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Wednesday, April 11, 2001
China to release U.S. air crew
China state television announces that a U.S. letter of apology will suffice for the release of Navy spy plane crew of 24, ending a nearly 2-week diplomatic standoff.
Story | AP updates
No seventh heaven

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The Rays lose their seventh straight, a 3-2 heartbreaker in 10 innings against the Blue Jays. Story
Returning Bucs trim draft needs
Wunsch, Barber fill potential holes by signing long-term deals. Story
Guilty pleasure
[Times photo: Patty Yablonski]
When it comes to deviled eggs, it's what's in the middle that counts. And it doesn't have to be just yolks. What about crab or cilantro or hot peppers? Story
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Center turns an eye on disasters
MOSI and a group funded by the insurance industry will work on understanding and surviving natural disasters. Story
What price ice?
As California tries to convince people to ditch spare refrigerators and freezers, Florida utility customers let the hum go on -- but likely at a high cost. Story
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  • In the 'Millionaire' hot seat
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  • Flow of drug slows, patients get cautious
    A shortage of a drug that lets hemophiliacs live normal lives causes a scramble for supplies and answers. Story
    Most still don't back Bush's tax cut plan
    A new poll shows one in five people surveyed said they don't yet know what they think about the president's proposal. 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
    For Catholics, a year to reflect
    Bishop Lynch calls the first synod to discuss issues important to the bay area's 500,000 Roman Catholics. Story
    City, Bayfront settle suit
    The costly conflict that lasted more than a year ends with the hospital agreeing to be free of religious influence. Story
    Bills would make much more private
    The Legislature is considering 132 proposals affecting public records and open government, a First Amendment group says. Story
    Rally decries budgets for Everglades
    Environmentalists protest the president's and Legislature's proposals. Story
    Howard Troxler: Goliath hits back -- with a 'poll'
    Ernest Hooper: A Red Dog, a cheerleader, and a star named Blackjack
    Bill Maxwell: The list of ugly names for blacks is long
    Gary Shelton: NASCAR silence paid for in trust
    Arrest imperils Internet grant
    A Lecanto High teacher who won a $350,000 award to head an "Internet Academy" is arrested in March after celebrating and crashing his car. His arrest threatens the grant's future. Story
    Assistant principal charged in theft
    Jeffrey Walz says he was faced with personal problems and reacted poorly. He has been charged with retail theft at an Inverness Wal-Mart. Story
    Hernando itself called barrier to growth
    A UF researcher says the wider community lacks a shared vision and other strengths to ignite economic development. Story
    9 votes help pick a mayor
    Bob Leggiere again loses a bid in a Port Richey mayoral race. One City Council race ends up in a tie. Story
    Woman won't face prison for tossing cigarette
    Instead, the Sheriff's Office says it will cite her for littering, a civil charge that should not violate her probation. She'll face a $50 fine. Story


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