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February 23, 2001
Bush seeks help with drought
With Florida getting drier, the governor sends a team to Washington to assess the damage and the future.

Rent voting machines, Harris says
Touch-screen technology needs more refinement, and Florida should wait before buying it, the secretary of state says.

Man found guilty in sons’ deaths
The Miccosukee Indian is convicted of second-degree murder. He drove the boys into a canal.

Murder case reopened; teenager gets apology
A sheriff and prosecutor apologize to a young man after he is acquitted of murdering a tourist last year.

Lawyers ask high court for inmate DNA access
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida lawyers, uncertain of whether the Legislature will give inmates access to DNA tests, are appealing directly to the state Supreme Court.

DCF secretary rebuts critical report
The draft report, compiled by an arm of the Legislature, identifies areas in which the Department of Children and Families needs work.

Report gives boost to barge opponents
A consumer group criticizes an old plan that allows barge traffic on the Apalachicola River.

Around the state
Student wins battle over pledge

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