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May 2, 2001
Fasano's firm eyed state job
The House Republican leader says he knew nothing of Morgan Stanley Dean Witter's plans to bid on a state retirement contract.

Counties may help pay for vote reforms
Key lawmakers agree that the state's biggest counties should pay half the cost of new machines.

A tedious method to scoring writing
Since machines can't judge a students' writing ability, at least two people read each essay.

Resentencing ordered on eve of execution
Gregory Mills was due to die tonight, but a judge stays the execution after questions are raised about a key witness.

Senate okays grandparents rights
The bill, awaiting House approval, gives grandparents rights when grandchildren are endangered.

Law shields gunmakers from suits
Gov. Jeb Bush signs the law preventing cities from suing to recover medical, police costs.

Senators back off move to give felons the vote
Senators offer to drop the provision as lawmakers bargain on election reform. But a law change might be unnecessary.


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