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Sunday, January 5, 2003
Pay up or leave
The 182 owners in East Lake made the same mistake: they bought at what turned out to be a woefully constructed development. Now they -- not the builder -- have to come up with millions to fix things. It's killing them. Story

Sledding in the sunshine
As neighbors stare, Deitra Morris trains her sled dogs in balmy Florida and dreams of making Iditarod history. Story
Teen's suicidal crash still haunts
[Times photo: Scott Keeler]
The blessing of the boats is revived to join the procession, liturgy and dive. Story

Surprised Bucs start new plan
Packer loss means Giants-49ers winner visits RJS next weekend. Story
FALCONS 27, PACKERS 7: Atlanta shatters the Lambeau mystique and Green Bay. Story JETS 41, COLTS 0: "I'm disappointed for the guys," the ex-Bucs coach says of the Colts. Story

For 20 years, he's healed Peru's poor
Dr. Tony Lazzara, a Tampa native, now wonders who can take over his clinic in the Andes when he has to leave. Story
Inspectors set up new office in northern Iraq
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- U.N. weapons inspectors began setting up a new office Saturday in the northern city of Mosul to broaden the range of their searches. Iraq's government declared that U.S. funding and military training for Iraqi opposition groups violate international law and Iraqi sovereignty. Story

Editorial: Clouded justice
Editorial: Rebuilding in Afghanistan
Letters: A puzzling diatribe against free speech
Helen Huntley: Four essential guidelines for investing wisely
Martin Dyckman: Disabled students can't work within demands of FCAT
Robyn Blumner: Retailers, it's really none of your business so back off
Jan Glidewell: An update from media conspiracy's Florida HQ
Hubert Mizell: Overpaid ... underworked?

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  • Witness to wealth of war history dies
  • Attention turns to mobile homes

  • Hernando Oaks nears a milestone
  • Teen mentors to target sex
  • First the party, then the pain

  • Shoppers discover crafts of all kinds
  • Proposed center divides Sugarmill
  • Legislators leap into fray over utility sale

    photoEverything but a gun
    Just two days after the invasion of Africa, the Rangitiki arrived at Mers-el-Kebir in Algeria. Down the gangplank to a long concrete quay went Ernie, lugging a barracks bag, bedroll, gas mask, helmet, canteen and typewriter. Story

    Hawaiian Insights
    Think you know Hawaii? Chances are, unless you were born there, you indeed only think you do. Story

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    Area residents brace for cold weather's visit
    Like a lot of Floridians, Mary Smith doesn't have many coats in her closet. Story
    Teachers do not vote in one bloc
    Most teachers go to the polls, but many don't support the state teachers union's positions, an analysis shows. Story
    Gleaners waste not so others want not
    Volunteers scour fields and give bushels of produce to the needy. Story
    Lightning comes up short against Blues
    BLUES 5, LIGHTNING 1: Two short-handed goals during the same power play leave Tampa Bay second in the Southeast. Story
    Grossman will leave Florida to enter draft
    Gators quarterback decides to skip his senior season and move on to the NFL. Story
    Pro football challenge: Click here to play
    Bruised state Democrats select Maddox as chief
    The state party sees Scott Maddox's vision and his youth as the key to picking up the pieces after a poor performance in November. Story
    Tampa woman injured in wreck dies in hospital
    A young woman involved in a rollover crash where Sen. Bill Frist stopped to treat the victims died after she was removed from life support, a hospital spokeswoman said Saturday. Story
    Focus on the future
    As investors search for a glimmer of hope, experts see reasons for optimism about the stock market in 2003. Story
    Airlines tighten up on frequent flier perks
    Flying on a bargain fare? Your miles may not be worth as much. But for some customers the perks get plusher. Story

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