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Sunday, June 2, 2002
The CEO and his church
Months of interviews and thousands of pages of court papers show the effect that influential Church of Scientology members had on Digital Lightwave, a Clearwater company that was a darling of the dot-com boom. Story


[Times photo: Bill Serne]
Millionaires. Lots of them, the census shows. They're rapidly transforming the fishing village of Bonita Springs into a playground of the rich. Story


[Times photo: Cherie Diez]
Harris could have the last laugh
The butt of many a joke, Katherine Harris appears poised to have the last laugh by winning a U.S. House seat. Story

Our annual report rates the 50 most successful public companies in the Tampa Bay area. Who's shaping our economy and why. Special Report

WORLD&NATION
Bush: 'We must take the battle to the enemy'
WEST POINT, N.Y. -- President Bush told nearly 1,000 graduates at the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the Cold War doctrines of containment and deterrence are irrelevant in a world where the only strategy for defeating America's new enemies is to strike them first. Story
Musharraf implies restraint; U.N. sends families home
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan's president, stopping short of matching India's pledge not to use nuclear weapons first, said Saturday "any sane individual" would not allow tensions between the two nations to escalate into a nuclear war. Story
Israeli troops continue search through West Bank
NABLUS, West Bank -- Israeli troops searched house-to-house Saturday as tanks patrolled deserted streets in four Palestinian cities and towns in a sweep of the West Bank that has rounded up dozens of suspected militants over the past two days. Story

OPINION and COLUMNS
Adam C. Smith: President always nearby to help out his brother
Deborah Hardin Wagner: Our children need a real SEX education
Editorial: Reforming the FBI
Editorial: A fowl plot
Letters: Sound off about drug profiteering
Helen Huntley: On money
Jan Glidewell: Giving away your privacy is not such a great idea
Bill Maxwell: Gay survivors of the Sept. 11 tragedy deserve death benefits
Martin Dyckman: What Florida's best governor would think of education
Philip Gailey: The attorney general can't seem to connect the dots
Robyn E. Blumner: Was it bad politics or bad supervision of the antiwar teacher?
Hubert Mizell: Tyson-Lennox bout a distasteful, money-driven spectacle
Gary Shelton: Who should be out of the Hall of Fame?
Ernest Hooper: Farewell, team player; smash-mouth music

WORLD&NATION
  • Bush: 'We must take the battle to the enemy'
  • 'Lamb of God' brings consolation, controversy
  • Applicants for federal 9/11 fund so far: just 10 families
  • Singing Bono's praises

  • TAMPA BAY
  • The CEO and his church
  • Livin' large
  • City still looking longingly at airport

  • SPORTS
  • Rays need to rely on the draft
  • Going zero-for-Zito
  • World Cup initiative goes slowly for U.S.
  • Kings set to encounter Game 7 against vets

  • STATE
  • Harris could have the last laugh
  • Inmate tells of tribal deals
  • Governor vows to reform DCF

  • ARTS&ENTERTAINMENT
  • SIDE SHOW
  • Broadway ends box-office record streak

  • PASCO
  • Census: One in 10 children are disabled
  • Basic training, fundamental life lessons

  • HERNANDO
  • New board pumps life into ailing fair
  • County braces for hurricane season

  • CITRUS
  • Churches mirror county's growth
  • School Board weighs pay of administrators

  • FLORIDIAN
    In the grip of a demon   What happens to young men who are sexually abused? At a unique Veterans Affairs program, victims share their stories in hopes of patching together their fractured lives. Story

    [Times art: Rossie Newson]


    TRAVEL
    Leafing through lessons
    [Times art: Teresanne Cossetta]
      Once symbolic of the romance of exotic locales, a tree growing in downtown Nairobi is losing its role as a travelers' landmark. Story.
      

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    TAMPA BAY
    City still looking longingly at airport
    The FAA disagrees, but St. Petersburg officials still want to turn Albert Whitted into a tax dollar generating neighborhood. Story
    SPORTS
    Rays need to rely on the draft
    Finances have forced Tampa Bay into hoping its picks will be all-stars. Story
    Going zero-for-Zito
    A'S 8, RAYS 3: Tampa Bay (0-4) never has beaten Oakland's young starter, Barry Zito. Story
    World Cup initiative goes slowly for U.S.
    MLS has helped, but it will take longer than 12 years to win a title. Story
    Kings set to encounter Game 7 against vets
    It's the Lakers' guile vs. Sacramento's team play and raucous fans. Story
    STATE
    Just doing her job, she exposes scandal
    As the search for Rilya Wilson continues, a 21-year DCF veteran tells how she discovered the child was missing. Story
    Governor vows to reform DCF
    He backs some ideas proposed by the panel he formed in light of the Rilya Wilson case, but rejects its call for a special session. Story
    Inmate tells of tribal deals
    The former pilot for the Seminoles' ousted chief says he gave cash from aircraft sales to James E. Billie. Story
    BUSINESS
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