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April 5, 2001
Firefighters, winds clear motorists' way
Interstate 4 travelers get a break, thanks to partial containment and shifting winds. But blazes persist.

Genshaft learns Capitol customs
Doing a turn in what's an annual rite for state university presidents, USF's Judy Genshaft lobbies lawmakers.

House at odds with governor, U.S. over dam
The House wants Rodman Reservoir saved; Bush and federal officials want its dam torn down.

Senate panel pushes through growth bill
The massive rewrite of growth management rules has several more stops in the Senate.

Time runs out in debate on nursing home damages cap
TALLAHASSEE -- One by one, senators left the dais to huddle with lobbyists in corners and hallways.

Drug labs seed citizen groups
Behind the grass-roots groups lobbying for and against generic drug substitutions are big-name corporate donors.

Around the state
MIAMI -- A serial killer dubbed the "Tamiami Strangler" who was sentenced to death for killing a prostitute has pleaded guilty to murdering five others as part of a plea agreement.


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