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Saturday, March 1, 2003
Two faces of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed
BREAKING NEWS
Suspected 9/11 mastermind caught in Pakistan
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the suspected mastermind of Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks in the United States, was arrested today in Pakistan, a senior Pakistan government has confirmed. Mohammed, who is on the FBI's most wanted list, was among three people arrested in Rawalpindi, near the Pakistani capital of Islamabad, the official said. Story
FROM TODAY’S TIMES
2 shot dead
after car chase


[Times photo: Jim Damaske]
Two ex-business partners are dead in what police say was a frantic car chase that became a murder-suicide. Story
Infantry unit ready to go, and get back
For two months the 101st Airborne Division has been ready to leave the next day. The wait is over. Story

WORLD&NATION
Minutes before disaster, smiles from astronauts
SPACE CENTER, Houston -- In the final minutes of their lives, Columbia's astronauts were cheerful, at times lighthearted. Story
STATE
Distractions not motorists' biggest peril
A study shows that chatting and munching behind the wheel isn't the problem many assume. Story
Graham, Bush tussle over marshals
The senator, feeling that the president ignored recommendations, stalls three confirmations. Story

OPINION and COLUMNS
Editorial: Group safety
Editorial: Tampa's cautious contenders
Letters: Concentrate on education, not on racial ratios
Sandra Thompson: What's not said about Pam speaks volumes
Ernest Hooper: An inspiring wake-up call; a new Fox TV fix-up audition
Lucy Morgan: Session will bloom into garden of discontent

WORLD&NATION
  • Minutes before disaster, smiles from astronauts
  • Infantry unit ready to go, and get back

  • TAMPA BAY
  • Hospice's home sale questioned
  • Jailed Al-Arian taken to hospital
  • Some turn up their noses at new French resistance
  • 2 shot dead after car chase
  • Families deal with choice plan misfires
  • Scientologists establish missions in their back yard

  • BUSINESS
  • Chairman makes loan to Digital Lightwave
  • Cryo-Cell reports daunting losses
  • Palace Sports could buy into competition
  • Plays well with others

  • SPORTS
  • Heart faster than progress
  • It's fight (er, game) time in Ottawa
  • A competitive spirit untarnished by years
  • Expecting possible pitfalls on road to IRL title defense
  • Colorful arena a discomforting sight for visitors

  • STATE
  • Distractions not motorists' biggest peril
  • Graham, Bush tussle over marshals

  • ARTS&ENTERTAINMENT
  • Calendar
  • At home in 'Boomtown'
  • Bridget Fonda hurt in car accident
  • Sanderling seeks out orchestral evolution

  • PASCO
  • 5 strong shows mark Richey's new season
  • Leggiere faces a DUI charge
  • Soccer players getting a lift from pumping iron
  • College friend recalls Rogers
  • Nail-biter catapults Gators to state finals
  • Gruden tells kids secret to success
  • Lisa Buie: Firefighters prepare to serve new neighbors

  • HERNANDO
  • Swiftmud to buy, preserve 334 acres
  • Expert: Bioweapons strike hard and fast
  • She filled a long life with love, adventures

  • CITRUS
  • Juicy tradition: Strawberry festival kicks off
  • A friend of animals could use some help
  • Parkway angst percolates east of Sugarmill Woods
  • No ruling on blocked utility sale

  • FLORIDIAN
    photoMy Dream:
    Always ready for
    the next line

    Tampa actor LeRoy Mitchell Jr. thrives on bringing to life a little-known African-American hero, James Weldon Johnson. Story

    HOMES
    photoTop secret chic
    Three St. Petersburg families will appear soon on TLC's While You Were Out. So, how did their room makeovers turn out? That's classified. Story

    Spring Training   Click for information of teams training in the Tampa Bay area and search schedules for all teams training in Florida.

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    TAMPA BAY
    Hospice's home sale questioned
    A lawsuit suggests a staffer bought a donated house at below market price from Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. Story
    Jailed Al-Arian taken to hospital
    TAMPA -- Sami Al-Arian, jailed last week on federal charges of being a terrorist, was treated at a hospital Friday evening after a jail physician saw symptoms that "caused him concern," officials said. Story
    Scientologists establish missions in their back yard
    A Belleair storefront opened more than a year ago to spread "hope for man." Four more sites are planned in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. Story
    SPORTS
    It's fight (er, game) time in Ottawa
    Tonight's game is critical for the Lightning in terms of points, but there are some other issues involved. Story
    A competitive spirit untarnished by years
    At 46, Martina Navratilova isn't content with just playing, she strives for the win. Story
    Expecting possible pitfalls on road to IRL title defense
    Infusion of stronger teams won't make Sam Hornish Jr.'s 3rd championship quest easy. Story
    Colorful arena a discomforting sight for visitors
    The Salukis have an edge at SIU, where it doesn't take a great play to get fans on their feet. Story
    BUSINESS
    Chairman makes loan to Digital Lightwave
    The Clearwater tech company secures $2.4-million at an interest rate of 10 percent. Story
    Cryo-Cell reports daunting losses
    The Clearwater stem cell storage business warns it may not achieve profitability. Story
    Palace Sports could buy into competition
    It's the "why' behind the curious silence of the Times Forum's owner on a new venue. Story



     
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