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August 25, 2000

Haunted, victim's mother keeps vigil to watch killer die
STARKE -- Pamela Belford traveled seven hours to this bleak, north Florida town Tuesday to see the state kill the man who murdered her daughter.

Kidnapper accepts plea, may face life
The man who abducted a 10-year-old girl pleads no contest to charges. The girl and her family are spared a trial.

Political groups take advantage of loophole
Election law allows committees to back candidates without revealing where their funds come from.

Ethics panel clears lobbyist in computer deal
TALLAHASSEE -- David Rancourt left his job as deputy chief of staff to Gov. Jeb Bush last November to launch a career in lobbying. But within weeks, he was involved in a computer deal that would raise questions about his ethics.

State briefs
FAU professor resigning in Web wagering inquiry

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