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January 5, 2003

Editorial: Clouded justice
The state Supreme Court justice selected last week by Gov. Jeb Bush comes with a blemished record and a questionable attitude about the role of the judiciary.

Editorial: Rebuilding in Afghanistan
The focus of the U.S. war against terrorism has moved well beyond Afghanistan, but our work in Afghanistan has not ended. For practical as well as moral reasons, our government should continue to take the lead in the long-term process of building a stable society from the rubble left behind by the Taliban and al-Qaida.

Letters: A puzzling diatribe against free speech
Re: The limits of faculty freedom, Dec. 29.

Martin Dyckman: Disabled students can't work within demands of FCAT
TALLAHASSEE -- The toughest problem for any governor is often neither the budget nor the Legislature, but making the bureaucracy do what he wants done.

Robyn Blumner: Retailers, it's really none of your business so back off
For retailers who are looking for some insights to take out of the recent abysmal Christmas shopping season, here is a hint from someone who is growing increasingly impatient with the faux familiarity of the shopping experience. There is one thing I want more than anything these days from sales help: a respectful distance.


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