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November 23, 2002

Editorial: No new gambling
Instead of adding new gambling, Florida should find better ways to generate tax money and reinforce laws over the gambling that's currently unregulated.

Editorial: Cope's bully tactics
Three months after a state hearing panel gave him a break and recommended only a reprimand for his tawdry behavior at a California judicial conference, Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judge Charles Cope just won't let up. He wants money and vindication, and his bully tactics are getting old. Is the state Supreme Court, which must ultimately decide how to deal with Cope, watching?

Letters: Leaders should experience crisis in health care
Re: Report to Bush: Try solutions for health care "crisis," Nov. 20.


Columns today
Sandra Thompson: Media view of Ybor City just a bit bizarre
It's always fun to see how we're doing in the national media. Last Sunday we made it into the Sophisticated Traveler section of the New York Times, not as the big sluggish entity called Tampa Bay or even the city of Tampa but, and I quote, "Ybor City, Tampa's Latin Quarter."

Steve Bousquet: For better legislators, just add state history lesson
The 30 newly elected members of the state House spent two days in boot camp this week, at seminars ranging from workplace harassment to press relations.


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