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April 29, 2001
Chief's hold on Seminoles is slipping
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James Billie, who led the Seminole Tribe of Florida to prosperity, faces open dissent over his leadership and business deals. And the FBI also is investigating.
Lawmakers back off cut in health aids for poor
Although proposed budget cuts that would affect thousands who need eye, hearing and dental care are dropped, other health care changes survive.

IQ may count less for gifted
To find gifted children, the state proposes to put less emphasis on IQ scores.

Catching up with Florida's first lady
Columba Bush has been working for education and against drug abuse. And hoping her husband runs again.

Tribe's operations manager earns praise -- and criticism
TAMPA -- Timothy W. Cox has come a long way since leaving behind a checkered law enforcement career in Georgia to take a job with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.


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