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Friday, June 8, 2001
SPORTS
Capriati can’t contain joy

[AP photo]
The Australian Open champ beats No. 1 Martina Hingis 6-4, 6-3 at the French to advance to her 2nd straight Slam final. Story
Avs push it to the limit
Patrick Roy blanks New Jersey 4-0 as Colorado forces Game 7 back in Denver. Story

Huff, Rekar help Rays lose to Jays
The third baseman's error sparks a Toronto rally, and the starter blows two leads in 8-7 loss. Story
FLORIDIAN

[Photo: www.thenervousdog.com]
Two guys holed up in a wings restaurant with ghostwriter Joe Stalin, playing "Where in the World Is Salman Rushdie": Is that all it takes to make a satirical online magazine? Story


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From the Times business pages
DuPont agrees to sell drug division
Bristol-Myers Squibb will pick up two leading drugs in the $7.8-billion deal, but some question if it overspent. Story
Expert sees little recovery well into 2002
ORLANDO -- One of the nation's top experts on the economics of retailing believes the economy has been in recession since Christmas and predicts a recovery won't be seen until well into 2002. He also forecasts a poor Christmas holiday season for retailers this year. Story
ENTERTAINMENT
  • MJ Kelli lets rage rip
  • Flash

  • STATE
    Jeb Bush says he’ll run again
    The governor makes the decision after a weekend at Camp David with family members. He may face a tough campaign. Story

    List of budget ‘turkeys’ a record
    Florida TaxWatch says lawmakers' pet projects in the state budget total $288-million. Story
    Pasco projects | Hernando projects

    Activist: Election law ignores special needs
    New optical scan systems still will prevent many people from casting their own ballots, an advocate for the disabled argues. 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
    WORLD & NATION
    McVeigh’s execution set
    After a second legal setback, Timothy McVeigh puts an end to all efforts to delay his execution. Monday, he will be put to death by lethal injection. Story

    Count on those tax checks
    In a White House victory celebration, President Bush put his signature to the nation's first across-the-board tax cut in a generation Thursday. Story
    Treated lumber to get labels
    Manufacturers vow to better inform consumers to wear protection. Critics: A voluntary program won't work. Story
    TAMPA BAY
    Rain exposes damaged roofs
    Months of mostly dry weather have weakened many roofs, leaving them susceptible to leaks. Story
    Busier storm season forecast
    When Tropical Storm Allison popped up suddenly in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this week, the National Hurricane Center said the early storm was not a sign that the current hurricane season will be more active than anticipated. Story
    COLUMNS
    Howard Troxler: Now higher education is poised for a free-for-all
    Jan Glidewell: Dissent if you want, but don't do it here
    Ernest Hooper:
    Romance, sweat -- and how Charlie Crist got that tan
    Gary Shelton: Kennedy's debut smells of hope for Rays' future
    Robert Trigaux:
    Discount airlines keep Tampa fares from taking off

  • CITRUS
    Fire guts a dining landmark
    The Cove Pub and Restaurant, which popularized hot wings, is ruined by a fire that probably began in the kitchen. The owner vows to rebuild. Story
    HERNANDO
    First the rain, then the damage
    This week's stormy weather has caused washouts, flooding, downed power lines, fallen trees and lightning strikes. Welcome to summertime in Florida. Story
    PASCO
    Kitchen manager from Holiday wins lottery
    The Holiday man won $15-million but chooses a single cash payment of $7,979,114.76. Story



     

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