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June 1, 2001

Forecasters get a better fix on fury
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[NOAA photo/Courtesy of University of Wisconsin Space Science and Engineering Center]
Scientists have a new generation of sensors to help them assess storms as season begins today.
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.

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.

Status of air base under review
President Bush's administration is taking another look at turning Homestead Air Base into a commercial airport.

Judge delays trial for 8 accused in inmate death
GAINESVILLE -- A judge on Thursday pushed back the trial of eight corrections officers accused in the beating death of inmate Frank Valdes and ordered prosecutors to detail each defendant's actions in the case.


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