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Saturday, September 15, 2001
Gabrielle pelts rain, belts utility lines.  The tropical storm brings heavy rain and winds that knock down trees.
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Power is lost as trees topple
Most of Friday's rain will miss aquifer

Gabrielle's punch sideswipes Citrus
Storm rushes through Hillsborough
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BREAKING NEWS
Bush: U.S. will hunt down terrorists in a long, unrelenting war
President Bush said this morning that Osama bin Laden cannot “hide from the United States” and began to ready U.S. troops for the mission at hand. “Everybody who wears the uniform (should) get ready - the United States will do what it takes to win this war.” Americans will have to sacrifice, he said. Story | AP updates

In prayer and pursuit. As nation remembers the dead, officials name the guilty.

President Bush, standing on a burned fire truck, speaks to firefighters and rescuers Friday during a tour of the World Trade Center site. New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani says 4,763 people are reported missing. [AP photo]


Reserves activated for ‘homeland defense’
As many as 50,000 members of the National Guard will be called to duty after a national state of emergency is declared. Story
FBI analyzing voice, data recorders from two flights
WASHINGTON -- The FBI is analyzing three voice and data recorders recovered from airplanes involved in Tuesday's attacks. Story
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Carmen Ramos of Miami prays after a service Friday at a Catholic church in Miami. Friday was a national day of prayer.
FBI looks for terror’s tracks online
The online posting on Aug. 30 sounded like the rantings of a crank: The subject was "911," and it warned "Something is going to happen tomorrow . . . REPENT!" Story
On dreary day, Bush lifts rescuers’ spirits
NEW YORK -- After leading the nation in a day of prayer and mourning at the National Cathedral in Washington, President Bush arrived in New York City and received an emotional reception from rescue workers at the site of the devastated World Trade Center. Story
TIA security is intrusive, welcome
TAMPA -- Michael Gilot is an example of the flying future. Story
'Mental health' hotline a blind lead
The televised blurb offered mental health assistance dealing with the attacks. Callers reached Scientologists. Story
Taleban warns U.S. of revenge
It says the United States should be wary of attacking Afghanistan. Story
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Prayers fill churches big, small
President Bush led the nation in prayer Friday at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., declaring that Americans need to move beyond their grief and bear the commitment of their forefathers to rid the world of evil. Story
14 hijackers spent time in Florida
At least 14 of the 19 suspected hijackers who terrorized America spent considerable time in Florida, where they clustered around aviation schools and lived in a string of nondescript motels and apartment complexes. Story

Low-key or loud, New Yorkers join forces in face of disaster
As you move south on Manhattan island the flags get bigger and the sentiment gets stronger. But all New Yorkers are grieving. Story
From AP: Anatomy of the World Trade Center attack and collapse

Updates from the wire:
  • 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

  • COLUMNS
    Steve Bousquet: Same place for prayer, but a reason so different

    Sandra Thompson: Manhattan now devoid of a certain visual thrill

    Eric Deggans: Stations weave weather coverage into news

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    WORLD AND NATION
  • FBI analyzing voice, data recorders from two flights
  • Names of hijackers
  • Aftershocks: In brief
  • Eager to help, reservists wait for call to serve
  • 'Mental health' hotline a blind lead
  • FBI looks for terror's tracks online
  • The War Powers Act
  • Taleban warns U.S. of revenge
  • On dreary day, Bush lifts rescuers' spirits
  • Low-key or loud, New Yorkers join forces in face of disaster
  • Reserves activated for 'homeland defense'
  • Pakistan cooperative so far, officials say
  • For now, Reagan airport stays closed
  • Afghans brace for attack
  • Flying Q&A
  • Excerpts from the Rev. Billy Graham's sermon
  • Russia won't join any U.S. retaliation
  • Text of President Bush speech
  • At mosques: sympathy, ire
  • Pentagon relatives clinging to hope
  • Television evangelists say we got 'what we deserve'
  • 14 hijackers spent time in Florida
  • Prayers fill churches big, small

  • TAMPA BAY
  • TIA security is intrusive, welcome

  • BUSINESS
  • SEC braces for markets' opening bell
  • Even a terrorist attack can't keep good publicists down
  • Recession now likely, experts say
  • Tech Data fills a void
  • Airlines seek protection from crippling litigation

  • STATE
  • Jeb Bush low-key on terrorism ties

  • SPORTS
  • Fear close at hand for players
  • Rays must wait 1 more day
  • Added down time presents Bucs a test
  • All quiet on what would have been a big Saturday
  • What they're saying
  • Tiger will not play in Lancome tournament

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