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June 20, 2002

NAACP: State bias harms black students
The civil rights group intends to complain to federal authorities about alleged discrimination and campaign for a smaller class-size referendum.

Prisons set to buy sporting goods
State law now apparently allows prisons to purchase recreation equipment for inmates. Some officials cry foul.

GOP challenger tries again, in anger
Disdain for insurance cutbacks fuels Cary Burns' rematch with the incumbent.

Two employees resign over files
TAMPA -- Two longtime employees at the state's child welfare agency have resigned after learning they would be fired for arranging an auction where confidential files were accidentally sold.

Panel wants wider scope to review all child deaths
TAMPA -- A little-known state panel that reviews investigations into child abuse deaths wants to expand its scope to include all deaths of children in Florida.


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