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Monday, July 2, 2001
A taste of Asia in South Tampa
[Times photo: Toni L. Sandys]
As a neighborhood's Asian population grows, people of many cultures are enjoying the benefits of diversity. Story
When shopping isn't black and white
Buying on the gray market -- where products made for overseas are sold in the United States -- can save you money but often leave you with invalid warranties and hard-to-get parts or accessories. Story
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United to drop bid for US Airways
Citing fears that the Justice Department will never approve the huge deal, United is expected to back out today. Story
A booming business in unemployment
As the state's unemployment rises, a WorkForce Tampa office becomes a community center where people from varied backgrounds share the experience of hunting for a job to replace the one they lost. Story
  • Passionate performance of 'Sing for the Cure'
  • Flash
  • Old 97's hits its stride and stays there
  • Seize the day

    After the rainbow
    [Times photo: Stefanie Boyer]
    Karl Slover grew up to be a Munchkin. The Tampa resident played several of the little folks in The Wizard of Oz and on special cinematic occasions relives his days with the stars. Story
    Boy with fireworks sets blaze in home
    After his father leaves, a 9-year-old plays with fireworks, burning his room and filling the house with smoke and soot. Story
    Ex-deputy arrested over drugs
    The officer resigned, then took narcotics from the evidence room, a sheriff's spokesman says. Story
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  • Dow Closes Up 56, Nasdaq Gains 14
  • Penguins Trade Kovalev Back to Rangers
    Storm falls inches short
    Tampa Bay's struggles continue as its chance to send the game into OT against Orlando ends inside the 1. Story
    Unsightly loss sums up Rays' half-season
    A 6-1 loss to the Yanks in 81st game includes all the elements that have Tampa Bay on target for 114 losses. Story
    New law may shroud Pfizer deal
    The drug giant obtains an inside track for the state's Medicaid business as similar deals get a measure of secrecy. Story
    Treated wood • industry fights back
    A maker of arsenic-treated wood hires a political gun to fend off more regulation. He may be making a difference. Story
    Arsenic-free wood available at Tampa store
    photoWORLD & NATION
    Serbs recount secret horrors of Milosevic's war regime
    Truck drivers, tractor drivers, ditch diggers, soldiers and policemen speak of atrocities. Story
    As Bush sinks in polls, he tries new directions
    The president works to improve his image on patients' rights, the environment, energy and peace in the Mideast. Story
    Howard Troxler: Lawmakers' budget must not sabotage state law
    Jan Glidewell: Glad to be an inspiration, even in book for dummies
    Darrell Fry: Is end nigh for Pete? This week, we'll know
    Sara Fritz: Labels don't mean much
    2 governments spar over water
    Harbor Isle Court is caught in the middle of a dispute between the county and Crystal River. Story
    Woman may be animal hoarder
    The behavior, similar to obsessive-compulsive disorders, leads people to collect animals they can't care for, such as the 157 mistreated pets seized from the woman's ranch. Story
    Awards recognize the Stage West favorites
    Members and season ticket holders chose the winners of the 10th annual HAMI awards. Story


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