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November 26, 2002

Editorial: Reform the Baker Act
Changing the law under which mentally ill people are involuntarily hospitalized to allow court-ordered treatment could have a dramatic impact.

Editorial: The bond between man and dog
Recent research into dog ancestry offers some interesting insights into man's best friend. Dogs may have their own Eve -- a female, domesticated wolf that was the progenitor of all of today's dogs. Dogs in the New World did not originate here but were probably brought over by the earliest settlers using the land bridge across the Bering Strait before the last Ice Age.

Letters: Let's hear Arabs raise their voices against terrorism
Re: Arab students face hardships post-9/11, by Bill Maxwell, Nov. 20.


Columns today
Ernest Hooper: Arteries, obsessions, quitting time and recipes
Friends familiar with the acerbic wit of Tampa Tribune columnist Dan Ruth can't help but give him a dose of his own medicine as he recovers from triple bypass surgery this week.

Jan Glidewell: Crown Hotel deserves a future born of its past
The Crown Hotel in Inverness might be on its way back to at least some of its former glory, and nobody is happier than I.

John Romano: Parity stains UF-FSU rivalry
So this is what parity looks like.


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