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January 31, 2002

Tampa Bay: January 31, 2002 Tampa Uncuffed
Attorney puts career on the line
As attorney Nat Tindall put three Hillsborough County judges under oath recently, television cameras were there to take in the unusual scene.

Ernest Hooper
Plaza jewel, Big Easy, political visionary
Strolling through International Plaza's Bay Street section of restaurants and stores Tuesday evening, I had a thought: it's a great night to be in an open-air marketplace, but I appear to be the only person enjoying it.

Hillsborough County news
Schools director abruptly resigns
The task force to investigate his claims of rampant waste is "nothing short of a complete joke," he says.

This baby refused to wait for a ride
A child in a hurry is born in the seat of a Mazda as a 911 dispatcher delivers instructions.

Panel tries to keep files secret
At issue are Judicial Qualifications Commission records about Hillsborough Judge Gregory Holder.

Candidate downplays driving record
TAMPA -- As a magistrate who presides over traffic cases, lawyer Bradley Souders passes judgment on drivers who make mistakes on the road.

Man sentenced to 20 years for cutting his wife
The sentence will follow a 20-year sentence he is already serving for other crimes.

Family flees after flaming bottle flies into window
No one is hurt, but damage to the apartment totals $17,000. Investigators are searching for a suspect.

It's tears in the beers time as fabled Chatterbox falls
Tampa's longtime watering hole is gone, and at least one patron sadly ponders, what now? The only answer at the site is the growl of heavy equipment moving dirt.

Car thief also drives off with donations for student auction
A car loaded with gift certificates and other items is stolen from the Plant High parking lot.


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  • Let commission set height rules
  • Other kids testify during abuse trial
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  • News of Florida
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  • Controversy and converts
  • Ticketmaster sets up camp
  • In tax plan, some see hope, some see doom
  • Reno collapses during speech
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  • Hundreds offer Bushes their advice and support
  • School report delayed for analysis
  • Bush announces grants for school mentoring
  • Legislative briefs
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