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October 31, 2001

'Truth' takes shots at tobacco's friendly face
A singing corpse. A wink at death, a nod at cancer. The new spot spoofs big tobacco's charitable ads.

Lucy Morgan
Cooperation needed to clear legislative train wreckage
Tuesday was a day to "call Willie."

Terrorism spawns two new specialty license tag designs
TALLAHASSEE -- The Legislature approved "United We Stand" and "American Red Cross" specialty auto license plates Tuesday and specified that money raised from the tags will go to efforts to fight terrorism and biological attacks.

Divided, not done
Feuding lawmakers slash $800-million from the state budget, but the House adjourns with $500-million in cuts left to go.

Bush keeps low profile, draws criticism
Many lawmakers are questioning the governor's hands-off approach to the budget crisis.

Veterans fume over THAP chief's reports
The VA and the inspector general are investigating claims by residents that Chester Luney's positive reviews were false.

Budget cuts called a 'short-term fix'
The school budget loses less than 1 percent, but other programs, including a well known anti-tobacco program, don't fare as well.


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