget really stacks up against the competition.

Additional business news
Light trading leads to slight Dow drop...Hartsfield work to result in delays...Motorola courts cable box company...Sony sets PlayStation2 schedule

Local consumers miss benefits
A grass-roots organization trying to increase competition in the local phone business says consumers need to start getting more vocal.

Business Golf 101 seminar
BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. -- When Professor Dan Weilbaker dons a golf cap and glove and grabs a putter for a lecture, he doesn't have to yell ''Fore!'' to get attention.

Business Golf 101 seminar

3Com to spin off Palm Pilots

Gamecocks hope to avoid third straight loss

Donnan claims he didn't single out USC's Abraham for dirty play

Holtz may be telling truth about South Carolina

Gamecocks' offense woes get worse

ACC/SEC players of the week

Georgia Tech loses Burns for season

Tuesday morning quarterback

St. Paul's stands the test of time
St. Paul's Episcopal Church is more than a place of worship. It's a window to Augusta's past.

Notes portray typical teen
ATLANTA -- Rare letters and notes written by a young Malcolm X give almost no hint of the radical civil rights leader he would become. Instead, they portray a typical teen-ager who liked to jitterbug, admired pretty girls and wanted to be a lawyer someday.

Clinton's smelly loan

Supports Cheek in south Augusta

Offers suggestion for grand jury

Pokemon show is still on the air and going strong
Are the children in your house suffering from Pokemon withdrawal? The animated series used to air at 8 a.m. weekdays on WFXG-TV (Channel 54). But the addition of the WB network as a cable station to Jones Intercable on Sept. 1 meant the local Fox affiliate could no longer offer the show.

In the know
TV WEEK: Thanks to everyone who called and wrote to give us feedback on our new TV Week, the new 52-page television guide that premiered in The Chronicle on Sunday.

A breath of fresh air
Breathing. You figured you already had this down pat. But it turns out that thousands of Americans are attending classes and buying books to relearn this basic bodily function.

A breath of fresh air

Pokemon show is still on the air and going strong

Prayer seeks end to violence

Qualifying begins for commission race

Thurmond returns to hospital for tests
U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, back in the hospital for medical tests and observation during the weekend, has made an estimated five previously unreported trips to the medical center on weekends in the past three months for a variety of ailments.

Thurmond returns to hospital for tests

Poker ban gets push from GOP
COLUMBIA -- Republicans say it is not partisanship or payback time, but the party is jumping into the effort to ban video gambling.

Across the area

Coastal Georgians head inland

St. Paul's stands the test of time

Security boosted for trial
APPLING -- Yellow police tape, two bomb dogs and a walk-through metal detector protected prospective jurors at the Appling courthouse as attorneys selected a jury for the trial of Narciso Pineda.

Area briefs: City Council races to be decided today

Anti-drug speaker Ex-coach tells of athletes' habits

Stealing statute on hold

Security boosted for trial

Group rips plan to end race points

Defense says suspect acted

Georgia prepares for Floyd

Coming Tuesday

Evacuees head for Augusta
Local motels were booked, and area emergency officials kept their eye on the weather Monday as Hurricane Floyd churned toward the Southeast, promising to deliver a stronger punch to coastal Georgia and South Carolina than his predecessor, Hurricane Dennis.

Millionaire urges support for black colleges
Rags-to-riches millionaire attorney Willie E. Gary pledged $100,000 to Paine College during a speech Sunday at the college for Good Samaritan Church's Men's Day celebration.

Officials fear air quality plan won't restore highway funding
ATLANTA -- U.S. environmental officials are concerned that a plan the state must submit by Oct. 1 to improve air quality won't be tough enough to persuade the federal government to restore a major portion of Georgia's highway money.

Home front: Woman founded Augusta Christian Schools
Leila Havird wanted the answers to life. She left home in 1944 to study Christian education and missionary work at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. ``It was the first time in my life I could make decisions on my own,'' said Ms. Havird, who entered the school at age 23.

