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Links from the Times for June 9: Random Acts, gas prices and drought

Random Acts: Thief takes her purse, stranger returns her faith
Patricia Smith has had a string of bad luck that was turned around by a kind stranger who helped out when her purse was stolen.
Other stories of kindness.

Gas prices: Climbing, but peak is near
While we're not hurting as badly as we were a year ago, when a gallon hovered around $4, we're noticing the price seems to climb every day, which keeps us from wanting to hit the road.
The Fueling Station blog has the latest on energy.

Howard Troxler on water management:
Let's call it 'Tampa Bay NO Water'
The officials on the Tampa Bay Water board who are responsible for the cracked C.W. Bill Young Reservoir are from nine separate city and county elections — Howard Troxler finds there's no way to fire them for the faulty project.
More on the reservoir's cracks.
What you need to know about Florida's Water Crisis.

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