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Sunday, April 13, 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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Winning the peace in Afghanistan
Rebuilding efforts in this nation indicate what is ahead for U.S. troops in Iraq: battles, persuasion and frustration. Story

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
Hussein adviser in U.S. custody
Lt. Gen. Amer al-Saadi, Saddam Hussein's science adviser, is believed to be the first of 55 wanted regime figures to surrender to coalition forces. Story
Lynch arrives at Washington hospital
WASHINGTON -- Jessica Lynch, the soldier rescued in a daring commando raid in Iraq, returned to the United States on Saturday to recover from her head-to-toe injuries at the Army's premier medical center. Story
Bush optimistic that wreckage will yield order
WASHINGTON -- President Bush spoke on Saturday of Iraqi children kissing Marines and possible difficult fighting ahead as coalition forces struggled to bring order to the wreckage left by the collapse of President Saddam Hussein's government. Story
More Iraq reports:
Troops get extension on federal tax filing
Safe house decor leans to 'love shack'
Demonstrations change focus
World finance leaders endorse rebuilding effort
Discussions replace disputes over military
NBC races to turn rescue into movie
Warships, planes head home as troops arrive


OPINION and COLUMNS
Tom Drury: Iraq's shuddering collapse
Wilbur G. Landrey: U.S. must navigate past fog of peace
Margo Hammond: Breaking up with Europe
Craig Pittman: House would leave Everglades for someone else to clean up
Editorial: Not in Byrd's back yard
Editorial: A slice of real Florida
Editorial: Finishing the job
Letters: Foreign policy shift deserves a debate
Mary Jo Melone: Some suffer in silence as others vote in ignorance
Helen Huntley: Before swapping annuities, make sure benefits justify drawbacks
Jan Glidewell: Evil is in the eye -- and county -- of the beholder
Philip Gailey: Bush critics rank economic worries over military win
Robyn E. Blumner: What's next: clothes that spy on you
Bill Maxwell: A violinist blooms in St. Pete
Hubert Mizell: New 'recruits' have Spurrier expecting more
Gary Shelton: Woods might get down, but never count him out
John Romano: Lightning taken to school, but will it learn?

ARTS&ENTERTAINMENT
  • Jolie pledges $5-million to create sanctuary
  • Getting its kicks
  • Calendar

  • PASCO
  • Jury gets peek into lurid drug underworld
  • Pasco neighborhoods have new watchman
  • Marine's parents also on watch

  • HERNANDO
  • Ordinance targets big-box plans
  • County ready to ease inmate squeeze
  • Dream a little (one's) dream

  • CITRUS
  • Work at wetlands ordered to cease
  • Courtroom drama not as scorching
  • An ounce of prevention for abuse

  • 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
    photoThe face of a fugitive
    Joe Safrany had made it. He had posted bond, then walked away from his former life. Built a new identity, formed new friendships, found a new job. Then he saw himself as others did: a killer on the run. Story

    TRAVEL
    Preserving a Grand Old Lady
    The Civil War, economic ruin, hurricanes: Charleston has survived them all, with dignity intact. The city is a haven for anyone who values the past.. Story

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    NEWS UPDATE
    Rays hold on for win
    History took a hiatus at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, shoved aside by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. (more)
    Click here for the News Update
    Click here for the CQ update
    TAMPA BAY
    Digitally enabled
    With only the use of his thumbs and his computer, Michael Phillips can create art. He can write reviews of games and chat with friends across the country. His latest endeavor: an online FCAT. Story
    Foot in a cast, Pasco Marine on way home from war
    Mary Katherine Mason, 20, traded college classes for combat in January but broke her ankle before seeing the front lines. Story
    Perfect project? Parents pitched in
    If the science fair looks more like an engineering trade show, chances are mom or dad lent a hand. Story
    SPORTS
    It's all bad in Rays loss
    YANKEES 5, RAYS 4: Tampa Bay commits two bad errors, then Lou Piniella fires off some bad words. Story
    Halfway to nowhere
    Lightning, trailing 2-0, heads to an arena in which it hasn't won since 1998. Story
    Capitals-Lightning photo gallery

    Protests more bark than bite with low attendance
    Anticipation of a showdown fades as Martha Burk and supporters make their stand. Story
    STATE
    A rival quietly makes inroads
    Presidential hopeful Howard Dean swoops into South Florida and plucks up campaign funds while praising Bob Graham. Story
    Crowds dwindle at antiwar protests
    With the war in Iraq seemingly winding down, most activists have stopped attending the rallies. Story
    SUNDAY MONEY
    Biz bits
    Wal-Mart is firmly entrenched at the top of the Fortune 500 list of largest U.S. corporations. Fortune magazine says the massive retailer won't fall from No. 1 -- unless regulators bless the creation of ExxonMobilChevronTexaco, or Ford and GM merge, or if consumers start drinking 284 cups of Starbucks coffee a day. Story
    Finding outlets for workers' war anxiety
    NEW YORK -- As the war with Iraq dominates the news, small business owners might notice that some of their workers seem stressed or preoccupied or are less productive. Or some employees might be spending more time talking about the war and less time working. Story
    Now that's chintzy
    The contestants in our second annual Times Cheapskate Contest tell us how they proudly pinch every penny. Story
    What you need to know as the tax clock ticks
    You may be trying to forget about income taxes, but we're not about to let you. If you have been putting off the inevitable, it's time to get cracking. Story



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