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Monday, April 16, 2001
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Readers offer their response to our "10 Great Uses for the Web." Story
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From landfills to links
As urban land runs out, landfills offer potential sites for golf courses and other development close to downtowns. EnCap Golf of Tampa is struggling to turn its expertise in environmental issues and golf courses into a profitable business. Story
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    Staying cool in the hot seat
    [Photo: Disney]
    Regis Philbin and Mickey help launch the new Disney-MGM Studio attraction that lets everyone play Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Story
    W is for wink
    Is it a warm recognition or a smug signal -- or just a fidget? President Bush is setting his own style with a blink of the eye. Story
    Tax TimePost offices ready for last-minute filers
    Because the April 15th filing deadline arrived on the weekend, taxpayers have until midnight tonight to get their returns in the mail (11:59 p.m. if you want to be precise). Story
    Parental survey will shape plan
    Data gathered this month will help officials iron out details of a plan to let parents choose their children's schools in 2003-04. Story
    FROM THE WIRE Audio update
  • 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
    Rays don't let this one get away
    John Flaherty's homer and Greg Vaughn's two help Tampa Bay bounce back from another early blown lead and beat the Orioles 7-4. Story
    Defensive backs a secondary concern
    The Bucs have confidence in their four starters, so any player chosen this weekend is likely to get time to develop. Story
    For Staats, the voice never gets tired
    The Rays' veteran broadcaster is happiest when he's working. Story
    Companies let some retire in stages
    Despite legal obstacles, employees in their 50s are working part-time while collecting a pension. Story
    China warned of harder U.S. line
    Lawmakers from both parties say the spy plane incident is likely to affect Congress' votes on issues such as trade and arms sales. Story
    Slot machines gain support
    A group working to legalize slot machines at dog and horse tracks is gathering voters' signatures in hopes of putting the issue on the 2002 ballot. Story
    Denial heats up arsenic debate
    Experts take issue with a wood company executive's testimony that his lumber doesn't contain the toxin, which can leach into the soil. Story
    Sara Fritz: With foreign policy, it's here we go hoop-de-la
    Howard Troxler: Next to Republicans, Democrats resemble whiners
    Jan Glidewell: Off to the Big Easy; back soon -- maybe
    Hubert Mizell: Forget Tiger; Annikahas golf's hottest streak
    Mood darkens under security light's glare
    A year-round resident of a mobile home park appeals to its owners and county, state and federal officials to try to dim her neighbors' lights. Story
    As houses sprout, so do concerns
    After remaining largely untouched for more than two decades, Royal Highlands' growth under 1970 standards could cause headaches. Story
    Teachers make homework optional
    At Northwest Elementary, nine faculty members let parents decide whether an assignment must be done. Story


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