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Monday, April 21, 2003

WAR WITH IRAQ: AFTERMATH
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Coalition casualities
Baghad: a satellite view
Soldiers on the hunt where terror hides
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[Times photo: Chuck Murphy]
In Afghanistan near the Pakistan border, U.S. troops are targeted by the prey they seek. Story

WORLD&NATION
More cards shuffled from deck
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Saddam Hussein's son-in-law and one of the toppled Iraqi leader's bodyguards surrendered to an Iraqi opposition group after returning from Syria, where they had gone into hiding, the group said Sunday. Story
New Graham audiences search in vain for fire
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Mike Lopez came to the "Down and Dirty" barbecue to see whether Sen. Bob Graham had the right stuff to be president. He left disappointed. Story

OPINION and COLUMNS
Editorial: In the sheriff's hands
Editorial: Suspicious secrecy
Letters: Accountability and assistance in education
Howard Troxler: Term limits have prompted speeded-up skulduggery in Legislature
Robert Trigaux: From bold plans to biting the bullet
Gary Shelton: Khabibulin stands test of overtime

WORLD&NATION
  • 1,400 tons of flour arrive
  • Self-proclaimed Baghdad mayor promises trials
  • In Iraq, security, secrets, captures
  • Soldiers on the hunt where terror hides

  • ARTS&ENTERTAINMENT
  • 'Anger Management' on top again
  • Festival ends with potential
  • Side show

  • PASCO
  • Migrants' advocate knows field
  • Planners try to save space for industry
  • Center for kids breaks ground

  • HERNANDO
  • Fight over $300 precedes drive-by killing
  • Savoring the wonders of Pine Island come naturally
  • Water projects to spurt ahead

  • CITRUS
  • Want to harm a dolphin? Feed it
  • No wrapup to trash pickup talk

  • adairON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
    Times staff writer Bill Adair is on the road with U.S. Bob Graham
    Online journal

    REPORTS FROM A REGION IN CONFLICT
    From Times staff writer Chuck Murphy in Afghanistan • Online journal


    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

    The latest video report on Operation Iraqi Freedom from Tampa Bay's 10 News. 
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    Series on Ft. Stewart reservists: click here

    FLORIDIAN
    Student soldiers
    From bombing raids to class. Rushing to finish work before computer access is cut off. Thousands of U.S. troops continue their college studies on active duty in the Middle East through online courses. Story

    PERSONAL TECH
    New ways to fuel up power-hungry gadgets
    New chips, longer-life batteries and power pads offer hope for travelers used to tangled power cords. Story

    XPRESS
    Service with a smile
    A Palm Harbor church's youth group discovers simple blessings in preparing meals for the homeless. Story

    NIE
    For the Love of Reading
    Grab Grandma and get reading!
    If this sounds like a typical conversation between you and your grandmother, then you just might need Grandmom's Summer Reading Club. Story

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    NEWS UPDATE
    Trinity pastor charged with drug possession
    A minister at First Christian Church of Trinity was charged with possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia Sunday night. (more)
    Click here for the News Update
    Rays shutdown, shutout by Orioles 4-0
    New York couple dies after boat capsizes north of West Palm
    Rescuers losing hope that they can save whales stranded in Keys
    U.S.: 14 illegal immigrants captured ashore in Palm Beach County
    Click here for the CQ update
    TAMPA BAY
    Locals join battle over state funds for schools
    The Pinellas Education Advocacy Coalition will press representatives for more funding. Story
    SPORTS
    Joy of Six
    After trailing 0-2 in series, the Lightning wins four straight, the capper coming on Martin St. Louis' triple OT-winner in Game 6. Nikolai Khabibulin's 60 saves and Dave Andreychuk's tying goal help set up a matchup with New Jersey. Story
    Loss leads to change in Rays rotation
    ORIOLES 4, RAYS 1: Nick Bierbrodt heads to bullpen after fourth poor outing. Story
    Late-round pick to player in Pro Bowl? It's possible
    Second-day selection can motivate a man and, with hard work, lead to successful career. Story
    Tampa Bay loses lead, game, chance to clinch
    CRUSH 49, STORM 45: Second-half collapse ends eight-game win streak. Story
    T-Mac works Magic
    MAGIC 99, PISTONS 94: The guard scores 43, a franchise playoff record, as Orlando takes Game 1. Story
    STATE
    Schools: Senate pill less bitter
    The House's version of the budget would mean severe cuts for school districts. Story
    Bush seen as booster for big, unpopular airport
    Opposition runs strong to plans for the new Panhandle airport even as Gov. Jeb Bush leads a summit today on the future development around the proposed project. Story
    TAMPA BAY BUSINESS
    Bad news, good news for HCA
    HCA, which reports earnings Tuesday, has warned investors its first quarter profits would be lower than expected. The reason: a milder than usual flu season. Story
    Looking back for a future
    As TECO Energy backs off from plans to expand in the wholesale energy market and heads in a new direction, shareholders wonder where the new tack will take them. Story
    Nancy Crews
    President and owner, Custom Manufacturing and Engineering Inc., St. Petersburg. Story



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