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Review the Times' day-by-day coverage of the 2002 Florida Legislature

November 26, 2002

Money lacking for rape centers
Other states fund such centers, but Florida relies mostly on scarce federal money. Advocates are pushing for help.

Community eases rule against motorcycling
JACKSONVILLE -- Bill Francisco has to push his 483-pound Harley-Davidson a half-mile before firing up the motorcycle's engine.

Flying enemies unleashed on fire ants
A venture between Florida and U.S. scientists deploys flies that inject the ants with eggs that become killer larvae.

Around the state
Jewfish Creek offensive, says renaming petition

Masked man tells bankers about identity theft
A convict in disguise spoke during a conference about how his organization stole $15-million to $20-million in jewelry, cars, houses and TVs.

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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