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March 24, 2001
Lucy Morgan
Bar's era of clout might end
The American Bar Association and the Florida Bar have long enjoyed an advantage when it comes to selecting judges. They have fallen on hard times.

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House committee okays budget, a $53.2-billion study in contrasts
Despite a tight budget year, a Florida House committee's $53.2-billion plan includes many local projects.

Tampa becomes ground zero on drought
A task force charged with creating solutions to the state's two-year drought casts a wary eye on the dried up Hillsborough River.

Coroner guilty in lethal overdose
A former medical examiner is found guilty of killing his wife by drug injection.

Around the state
Man cut in half in accident lives 3 hours

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