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Sunday, August 18, 2002
After the storm: Hurricane Andrew 10 years later
[NOAA satellite image, 1992]
This series looks at how Florida has changed since Hurricane Andrew destroyed homes, nearly wiped out the insurance industry and changed the way we build.
Part one of a four day series


Defining the issues
Often on common ground, the Democratic candidates for governor - Daryl Jones, Bill McBride and Janet Reno -- diverge on taxes, guns. Story
Jones is a campaign trailblazer


Leaving aside the question of whether the United States will invade Iraq, the military must determine how. Reports suggest a targeted attack, one that will bomb military sites and march troops directly into Baghdad. Story, in Perspective.
Graphic: Target Hussein

art Two for 1
With 650 wins and four national titles, FSU's Bobby Bowden and Penn State's Joe Paterno will enter coaching immortality side by side. But who will be on top? Story
art

Shower is top suspect in illness
Go to your bathroom and unscrew the shower head, says Dr. David Ashkin, who is about to impart a most unwelcome piece of information. Story

WORLD&NATION
Bush will seek more tax cuts, aides say
CRAWFORD, Texas -- New tax breaks will be a marquee part of the economic package President Bush is developing for unveiling this fall, his aides said Saturday. Story
Russia, Iraq plan $40-billion deal
MOSCOW -- Iraq and Russia are close to signing a $40-billion economic cooperation plan, Iraq's ambassador said Saturday, a deal that could put Moscow at odds with the United States as it considers a military attack against Baghdad. Story
Cameras recording rebuilding of WTC
Since late May, three 35mm movie cameras have been trained on ground zero from atop nearby buildings, each programmed to take a picture of the vast site every five minutes, night and day. By Sept. 11, they will be joined by three other cameras rigged to do the same. Story

OPINION and COLUMNS
Editorial: Times Recommends: For attorney general
Letters: A glimpse beyond the media bias
Ron Brackett: How to paint a bullseye on Iraq
Margo Hammond: A visit to Steinbeck country
Times staff writer: Target Hussein
Robyn Blumner: Sen. Feingold on campaign to hold Ashcroft to constitutional standards
Adam Smith: McBride's giving Reno a run until the end
Philip Gailey: Can't take the politics out of elections, even for judges
Martin Dyckman: Window for universal health care wasted
Hubert Mizell: Receivers run pattern of conceit, stupidity
John Romano: New season, new questions about how to ride A-Train
Mary Jo Melone: In the face of depression, a Ray's search for healing
Robert Trigaux: Corporate circus

WORLD&NATION
  • Bush will seek more tax cuts, aides say
  • Russia, Iraq plan $40-billion deal

  • TAMPA BAY
  • 5 men face charges of cruelty to animals

  • BUSINESS
  • Giant bank wants to cozy up to small businesses
  • Corporate circus
  • Giant bank wants to cozy up to small businesses

  • SPORTS
  • Deja vu: Rays 1 out away, so far away
  • Superb round comes Justin time
  • Two for 1

  • STATE
  • Gubernatorial campaign a trail blazer
  • Insurance customers still paying the price
  • Storm's howl fills the ears of survivors
  • State tests I-4 evacuation plan
  • Shower is top suspect in illness
  • Defining the issues

  • ARTS&ENTERTAINMENT
  • Van Wezel Hall's lineup heavy on nostalgia, variety
  • In the news
  • Calendar
  • 'Greek Wedding' gets a warm reception
  • Side show

  • PASCO
  • Hordes of buyers opt for the new waterfront
  • Enrollment for extra classes drops sharply

  • HERNANDO
  • Sullivan foes: boaters with memories
  • Dredge fee rises as county worries

  • CITRUS
  • For love of the game
  • Nursing home industry is a force in race

  • FLORIDIAN
    Kiss of the swamp angel   Mosquitoes are determined to skewer Roy Wood. But he survives by knowing his enemy. Story

    TRAVEL
    A diner perfect for a gourmet gathering

    Looks -- and nostalgia -- can be deceiving at O'Rourke's. Once a typical hash-slung diner, it has become a mix of the expected and the experimental. Story



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    TAMPA BAY
    5 men face charges of cruelty to animals
    TAMPA -- Five men were arrested early Saturday morning after they allegedly slashed a goat's throat and cut the heads off birds during what authorities think was a religious ceremony. Story

    SPORTS
    Deja vu: Rays 1 out away, so far away
    ROYALS 7, RAYS 3 (12): For second night Esteban Yan gives up HR in ninth. This time he loses closer job. Story
    Superb round comes Justin time
    Justin Leonard masters wintry conditions to set up a terrific chance at his 2nd major title. Story
    STATE
    Gubernatorial campaign a trail blazer
    The state senator has broken down many barriers, but his plans for change look unlikely to make him Florida's first black governor. Story
    State tests I-4 evacuation plan
    In six hours, authorities can turn Interstate 4 into a one-way route. The plan works in practice, but some say it's impractical in a storm. Story
    BUSINESS
    Giant bank wants to cozy up to small businesses
    Dana Drago has to have one of the toughest assignments in the corporate banking world. Story



     
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