Group rips plan to end race points
ATHENS, Ga. -- If the University of Georgia abolishes racial preferences in admissions, the school could revert to the days when most black students came mainly to play for the school's revenue sports, black leaders meeting in Athens said this weekend.

Evacuees head for Augusta

Math teacher files lawsuit against two students
SAVANNAH -- Some teachers stand students in the corner, others expel them from class or take points off their overall grade. Theodore Brown sues for $100 million.

Committee OKs improvement funds

Georgia prepares for Floyd
National Guard called in to assist evacuations on coast; ships ordered out of Port of Savannah

Millionaire urges support for black colleges

Evacuees head for Augusta
Local motels were booked, and area emergency officials kept their eye on the weather Monday as Hurricane Floyd churned toward the Southeast, promising to deliver a stronger punch to coastal Georgia and South Carolina than his predecessor, Hurricane Dennis.

Post helps endangered populations

Math teacher files lawsuit against two students

County to refuse request

Residents demand board's resignation
A group of McDuffie County residents is accusing the county commission of financial mismanagement and wants the board members removed from office.

Land purchase approved

Defense says suspect acted
APPLING -- Jurors listened Monday to the frantic 911 call of 15-year-old Mayra Juarez just moments after her cousins, Prisca and Leonel Vazquez, were shot and killed in the yard of their mobile home last Thanksgiving.

This week in South Carolina
The American Association of Retired Persons sponsors a health insurance seminar at 3 p.m. at South Aiken Presbyterian Church, 1711 Whiskey Road, Aiken. For details, call John Callan at (803) 648-8960 or George Sabine at (803) 663-4188.

Fight over pro boxers turns fatal

Fight over pro boxers turns fatal
WILLISTON, S.C. -- A weekend argument over a professional boxing match turned deadly outside a family get-together in Barnwell County, sheriff's officials said Sunday.

Committee OKs improvement funds
An Augusta Commission committee on Monday approved $49,999 for start-up costs for Augusta Neighborhood Improvement Corp., but final approval must come from the full commission, which appears divided.

Prayer seeks end to violence
AIKEN -- Sophomore April Adams bowed her head Sunday and prayed for Aiken High School in front of 200 classmates.

Webster's retirement questioned
Stopping short of announcing his upcoming retirement, Richmond County Sheriff Charlie Webster told a civic club Monday that it's about time he be ``put out to pasture.''

Post helps endangered populations
Stepping softly along the sandy firebreak, Ken Boyd followed the sound of high-pitched, staccato chirps into a stand of tall long-leaf pines at Fort Gordon.

Area briefs: City Council races to be decided today
AIKEN -- Aiken City Councilwoman Karen Papouchado faces challenger Don Sprawls in the only contested race in today's city election.

Teen's violent death still haunts friends, neighbors
Long after Melanie Richey's killers were sent to prison, April Reese had nightmares of being at the ``scary bridge'' the night her 15-year-old classmate was killed.

Hundreds take free ride with Public Transit
Hundreds of people took a free ride on Augusta's public buses Monday -- turning the first day of Transit Week into more of a success than officials ever expected.

Coming Tuesday
Are your children experiencing Pokemon withdrawal? The smash cartoon is on a new station at a new time.

Across the area
Mother of three killed in wreck ... Four indicted in alleged scam

Officers to receive new guns

Stealing statute on hold
Augusta Commissioner Bill Kuhlke's attempt to make stealing from the city a mandatory firing offense for municipal employees didn't get to first base in a commission committee Monday.

Residents demand board's resignation

Qualifying begins for commission race
Qualifying started Monday for seats on the Augusta Commission, with only one commissioner facing opponents in Nov. 2 elections and one not yet making his plans known.

Thurmond returns to Senate duties

Anti-drug speaker Ex-coach tells of athletes' habits
AIKEN -- An Atlanta evangelist used comedy and tales of deadly consequences Monday in a schoolhouse challenge to Aiken teen-agers to ``take a stand against drugs and alcohol.''

Hodges orders evacuation

Thurmond returns to Senate duties
U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond banged his gavel and brought the Senate to order at noon Monday, two hours after being released from Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, where he spent the weekend.

