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August 6, 2001

Deluges help disguise drought
[Times photo: Ron Thompson]
Heavy rains are back after a 3-year absence, and yard workers are scrambling to keep up while dodging the raindrops. And though the downpours have refilled lakes, they haven't raised aquifer levels or eased the drought.
Jan Glidewell
Reports on killer bring pain of old memories
Ican still remember the colors -- purple ink on yellow Teletype paper -- and the kicked-in-the-gut feeling I got when I saw Manny Tanner's name in a news story back in 1977.

Citrus briefs
Plant society meeting to discuss propagation

Citrus slices
Clean language on an environmental issue

Growth may help improve city life
An architecture professor says Florida's cities will expand. To thrive, they must reinventthemselves.

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A shower of babies
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