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April 7, 2001
Lucy Morgan
Media pundits beg, but governor just pets them and walks away
One by one, they come, important people in the circles where they travel. Politicians bow and scrape to them and are quick to grant them time on the schedule for an interview.

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Some say manatee in danger no more
TALLAHASSEE -- State wildlife officials were peppered with the questions during a recent House Natural Resources Committee meeting.

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Condemned killer of girl seeks DNA test

Proposal clarifies taxation of ports
TALLAHASSEE -- As local governments continue to sort through the rubble of Thursday's Supreme Court ruling on taxing stadiums and arenas, lawmakers here are working to spare airports and seaports the same confusion.

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