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March 11, 2001
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The poison in your back yard

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Arsenic is in the pressure-treated wood used to build decks, docks, gazebos and children's play sets. With evidence mounting that the poison can leak out, some people ask: Is it time to switch to a safer alternative?

Arsenic victims 'never know what hit them'

Arsenic fears rise over treated wood disposal

GOP designs bills to mold the courts
TALLAHASSEE -- Dressed in their long black robes, members of the Florida Supreme Court were greeted by applause from state legislators last week as they walked into the House chamber for Gov. Jeb Bush's State of the State address.

Anger at judges spawns campaign to elect them
A restaurateur, incensed at judges who try to rewrite laws instead of following them, takes his drive to end appointments statewide.

Bike Week fires its pistons for home
Police and hospital officials report four dead and dozens admitted to the hospital during the event, which attracts an estimated 500,000.


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