Klan marches through Clover
CLOVER, S.C. -- A high school sophomore picked up applications for himself and friends as about two dozen Ku Klux Klan members rallied here.

County to refuse request
AIKEN -- No one actively involved in getting out the vote for the November video poker referendum should be allowed to work as a poll manager during the election, says James Hendrix, executive director of the South Carolina Election Commission.

Home front: Woman founded Augusta Christian Schools

Officers to receive new guns
AIKEN - In the coming weeks, Aiken Public Safety officers will be issued a more precise weapon -- .40-caliber Glocks strapped to their right hips.

Teen's violent death still haunts friends, neighbors

Hodges orders evacuation
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Gov. Jim Hodges ordered a mandatory evacuation of as many as 800,000 people in coastal areas today as Hurricane Floyd aimed for South Carolina's coast, just a week shy of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo's destructive run through the state.

This week in South Carolina

Coastal Georgians head inland
Coastal Georgia residents jammed roads heading inland today as they fled Hurricane Floyd, which continued to churn in the Atlantic and threatened to hit Georgia with 125-mph winds.

Klan marches through Clover

Evacuees head for Augusta

Poker ban gets push from GOP

Judge rules woman was insane

Judge rules woman was insane
An elderly Augusta woman whose gunshots damaged her neighbors' home and led to a nearly three-hour standoff with police in January was found innocent Monday by reason of insanity.

Land purchase approved
An Augusta Commission committee approved buying the final lot in the block adjacent to the historic Ezekiel Harris House on Broad Street with state grant money -- although they don't know what they will do with it, they said.

Chandler might play next Monday

Andersen tries to put missed kicks behind him

Sequel had big problems

Dolphins spoil Elway's big night

Patriots beat ailing Jets

Griese begins, and Marino keeps on going

Saints run past Panthers

Beuerlein says cartilage damage won't sideline him

Cowboys defeat Redskins in OT

Titans sqeek past Bengals

Falcons lose Vikings rematch

Andersen misses two attempts

Falcons notebook

Mrs. Lucille Norris
WARRENTON, Ga. -- Mrs. Lucille Norris, 83, of 130 Norwood Road, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, at McDuffie County Hospital.

Mr. Marvin Pearman
Mr. Marvin Charles Pearman, 82, of 3312 Crane Ferry Road, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at his residence.

Mr. James Grice
AIKEN -- Mr. James Raymond Grice, 75, of 1413 Audobon Drive, died Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at Mattie C. Hall Health Care Center.

Mrs. Cora Hinton
JASPER, Fla. -- Mrs. Cora Hinton, 92, died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999, at Trinity Community Hospital.

Miss Pearl Anderson
TIGNALL, Ga. -- Miss Pearl A. Anderson, 86, of 165 Pope St., died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at Wills Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Ida Hall
BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Mrs. Ida Mae Swint Hall, 76, of 550 Green Ave., died Saturday, Sept. 4, 1999, at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, New York.

Ms. Carrie Flowers
HEPHZIBAH -- Ms. Carrie Bell Flowers, 74, of 2669 Barclay St., died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1999, at Columbia-Augusta Medical Center.

Mr. Paul Smith Sr.
SPRINGFIELD, S.C. -- Mr. Paul N. Smith Sr., 81, of 115 Louisiana St., died Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Mr. George May III
LOUISVILLE, Ga. -- Mr. George May III, 63, of 3104 Grange Road, died at his residence.

Mr. James Brown
McCORMICK, S.C. -- Mr. James Warren Brown, 66, of 203 Windwood Point, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at his residence.

Mrs. Mary Allen
AIKEN -- Mrs. Mary M. ``Bitsy'' Allen, 75, of 102 Crepe Myrtle Court, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at Columbia Augusta Medical Center.

Mrs. Nell Bowden
Mrs. Nell Bowden, 79, of Augusta, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, at Kentwood Nursing Home.

Mrs. Mary Crider
NORTH AUGUSTA -- Mrs. Mary Keenan Crider, 69, of 308 Seminole Drive, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 1999, at Lee Memorial Hospital, Fort Meyers, Fla.

