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Thursday, August 29, 2002
CONTINUING COVERAGE
Hours run down for baseball season
Baseball negotiators are working relentlessly today to avert a strike just hours before the deadline, leaving players, owners and fans across the country wondering whether the season would continue.

FROM TODAY’S TIMES
headline
An analysis of the computer foulup at the Pinellas clerk of courts shows two-thirds of the cases not filed were infractions. Story

College football 2002: Touchdown artists
Our annual pre-season look at the Florida Gators, Florida State Seminoles, Miami Hurricanes, South Florida Bulls and more. Click here for the special report.
Pro football challenge:
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Weather permitting, Skyway lanes close tonight
Both southbound lanes of the Sunshine Skyway are scheduled to be closed tonight for repair work, weather permitting. Story
[Times photo: Lara Cerri]
On way to hospital, car welcomes two: twin girls
Firefighters arrived in time to greet the second infant born at a gas station after a woman went into labor. All are doing well. Story

Human parts found at UF teacher's home
Authorities discover human heads, brains, spines and other body parts in jars at the home of a Gainesville neurologist. Story
WORLD&NATION
9-year-old in custody dispute abducted
PALM DESERT, Calif. -- Two gunmen forced their way into a home Wednesday, kidnapped a 9-year-old boy who was the subject of a bitter custody dispute, and attacked the boy's father, authorities said. Investigators were searching for the child's missing mother. Story
Six in the U.S. charged with backing al-Qaida
The government seeks to stem the flow of support to overseas terrorist organizations. Story
GOP senator wants explanation of Iraq plans
WASHINGTON -- Another senior Republican lawmaker voiced unease Wednesday about the rush toward war with Iraq and called for Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to defend the Bush administration's rationale for military action when Congress returns next week from its month-long recess. Story

OPINION and COLUMNS
Editorial: For a better judiciary
Letters: Let's save our sympathies for victims of terror
Mary Jo Melone: Luck leaves land baron poised for new prey
Tampa Uncuffed: Judge's absence likely permanent
John Romano: Bucs' shot at success is on the line

WORLD&NATION
  • 9-year-old in custody dispute abducted
  • Six killed at Alabama homestead
  • Six in the U.S. charged with backing al-Qaida
  • GOP senator wants explanation of Iraq plans

  • TAMPA BAY
  • End of the line
  • Shooting of driver prompts new rule
  • Nephew describes gator's damage
  • Skyway fix is on again; lanes will close tonight
  • 50,000 traffic convictions lost in glitch

  • BUSINESS
  • Jabil buys most of Philips unit
  • Web site names punished doctors
  • Florida wages fall short

  • SPORTS
  • Throw-to guys
  • Rays show some heart with rally
  • Talks to save season in last frame
  • Bulls WR set to put promise into play

  • STATE
  • Reno, McBride mine support on friendly turf
  • Human parts found at UF teacher's home

  • ARTS&ENTERTAINMENT
  • Side show
  • Star 95.7 eliminates morning show
  • In the news

  • PASCO
  • Police seek suspect in fatal hit-and-run
  • 2 Port Richey officers demoted, suspended

  • HERNANDO
  • Guard makes its move official
  • Candidate makes doorsteps his forum

  • CITRUS
  • Car crash kills teen, injures two others
  • West Nile virus infects horses, leads to stepped-up spraying

  • WEEKEND
    Are music’s angry young men getting their anger under control ???   As they get a little older, music's wrathful rappers are softening their voices. Is that niceness we hear in those lyrics? Story

    FLORIDIAN
    'This lady is my angel'
    [Times photo: Dirk Shadd]
    Sheila Bolden-Foy helps her patients through their fears and offers them hope. She cradles them and prays with them. And she helps them die. Story
    NEWS UPDATE
    Sykes expands into India
    Sykes Enterprises Inc. said today it has opened a call center in Bangalore, India.
    Other News Update headlines
    Body a suicide, police say
    Governor gives go-ahead to loosen DCF privacy restrictions
    Click here for the CQ update
    WEATHER
    Parched ground again soaks up high rain totals
    Bay area rain totals for January through August are about 11 inches ahead of the same period last year. And rain has been more likely to arrive early. Story
    TAMPA BAY
    Shooting of driver prompts new rule
    "Deputies shall not place themselves in harm's way by standing or moving in front of a vehicle," Sheriff Rice says. Story
    Nephew describes gator's damage
    Doctors work to restore a 69-year-old man's face after a gator tears part of it away during a Monday attack. Story
    SPORTS
    Rays show some heart with rally
    Down 5-1, Tampa Bay scores four in seventh and eighth, then three in 10th for 8-5 win over Angels. Story
    Throw-to guys
    Tight ends Ken Dilger and Marco Battaglia are thrilled to be in an offense that will use them as receivers. Story
    Talks to save season in last frame
    Is the baseball season down to its final nine innings today? Story
    Bulls WR set to put promise into play
    Once seemingly destined for stardom, Elgin Hicks determined to still get there. Story
    STATE
    Reno, McBride mine support on friendly turf
    The candidates toil in Broward County, a Democratic stronghold and a key to their hopes. Story
    BUSINESS
    Jabil buys most of Philips unit
    The deal also calls for Philips to buy about $4-billion in products from Jabil in the next four years. Story
    Web site names punished doctors
    Public Citizen's online databank offers information about physicians disciplined in the past decade. Story
    Florida wages fall short
    Though Florida led the nation in adding jobs last year, it trails in income growth. Story



     
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