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March 7, 2001
Legislature 2001
Let revolution begin with you, Bush urges
In his State of the State address to the Legislature, the governor challenges lawmakers to solve Florida's problems.

Gov. Bush sounds like Candidate Bush
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Jeb Bush delivered the first speech of his re-election campaign Tuesday.

Tax break for aiding pupils is blocked
A state lawmaker wants a bill affecting gifts for private school students to spell out which gifts are covered.

5 brand-name drugs may lose protections
Several brand-name drugs would lose the market protections they now enjoy under a bill a Senate panel approved Tuesday.

Bill not what its backer presumes
A prosthetist says a bill would assure him of a license. But lawmakers say he still faces a test.

Other top stories
Diploma to hinge on FCAT success
Tenth-graders will have several chances to pass both the essay and multiple choice portions of the standardized test.

Non-citizen won't face voting charge
A Jacksonville woman, who was threatened with deportation, wants to stay and become a citizen.

Possible flaws not enough for state to contest census
Officials say they will likely accept the "raw count." Critics claim that would leave many minorities uncounted.

Around the state
Wind-whipped fires threaten several areas


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