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April 21, 2002
Book backlash turns new page
[Times photo: Thomas Goethe]
Violence becomes an issue in calls to ban books from school libraries. But sex and profanity remain most common.
Top stories
Brainy teams go head to head
Months of studying pays off for African-American students at the Brain Bowl finals.

Exposure to HIV feared for seduced teenage girl
PINELLAS PARK -- Federal authorities say a teenage girl in Pinellas Park was exposed to the AIDS virus by a 48-year-old Queens, N.Y., man who met the girl in an Internet chat room, flew to Florida and had sex with her in a hotel room.

Now that's cheap
Louis Van Roy doesn't think of himself as a cheapskate when he heads to the kitchen to make a "salami" sandwich like the ones his family ate during tough times in the 1940s.

Bay area priest accused, resigns
Robert Schaeufele, who has served at nine local churches, is accused of sexual misconduct with a minor in the 1970s.

Metro week in review
Rare cranes quickly move across South

Reno echoes marchers' demand for health care
The gubernatorial candidate joins the crowd's cry to remove Jeb Bush from office.

'Sister' Hemingway, teacher, disciplinarian
ST. PETERSBURG -- Rosa Lee "Sister" Hemingway, a math teacher in public and private schools in Pinellas County for 39 years, has died.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Seminole student an involved volunteer
  • Rays fan complains of climb to the Beach
  • City urged to loosen rules for developers
  • Pass-a-Grille estate may become a pile of bricks
  • Police chief still has a commute
  • Vision creates beautiful, vibrant city
  • Photography rules the day at Mainsail arts festival
  • Family asks help in solving murder
  • Growing pain
  • Beaches notebook
  • Azalea library closing plan provokes some grumbling
  • New reward offered in animal cruelty case
  • Art connoisseurs gather for dinner and decision
  • Blue street reflectors point out fire hydrants
  • Antics in bad taste or part of the territory?
  • City makes way for triathlon
  • Porn dismissal case goes to arbitration
  • What's up on campus
  • Largo boys get Cup berth, title to boot
  • PHU players follow through for coaches

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Motel's latest amenity: a police sting
  • Diapers and diplomas
  • Assembly to seek common ground
  • Rotary bucks trend of dwindling clubs
  • Where Florida stands still
  • Tarpon now roots for one league
  • Election unlikely to affect project
  • Win or lose, vote has message
  • High school should have traffic light
  • Headlines through the years
  • Making state nothing new for the Titans
  • Neighborhood notebook

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Conservative giver fills GOP coffers in commission race

  • North of Tampa
  • The importance of cake
  • Swim school plans a new site
  • WestShore gears up to cater to customers
  • A mellow hangout
  • Open & Shut
  • Chiefs avenge 1 loss, fall in tennis final
  • Slumping Chamberlain prepares for playoffs
  • Sickles seeks to defend title
  • A concrete idea
  • Sports briefs
  • Firefighters spread out as department goes pro
  • Goins, going, gone: Fire association changes hands
  • Inspector's persistence paying off
  • Tampa Palms hires landscaping firm
  • Neighborhood notebook
  • School might land near Children's Home
  • School briefs
  • Schools roundup

  • News of Florida
  • Florida's Great Northwest: Brought to you by the St. Joe Company (with your help)
  • Phone rate flap to land in PSC's lap
  • Lawmaker battled cancer, now ouster
  • Bush draws attention, cash from all over
  • On state's watch, 10 young lives lost
  • Crash investigators focus on track
  • Lesson of Millview is learned decades later
  • Development vs. environment leads to give-and-take meeting
  • New computer system will allow for instant case updates
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