March 20, 2002
||Welcome, sweet springtime
[Times photo: John Pendygraft]
Ruby, a baby orangutan at Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, spent Tuesday picking flowers and rolling in fields. The 2-year-old has only recently begun exploring the world outside her mother's arms. "In the winter she stays close to mom for warmth," said Lee Ann Rottman, the zoo's assistant curator of primates. "Now that it's nice and warm, she's venturing out."
Dear Senate: We'll know who raised phone rates
To the honorable members of the Florida Senate:
Tallahassee heaps more praise on Tampa boys
Lawmakers spotlight the two 13-year-olds who turned in the $4,000 they found. Jeb Bush gives them a tour and a tip on how to shake hands.
Leto High waging war on rats
Students say they're fed up with rodents scurrying around. A school official says the problem is under control.
Customs agent shares front-line view
Customs Agent Roger Urbanski says that fighting terrorism is everyone's job.
Bob Moreland, 76, retired Times photographer, dies
Bob Moreland, an honored news and features photographer for the St. Petersburg Times, died Tuesday (March 19, 2002) at the Hernando-Pasco Hospice in Brooksville. He was 76.
Study links genetic trait to addiction
The discovery may aid in measuring addiction risks and lead to more effective treatments.
South Pinellas headlines
Arbor Day festival comes to Seminole
Parents say no to uniforms -- again
Some Leaguers might even have red nails these days
ParkSide Movies 16 lures film fans with $1 matinees
City looks far, picks manager who's near
This time, it could be last call for Pelican Diner
Residents complain city ignores their neighborhood
Once respectable, now homeless
Childhood home memories come alive -- 64 years later
Sunset Bay Inn B&B basks in AAA award
WORKING: A day on the job in south Pinellas County
The Vinoy bids hello to Bardy arty people
Buzzed about bots
Pinellas Park police group endorses Bradbury
New rule would ban soliciting on streets
City may ban street sales, more
Riviera's students triumph in Quiz Bowl
Cartoon Network program is SMASH at Sexton
Riders receive a tune-up in Goodlife Games
Attention turns to less serious Bathtub event
North Pinellas headlines
Days numbered for popular fishing spot
Dunedin store sells winner
Teenager says stabbing was self-defense
Largo may buy up flood prone homes
Suicidal man shot after pointing gun at girlfriend
Archer wins, issues stomped
Jays state case on stadium costs
Molester breaks rule, gets probation
2 robbers, 2 methods -- same results
News of Florida
Senate advances new congressional districts
Measure could unseal complaints on judges
Police storm pediatrics ward to free hostage
Health insurance bill's makeover turns the tide
'Doctor of the day' has serious start in capital
Lawmakers must deal with dueling budgets
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