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April 13, 2003
Digitally enabled
[Times photo: Fraser Hale]
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.
Mary Jo Melone: Some suffer in silence as others vote in ignorance
I thought government worked this way:

Top stories
At 51,000-feet, generals live the high life
Military commanders travel in the highest of style, thanks to a fleet of luxury jets based at MacDill Air Force Base.

Iraq: 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.

Perfect project? Parents pitched in
If the science fair looks more like an engineering trade show, chances are mom or dad lent a hand.

Defense against terror? Keep a loaded pantry
ODESSA -- When it comes to disasters, few people are as ready as Mormons.

Metro Week in Review: Teachers get richer pay in poor schools
TAMPA -- As many as 800 teachers who work at 12 high-poverty schools in Hillsborough County will be offered extra pay to stay there.

Man talked out of bridge jump
The Sunshine Skyway bridge was closed for three hours Saturday morning while emergency responders talked a man out of jumping off the bridge.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Rewriting rules to end border skirmishes
  • Bullet costs cat leg, hunt on for shooter
  • Beaches would cut cost of burying wires
  • Renovator aims for historic, not just old
  • Palladium shooed away sex offender
  • Mideast military news
  • U.S. Rep. Davis to hold open house on Monday
  • Crowds make Festival of States parade a thumping success
  • Corps hauls away part of Upham Beach
  • Neighborhood notebook: Preservation group trying to organize neighborhoods
  • Report: Bold plan can avert ugly future
  • On the Town: PARC party attendees hear some good news
  • $30-million in upgrades to boost St. Anthony's
  • Working: A Day on the Job
  • It's not easy being green
  • Sick of speeders, some buy own speed bumps
  • Should commissioners accept benefits?
  • Dr. Delay: New signs on U.S. 19 a godsend for drivers
  • With tax day closing in fast, help is here
  • Seminole man is top paramedic
  • Desegregation is forum topic
  • Running: Masterson works hard to make victory look easy
  • Business headlines: Steak & Lube construction gets in gear
  • Bowling: Dempsey's squad tops City winners
  • Letters: School choice program is big farce

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Lords and ladies, a last huzzah
  • Legal drugs kill, too
  • Dumping plan alarms spongers
  • Fire at former Chimp Farm is called suspicious
  • Fire at former Chimp Farm is called suspicious
  • City gets a jump on '05 mayoral race
  • Editorial: Showing our pride without shabbiness
  • Letters: Tax dollars should not go to Narconon

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Defense against terror? Keep a loaded pantry
  • At 51,000-feet, generals live the high life

  • News of Florida
  • A rival quietly makes inroads
  • Iraq: Crowds dwindle at antiwar protests
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