Review the Times' day-by-day coverage of the 2002 Florida Legislature
September 25, 2002
392-pound gator bites off man's forearm in Alachua
The botanical gardens director was clearing algae when the alligator struck. His arm couldn't be saved.
Change chips away disclosure
Now parties don't have to report contributions until Nov. 1. Voters probably won't see the numbers until after the election.
PBS affiliate will air debate
WEDU-TV steps in after a CBS affiliate opts for network programming over a Bush-McBride debate.
Cabinet takes session on the road
State business, with its attendant ceremonial trappings, comes to St. Petersburg for a day.
Starved in Pennsylvania, teen is bused to Florida
HAZLETON, Pa. -- An 18-year-old youth was starved and abused by his mother and stepfather, then sent on a bus to seek his father in Florida, where the 62-pound teenager was hospitalized in critical condition, authorities said.
Officials launch attack on poverty in Miami
MIAMI -- A campaign that would include passage of a living wage ordinance to help struggling residents of the poorest large city in the United States is under way, officials said Tuesday.
Police arrest man, call him top suspect in slayings of five
LAKE WORTH -- The primary suspect in the slayings of five family members was arrested Tuesday in Orlando, police said.
Ad takes new tack to boost McBride
The Democratic candidate for governor seeks to inspire voters with his successes and his vision for the future.
Elections chief's role in Broward diminished
After problems Sept. 10 at polls in her county, Miriam Oliphant transfers duties to an office administrator.
From AP's Florida news wire
Hurricane Jeanne appears on track to hit Florida's east coast
Rumor mill working overtime after Florida hurricanes
Developments associated with Hurricanes Ivan and Jeanne
Four killed in Panhandle plane crash were on Ivan charity mission
Hurricane Frances caused estimated $4.4 billion in insured damage
Disabled want more handicapped-accessible voting machines
USF forces administrators to resign over test score changes
Man's death at Universal Studios ruled accidental
State child welfare workers in Miami fail to do background checks
Hurricane Jeanne heads toward southeast U.S. coast
Hurricane Jeanne spurs more anxiety for storm-weary Floridians
Mistrial declared in case where teen was target of racial "joke"
Panhandle utility wants sewer plant moved to higher ground
State employee arrested on theft, bribery charges
Homestead house fire kills four children, one adult
Pierson leader tries to cut off relief to local fern cutters
Florida's high court rules Terri's law unconstitutional
Jacksonville students punished for putting stripper pole in dorm
FEMA handling nearly 600,000 applications for help
Man who killed wife, niece, self also killed mother in 1971
Producer sues city over lead ball fired by Miami police
Tourism suffers across Florida after pummeling by hurricanes
Key dates in the life of Terri Schiavo
An excerpt from the unanimous ruling in the Schiavo case
Four confirmed dead after small plane crash in Panhandle
Correction: Disney-Cruise Line story
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