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Friday, September 14, 2001
Gabrielle moves inland
click here for florida forecastThe storm is weakening rapidly as it heads across the state. No injuries reported sd dtorm spins off tornadoes
Sunshine Skyway and Gandy Bridge have opened
Residents asked to keep off roads.
Bay area schools closed.

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Markets to reopen Monday
NEW YORK -- Wall Street will resume stock trading Monday morning after being shut down since Tuesday by the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Story
In brief
AMERICAN FLAGS SELLING FAST: Kroger Co., Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Home Depot Inc. say they are selling out of American flags in what retailers and manufacturers say is the biggest buying spree in the past decade. Story
Oracle tops earnings forecasts
The tech bellwether, grieving from its own losses in the terrorist attack, quietly releases its first-quarter results. Story
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    Fasano resigns as House majority leader
    The Republican's decision comes after a heated encounter with Speaker Tom Feeney. Story
    Ethics complaint filed over Crist's free plane flight
    Education Commissioner Charlie Crist is accused of accepting a free trip. Story
    Leon official resigns state job
    A suspended county commissioner quits the DOT before he is fired on various charges. Story
    Storm watchers warn Citrus residents: Get ready
    Citrus County officials prepare for the possibility of a hurricane, heavy rains and flooding as Tropical Storm Gabrielle churns in gulf waters. Story
    Storm watchers warn Hernando residents: Get ready
    Although the path the storm will take remains unknown, the area is likely to see very heavy rain and remains under a flood watch. Story
    Get ready, Pasco storm watchers urge
    A local state of emergency is declared with schools and government buildings closing. Story
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  • Bush Challenges Allies to Defend Turkey
  • Iraq Approves U-2 Surveillance Flights
  • NASA IDs Debris As Part of Left Wing
  • Ill. Islamic Charity Leader Pleads Guilty
  • Energy Costs Soar With Cold, Iraq Threat
  • Dow Closes Up 56, Nasdaq Gains 14
  • Penguins Trade Kovalev Back to Rangers
    Cancellations and postponements
    Cancellations Listing
    Mexican plane crash kills 16 U.S. tourists
    MERIDA, Mexico -- Sixteen Seattle-area tourists on a Caribbean cruise died during a side trip to visit Mayan ruins when their plane crashed in the eastern Mexican state of Yucatan. Three Mexican crew members also died. Story
    Tanks again on the move in West Bank
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli tanks rumbled into Palestinian towns in the West Bank for the second day Thursday, igniting gunbattles that left three Palestinians dead and 21 wounded. Story

    Rupe misses workout
    ST. PETERSBURG -- When the Rays worked out Thursday at Tropicana Field, all but one player showed. Story
    Cullen offers hope to Koivu
    BRANDON -- John Cullen vowed to keep phoning Canadiens star Saku Koivu until the two connect. Story
    Mideast families feel safe in county
    Two Muslim store owners say that except for a few funny looks and one mouthy drunk, there has not been any trouble. Story
    Prayer services scheduled today
    As of press time, the following churches had announced prayer services for today: Story
    New plan suggests merger of hospitals
    Reaction is mixed to the proposal, which also calls for a new hospital east of Brooksville. Story
    County says dead pigeon had West Nile
    Hernando County's first case of West Nile virus -- in an animal, not a human -- was confirmed Thursday by the county Health Department. Story
    Commission nicks property tax rate
    The slight cut will mean a savings of a few pennies for the typical homeowner, officials say. Story
    State begins investigating Pasco agency
    Two former employees of the Pasco Family Protection Team have filed complaints. Story

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