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Saturday, April 12, 2003
[an error occurred while processing this directive]More on Iraq from the Times and Associated Press
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Coalition casualities

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Armed residents of Baghdad who set up a checkpoint in their neighborhood to curb disorder and thievery catch a man suspected of looting on Friday. The residents checked passing cars, confiscated stolen goods and beat looters.

Treading cautiously amid chaos
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Neither Saddam Hussein nor George W. Bush rules Iraq. Lawlessness does. Story

FOCUS ON: Prisoners of War click here


The latest video report on Operation Iraqi Freedom from Tampa Bay's 10 News. 
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 REPORTS FROM A REGION IN CONFLICT
From Times staff writer Chuck Murphy in Afghanistan • Online journal

 From Times staff photographer
John Pendygraft in Kuwait
Online journalAudio dispatches
Photo gallery: In Iraq

WORLD&NATION
Arlington burying its first casualties of war
ARLINGTON, Va. -- In Arlington National Cemetery, where the nation buries many of its war dead, horse-drawn caissons bear flag-draped coffins across a sea of white, military-issue tombstones. Buried here are those who served in Vietnam, Korea, the two World Wars, the Civil War, the American Revolution. Story
Changing Baghdad's doormat
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- There was a bit of unfinished business left over in Baghdad from the 1991 Persian Gulf War. The U.S. Army has taken care of it. Story
More Iraq reports:
Tikrit battle looms, but Iraqis start to flee
All semblance of control vanishes
Policing the peace is just part of war
Troops dealt an old tool

OPINION and COLUMNS
Editorial: The Everglades 'albatross'
Editorial: Guardian support in short supply
Editorial: Castro's crackdown
Letters: Special breaks for hockey team are reprehensible
Lucy Morgan: Lobbyists' tentacles squeeze all advantages
Sandra Thompson: To rev up engine of economy, add weirdos
Gail Hollenbeck: Couple has special passover plans
Gary Shelton: Only in stature is Barnes an amateur

ARTS&ENTERTAINMENT
  • Baryshnikov to be guest of youth ballet
  • Up from the depths
  • Snoop Dogg uninjured in car shooting

  • PASCO
  • Building names off the auction block
  • Jones murder trial under way
  • Youth training program sues

  • HERNANDO
  • New laser tool a godsend for dental problems
  • County says no to tax for revival
  • Terror suspect still on hot seat

  • CITRUS
  • Judge: Nursing home was right choice
  • Weekend to offer music, Bikefest
  • Owner: Value of property plunges

  • MILITARY IN THE MIDDLE EAST
    Tell us about your relatives in the military
    Do you have a relative serving in the military in the Middle East? We would like to hear from you. More

    FLORIDIAN
    photoMy Dream: She got hooked
    When Lauren Wajerski went to her first Lightning game, it was love at first sight. Now the 12-year-old can't get enough of her team. Story

    HOMES
    photoIt's time for rabbit retail
    The rabbit is a symbol of Easter for several reasons. From those mythic beginnings came today's Peter Cottontail, hoppin' down the bunny trail. Here are a variety of bunny accessories. Story

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    TAMPA BAY
    One man's paws celebre
    These bears waltz and ride, show business blood in their veins. A big break may be close. Story
    Funding cuts slice extended school year
    Parents and educators lauded the extra six weeks of instruction. But now, schools will have to do the job in 180 days. Story
    A life that evokes cheers, tears
    Friends gather at Robinson High School for a service to remember a life of promise cut down in Iraq. Story
    SPORTS
    Yankee mystique nothing new to Lou
    Piniella, a former fan favorite here, understands the jitters young players feel at hallowed ballpark. Story
    Lightning erases memory
    The team will try to move on and forget about Thursday's performance. Story
    A major gone mad
    High scores and unexpected leaders set up an unpredictable weekend at Augusta. Story
    STATE
    12 SARS cases now suspected in Florida
    Two could represent the first work-related U.S. transmission of the respiratory ailment -- but no case is yet confirmed. Story
    Senate panel begins to review school vouchers
    TALLAHASSEE -- About 9,000 disabled students in Florida get taxpayer-funded vouchers so they can go to private schools. Now, concerns that some private schools are taking the state's money and not educating students properly have prompted the state Senate to investigate. Story
    BUSINESS
    Getting by when duty calls
    It's a tough void to fill when the man at the front desk is commanding an amphibious personnel carrier in Iraq. Story
    Dividend falls victim at TECO
    The Tampa utility takes steps to recharge its finances and look better to investors. Story



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