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November 19, 2002

Byrd takes gavel as speaker
The Plant City Republican positions himself against new taxes and for more freedom and "family empowerment."

Around the state
Bush panel to ponder further election reforms

Class size cost could revive gambling option
Gov. Bush says he would not rule out allowing video lottery terminals in parimutuel facilities.

Authorities: Man linked to terror
In a bond hearing, businessman Jesse Maali is accused of providing support to terrorist groups.

Motive for baseball bat killings a mystery
MIAMI -- A 17-year-old boy beat a cousin and a teenage girl to death with a baseball bat, apparently for no reason, police said Monday.

Charlie Crist appoints transition team
TALLAHASSEE -- Attorney General-elect Charlie Crist has appointed a transition team that includes Pasco-Pinellas State Attorney Bernie McCabe and former U.S. Attorney Roberto Martinez of Miami.

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