Links from the Times for March 8: Dr. Rao's departure from USF
Happy ending to USF bike scandal
Long before any $100 bicycle or grainy YouTube video, Dr. Abdul Rao was a lightning rod for tension and unhappiness at the University of South Florida's College of Medicine. | Backstory: USF stolen bike flap
RAISING THE GRADE | After FCAT F, Blanton enbraces solution
Six years after getting an F, the Pinellas elementary school is on top and defying perceptions about impoverished schools. | First of two articles: Levels of learning
Fossils and fine art
See a photo gallery with images from the FossilFest and the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts.