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Saturday, December 2, 2000
SPORTS
Williams making a return with an impact

It's been an up-and-down year for Karl Williams, but his TD vs. Buffalo helped a bit. Story

Gator seniors look to grab a ring
Florida's 14 seniors have one last chance to win an SEC championship. Story

Thrashers trash Lightning rally bid
A goal with 2:36 left and an empty-netter give Atlanta a 5-3 win. Story

WORLD & NATION
Court won't speed case
Florida's top court refuses to order immediate recount Story

Court a calm island amid the maelstrom
An air of civility rules in the historic session Friday of the U.S. Supreme Court. Story

Chilean judge orders Pinochet's house arrest
A loophole is found in the former dictator's amnesty. Story

TAMPA BAY
Virus, heavy in bay area, can hit some children hard
Doctors urge parents to watch for symptoms of RSV, a potentially life-threatening respiratory ailment. Story

Church ousts Lyons as pastor
Bethel Metropolitan Baptist Church replaces its leader of 25 years, now in prison, with a man with legal troubles in his past. Story

STATE
Rapid rail push still at full steam
A Lakeland businessman who has championed the system now is writing a bill to keep things going. Story

Medical board targets fraud in walk-in clinics
TAMPA -- It doesn't take much to set up a walk-in clinic in Florida. Story

BUSINESS
Restless night yields HCA-BlueCross contract
The hospital chain says the two-year pact gives it the changes it needs. The public is glad negotiations are finally over. Story

Microsoft plaintiff alleges snooping
A former executive alleging racial bias contends the software company is using a private investigator. Story

COLUMNS
UF eyes SEC wait-lifting
ATLANTA -- It's difficult to gauge today's hunger of the Florida Gators. Hubert Mizell

In the city, life comes right up to the door
Sometimes I wish I lived in a gated community. Sandra Thompson

HOME & GARDEN
Port Tampa Tour
Season brings holiday tours Story

ENTERTAINMENT
Orchestra, soloist adeptly meet 'West Side Story Suite' challenge
TAMPA -- All the famous tunes were there: Maria, Tonight, Somewhere, I Have a Love, I Feel Pretty and suggestions of much of the rest of Leonard Bernstein's score for West Side Story, the 1957 classic that revolutionized musical theater. Story

CITRUS
Man indicted in shooting death of wife
Charged under the 10-20-Life statute, Ralph Wade Dixon could face either life in prison or the death penalty. Story

HERNANDO
School budget disparity worsens
A review reveals about $5.9-million worth of mistakes, which means major budget cuts. Story

PASCO
Trooper may be fired over affair
The trooper will appeal the firing, but an FHP commander says he can think of no evidence that would change the minds of the Highway Patrol officials. Story


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