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March 15, 2002
Special ed classes staying put
[Times photo: Jamie Francis]
The superintendent decides that 26,000 special education students and their teachers will remain in their current schools.
Howard Troxler
Lots of blame for everyone in child abuse case fiasco
In case you missed it, the state of Florida just had to fire the private outfit that was handling a huge backlog of child abuse cases.

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ATHEIST tag wins reprieve
The brouhaha over the tag has provoked the agency to form a committee to review all potentially banned tags.

Blocking gene may aid marrow transplants
Turning off the gene in mice vastly broadens the pool of marrow donors. Next question: Will it work in people?

Desalination plant buyout gathers steam
Several Tampa Bay Water officials support finishing the plant on their own. Developers insist they can get the job done.

Tactics prompt investigation of dance studios
With claims of high- pressure pitches lodged by women who spent large sums on lessons, officials open case.

Aisenberg lawyer reveals intent to sue
He contends authorities conspired to frame the couple in the disappearance of their infant daughter, Sabrina.

Leaders meet to focus on better race relations
ELLENTON -- About 70 community leaders from the Tampa Bay area gathered at a conference center in Ellenton on Thursday for what organizers hoped would be a frank discussion on race relations.

Tampa FBI joins hunt for suspect
Agents believe Laren Sims, wanted in Tampa on other charges, poisoned her husband.

Dunedin man accused of bilking investors
TAMPA -- Federal authorities have filed criminal charges against a Dunedin man accused of bilking millions of dollars from the clients of an investment company he ran.

Tampa Bay briefs
Dunedin man charged in investment scam

South Pinellas headlines
  • City lifts suspension of Pasco developer
  • Council gets peek at Albert Whitted plans

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • 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

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Students buy flags, earn extra credit
  • Balloon fest a victim of safety concerns, insurance costs
  • THAP's bills for housing checked
  • Nightclub plans get makeover
  • Former boxing regulator's ethics case dragging on

  • North of Tampa
  • Hives fade along with anxiety of FCAT
  • Growing together
  • Area teams shine at state meet
  • Sports digest
  • Wharton upsets rivals to capture relay prize
  • Out and About
  • Electronics business banks on charity; enjoying the payoff
  • Special tax district hires new manager
  • Upgrade will preserve road's rural nature
  • Skaters' dream moves closer
  • Going where God tells them

  • South Tampa City Times
  • Oh, so hip
  • Colonnade waitress has luck on her side
  • No place for this billboard
  • Starting young at socializing
  • Another Starbucks? Rumor mill says its so
  • Restoring history
  • He left his mark on the city
  • 'Golden boy' was everyday hero to pals
  • Datebook
  • Get your skating right here
  • The roots of learning
  • Accessory Girl
  • Should historic neighborhood get hip?
  • Collectors' purchases play part in restoration
  • Home for elderly clears a hurdle
  • Coffee shop brewing at waterfront apartments
  • Festival to highlight islands life

  • 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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