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Thursday, March 29, 2001
What I did over spring break
It was a hunting trip, of sorts. At the South by Southwest music conference, the prey was plentiful: Rock star spotted, rock star pursued, rock star captured on film. Story
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Architects explore idea of natural beauty
Proponents of "xeriscape" promote the use of native plants at developments that now replace the natural landscape. Story
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Forget blue Monday; the Tampa Bay Blues Festival will be around for the entire weekend. It's bigger and better than ever -- and it's right here at home.
Scott Mueller wins Times Oscar contest
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    Who is an entrepreneur?
    Before we can talk about who is an entrepreneur, we first need to understand what entrepreneurship is. Story
    CENSUS 2000
    Hispanic voter clout on Counting Floridahorizon
    In the next generations, minority voters, especially Hispanics, will become increasingly important to Florida's political parties.
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    A hint of summer rain is coming in
    A large mass of rain clouds heads toward Florida, and some of it may stay through Monday. Story
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  • Bush Challenges Allies to Defend Turkey
  • Iraq Approves U-2 Surveillance Flights
  • NASA IDs Debris As Part of Left Wing
  • Ill. Islamic Charity Leader Pleads Guilty
  • Energy Costs Soar With Cold, Iraq Threat
  • Dow Closes Up 56, Nasdaq Gains 14
  • Penguins Trade Kovalev Back to Rangers
    Boaters facing higher fees
    To find more money for manatee protection, a state House panel votes to increase the costs of registering boats. Story
    Choking pupil saved by fast-acting friend
    The third-graders had been taught the Heimlich maneuver. One is awfully glad his friend learned well. Story
    St. Louis' drive eclipses his size
    The 5-foot-9 forward has flourished with the Lightning. Story
    Yan earns 1st chance to finish
    The Rays add two relievers and give the closer's job to a familiar face in the bullpen. Story
    Win or else? Dungy says no
    The Bucs coach, whose contract expires this season, doesn't think his job is in jeopardy without a significant playoff run. Story
    McVeigh says children's deaths made for bad PR
    A remorseless Timothy McVeigh calls the children killed in the Oklahoma City bombing "collateral damage," regretting only that their deaths detracted from his bid to avenge Waco and Ruby Ridge, according to a new book. Story
    Sharon strikes at Palestinians
    Missiles hit Palestinian targets in response to a series of suicide and sniper attacks against Israelis. Story
    Mary Jo Melone: Baker's ace was city's too familiar race card
    Susan Taylor Martin: Language is shared, along with befuddlement
    Citrus leaders give lobbying a try
    But they didn't go all the way to Tallahassee just to ask for money, though it was on the agenda. They also went looking for advice. Story
    Teachers union outlines proposal for increasing raises
    And if the state provides more funding, teachers want to return to the bargaining table and divide up that money for salaries, as well. Story
    Attorneys: woman's stroke preventable
    The lawyers say a hospital failed to treat her symptoms until it was too late. Story
    Expert: Hernando verges on growth
    Now is the right time for officials to carefully chart the county's business future, a university researcher says. Story
    Mystery man testifies in murder trial
    A dying woman utters the name "Steve." Her former roommate, a man named Steve, was cleared in her killing. Thursday he testified at the trial. Story
    New work force specialist will organize effort
    A $66,000 grant to the EDC will fund the 15-month position. If successful, it may be renewed, officials say. Story
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