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Sunday, September 8, 2002
[Times photo: Cherie Diez]
Time stands still in Apt. 3N. Tape across the refrigerator warns, "Do not open." Fish has been in there for a year. Ditto for the clothes in the laundry basket. Stories

The Hurricanes overwhelm the Gators in a much-anticipated showdown. Story

Late power steers Bulls to win
USF 37, NIU 6: A sluggish first half gives way to a high-octane second in all phases. Story
[Times photo: Kevin White]
He may have little flash and mobility, but the Bucs' Brad Johnson proves time and again that he's the best QB. Story
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Anticipation is brewing for unpredictable Bucs
Sapp's goals, Gruden's thoughts? You pick 'em
Chucky's Chalk Talk vs. the Saints

Bucs vs. Saints: 4:15 p.m., Raymond James Stadium, Tampa. TV/radio: Ch. 13; WQYK-AM 1010. FM 99.5

Florida's Democrats are energized by their close primary campaign for governor and are likely to head into the November election unified. Story

Iraq steps up A-bomb race, officials say
Saddam Hussein is trying to buy parts for use in machines that could make highly enriched uranium, the key component in nuclear weapons. Story

Editorial: Elections do matter
Letters: Portrayal of older adults was insulting
Mary Jo Melone: A kind-of connection to a sort-of, almost idol
Robert Trigaux: Business still holding its breath
Helen Huntley: On money
Jan Glidewell: Answers are ready; I packed them myself
Martin Dyckman: The eagerness to take out Hussein
Bill Maxwell: Should we expect outsiders to be patriotic?
Philip Gailey: Suspense and drama over in governor's race
Robyn E. Blumner: Opportunists discover America's birthright citizenship
Hubert Mizell: Spurrier's struggles should be short-lived
Gary Shelton: A Heisman primary yields no early leader
John Romano: Anticipation is brewing for unpredictable Bucs

  • In the news
  • Calendar
  • Shaking the chill of the attacks
  • Side show

  • Bed Bath & Beyond may replace Willow Bend Publix
  • GOP House candidates vie for attention of voters
  • Mighty pen provokes a reaction

  • Myriad of Sept. 11 tributes planned
  • Parties predict hearty turnout

  • Security wakeup call brings changes
  • In School Board race, a fresh face and an old hand square off
  • Jim Ross is named Citrus Times editor

    Keeping us rolling
    [Times files: John Pendygraft]
    One year after the nation turned to a grieving widow to be its pillar of strength, Lisa Beamer still offers her simple suburban life as a touchstone for normalcy. Whether we need her or not. Story

    photo   Though stark and forbidding, or because of that, the Galapagos Islands provide a nursery for enigmatic creatures spotted nowhere else in the world. Story

    [Photo: Jeff Greenberg]

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    Bucs lose opener in bizarre overtime ending
    Rookie linebacker James Allen intercepted an improbable desperation pass by Bucs punter Tom Tupa in the end zone with 2:50 left in overtime, giving the New Orleans Saints a 26-20 victory today at Raymond James Stadium.

    School intent forms on the way
    It's still not perfect. It's still going to confuse parents. But at least it's done. Story
    Firefighters tap newfound sex appeal
    They pose for a "Hottest Heroes" calendar that raises money for the Widows and Children's Fund. Story
    Serena wins 3rd straight in sister slam
    Venus Williams struggles with her serve, and her younger sister extends her streak of major titles. Story
    As security increases, fervor fades
    Searches and restrictions become common as the patriotic zeal that enveloped sports wanes. Story
    Pro football challenge: Click here to play
    The drama in Sarasota
    A day promoting the president's education policy suddenly becomes a historical turning point. Story
    Jurors: Boys didn't swing bat
    PENSACOLA -- The jury that convicted two teenagers in the death of their father believed that neither boy swung the aluminum baseball bat that killed him, the jury forewoman said. Story
    Jostling for top lawyer spills onto TV screen
    Of the seven candidates for state attorney general, four try to bob above the rest with ads. Story
    New DCF chief was in the works before resignation
    Records released Friday show that, even as Gov. Bush backed Kathleen Kearney, his staff was discussing Jerry Regier's coming to Florida. Story
    Rising risks
    A widely felt effect of the terrorist attacks is steep insurance rate increases, especially for trophy properties. Story

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