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March 15, 2002

Tampa Bay: March 15, 2002 Hillsborough County news
Students buy flags, earn extra credit
Hillsborough school officials defend a teacher who promised a grade boost to students who bought patriotic stickers from her.

Balloon fest a victim of safety concerns, insurance costs
BRANDON -- Oggy the dragon, Tony the Tiger and Miss Daisy the winking flower will not be filling the sky over Brandon in the form of colorful balloons this year.

THAP's bills for housing checked
Auditors look to see if THAP overbilled the VA for housing veterans.

Nightclub plans get makeover
The new design scraps the massive steel beams that turned off critics of the project.

Former boxing regulator's ethics case dragging on
TAMPA -- A 3-year-old ethics inquiry of former state Athletics Commission executive director Mike Scionti will last a little longer.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • ATHEIST tag wins reprieve
  • Blocking gene may aid marrow transplants
  • Desalination plant buyout gathers steam
  • Special ed classes staying put
  • Tactics prompt investigation of dance studios
  • Aisenberg lawyer reveals intent to sue
  • Leaders meet to focus on better race relations
  • Tampa FBI joins hunt for suspect
  • Dunedin man accused of bilking investors
  • Tampa Bay briefs

  • Howard Troxler
  • Lots of blame for everyone in child abuse case fiasco

  • Pinellas headlines
  • City lifts suspension of Pasco developer
  • Council gets peek at Albert Whitted plans
  • North Pinellas digest
  • Wheelchairs to aid beachgoers
  • City begins talks to buy gas station property
  • Ex-chamber president held in arson case
  • Will commission live happily ever after?
  • Tarpon Springs High rejoices
  • Tarpon Springs debates referendum questions: Con
  • Tarpon Springs debates referendum questions: Pro
  • Clearwater association completes city tourney
  • Happenings
  • Touring gems

  • News of Florida
  • House passes tax breaks
  • U.S. fraud suit targets ex-partner of Jeb Bush
  • Barbara Bush shares her humor
  • Court keeps slot machines off the ballot
  • Senate budget looking more like House's
  • Parents, staff fault 2 schools with vouchers
  • The legislature in brief
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