Mrs. LaWanna Eubanks
Mrs. LaWanna Gay Eubanks, 76, of 467 Lawrence Drive, Evans, died Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at University Hospital.

Mrs. Donna Baughman
WAGENER -- Mrs. Donna Jean Franklin Baughman, 46, of 2736 Old 96 Indian Trail, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Louis Sheppard
AVERA, Ga. -- Mr. Louis ``Buddy'' Sheppard, 74, of 1162 Hattaway Road, died Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at Jefferson County Hospital.

Mrs. Mary Clem
Mrs. Mary Rahn Clem, 77, of 403 N. Belair Road, Evans, died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999, at Columbia-Augusta Medical Center.

Mrs. Annie Rhodes
TENNILLE, Ga. -- Mrs. Annie L. Rhodes, 51, of 527 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., died Thursday, Sept. 9, 1999, at Washington County Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Lillie Stiefel
AIKEN -- Mrs. Lillie Mae Pope Stiefel died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, at the Pepper Hill Nursing Center.

Mrs. Katherine Tapley
Mrs. Katherine TapleyNORRISTOWN, Ga. -- Mrs. Katherine Hall Tapley, 73, died Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at Memorial Medical Center, Savannah.

Mrs. Ella Eady
ALLENDALE, S.C. -- Mrs. Ella Mae Hayward Eady, 61, of Route 1 Box 89 B-2, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1999, at her residence.

Mrs. Carrie Mims
AIKEN -- Mrs. Carrie Hall Mims, 78, of 1512A Hampton Ave. N.W., died Thursday, Sept. 9, 1999, at her residence.

Mr. William Banks Jr.
PLUM BRANCH, S.C. -- Mr. William Wilkes ``Bill'' Banks Jr., 79, of Box 198 Red Hill Road, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at his residence.

Mr. John Lord Jr.
Mr. John E. Lord Jr., 78, of 1931 Division St., died Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at St. Joseph Hospital.

Mrs. Ellen Nash
WASHINGTON, Ga. -- Mrs. Ellen H. Nash, 86, of 147 Hoffman Lane, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, at Wills Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Johnnie Towler
Mrs. Johnnie Mae Towler, 84, of Augusta, died Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at Columbia-Augusta Medical Center.

Mr. Paul Cumston
THOMSON -- Mr. Paul Edward Cumston, 65, of 447 Lakewood Drive, died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.

Mr. Hubert Brady Jr.
Mr. Hubert Leonard Brady Jr., 80, of Augusta, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Mr. Robert Burroughs Jr.
GRANITEVILLE -- Mr. Robert Benjamin Burroughs Jr., 70, of 38 Oakwood Drive, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, at his residence.

Mr. Earl Bowdry
BRONX, N.Y. -- Mr. Earl Bowdry, of 1590 Undercliff Ave., died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999.

Mr. Thomas Kneece
TRENTON, S.C. -- Mr. Thomas H. ``Tommy'' Kneece, of 3363 Highway 19, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Mr. Willie Mathis
Entered into rest Sunday, September 12, 1999, at Salem Nursing and Rehab Center. Mr. Willie Mathis of 2021 Scott Road. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Mrs. Berta McKinney
LINCOLNTON, Ga. -- Mrs. Berta Mae McKinney, 100, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, at Windermere Nursing Home, Augusta.

Mrs. Dorothy Gay
WAYNESBORO, Ga. -- Mrs. Dorothy Wood Gay, 83, of 115 Brentwood Lane, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, at Brentwood Terrace Health Center.

Rashawn Walker
Rashawn Dwayne Walker, infant son of LaTina Walker Roberts and Horace Roberts, of 2407 Crystal Court, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 1999, at University Hospital.

Mr. Robert Smith
NORTH AUGUSTA -- Mr. Robert Marion Smith, of 203 Springwood Court, died Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at University Hospital, Augusta.

