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Friday, June 1, 2001
FLORIDIAN
Picturing memories
[Times photo: Cherei Diez]
People suffering from dementia are responding to a form of art therapy that taps their creativity and emotions. Story
SPECIAL REPORT
Deadly Combination: Ford Firestone & Florida
BUSINESS
Market Snapshot
As of: 13:36:09 (EDT)
Value Net Chg
DJIA 9179.81
53.36
NYSE 5525.46
25.47
NASDAQ 1648.00
-4.18
Russell 2000 454.15
0.38
S&P 500 977.13
3.01
10YR T-Note (x.10) 42.21
-0.08
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From the Times business pages
Peoples Gas trims customer surcharge
The reduction will show up on this month's bills. The company, however, says not to expect another drop this summer. Story
On the block
At one time, 2nd Century Communications looked like the perfect telecom success story. Today, it's a symbol of industry failure. Story
Business digest
HOTEL RATE FLAT: The hotel occupancy rate in the Tampa Bay area for April was flat at 71.1 percent compared with the same month in 2000, according to Smith Travel Research. The average room rate was $95.21, up from $94.40. Story
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Flash
  • Pitt dashes, but Clooney lingers on 'Ocean's' set
  • Radio rivalry plain as a billboard

  • COLUMNS
    Jan Glidewell: Tolerance? In a library? What a truly novel idea
    Ernest Hooper:
    Kathleen Ford is crossing the bay to do battle in the courthouse
    Darrell Fry:
    Infighting as big a part of sports as the game
    Robert Trigaux: Cunning corporations learn to lay off the 'L' word
    CITRUS
    EDC request raises concerns
    While the EDC completes a reform proposal to address accountability concerns, questions again arise over what can or cannot be matched by tax dollars. Story
    HERNANDO
    County eases into recruiter role
    Since taking over business recruitment and retention three weeks ago, the government has not made the EDC's old job a priority, commission members say. Story
    PASCO
    Store owners worry as puppies disappear
    In two weeks, burglars have stolen six small canines from pet stores, officials say. No forced entry was found. Story
    WORLD & NATION
    McVeigh asks for execution stay
    Timothy McVeigh's lawyers accuse the U.S. of withholding evidence in a "fraud upon the court" that denied him a fair trial in the Oklahoma bombing. 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
    STATE
    Forecasters get a better fix on fury
    Scientists have a new generation of sensors to help them assess storms as hurricane season begins today. Story

    State tax cuts to be tougher, Bush says
    Like his brother, the governor supports elimination of the federal estate tax. But it hurts Florida's chances of phasing out the intangibles tax. Story
    President to visit Tampa on Monday
    President Bush will hold a rally Monday evening at Tampa's Legends Field to promote the tax cuts recently approved by Congress, the White House announced Thursday. The exact time has not been released. Story
    TAMPA BAY
    Suspect: Shots fired by accident
    He says the gun went off when he hit a table. But police say evidence contradicts his statement. Story
    Pastors’ advice: Pray it will rain
    Prayer sessions are called to combat the drought. One church even plans rain dances and tells worshipers: Bring umbrellas. Story
    Fire in face of foreclosure
    A Regency Condominiums maintenance man survives a jump from his second-story balcony and faces an arson charge. Story

    Surgeon faces discipline for removing wrong breast
    The head of the breast clinic at Moffitt Cancer Center admits confusing two patients. Story
    SPORTS
    Avs dodge Devilish hex
    Third-period goals by Ray Bourque and Dan Hinote give Colorado a 3-1 victory at New Jersey, the franchise's first since 1993. Story
    Rays lose 10-1, so LaMar may make moves
    The general manager says trades may not be possible, but "expect there to be some shuffling." Story
    Rays' White to miss season after surgery
    Inkster ready for ‘marathon’
    LPGA Hall of Famer keeps the leaders in sight at the season's second major. Story


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