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April 27, 2001
Fugitive, friend used missing woman's ID
A Missouri fugitive and his girlfriend traveled across the country using fake identification and credit cards in the name of a missing Oregon woman before the couple's murder-suicide at a picnic stop in southwest Florida, authorities said Thursday.

Around the state
Lie test backs teen monk's claims he was molested

Lawmakers ready to abolish runoff
As election reform moves forward, both houses of the Florida Legislature act to do away with the second primary, which has helped many a governor.

Teacher programs funding trimmed
The House eliminated $36-million earmarked for training and recruitment.

Elder care bill makes headway in Senate
A nursing home trade group cheers the proposal, but trial attorneys criticize it.

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