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Friday, May 18, 2001
FLORIDIAN
Replaying WWII
[Photo: HBO]
Whether "the greatest generation" is historical reality or revisionism, three new TV offerings reinforce a perception of this era as less troubled by moral ambiguity than succeeding decades. Story
BUSINESS
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Despite rate cut, caution remains
Many bay area residents say they're still waiting for lower interest rates to pay off. Story
ENTERTAINMENT
  • No surprises at Fox, UPN
  • Scott Robbins' fans want more air time
  • Flash

  • STATE
    Lawmaker sent manure, her fans send praises
    TALLAHASSEE -- The 25-pound box of cow manure that state Rep. Nancy Argenziano sent to lobbyist Jodi Chase drew a formal letter of admonition from House Speaker Tom Feeney. Story
    Workers protest Bush’s plan to farm out some state jobs
    Private firms would fill 54 janitorial jobs. State workers say the plan is unfair and deprives them of benefits. Story
    COLUMNS
    Howard Troxler: Now we see the price of education by numbers
    Jan Glidewell: Adam's song was brief, tragic -- but inspirational
    Hubert Mizell: A wide-ranging wish list for the Tampa Bay area
    Robert Trigaux: Before deregulation, Florida Power must be reviewed
    WORLD & NATION
    Energy plan: worries about gulf drilling in Florida
    WASHINGTON -- Florida is mentioned only twice in the 163-page energy blueprint released Thursday by the Bush administration, but look a little deeper and you'll see that the president and the state could be on a collision course. Story
    Sara Fritz: Is Bush giving energy plan a hard sell or bait-and-switch?
    Tax credits for cars, and labels galore
    Girl, mother back in Florida
    The North Carolina Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling allowing Crystal's mother to bring her to Hernando County. Story
    Egged on, political races not going over easy in England
    Politicians get punchy as an angry electorate has both parties on the defensive leading up to the country's June 7 election. 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
    TAMPA BAY
    Elder agency lays off 82 more
    Neighborly Senior Services says it is hurt by rising costs and low reimbursement. Story
    Strawberry is spared jail term
    The former baseball star is sent to a treatment program near Ocala and can avoid prison by successfully completing it. Story
    Ernest Hooper: Kids maintain place in their hearts for Strawberry
    SPORTS
    Injury added to insult
    Guillen injures knee; Royals finish sweep of Rays with 4-2 win. Story
    Unlikely heroes lift TC
    Tampa Catholic wins its ninth state baseball title with 5-3 victory over Orlando Bishop Moore. Story
  • CITRUS
    Teachers’ views split over FCATs
    Some say it cripples their ability to teach a range of skills. Others say it helps students to think critically. Story
    HERNANDO
    Pranksters banned from graduation
    Central High students who egged windows, glued door locks and spray-painted campus walls won't be allowed to participate in commencement. Story
    PASCO
    Dad: Silent killer took girl's life
    Arterio-venous malformation, which caused a brain hemorrhage in Ariel Goldman, is rare and hard to detect. Story



     

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