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March 16, 2002
Name that fish: Odd 5-footer washes up
[Times photo: Lara Cerri]
A St. Petersburg couple will send photos to the experts after a day of guesswork in the bay area.
Top stories
Desal plant buyout causes angst
An ownership plan for the incomplete plant raises concerns that goals to reduce pumping at certain well fields may not be met.

Man strolls the mall, dispensing free dollars
A man hands them out at International Plaza to anyone who wants them. It's just what he wants to do, he says.

Top skaters roll into Tampa
The draw for skateboarding's elite is a contest with $35,000 in prize money.

Times names four students as 2002 scholarship winners
The 2002 St. Petersburg Times Scholarship gives the teens up to $60,000 for college over four years. Six others win $1,000 each.

Peers weigh Al-Arian matter
An academic watchdog group interviews USF president Judy Genshaft and the embattled professor.

Two Times staff writers win national honors
Two veteran St. Petersburg Times staff writers have won prestigious national honors for feature writing and public service in the 68th National Headliner Awards program.

Paper's Greco ad raises ethics issue
The Tribune won't repeat an ad in which the mayor endorsed the newspaper. The ad raised a question about the paper's objectivity.

Tampa Bay briefs
Repairman accused of flashing children

South Pinellas headlines
  • Suit: Grocer fired 3 who told of misdeeds

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Detective punished for driving impaired
  • Condos may rise near Venetian Point
  • Sheriff's fliers raise propriety questions
  • Deputy punished in shoving case
  • Pinellas digest
  • Geiger disputes charge over escaped bison
  • Dunedin housing units could be demolished
  • Density law put in hands of voters
  • Revelers uncork a hopeful future

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Bus stop gets discreet niche near upscale Tampa mall
  • A closer look: One Hillsborough church

  • Sandra Thompson
  • All work and no dining can deaden a downtown

  • News of Florida
  • Anticrime millions yield paltry result
  • Phone charges may be on rise
  • Jilted child abuse contractor blames state
  • House measure covers school walls
  • Daryl Jones says state's been 'Jebbed'

  • Lucy Morgan
  • Stalemate preserved by personal posturing
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