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    • Yet another rail revival

        Like a horror-flick climax, where the presumed-dead bad guy awakens to take one last stab at his unw...
    • Congressional shuffle

        When 2000 began, Florida was seen as a solidly Republican state. In the last few years, the GOP had ...
    • Crowd control

        "Tonight's gonna be a hell of a night, man," Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Alex Roman mutters as he...
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    • OD'ing on convenience

        In an era of corporate homogenization, where Wal-Marts have monopolized and bankrupted small busines...
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    • A growing division

        Dressed in a white T-shirt and blue pajama pants, Tim Moriarty -- licensed massage therapist, natura...
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    • Paying no respect

        Shame on you! Shame on you!" Though 80 or so farmworker advocates had been marching and chanting for...
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    • For the people?

        People think I put mascara on," John Morgan says, standing in a small conference room on the ninth f...
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    • He who would be McCollum

        Twenty years after Republican Bill McCollum walked into Congress on a pro-term-limits platform, he's...
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    • Speed trapped

        It was my first ride in a helicopter, and I didn't even know it," says Peggy, a thin, gray-haired wo...
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    • A tragedy of errors

        "You have a right to be angry." That understatement, issued by the Rev. Mike Wacht, well represented...
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    • Shell shocked

        Orlando Weekly last visited Ann Gilvin four years ago, a few months after bulldozers began clearing ...
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    • Toward a more perfect union

        By and large, Disney service workers will tell you, the "magic" of the Kingdom is reserved for the g...
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    • An ill-thought assault on high education

        Given the can-you-top-this attitude that has surrounded the U.S. government's drug policy for the la...
    • A missionary for equality

        A decade ago, the Southern Baptist Convention would have welcomed Rev. Mel White with open arms. He'...
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    • Air today, gone tomorrow

        The report card is in, and the news isn't great. Orange County, according to the American Lung Assoc...
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    • Leaping for lizards

        The Doors sang, "I am the lizard king." The Budweiser ads use the critters. Otherwise, there are pre...
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    • Ring bearer

        In the late 1980s, Ed Turanchik made a name for himself in the Tampa Bay area: He was a radical envi...
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    • All aboard!

        Just a year ago, it seemed nothing could halt light rail's advance into Central Florida. The need ce...
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    • Hood winks

        Last Tuesday, Orlando voters gave Mayor Glenda Hood good reason to smile. Following what was the cit...
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    • Just wait till mom finds out

        Spring is in the air -- and on the beach as well. For the better part of March, thousands of college...
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    • Wright or wrong

        Standing at the podium, attorney Ken Wright looks perturbed. The project he and his client had thoug...
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    • A plan far afield

        How do you like the Lady Liberty -- it's a trip, isn't it?" Greg Asbed, leader of the Coalition of I...
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    • Levine's in, but tattoos are out

        Glenda Hood and Bruce Gordy came dangerously close last week to providing the defining image of thei...
    • Tapped out

        "Honor guard, prepare to fire," a voice booms in the still of a cold Sunday morning. "Aim, fire!" Th...
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