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January 31, 2002
Transsexual father tells his side
[Times photo: Fred Victorin]
From the stand, Michael Kantaras describes his devotion to his children and the sometimes painful scenes from his disintegrating marriage.
Howard Troxler
One battle where truth is trumped by politics
TALLAHASSEE -- Suppose that somebody is saying something that you think is untrue. Not only do they say it, but they publish it. Not only do they publish it, but they put a bunch of commercials on television.

Mary Jo Melone
As they tinker, lives are affected
Cindy Miller appeared at Wednesday's meeting of the Hillsborough County Commission in the white jacket that signifies she is a social worker at a county health clinic near the University of South Florida.

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County finds funds for indigent care
Hillsborough's model program to provide health care for the poor survives as County Commission provides a bailout.

South Pinellas headlines
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  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Dunedin's voters key in on finances, Jays, gifts
  • A wedding date that's hard to forget
  • Jail inmates will get swamp duty
  • Frugality leads to windfalls of warmth
  • Taxi driver is charged in slaying attempt
  • Schoolchildren's flag on fence torched
  • Noted author shares trade secrets
  • Oldsmar apartments face new threat
  • Let commission set height rules
  • Other kids testify during abuse trial
  • Cemetery suspect found hanged
  • Kaye outlasts competition in tight races

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Schools director abruptly resigns
  • This baby refused to wait for a ride
  • Panel tries to keep files secret
  • Candidate downplays driving record
  • Man sentenced to 20 years for cutting his wife
  • Family flees after flaming bottle flies into window
  • It's tears in the beers time as fabled Chatterbox falls
  • Car thief also drives off with donations for student auction

  • News of Florida
  • Tax reform critics see signs of vengeance and 'politics'
  • Controversy and converts
  • Ticketmaster sets up camp
  • In tax plan, some see hope, some see doom
  • Reno collapses during speech
  • President takes his message to Florida
  • Hundreds offer Bushes their advice and support
  • School report delayed for analysis
  • Bush announces grants for school mentoring
  • Legislative briefs
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