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April 20, 2001
Arson adds to wildfire threat
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[Times photo: James Borchuck]
Flames and smoke sweep toward neighborhoods as brush fires are set in Sarasota and Charlotte counties.
Bill would toughen car seat law

Florida Senate approves legislation requiring children 8 or younger to ride in car seats. House considers similar bill.

Miller changing vote on aquifer
Tampa Democratic Sen. Les Miller will say no to the plan to store tainted water in Florida's underground supply.

State begins prison inquiry
The FDLE will look into guards' complaints of discrimination.

Manatee accord hailed as lifesaver
Some boaters are upset with new restrictions designed to help reduce manatee deaths caused by speeding boats.

2002 bill would order school anti-bias rules
TALLAHASSEE -- A confrontation between a legislator and a group of gay and lesbian students has produced a bill that would require Florida schools to take action against those who torment homosexuals.

Legislature 2001
Today is the 46th day of the 60-day session.


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