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March 24, 2002
Ostrich market fails to take off
[Times photo: Dirk Shadd]
A high-flying business with its own tax exemption, for ostrich feed, plunges to featherweight status.
Ernest Hooper
Funny laundry, wrestling support
When a wife does laundry, Thomas Brown says, she handles her husband's underwear as if she were handling a nuclear experiment.

Top stories
Principals can wield stamps of censorship
Some administrators stop any unflattering story. Others allow student journalists to discuss controversial topics.

Keeping the faith
In the most important week of their faith, local Catholic priests and parishioners work to make sense of a national scandal that now has hit home.

The week in review
Justice lauds family court experiment

South Pinellas headlines
  • Timber! Harvest set to thin Seminole park
  • $7.5-million sought for city fire budget
  • Annexation foes gain new friend
  • Battle over City Hall heads to Tallahassee
  • Former resident fondly recalls city
  • For 40 years, he helped keep peace in city
  • Pinellas Park plans Good Friday event
  • Speed isn't the only thing limited on I-275
  • Most off-road bikers are responsible
  • What's up on campus
  • Corpse found with legs bound
  • Gulfport moves on plans for 49th Street
  • County declares war on Lealman's junk cars
  • Lealman to get signs at boundaries
  • Top-tier rentals
  • Spring was bursting out all over at Art in Bloom
  • Seminole resident becomes FDR for luncheon================
  • FYSA region event is loaded with area squads
  • Multiple champions top Good Life Games
  • Mayor chided over appointment
  • Basketball Titans receive national exposure

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Clearwater group to sketch arts plan
  • Fun for dads -- oh yeah, and kids too
  • Sleepy race could rouse interest by election
  • Retiring parks director leaves legacy of leisure
  • Legal relationship not a conflict, most say
  • Radar could solve Rose Cemetery's mysteries
  • Military news

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Man accused in girlfriend's strangulation
  • Police shoot man after family fight

  • North of Tampa
  • Zoning
  • Exotic tastes
  • Reclaimed water wins converts
  • Prep notebook
  • Flexible guys
  • Community to hold crime fair
  • Recreation to meet education
  • Longtime deputies to retire
  • Wal-Mart gets desired zoning
  • Students share learned science
  • Neighborhood notebook
  • School roundup
  • Parents return to classroom

  • News of Florida
  • Ostrich market fails to take off
  • Session of squabbling produces little
  • Senate president relishes victory after bill passes
  • Rewriting of code stays on to-do list
  • Big winners in disabled crusade? Lawyers
  • Session reveals division in GOP
  • Winners & Losers
  • Cloud over Sunshine Law mostly dissipated
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