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Friday, December 6, 2002
BREAKING NEWS
Treasury Sec. Paul O'Neill resigns
President Bush revamped his economic team today as Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill and economic adviser Larry Lindsey resigned at the request of the White House amid growing concern about the ailing economy. (more)
FROM TODAY’S TIMES
Firefighter resigns amid inquiry
firefighter
After 16 years with the Largo Fire Department, Lt. Brian McCrea quits rather than go through an investigation into remarks he is accused of making. Story
Schools' goof gives parents a shock
After frightening hundreds of parents with a mailing mix-up, the school district will send out a new batch of letters to reassure them. Story
mangrove
[Times photo: Bill Serne]
Stand of mangroves mowed down
The trees are reduced to a few inches during an effort to clean up a swath of land. Story

STATE
Capitol abuzz about Brogan
The lieutenant governor hasn't said he'll go for a university presidency. But he might. Then what? Story
WORLD&NATION
Protests take toll on U.S. oil source
A strike against President Hugo Chavez moves into Venezuela's vital oil industry. Story
22 die as storm freezes the East
A winter storm coats the Carolinas in ice, knocking out power to more than a million. It could be days before the lights -- and heat -- are back on. Story

OPINION and COLUMNS
Editorial: Right to vote was stolen
Editorial: Body-enhancing danger
Letters: In Kissinger, Bush gives the fox henhouse duty
Howard Troxler: Don't hurt the prepaid tuition plan, but reconsider Bright Futures
Ernest Hooper: Fans cheer video game; last call at the Porpoise
Robert Trigaux: BofA takes new approach, new attitude
Jan Glidewell: Education cutbacks dim future brightness

WORLD&NATION
  • Protests take toll on U.S. oil source
  • 22 die as storm freezes the East

  • TAMPA BAY
  • Stand of mangroves mowed down
  • Tampa city council expands historic Ybor lines
  • Mural to drape Tampa building
  • Schools' goof gives parents a shock
  • Vouchers for troubled Pinellas school cut off
  • TIA shop revenue climbs back up
  • Let the celebration begin
  • Developer bounced checks to backers

  • BUSINESS
  • Pinellas company to make plane part
  • Tampa Publix accused of bias
  • Florida Power, union forge new labor pact

  • SPORTS
  • Broken toe to sideline Andreychuk 4-6 weeks
  • A bad day ends well
  • Teamwork, Morris Harris led '92 Tigers
  • Enigmatic? Yes. But one thing is for sure, Michael Vick is good
  • Arledge dead of cancer at 71
  • Bulls scrap one out vs.Cornhuskers

  • STATE
  • Capitol abuzz about Brogan

  • ARTS&ENTERTAINMENT
  • Side show
  • A fine cast fills 'Blue Room'
  • Jan watch
  • In the news
  • WMNF lets show keep its Sunday slot

  • PASCO
  • Parade and stroll spread seasonal cheer in Dade City
  • Deerwood probe still looking
  • Numbers low, Elks decide to sell building

  • HERNANDO
  • Spring Hill's 'driving force' dies
  • Sex offender wants Web site photo removed
  • County pays veteran attorney $475,040
  • Street closed after workers slice into propane gas line

  • CITRUS
  • Wal-Mart settles on fourth site
  • Mike Hampton marks 3rd visit with children
  • Husband of slain woman freed
  • Big farms may face stricter scrutiny

  • FLORIDIAN
    photoPortraits in Black history:
    St. James and Mr. Monroe
    Herman Monroe spent years researching the history of Tampa's black Episcopal church. In doing so, he discovered some of his own heritage. Story

    CITY TIMES -- SOUTH TAMPA
    Rev. William McLean A healing spirit
    St. Mary's church members say the Rev. William McLean was the perfect choice to help their hurting church. Story

    Cookies: quest for the very best
    Click here for cookie recipes
    A selection of readers' favorite Christmas cookie recipes tested and tasted by the Times. Click for special Taste section.
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    NEWS UPDATE
    Temporary stay lifted, Bottoson execution reset for Monday
    Governor Jeb Bush gave Linroy Bottoson a temporary stay today nine hours before he was to die by lethal injection for the 1979 murder of an elderly woman. (more)
    Click here for the News Update
    Dead man found in Miami-area lake was passenger on plane that crashed into bank
    Two more state agency heads resign
    Eckerd College receives two gifts totaling $13-million
    Kong will be replaced by Mummy coaster
    Thurman lost despite doubled campaign spending
    Ferry service from Fort Myers to Key West begins
    Click here for the CQ update
    TAMPA BAY
    Tampa city council expands historic Ybor lines
    Tampa decides to enlarge the district, despite protests from businesses. Story
    Mural to drape Tampa building
    The artwork by artist Theo Wujcik will cover downtown's Franklin Exchange Building. Story
    Vouchers for troubled Pinellas school cut off
    The school will no longer receive money from the McKay Scholarship Program. Story
    TIA shop revenue climbs back up
    The airport still doesn't have as many passengers as it did before the terrorist attacks. But its stores and restaurants are doing nicely. Story
    SPORTS
    Broken toe to sideline Andreychuk 4-6 weeks
    TAMPA -- The Lightning is about to learn just how much of veteran Dave Andreychuk's teachings have been absorbed by its young players during the past year. Story
    A bad day ends well
    LIGHTNING 3, OILERS 2: Without Dave Andreychuk and Jassen Cullimore, Ruslan Fedotenko's goal caps a rally. Story
    Teamwork, Morris Harris led '92 Tigers
    I jumped into the debate with a sense of frustration mixed with confusion. The Times prep staff was naming the 10 best high school football players of all time and Morris Harris was not on the list. Story
    Enigmatic? Yes. But one thing is for sure, Michael Vick is good
    The young Atlanta quarterback has players scrambling to catch him, and define him. Story
    Arledge dead of cancer at 71
    TV pioneer created ABC's Wide World of Sports, Monday Night Football, Nightline." Story
    Bulls scrap one out vs.Cornhuskers
    USF 65, NEBRASKA 60: Guard Reggie Kohn and center Will McDonald each score 14 to improve to 4-0. Story
    Pro football challenge: Click here to play
    BUSINESS
    Pinellas company to make plane part
    AAR Composites will make a fire barrier for military refueling jets. Story
    Tampa Publix accused of bias
    Complaints against the Bayshore Boulevard store echo those in a class-action suit settled two years ago. Story
    Florida Power, union forge new labor pact
    The rank-and-file must vote on the tentative contract. Union leaders say it provides "good money and good benefits." Story



     
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