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March 25, 2002
Bishop finds support at church
Churchgoers give their leader a standing ovation and he tells them: "I did nothing sinful."
[Times photo: James Borchuck]
Bishop Robert Lynch gestures to quiet parishoners giving him a standing ovation during Mass at St. Jude Cathedral in St. Petersburg.

Grappling with binges
As spring breakers throng bars, a study shows a failure to curb drinking at colleges.
[Times photo: Kinfay Moroti] On her first night of spring break, Sarah Kilinger, a 23-year-old University of Buffalo senior, downs a drink with vodka while partying in Clearwater.
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Ranks split over Pinellas union chief's style
Hundreds of Pinellas teachers want Jade Moore to be adversarial; others say his tactics get results.

Howard Troxler
Where there is no will, there's need to be wary

Our story begins last May 27 with the passing of one Morris J. Desbonnet, 78, after a debilitating illness. He lived in his own modest condominium in the Gateway area of Pinellas County.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Motorcyclist dies in crash

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Developer, arts patron Eugene Sitton dies
  • Incentives help lure business to Oldsmar
  • Safety Harbor to put utilities down under
  • Ball gets rolling on balladeer's museum
  • Ball gets rolling on balladeer's museum
  • Harvest to thin park's flatwoods
  • Officers air morale complaints on Web site
  • Shame on letter-writing driver for ageist attitude
  • Thieves tie up man, steal 2 safes

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Industry, entertainment clash in Channel District
  • Aide in race has an act to balance

  • News of Florida
  • Session was struggle for environment
  • Once mighty teacher union's influence on wane
  • Group pushing for free preschool across state
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