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February 28, 2002
Going with the wind
[Times photo: Fred Victorin]
Taking advantage of 20 mph winds, Jim Tiller of St. Petersburg wind-surfs off Pass-a-Grille's beach on Wednesday.
Mary Jo Melone
Boar's death is but a part of the radio boor's act
Like it or not, and I don't, but Bubba's probably going to walk.

Top stories
Scandal may close Veterans Village shelter today
Shelter officials said it will close unless funds, halted by an investigation, are restored.

Radio DJ politely defends boar slaughter
Bubba the Love Sponge denies the animal was tormented. Experts say it was killed according to accepted custom and as humanely as possible.

Cakes, shakes -- and livestock
PLANT CITY -- Kyle Cook's bunny is a giant blob of white fur.

Former lawmaker Robert Mann dies
Robert Trask Mann -- a former judge, state legislator and law professor known for his integrity and wit -- died Tuesday at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater. He was 77.

Hospitals to revise living will system
BayCare will offer a standard form to be sure dying patients get only the treatment they want.

Tampa Bay briefs
Mother whose toddler died sues day care and owner

Tampa Uncuffed
Law school or Grand Ole Opry?
That could be the choice facing Erica Larson, a 20-year-old receptionist at the State Attorney's Office. Larson, having won a WQYK-99.5 radio contest by inhaling helium, singing karaoke and juggling vegetables, got to spend a weekend near Nashville in December as part of a Patty Loveless-Travis Tritt video.

South Pinellas headlines
  • School's foul state, rats to get attention

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Adding strobe lights will help protect PSTA buses
  • Report alters board direction on school
  • Incensed father arrested in fight
  • County thwarts developing pristine land
  • Adding strobe lights will help protect buses
  • Clearwater Harbor bridge gets started
  • Tarpon's top planner leaves for Flagler job
  • Candidates respond
  • Parade bead gluttons include herds of girls
  • Wehr will go the distance to compete

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Neighbors lament football stadium project
  • Student leaders question Lennard
  • Man found dead on Tampa street

  • Tampa Uncuffed
  • Law school or Grand Ole Opry?

  • Mary Jo Melone
  • Boar's death is but a part of the radio boor's act

  • News of Florida
  • Tax plan turns eye to leisure activities
  • Indian land may be closed to state
  • Senate okays scratch-off bingo
  • Rosie adds star power to adoption debate
  • Up against building code countdown
  • Report: Many graduates not ready for college work
  • Legislature in brief
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