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Wednesday, April 16, 2003

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Coalition casualities

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Vinny Lecavalier's goal 2:29 into OT cuts the Lightning's deficit to 2-1. Story
John Romano: Underdogs respond with clock ticking

Times staff writer Bill Adair is on the road with U.S. Bob Graham
Online journal

Mere slit may have been 'Columbia' wing's undoing
As investigators braid clues from wreckage, images and sensors, the breach that allowed heated gases changes shape. Story
Iraq's intellectual heritage sacked
UNESCO and the British Museum say they will help restore ransacked museums. Story
Dear Abby site nears its 2-millionth message
WASHINGTON -- When the anthrax attacks stopped Operation Dear Abby from forwarding wishes to U.S. troops, the Pentagon set up an Internet site to keep the messages coming. Story

Editorial: Taking but not stealing
Editorial: The FCAT showdown
Letters: With war and domestic needs, don't cut taxes
Howard Troxler: Life, liberty and the right to a pregame Sunday beer
Ernest Hooper: Gator colors wave in Iraq; flags swiped
Gary Shelton: Championship apparently can't buy love for Bucs
John Romano: Underdogs respond with clock ticking
Robert Trigaux: Think your tax bill's high? Check out the president's

  • Iraq's intellectual heritage sacked
  • Blair, Schroeder seek to heal relations, Iraq
  • Powell: No attack on Syria
  • Hunt continuing for Iraq's trove of terror
  • Mere slit may have been 'Columbia' wing's undoing
  • Dear Abby site nears its 2-millionth message
  • Two families of custodians remain to nurture cradle of mankind
  • U.S. hosts meeting of Iraqis; thousands protest
  • Flareups puncture slow return of order

  • Contest to offer chance at winning $1-billion
  • Calendar
  • Highway Patrol wants felony charge for Conrad

  • 2 families propose upscale housing
  • 3 officers suspended after arrest inquiry

  • County DEC leaders ordered to resign
  • Radacky cleared in autographed football request

  • FEMA reviewing county's preparedness
  • Anti-drug coalition is closer to reality

    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

    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

    The latest video report on Operation Iraqi Freedom from Tampa Bay's 10 News. 
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    Mom, please pass the brussels sprouts
    When you are young, there are foods so disgusting, so vile that you know you will hate them forever. Story

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    Lightning strikes again to even series
    Now that he's back on the top line, there's no stopping Martin St. Louis.

    For the second consecutive game, St. Louis provided a spark for the Tampa Bay Lightning, scoring two goals in a 3-1 victory against the Washington Capitals that evened the series Wednesday night at 2-2. (more)

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    Bucs DB Dwight Smith arrested in road rage incident
    Rays bullpen can't hold Red Sox again
    State adds Pinellas man to list of suspected SARS cases
    Click here for the CQ update
    Pinellas hospital isolates suspected SARS case
    While tests are done, a hospital isolates the patient, who became ill after a trip to China. Story
    Inquiring minds learn about the two-legged pup
    With its typical flair, National Enquirer retells the tale of Handy, the handicapped dog adopted by a disabled man in St. Petersburg. Story
    Swiftmud official's firm gets dredging contract
    Ronald C. Johnson is a Swiftmud board member -- but his company will dredge muck from Lake Maggiore. "Something is not right," one critic says. Story
    Rays waste Baldelli lovefest
    RED SOX 6, RAYS 5: Local boy goes 3-for-4 in first Fenway game but Boston wins in ninth. Story
    Vinny Lecavalier's goal 2:29 into OT cuts the Lightning's deficit to 2-1. Story
    A lifesaver in deadly seas
    Two of Coast Guard's new Motor Life Boats soon will be on call in Gulf Coast waters. Story
    Changes to Glades bill alarm Congress
    Florida sends its environmental chief to reassure members of Congress and to salvage federal aid. Story
    Mystery group targets House budget cuts
    TALLAHASSEE -- A mysterious new group captured the Capitol's attention Tuesday with a sophisticated attack against the House and its budget cuts. Story
    Reptron has little good to report
    The Tampa electronics manufacturer finally files fourth-quarter earnings. Story
    Raymond James sags with markets
    ST. PETERSBURG -- The stock market's continuing woes dragged down earnings at Raymond James Financial Inc. last quarter, the financial services company said Tuesday. Story
    Giving success another shot
    ST. PETERSBURG -- Jon Gruden is a proven leader in the locker room, but Tuesday afternoon he tested his motivational rap on an arena full of business executives, salespeople and office workers. Story

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