Links from the Times for June 1: Storm surge, space telescopes and "Ninth or Never"
Storm surge the real hurricane danger
This 2002 animation illustrates how a storm surge would affect the Tampa Bay area. After Hurricane Ike's 18-foot surge decimated the Texas coast last year, National Hurricane Center will put more emphasis on storm surge this hurricane season, which starts today and ends Nov. 30.
Get the facts in our hurricane guide.
From ninth to now: Where are the four Northeast High students now?
In December 2006, four freshmen at Northeast High in St. Petersburg were the subject of "Ninth or Never," a St. Petersburg Times story that chronicled their lives during the 2005-06 school year. This year, they should have graduated. Only one will.
Read the original stories, Ninth or Never.
Other graduation 2009 stories and photos.