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December 8, 2001

Lucy Morgan
Circling the wagons to guard the Capitol
They couldn't resist.

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Disabled vets may get tax break
At a dedication ceremony for a World War II exhibit, the governor says he wants to give Florida's disabled veterans a $5,000 property tax exemption.

Session tackled other issues
Lawmakers focused on terrorism, a building code and their own pay cut as well as the budget.

Turkeys survive budget crunch
Many member projects are able to keep their funding while education and health care programs take cuts to plug the deficit.

Tribe sues ousted chief over sick pay
The Seminole Tribe alleges James E. Billie and a tribal manager falsified records to obtain $241,000.

Bush: Recycling changes needed
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Jeb Bush said Friday he didn't know that the Capitol isn't recycling the way it's required to under state law, and he pledged to make changes.

Jim King lines up votes to solidify quest for Senate president
TALLAHASSEE -- Senate Majority Leader Jim King has lined up the votes to become the next president of the Senate.


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