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Links from the Times for July 28: Jim King, butt injections, Iraqi refugee, Don Wallace, Buffalo plane crash



Jim King's ashes will be interred at Florida State
The late Sen. Jim King wants to be a Seminole for eternity. And his beloved alma mater is happy to oblige.
Read about the "giant of state government" and his life of service.
Photo gallery: Remembering the Republican state senator.
Guestbook: Leave a tribute to King, see others' comments.
The latest: On The Buzz politics blog.

Tampa woman pleads guilty to illegal buttocks injections
Five months after two women were hospitalized with serious injuries from illegal silicone injections they thought would enhance their rear ends, Sharhonda Lindsay has admitted to giving the shots.
Feb. 10: Tampa woman sought after cosmetic injections in derriere injure two
Feb. 13: Big butt shots can be fatal

Iraqi refugee receives disappointing news about his vision
Hayder Abdulwahab, 30, was a bodyguard for U.S. forces in Baghdad until a car bomb exploded in front of his home in 2004. He lost his left eye in the blast and was told doctors could save his right eye with proper surgery.
After an earlier story, Times readers sent thousands of dollars to help  Abdulwahab and his family.

RV King Don Wallace's relatives plead guilty in extortion case
Read more about accusations against the Tampa millionare and the ongoing legal battle with his relatives here.

Before takeoff, co-pilot in Buffalo crash told pilot she was sick
The extended transcript, released by the National Transportation Safety Board, shows that pilot Marvin Renslow, 47, of Lutz commiserated with co-pilot Rebecca Shaw, 24, but didn't suggest that she pull out of the flight.
Read more on the crash and its aftermath.

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