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Monday, June 4, 2001
FLORIDIAN
photo
[Times photo: Fred Victorin]
In an a bare-bones storefront, young people gather to talk about changing the world through peaceful means -- and to listen to bands. 1968? No, 2001. Story

TECH TIMES
Setting sail safely
[Times file: Toni L. Sandys 1997]
From online float plans to a new marine cell phone service, technology is helping weekend boaters keep their outings safe. Story


BUSINESS
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Expanding the club
When Costco opened its Brandon store, it gave away 90,000 free memberships to secure a foothold in the Tampa Bay area. Now the company is hunting for more sites. "We wouldn't come in if we weren't confident we could have at least four stores in the Tampa Bay area," Costco's chief executive says. Story
XPRESS
Culinary kids
These young cooks have found the recipe for success -- winning prizes in a baking contest. Story
SPECIAL REPORT
Deadly Combination: Ford, Firestone & Florida
ENTERTAINMENT
  • James Taylor continues to enjoy serving songs
  • Seize the day
  • Flash

  • STATE
    War over regents gets fiery
    Opponents of the higher education board's elimination will decide today whether to seek court or ballot-box redress. Story
    State examines doctors’ pasts
    Of the 45,000 medical doctors licensed in Florida, state health officials discovered recently, about 2,000 have a criminal record. Story
    TAMPA BAY
    Teen drivers have highest crash rate
    ST. PETERSBURG -- Within eight months of getting his driver's license, 17-year-old Ross Bender was ticketed twice and ordered by the state to restrict his driving to and from work or school. Story
    President Bush in Tampa today
    President Bush will hold a rally this evening at Tampa's Legends Field. Story
    An era of single dads
    Legal and societal changes may explain a rise in the number of single fathers in the state and on the Suncoast. Story

    Fearing intruder, wife kills husband
    Robbers grab jewelry in swift, ‘bold’ holdup
    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
    WORLD & NATION
    Democrats to fight Bush with gasoline
    The party sees a winning issue in the high price of fuel, combined with administration ties to the oil industry. Story
    ‘Zorba the Greek’ star Anthony Quinn dies
    The 86-year-old actor appeared in more than 100 feature films and won two Academy Awards. Story

    SPORTS
    Iverson, Sixers turn back Bucks
    Led by 44 points from the league MVP, Philadelphia takes a 108-91 win and gets ready for a trip to L.A. Story
    Webb restakes her claim
    The Australian rolls to an eight-shot win to capture the U.S. Women's Open and return to the top of the sport. Story
    Dear Tiger: Sorry you're too good, again. The Tour
    Vaughn lays into umps after another loss
    After striking out to end an 8-4 defeat, slugger vents, saying umpires have been biased against the Rays. Story
    COLUMNS
    Jan Glidewell: Life of court reporters: high stress, meager pay
    CITRUS
    Tiny boats sink amid hails of BBs
    Hobbyists representing Allied and Axis sides wage a remote-control war at the State Road 44 E boat ramp in Inverness this weekend. Story
    Police split over paperwork
    The chief's efforts to mold an accredited agency meet resistance from officers who say writing reports keeps them off the streets. Story
    HERNANDO
    Surgeon answers county’s needs
    Patients praise the only full-time plastic surgeon after he tends to their injuries or disease. Story
    PHCC is in the market for Wesley Chapel land
    President Robert Judson says that in time a major campus could locate in the area. Story
    PASCO
    Hundreds honor young officer
    "He was the kind of deputy you could count on," says an officer of Verle Lloyd Johnson, who died in a car crash on his way home from work. Story
    New partners in a new life
    A widower and a widow tired of being lonely decide to tie the knot: He is 86, and she is 80. Story


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