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March 9, 2001
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[Photo: Naples Daily News]
Wells and waterways are running dry around the state, but experts say the worst of the drought is yet to come.
Legislature 2001

Today is the fourth day of the 60-day session.

House okays safeguards in adoption law
The Senate is expected to pass the bill as well. The goal is to avoid custody fights such as the "Baby Sam" case.

Agency backs off on Medicaid penalty
A company told to repay the state $7.5-million finds that is now subject to negotiation.

Plan limits waste in Lake Okeechobee
Following a lawsuit, the DEP proposes new standards that would force dairy farmers to restrict the flow of phosphorus into the lake in an attempt to restore it.

Black regent accused of lobbying for FAMU job
Legislative black caucus members suspect he is angling for the interim presidency.

Around the state
Mayor changes mind, will seek re-election


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