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Ul O. Hack 2. 200 5 (Mb ASM WEDNESDAY KICKS OFF 'SEASQfOF SPIRITUAL MAINTENANCE' LOCAL, IB HIS ROLE REVERSAL A FIFTH-GRADE FIRST Nole Ade, a creation of a group of Maclay students, has hit store 4 4 i at Jake Gyllenhaal muses on the transition from 'Brokeback Mountain' to 'Jarhead' popiife 5D 1 shelves Business IF Promoting democracy since 1905 miATnT (CMF J Thursday, March 2, 2006 TALLAHASSEE . com 50 Cents ES2 A mm warn I ...:'""..5 I A new face on FAMU's board Six years after graduating with a master's from Florida A&M, Corey Alston takes his seat today with FAMU's board of trustees. LOCAL, IB He wants voting receipts for all . A Democratic contender for governor files a bill requiring counties to use voting machines that le"ave paper trails. LOCAL, IB Bad news for FAMU athletes Florida A& M is penalized by the NCAA, losing a total 12.29 scholarships. SPORTS, 1C Renewing vow to get bin Laden President Bush visits Afghanistan and vows to capture Osama bin Laden. NATION, 3A 1-7 " . " A new spin on 'timeless' paisley Paisley is being reirv vented by playing with scale and incorporating hot, fresh colors. HOME & GARDEN, ID NEWS TIP HOTLINE: 599-2233 FOR BREAKING NEWS: www.Tallahassee.com INDEX Advice Classifieds . . Comics .... Corrections . Crossword . . Editorials . . . HomeGarden Horoscope . . 6D LocalState IB . IF Lottery . 2A . 7D Nation . . , 28 Obituaries . 6D Popiife . . . 4E Sports . . 10 Television . 5F Wheels . . . 3A 6-7B . SD . 1C . 60 . 1Q Today: low 80s Tonight: mid-50s Rain: 0 Weather, 8C BUSINESS DJ1A . . . . . ... 60.12 S&P 500 10.58 NASDAQ I 33.25 Details on Page 3E DELIVERY .1-800-999-2271 NEWSROOM 599-2170 ADVERTISING . . . 599-2331 OTHER NUMBERS . Page 2A '12409 "01 050 " Copyright 2006 TallahaMM Democrat Inc. A Gannett newspaper AJU TRrm Qmwm Eomaridu. iPH -t v-iS&!: -ts'feSi'St. The Beit Kept Garden. Cenier r Y t 1" 1 1 Florida State guard Isaiah Swann (top) celebrates with teammate Diego Romero (foreground) defeated top-ranked Duke 79-74 on Wednesday at the Civic Center. Fans get to rush the court twice after top-ranked Duke defeated By Randy Beard and Jennifer Jefferson DEMOCRAT STAFF WRITERS Seminole . fans inside and outside the Civic Center were ready to party Wednesday night after getting what they wanted a Florida State University upset of top-ranked Duke. With a sellout crowd of 12,100, the Civic Center was raucous from the ' opening tip. And with an NCAA tournament berth for FSU on the line, people streamed into the Civic Center to see the game, while others lined up outside on almost every corner, looking for tickets. FSU fans wanted a victory, because well this wasn't a great year for the. football team. "Basketball has the team, not the hype," student Russell Simonitis said. "Football has the hype, not the team." It's not often fans get to rush the court twice, but it happened Wednesday at the expense of a technical foul on Florida State. In the end, it didn't matter. Leonard Hamilton and his FSU basketball Boot-camp death Read more about the life of Martin Lee Anderson, 14, who died after being restrained at a Bay County boot camp-Front Page FLOkllOA STATE 1 f I fi N MORE ON THE GAME Seminoles put a stop to Duke's attempt at a perfect ACC season record. 1C Game stats and more. 3C ON THE WEB Go to Tallahassee.com for photo galleries from the game, updates and video highlights. . players just hope their 79-74 victory over Duke comes with bonus points when the NCAA tournament selection committee meets. If they can finish the regular season with a win at Miami on Sunday to clinch a winning record in the Atlantic Coast Conference, the theatrics will be even more meaningful for the Seminoles (18-8, 8-7 ACC). When the students' rushed the court the first time, the scoreboard clock showed there was no time remaining, but the officials restored 1.7 seconds on the clock. Please see FSU, 2A Here come the hoops Florida State women's basketball team plays its first game in the ACC tournament Friday afternoon. Sports 70, DUKE 74 Mil Ft v V . A If f o V MARK WALLHEISER Democrat Duke's Josh McRoberts (2) blocks the shot of Florida State guard Jerel Alien (11) In the first half Wednesday night at the Civic Center. If FSU wins at Miami on Sunday, the Seminoles can clinch a winning record in the Atlantic Coast Conference. COMING THIS WEEKEND S v 13 5 'V V MARK WALLHEISER Democrat after the Seminoles 1 J I ... i S sun.: . Legislative Session '06 Jeb Bush prepares for his eighth and final legislative . session. And the annual special section outlines the issues. Special section n - f : 4: ." K - - Husband brealis silence James Gilmore: I want Ali back By TaMaryn Waters DEMOCRAT STAFF WRITER Cars whizzed by the neon-yellow billboard on Paul Russell Road and South Monroe Street as friends and family members of Ali Gilmore looked on. Standing amid the group was Ali's- estranged hus band, James Gilmore who hasn't spoken publicly about his wife's dis-appearance since she was reported missing on A. Gilmore Feb. 3. He's been interviewed by Tallahassee police, who said he's been cooperative. James, 34, told the Tallahassee Democrat he's having a hard time trying to make sense of what happened to Ali. "I can speculate with the best of them, but I'm just as clueless as everyone," he said..,."TYiat's" -what makes this really hard for me because I don't have an answer." Please see GILMORE, 2A Insurance industry Citizens set to retool image Broke and seeking a $1.4 billion bailout and 1 triple-digit rate increases, not to mention the corruption scandals it's trying to overcome, Citizens Property Insurance wants an extreme makeover. Florida's state-run insurer of last resort is setting aside half a million dollars to improve its image. That includes $200,000 to mail a brochure to more than 621,000 current policyholders explaining stiff rate hikes and to encourage them to seek discounts by storm-proofing. Every dime that goes into the image campaign will mean less to pay 2006 hurricane claims, but Citi-' zens' board chairman thinks it is "a reasonable bang for our buck." But one lawmaker wonders why a company not competing for business needs to promote itself. - Read more, Page 2A 21" YV" Look FonOur Ad In Today's, Home & Garden Section 850-671-3614 dccrei in 'lauunuswc: r r 1 T-ri : zmL ; 0t LANDSCAPE NURSEip

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