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March 14, 2001
Judge orders meeting on Earnhardt photos
Attorneys for Teresa Earnhardt and the Orlando Sentinel will seek a compromise on viewing the autopsy photos.

Earnhardt doctor: Let expert see photos
Although against any sensationalism, he says an expert's examination could improve safety.

Youth sent to prison unsettles lawmakers
Child advocates say the case of a 14-year-old sentenced to life in prison illustrates the harshness of Florida's laws and the need for changes.

Bush wants state to stop using arsenic in wood
Reports of arsenic leaching out of treated lumber close playground.

Purchase approved for vast wildlife area
TALLAHASSEE -- The governor and Cabinet approved spending almost $60-million to create the largest wildlife corridor east of the Mississippi River. Gov. Jeb Bush and the Cabinet voted to buy 57,379 acres in the Pinhook Swamp in northeast Florida from Rayonier Inc., a timber company.

Manatees trump Miami marina plan
The Cabinet's concerns for endangered manatees could signal a change for waterfront development in Florida.

Proposal would make A's easier
Lawmakers would alter the school grading scale so it would match the one used in most of the nation.

New judge selection process favored
A House committee votes for a bill that would strengthen the governor's judicial appointing power.

Florida's finances healthy, Bush says
TALLAHASSEE -- Facing a mounting public relations problem over proposals to cut programs for public schools and poor people, Gov. Jeb Bush and top Republicans moved Tuesday to ease fears about the state's finances.

Around the state
Downed power line starts fire on Disney preserve

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