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Tuesday, March 11, 2003
U.N. official urges Hussein to comply: The U.N. nuclear chief warns that war is imminent if Hussein doesn't change his ways. Story Shy of the nine votes it needs, the U.S. won't submit a new resolution -- and says it's open to changing its wording. Story
AP updates

Cashing in on Matsui-mania
The Japanese media have converged on spring training to cover the New York Yankees new outfielder, Japanese superstar Hideki Matsui. And bay area residents are loving it. Story
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Was fan abused, or properly subdued?
Authorities defend an officer's actions, as a woman's family decries her arrest at a weekend concert in Clearwater. Story
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Experts: Officer acted properly

Marvels of culture -- and medicine
Two children from war-torn Kosovo get a taste of American life and news about their heart problems. One child's mother hears good news; the other child has an appointment for surgery. Story
WORLD&NATION
Astronaut's family shares their memories
Less than two days before the space shuttle Columbia broke apart over Texas, Iain Clark wrote his astronaut mother onboard, saying he missed her. Story
Saudi form of Islam wars with moderates
Some Muslims say Wahhabism, the fundamentalist version of Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia, is intent on stamping out all other sects. Story
Foreign citizens help shoulder military duty
CAMP UDAIRI, Kuwait -- If U.S. forces attack Iraq, Americans won't be the only ones on the front lines. Citizens of Romania, Mexico, Germany, Vietnam and even Kuwait will be fighting right alongside them. Story

OPINION and COLUMNS
Editorial: Playing with justice
Editorial: Raiding your funeral fund
Letters: Most parents just want a school in the neighborhood
Ernest Hooper: Sanchez's 2nd half; makeovers for anchors
Mary Jo Melone: Finding his muse for stanzas of war protest
Jan Glidewell: Sorting out ABCs of our SOS agencies

WORLD&NATION
  • U.N. official urges Hussein to comply
  • Astronaut's family shares their memories
  • Iraq vote waits as support wanes
  • Saudi form of Islam wars with moderates
  • Foreign citizens help shoulder military duty

  • TAMPA BAY
  • Marvels of culture -- and medicine
  • Deal to sell Florida Water Services is off
  • Cashing in on Matsui-mania
  • Ex-priest gets 30 years for sexual abuse

  • BUSINESS
  • Investors brace for dental dispute
  • Union's effort to win carriers fails

  • SPORTS
  • Busy Bucs sign center, eye Bears QB
  • Hamilton one of 24 Rays decide to cut
  • Bulldogs suspend Harrick, end year
  • Too many, too few
  • Yankees throw book at Wells: $100,000 fine

  • STATE
  • Bill may put a stop to inmate drivers
  • Panther death offers hope

  • ARTS&ENTERTAINMENT
  • Calendar
  • Side show
  • N.Y. mayor pushes for end of strike

  • PASCO
  • Extra sales tax pitched as relief
  • Loving mother lived for ailing daughter
  • Murder trial is postponed
  • Ex-deputy's sentence: 10 years
  • Group aids pros who seek work
  • Council hearing tonight on repeal of bingo law

  • HERNANDO
  • 117 upscale homes approved
  • 4 accused of stealing ATVs, bikes
  • Giving in 2002 creates record for United Way
  • New school site zoning denied

  • CITRUS
  • Freed abuser to face sentencing
  • Man charged in paintball attack
  • Resurfacing on U.S. 19 causes traffic backup

  • FLORIDIAN
    photoClass clown
    With hundreds of costumes, props and skits, UF business professor Robert Emerson takes a theatrical approach to teaching students about law. Story

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    NEWS UPDATE
    Man charged with stealing credit information on Internet
    A St. Petersburg man has been arrested and charged with stealing credit card and personal information from 2,000 people. (more)
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    Accused kidnapper pleads guilty
    Horse, jockey recovering after Pasco race
    Times Forum evacuated after laundry dryer catches fire
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    TAMPA BAY
    Deal to sell Florida Water Services is off
    Amid an injunction and suits from governments around the state, the $492-million pact dissolves. Story
    Ex-priest gets 30 years for sexual abuse
    Richard Pollard, arrested in August on eight charges of sexual battery, is put away for decades-old abuse. Story
    SPORTS
    Hamilton one of 24 Rays decide to cut
    Many assigned to minors or released are veterans, giving youngsters more time. Story
    Busy Bucs sign center, eye Bears QB
    Jags' John Wade brings more bulk to O-line; Jim Miller could back up Brad Johnson; offer to Dexter Jackson upped. Story
    Bulldogs suspend Harrick, end year
    Georgia pulls out of postseason play when it uncovers academic fraud. Story
    Yankees throw book at Wells: $100,000 fine
    The Yankees threw the book back at David Wells. Story
    STATE
    Bill may put a stop to inmate drivers
    William Montgomery was speeding last October in Miami when a Florida Highway Patrol trooper pulled him over and demanded to see his driver's license and proof of insurance. Story
    Panther death offers hope
    Though wildlife officials are "heartsick" that a young male died on the highway, it may show the cat population is up. Story
    BUSINESS
    Investors brace for dental dispute
    Talk of lawsuits, bidding wars is swirling following an unsolicited bid for a Tampa dental management service. Story
    Union's effort to win carriers fails
    The National Labor Relations Board rejects a union's bid to represent deliverers of the St. Petersburg Times. Story



     
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