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November 2, 2000

Songs in his heart, politics on his mind
[Times photo: Thomas M. Goethe]
Jimmy Buffett, the popular singer, ardent Democrat and hard-shell environmentalist brings his message to Tampa.

To pull ahead and stay there
Al Gore warns Floridians that George W. Bush can't be trusted with the environment or Social Security.

4,500 throng to see Cheney
The Republican nominee for vice president visits Weeki Wachee Spring with Jeb Bush and Norman Schwarzkopf.

Mary Jo Melone
Making promises -- one job at a time
Two Times reporters, Leonora LaPeter and Bryan Gilmer, recently wrote about how St. Petersburg's efforts after the 1996 disturbances to revive the neighborhoods south of Central Avenue failed.

Top stories
Deputy kills woman who wielded knife
He "kept asking her to put the knife down, ordering her, ordering her. Finally, he shot and killed her," a sheriff's official says.

Drowned by drought
Lakes levels are low, and watering restrictions remain in effect as the dry season settles in.

Parents of girl slain in Seffner suing state
The Murthas say the state was negligent when it placed their disabled daughter in a home where a man with a criminal record lived.

Tampa Bay briefs
Mother visiting park with 4 children is raped

Aisenbergs' attorneys to get notes on tapes
A judge makes the notes available to the Aisenbergs' attorneys.

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