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Friday, July 21, 2000
WEATHER
weather hot hot
[Times photo: John Pendygraft]
Area looks for break from the heat
The dog days of summer have arrived, panting and gasping for air. Story
TAMPA BAY
Tampa student gunned down at nightclub
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Kevin Hayes
16-year -old Kevin Hayes was killed when a man opened fire into a crowd outside the Garage. Story

Officer on leave after car shooting
Another officer is under investigation. She reportedly stood in front of the stolen car once it stopped, violating an order issued after the 1996 TyRon Lewis shooting. Story

SPORTS
Rays lose lead late in Jays' 6-5 win
TORONTO -- Umpire Mike Van Vleet warned Rick White about throwing a pitch inside to Tony Batista. Somebody should have warned him about throwing a pitch right down the middle to Batista. Story

No roadblocks as Els leads
Ernie Els masters Road Hole; Tiger Woods a stroke back in British Open. Story

Click
Cool art, warm artists
[Christel Hunsicker, Tulips, silk, 36 by 41 inches. ]
At the Cool Art Show this weekend, chat with congenial artists in the comfort of an air-conditioned venue. Story

Emmy nominations single out quality, not pedigree
PASADENA, Calif. -- Has Emmy finally learned its lesson? Story

FLORIDIAN
Perfecting the three-bone cross
[Times photo: Jamie Francis]
The three Wright siblings sport belt buckles as big as coffee saucers. The gold-plated hardware sparkles in the glowing twilight that blankets their ranch near Arcadia. Story

STATE
Interim president may keep UF reins
A committee of the regents, whose search collapsed, wants Charles Young to take the permanent job. The chancellor is optimistic that he will. Story

WORLD & NATION
Senators hear complaints about veterans' benefits
WASHINGTON -- Like that of many veterans, William Kennedy's service in the Vietnam War was not kind. The lingering effects of post-traumatic stress disorder -- flashbacks, nightmares and depression -- led to a life-threatening coronary artery disease in March 1998. Story

BUSINESS
HSN tosses pet-owning workers a new treat
The shopping network offers an insurance benefit for discounted veterinary bills at the cost of a $5 payroll deduction. Story

COLUMNS
Hubert Mizell: Begay can grin about Day 1 fall
Howard Troxler: Common sense for dummies
Gary Shelton: Fear just a short phase for Dragila
Jan Glidewell: Dress rules come with a coating of irony
Eric Deggans: Emmy nominations single out quality, not pedigree

CITRUS
Schools favor lower tax
INVERNESS -- Citrus property owners could see a 4 percent decrease in the tax rate that garners money to support the school system. Story

HERNANDO
Phony officer suspect caught
A deputy's wife heard the description of the suspect's car, which previously had been used as a police car, and told her husband she knew where the car was. Story

PASCO
Spouse shot in gun-firing lesson
A man showing his wife how to fire a gun blames himself for the accident. No charges are filed. Story


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