Mr. Paul Cumston
THOMSON -- Mr. Paul Edward Cumston, 65, of 447 Lakewood Drive, died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Mr. Cluese Kitchens
TENNILLE, Ga. -- Mr. Cluese Wilson Kitchens, 83, of 313 Third Ave., died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, at Oconee Regional Medical Center.

Mr. James Tutt
THOMSON -- Mr. James Tutt, 77, of 2272 Sallywhite Road, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 1999, at Thomson Manor Nursing Home.

Mr. Jack Arthur
Mr. Jack Norman Arthur, 71, of Augusta, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999, at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center.

Mrs. Katherine Tapley

Miss Pearl Anderson

Mrs. Nell Bowden

Mrs. LaWanna Eubanks

Mrs. Mary Allen

Mr. Paul Cumston

Mrs. Lillie Stiefel

Mr. Earl Bowdry

Mr. Louis Sheppard

Mrs. Cora Hinton

Mr. Marvin Pearman

Mrs. Carrie Mims

Mr. James Tutt

Mrs. Johnnie Towler

Mr. Paul Smith Sr.

Mr. Jack Arthur

Mr. James Grice

Mr. John Lord Jr.

Mr. James Brown

Ms. Carrie Flowers

Mr. Robert Smith

Mr. Robert Burroughs Jr.

Rashawn Walker

Mrs. Ella Eady

Mrs. Lucille Norris

Mr. Paul Cumston

Mrs. Mary Crider

Mr. Thomas Kneece

Mr. Hubert Brady Jr.

Mr. William Banks Jr.

Mr. Willie Mathis

Mrs. Ellen Nash

Mr. George May III

Mrs. Donna Baughman

Elton John coup
It used to be that if you wanted a ticket to a major entertainment or sporting event, you could be sure to get a good seat by getting to the box office early and having the patience to wait in line for hours, even days, if necessary.

Slams canceled meeting at Glenn Hills
It's interesting that the Richmond County Board of Education has suddenly canceled its scheduled meeting which was to be held at Glenn Hills High School on Sept. 14. Helen Minchew, Augusta

Offers suggestion for grand jury
According to the Sept. 9 Chronicle, the grand jury subpoenaed all the Augusta commissioners to appear Sept. 14. For some reason the grand jury is unwilling to comment on the reason for the appearance. William R. Blount, Augusta

Hits Richmond's school uniform policy
I have three children in the Richmond County school system and this year's uniform policy has been quite a dilemma for us. Although my husband and I are for a stricter dress code we are completely against the uniform policy. I am a stay-at-home mom who sees my children off to school each morning and they are dressed conforming to the dress code -- and always have been. Darlene Oswald, Augusta

Cites progress toward King's 'dream'
I am writing in response to Ryan H. Beaty's Aug. 22 article titled "Notes `dream' admired but ignored.'' Felix Jackson, Augusta

Seeks action on 'dirty little secret'
I would like to thank The Chronicle for reporting the serious matter of the Central Savannah River Area's animal control problems, justly named ``Augusta's dirty little secret.'' Laurie Davis, North Augusta

Cut Indonesian aid!
In 1975 it was then-Secretary of State Henry Kissinger who convinced President Gerald Ford (who didn't even know Poland was occupied by the Soviet Army) that the U.S. should not only wink at the brutal Indonesian occupation of East Timor island, but even send arms to Indonesia's army to help in a systematic slaughter on the island. Since then, hundreds of thousands of islanders have been murdered by Indonesia's military.

Notes Moraetes' many contributions
Re Vernon Forrest's comments concerning the Augusta Boxing Club and its director, Tom Moraetes: Laura Luther, Augusta

Supports Cheek in south Augusta
I am pleased to learn of Andy Cheek's intention to run for the District 6 Augusta Commission seat. b>Samuel L. Corley, Augusta

Kill the 'Gore tax'
U.S. Rep. Billy Tauzin, R-La., who heads a key telecommunications subcommittee, is taking another stab at driving a stake into the heart of the notorious (and likely unconstitutional) ``Al Gore tax.''

