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September 13, 2001
Mary Jo Melone
Standing. Waiting. Yet doing so much
The frat boys had him ticked off good.

Howard Troxler
We may not want what was normal
What are we -- "we," as in we, the citizens of the United States -- supposed to do now?

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TIA still paralyzed; travelers brace for hassles
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[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
The federal government gave no clue Wednesday when air travelers will see anything resembling a normal flight schedule.

Vigils, memorials, events offer hope after attacks
Churches, synagogues and other organizations have scheduled prayer vigils and fundraisers in response to the terrorist attack. What follows is a list of some of the events.

Teachers, students try to cope with tears, fears
Schools tried to make the day as normal as possible, but allowed students to talk about the terrorist attacks or watch news coverage.

Fear is fresh fact of everyday life
Mary Singer showed up for work Wednesday morning as if it were a normal day. But it wasn't normal, not by a long shot.

Questions, worries fill students' day
From tears to anger to bravado, teens react in different ways to news of the terrorist attacks.

Armed forces find many want to enlist
Recruiters report a rise in interest, but not all would be considered good candidates.

Anger simmers among former N.Y. police officers in Spring Hill
Their homes are here and their hearts are there with friends and relatives on the New York City police force.

2 brothers: 1 lost, 1 looking
A Hillsborough firefighter learns his firefighter brother was likely caught in the World Trade Center collapse. He's driving there, vowing to comb the rubble for him.

Residents show pride in American flag
CLEARWATER -- Jeff Garland awoke Wednesday morning in a daze, overwhelmed by the need to do something.

Blood donors gladly wait for hours to do their part
Turnout is so heavy that some volunteers are asked to donate later.

Palm Harbor couple lose son-in-law
The pilot of United Airlines Flight 175 was a family man who loved to spend his days off with his two daughters.

Where to donate blood

Top stories
Pinellas County to assess voting systems
Touch screen bids exceed the budget. But one official doesn't mind financing the right equipment.

Tampa braces for stream of traffic to new mall
Eager shoppers might mix with football fans to make International Plaza's opening a challenge this weekend.


South Pinellas headlines
  • Buyer intends to convert YMCA into home
  • Tests show Red Tide off Pinellas shore

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Schools turn attacks into lessons
  • Muslims brace for angry response
  • Attacks leave tourists shaken
  • Pinellas digest
  • Community has given more than enough
  • Man airs views on garage door
  • Tarpon police holds public meeting on grants
  • Teats, Maguire enjoy strong start

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Deputy fatally shoots man during bomb threat inquiry
  • Sweet comeback is a treat
  • Second suspect's trial begins in delivery man's death

  • Ernest Hooper
  • People seek consolation in their houses of worship

  • News of Florida
  • Attack may complicate state budget
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