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Links from the Times for Jan. 13



Should the county tell beachgoers to cover up?
What do you think of skimpy swimsuits on Pinellas County beaches?

DNA leads to arrest in Pasco home invasion slaying
Joseph Wido was killed by by a stranger who slipped into his house early Aug. 28. From DNA evidence, police tracked down and arrested Francis Sicola, a 26-year-old felon whose first arrest came at age 11. He was tracked down in Yadkinville, N.C., where he is being held on a first-degree murder charge until authorities bring him to Florida.
Joseph Wido's wife, Bobbe Wido, talks about the attack in this audio report.
Related story.

President Bush's final news conference
By turns wistful, aggressive and joking in the final news conference of his presidency, President George W. Bush vigorously defended his record Monday but also offered listing of his mistakes.

Warrant reveals victims' last words before double murder
Investigators say Patrick Evans forced his way into Elizabeth Evans' condo while she and Jerry B. Taylor were together.   A phone line to 911 was left off the hook, recording the chilling final moments of a double murder.
Download a PDF of the warrant, which was released by investigators on Monday.

Live from the school board
Follow The Gradebook's live reports of area school board meetings Tuesday night.

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