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March 8, 2001
Bill would allow dirty water to be pumped into aquifer
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida environmentalists are sounding the alarm over a bill that would relax the state's drinking-water standards to allow utilities to pump slightly polluted water underground into Florida's aquifer.

State faces $1-billion Medicaid shortfall
An "information breakdown" blinded lawmakers to a looming budget crisis that threatens health programs for the needy.

Legislative briefs
Today is the third day of the 60-day session.

Disclosure bill advances
Independent political committees would be required to register and report contributions.

Committee backs sales tax breaks for sports venues
The trio of bills still has a ways to go in a Legislature working with tight finances.

Every day is somebody's day
It may be part of normal life in Palm Beach County, but a noisy, bright blue, 30-foot,Gumbylike windsock with fringe on top is not normally on display in the Capitol rotunda.

Around the state
Authorities catch taunting suspect


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