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Links from the Times for Aug. 4: Soldier's funeral, goose grabbers, The Deuces, economic stress map, Skyway rescuer, White House boys



Hernando remembers a fallen soldier
A standing-room-only crowd filled a Spring Hill funeral home Monday to remember 21-year-old Army Spc. Justin Dean Coleman.
See a photo gallery from the memorial service.
Previous coverage of his death and a video.

Goose grabbers strike again
Another goose-napping at Crescent Lake in St. Petersburg broke the hearts of neighbors — and the goose whose life mate was snatched.
Aug. 17, 2008: Crescent Lake mobilizes against goose grabbers

St. Pete author and social worker Rosalie Peck dies
Like other African-American children growing up in St. Petersburg in the 1930s and 1940s, Rosalie Peck had doors closed in her face. She spent the rest of her life opening them.
Leave a tribute: Guestbook
2002 special report: To know this city, first know 22nd Street S.

Measuring economic stress
Interactive map: The Associated Press' Economic Stress Index

Man rescued by boater after jumping from the Sunshine Skyway dies
Video: Man recounts Sunshine Skyway rescue

For their own good
Read about the "White House Boys," who would be compensated for abuse at the Florida Reform School for Boys under a bill filed by a Tampa state senator Friday.

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