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January 2, 2002

Tampa Bay: January 2, 2002
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LARGO -- Largo residents are getting what they asked for.
North Pinellas County news
Lumber in city parks might be replaced
TREASURE ISLAND -- After finding arsenic and chromium deposits in the soil of three city playgrounds -- many times more than the state allows when polluters clean up neighborhoods -- commissioners will be asked tonight to replace all of the wooden equipment at their parks.

County will hire lobbyist to get bigger slice of pie
State Rep. Larry Crow, R-Palm Harbor, said that hiring a lobbyist is a great idea and that South Florida communities have done it for years.

Ride on trolley now costs $1
CLEARWATER -- Riding fares on the Jolley Trolley doubled Tuesday, bringing the cost to $1, or 50 cents for senior citizens.

Mayor opposes library location
Locating Oldsmar's new library next to City Hall has many fans, but the city's mayor wants it elsewhere. The City Council is scheduled to make a decision at 7 tonight.

'You get kind of nervous'
TARPON SPRINGS -- For the young men diving for the cross, the week leading up to Epiphany is filled with tradition and anticipation. This year, diver Theophilos "Phil" Skandaliaris has agreed to share his thoughts in diary form as the event approaches.

Denying dogs a park diminishes their quality of life
Re: Dog park in Tarpon Springs should not get public money, letter, Dec. 14.


Tampa Bay headlines

Howard Troxler
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  • Abducted 5-year-old boy found
  • 2002-cute
  • Heroin's glitzy appeal leaves mark in morgue
  • Helicopter company owner denies bilking customers
  • Search for drinking water may turn even uglier
  • ... and a new one begins
  • Life begins as year ends ...
  • Figuring a puzzle piece by piece
  • Tampa Bay briefs

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • She waded through the flood of '79
  • More racist pamphlets show up
  • Dominoes band leader Ron Lowe dies at 59
  • Living, learning for the moment
  • Three Seminole council seats are up for grabs
  • Want to help steer Pinellas Park?
  • Career in pictures comes full circle
  • Bridge's new architecture in the spotlight
  • Area charity tournaments top the year's list
  • Snipe Dead of Winter Regatta is a family affair
  • Invitational another showdown of youth, experience

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Fire truck struck at scene of blaze

  • Ernest Hooper
  • New Year's whirl: Citrus Park to Sun City Center

  • News of Florida
  • Minorities sought for Everglades plan
  • School's research aims to aid oyster beds
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