Calls budget surplus `magic trick'
If you think that David Copperfield making an elephant disappear was a good magic trick, ``You ain't seen nuthin' yet.'' Congress can make a surplus disappear so fast that the American people won't even know we had one; if we ever get a surplus, that is. b>Richard Amundson, Augusta

Back greenbelt plan
Gov. Roy Barnes' `solace for the soul' plan, as he characterizes it, serves notice he wants a Peach State greenbelt to be part of his legacy.

Clinton's smelly loan
Where's David Bonior when you need him? The Democrat minority whip from Michigan accused then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., in the mid-'90s of being a crook for accepting and then giving back a multi-million dollar book advance.

Rookie Stewart makes breathrough

Sutton cruises in Canada

New commissioner eyes future

Treating heart attacks on golf courses

Agassi captures U.S. Open title

Overtime: Cally Gault to be inducted into SAC hall

Study may show how cocaine triggers heart attacks
CHICAGO -- Cocaine use can promote blood clotting, which may explain how the drug triggers heart attacks in its users, according to a new study.

Blowers craft glass for SRS
In the name of science, Curt Sexton and Gary Dobos practice one of the world's oldest arts. They spend their days at Savannah River Site's research and development lab, surrounded by examples of their work -- elaborate, delicate contraptions with tubes that twist in perfect spirals and pour spouts fashioned to prevent any spills.

Mars Climate Orbiter snaps first picture
PASADENA, Calif. -- The first picture snapped by a camera aboard the Mars Climate Orbiter shows the red planet from 2.8 million miles away looking like a tiny, out-of-focus piece of elbow macaroni.

Brazilian automakers going back to alcohol-run cars
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Brazilian car manufacturers, looking to boost slumping sales, are returning to the alcohol-fueled cars that used to dominate Brazil's highways.

NASA braces for Hurricane Floyd
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA's four space shuttles were at risk as the agency braced Monday for Hurricane Floyd, a storm powerful enough to wipe out its launch pads and hangars.

Asian-Pacific leaders confront Y2K issue
AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- Asian and Pacific heads of state began their first full session of meetings Sunday by tackling a profound philosophical question: when to celebrate the new millennium.

Company admits to selling missile technology
PHILADELPHIA -- A Pennsylvania company agreed Monday to plead guilty to illegally giving China technology that could help improve the accuracy of missiles.

Chinese AIDS sufferer battles bureaucracy, discrimination
BEIJING -- One of the last sounds Song Pengfei heard after doctors accidentally severed his artery was his blood cascading onto the operating room floor. One doctor, afraid the teen-age patient was dying, fled in panic.

Leg pain may indicate serious problem
WASHINGTON -- Do your lower legs hurt after you walk a few blocks? Are they sometimes numb, tingly or cold?

Dreamcast adventure game should be a hit
The action-adventure game Blue Stinger is an excellent introduction to Sega's Dreamcast console, an engrossing production that will keep you busy and entertained for many hours.

Web sites offer romances with inmates
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Robin Lunceford is looking for that special someone. Her personal ad on the Internet reads like a dream:

Your style

Teen travails

Teen travails
Xtreme can't be ``stuff for teens'' without teen-agers. It's like a sports section without athletes.

Adviceline: Lies won't help girlkeep her boyfriend
THIS WEEK'S PROBLEM: I lied to my boyfriend and told him I was pregnant, and now I don't know what to do. -- 16-year-old girl, Augusta

Adviceline: Lies won't help girlkeep her boyfriend

Teen board members ready for work
Introducing the 1999-2000 Xtreme Teen Board:

Your style
Brianna Smith, 16, a junior at Wardlaw Academy in Edgefield, S.C.

Teen board members ready for work

Asian-Pacific leaders confront Y2K issue

Leg pain may indicate serious problem

Blowers craft glass for SRS

Chinese AIDS sufferer battles bureaucracy, discrimination

Company admits to selling missile technology

Mars Climate Orbiter snaps first picture

NASA braces for Hurricane Floyd

Study may show how cocaine triggers heart attacks

Dreamcast adventure game should be a hit

Web sites offer romances with inmates