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For their own good
Fifty years ago, they were screwed-up kids sent to the Florida School for Boys to be straightened out. But now they are screwed-up men, scarred by the whippings they endured. Read the story and see a video and portrait gallery.
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By TIMES WIRES
Published May 17, 2007
RAVAGED BEACHES TO BE RESTORED
Subtropical Storm Andrea wasn't much as these things go, but it was enough to ravage some beaches along Florida's east coast. So the state has issued an emergency declaration to hurry funding and permitting for restoration in Palm Beach, Volusia and St. Johns counties. Some of the worst damage is around the Jupiter Inlet.
He robbed bank, sat for a beer, deputies say
There's nothing like a cold beer after a hard day's work, even when that work involves bank robbery. About 7:10 p.m. Monday, a customer noticed an upset teller at the bank inside a Publix in Orange County. "I've just been robbed, " she said. The customer called 911, and deputies found the man sitting at an outdoor table, drinking a beer. "Just as cool as can be, " said Orange County Sheriff's Cmdr. Jeff Stonebreaker. James Taylor, 40, was jailed on robbery charges.
Episcopal Diocese bishop to resign
The Right Rev. John B. Lipscomb announced his plans Wednesday to resign as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida. In a letter to the 33, 000-member diocese, Lipscomb said he would leave the office on or before Nov. 1. Lipscomb, 56, has been on medical leave since December due to complications from Parkinson's disease and malaria. Lipscomb's eventual successor, the Right Rev. Dabney T. Smith, was consecrated in March.