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Wednesday, September 11, 2002
Election 2002: The Primaries
Reno may challenge Florida results
Florida's first major election since the 2000 debacle was marred by mechanical glitches that frustrated voters and prompted Janet Reno to consider challenging results that showed her trailing in the race for the Democratic governor nomination. Story
LATEST TALLY FROM AP
 Governor (D)
6717 of 6717 precincts reporting
Bill McBride 601,008   44.5%
Janet Reno 592,812   43.9%
Daryl L. Jones 156,358   11.6%

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FROM TODAY’S TIMES
09-11-01: One Year Later
Remembrance and renewal
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Special report
Those who died in the attacks
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9/11 photo gallery
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Another Florida election in doubt
TAMPA -- Bill McBride, a Tampa lawyer virtually unknown by most Floridians just six months ago, clung to a healthy but uncertain lead for the Democratic nomination for governor early today, hoping for a historic upset over Janet Reno that would pit him against Republican Gov. Jeb Bush in November. Story
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Bill McBride.
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Janet Reno.

Two years later, system still broken
Florida's rebuilt election system collapsed Tuesday in South Florida, tainting a close Democratic primary for governor and reviving images of the state that can't vote straight. Story
Crist wins GOP race for attorney general
TALLAHASSEE -- Republican Charlie Crist easily won his party's attorney general primary Tuesday, but Democrats Buddy Dyer and Scott Maddox were in a dead heat in their party's primary three hours after the polls had closed. Story
Bungling the first big test
A county-by-county accounting
RACES OF INTEREST
 Governor (D)
6717 of 6717 precincts reporting
Bill McBride 601,008   44.5%
Janet Reno 592,812   43.9%
Daryl L. Jones 156,358   11.6%
 Attorney General (D)
6717 of 6717 precincts reporting
Buddy Dyer 455,822   37.2%
Scott Maddox 427,686   34.9%
George Sheldon 271,226   22.1%
Walt Dartland 71,444   5.8%
 Attorney General (R)
6717 of 6717 precincts reporting
Charlie Crist 483,655   50.1%
Tom Warner 256,331   26.6%
Locke Burt 224,906   23.3%
 Agricultural Comm. (D)
6717 of 6717 precincts reporting
David Nelson 542,243   44.6%
Mary L. Barley 428,130   35.2%
'Dr. Andy' Michaud 246,375   20.2%
 U.S. House District 13 (R)
322 of 322 precincts reporting
Katherine Harris 47,761   68.3%
John C. Hill 22,144   31.7%

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WORLD&NATION
Bush challenge to U.N.: Deal with Baghdad now
There is already plenty of evidence of Iraq violating arms agreements, the president plans to tell the General Assembly. Story
U.S. raises terror alert level
Reports of threats to U.S. sites overseas prompt an increase in vigilance at home. The alert is upgraded from yellow to orange. Story

OPINION and COLUMNS
Letters: Some simple resolutions to honor Sept. 11
Editorial: Remembrance and renewal
Adam C. Smith: Bush ready to take on either Democrat in November
Robert Trigaux: Record foreclosures raise questions
Bill Maxwell: How Sept. 11, 2001, transformed my life
Gary Shelton: Back in the game

WORLD&NATION
  • Bush challenge to U.N.: Deal with Baghdad now
  • U.S. raises terror alert level

  • TAMPA BAY
  • Myriad rescue agencies trust their link won't fail

  • BUSINESS
  • Back yard command center?
  • US Airways pressures mechanics
  • Tropicana has setback on patent
  • State sued in viatical scam

  • SPORTS
  • Directive unites foes in anger
  • Naming-rights deal may boost payroll
  • FSU endchanged by faith and fate

  • STATE
  • Police: Cocaine found in Noelle Bush's shoe
  • Crist wins GOP race for attorney general
  • Bungling the first big test
  • Two years later, system still broken
  • Another Florida election in doubt

  • ARTS&ENTERTAINMENT
  • New therapy helps Reeve move, feel
  • In the news
  • Calendar

  • PASCO
  • Memories of a vanished son
  • Fighting Murphy's Law

  • HERNANDO
  • Memories of terror that remain fresh
  • Time heals mistrust of Muslims
  • Duty motivates them, voters say

  • CITRUS
  • Citrus redux: a smooth election day
  • Only one day; so many lives touched

  • TASTE
    photo   Crab cakes are great, but the meat can be expensive. So experiment with tradition by mixing cheaper seafood. Even use bread crumbs for more taste and value. Story

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    NEWS UPDATE
    Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas dead at 69
    Johnny Unitas, the Hall of Fame quarterback who broke nearly every NFL passing record and won three championships with the Baltimore Colts in an 18-year career, died today of a heart attack.
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    FBI calls search of Boca anthrax building successful
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    TAMPA BAY
    Myriad rescue agencies trust their link won't fail
    After the first tower at the World Trade Center collapsed, police helicopter pilots keyed their radios and told everyone near the remaining tower to evacuate. Story
    SPORTS
    Directive unites foes in anger
    RED SOX 12, RAYS 1: History of plunkings prompts an MLB warning, which both teams say is unwarranted. Story
    Naming-rights deal may boost payroll
    Lightning president says most of money will go to improve team. Story
    FSU end changed by faith and fate
    Eric Powell turns around anger, academic issues after getting shot. Story
    Pro football challenge: Click here to play

    BUSINESS
    Back yard command center?
    The St. Petersburg facility is a secret testing ground for the development of a mobile military operations center. Story
    US Airways pressures mechanics
    The carrier says it could be pushed into insolvency if mechanics don't go along with wage and benefit concessions. Story
    State sued in viatical scam
    Investors say Florida insurance officials failed to crack down on the fraud. Story



     
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