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Wednesday, April 18, 2001
BUSINESS
Stocks surge on rate cut
Market Snapshot
As of: 13:36:09 (EDT)
Value Net Chg
DJIA 9179.81
53.36
NYSE 5525.46
25.47
NASDAQ 1648.00
-4.18
Russell 2000 454.15
0.38
S&P 500 977.13
3.01
10YR T-Note (x.10) 42.21
-0.08
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Check cashing to get costlier at BofA
To improve service for its account holders, the bank will levy a $3 fee on non-customers cashing a check drawn on one of its accounts. Story
Earnings at Raymond James tumble 41 percent
Blaming the slumping stock market, Raymond James Financial Inc. said its profits fell 41 percent during the quarter ended March 30. Story
WEATHER
Spring's snub to bring back winter chill

[Times photo - Amber Tanille Woolfolk]
You may get to wear that jacket one more time. Story
TASTE
What goes around comes around
What are you waiting for? You know vegetables are good to eat and good for your body. Maybe you just need to try something new to get started. Story
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Seize the day
  • Strong start for 'Weakest Link'
  • Flash

  • COLUMNS
    Howard Troxler: Democrats can only fight the good fight
    Bill Maxwell: Kids mature and mellow in their own time
    Hubert Mizell: Kemp's decline telling for NBA
    Ernest Hooper: Cool wars and 'phat' Wednesdays in the hot town
    TAMPA BAY
    photoMissing mom is found dead
    Janet Gifford-Meyers became depressed after giving birth. Police haven't released how she died. Story

    Outlaw chieftain guilty on 8 charges
    The jury hears tales of drugs, rape and murder in the federal conspiracy trial of Harry "Taco" Bowman. 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
    SPORTS
    At home, same tale for Rays
    Travis Harper allows three homers in two innings, and the Red Sox cruise to a 10-0 win. Story
    Darling had blood abnormality
    An autopsy says sickle cell trait could have contributed to the Florida State linebacker's death during a workout. Story
    Receivers carry high risk, often late reward
    TAMPA -- There is no simple truth, just this theory: Taking a receiver in the first two rounds of the NFL draft is considered a crapshoot. Story
    STATE
    'It's food, drink and injections'
    Increasingly in South Florida, people are getting illegal cosmetic silicone injections -- sometimes at parties. The results often are tragic. Story
    Bill would create dads' registry
    Assured by the measure protecting fathers' rights, Gov. Jeb Bush allows a separate adoption bill to become law. Story
    Touching treated wood may pose risk
    Normal contact with the wood used for playgrounds can give kids unacceptable doses of arsenic, an expert hired by the state says. Story
    The poison in your back yard

    WORLD & NATION
    Rebel flag to keep waving over Miss.
    Business leaders urged ditching the reminder of slavery and segregation, but most voters disagreed. Story

  • CITRUS
    Teacher quits after arrest in DUI case
    Bob Chambers' credentials helped Lecanto High win a $350,000 computer academy grant. Story
    HERNANDO
    Geology rules out aquifer storage
    Swiftmud's director says it likely won't work because the county lacks an underground "confining unit" to hold the injected water in place. Story
    PASCO
    Emergency order tightens water use
    There are new rules for lawns and car washing and dozens more enforcers. Story



     

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