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May 3, 2002

Tampa Bay: May 3, 2002
Unfit for occupancy
[Times photo: Toni L. Sandys]
Pointing to safety violations and health hazards at the 200-unit Amberwood Apartments complex, officials order the eviction Thursday of all tenants.

Hillsborough County news

County softens proposal on oaks
Planners side with builders on a diameter threshold of 40 inches but want tougher rules for removing grand oaks.

Woman says Lutz priest fondled her
The Rev. Robert F. Morris of St. Mary's Catholic Church denies sex misconduct.

Teacher faces drug charges
TAMPA -- Police arrested a Williams Middle School teacher who lives in Wesley Chapel on Thursday and charged him with smoking marijuana in the school's parking lot.

Bold bank robber returns to rob again
The man has robbed seven banks, and he returned Thursday to two he has hit before.

Council member puts off lending her name to center
TAMPA -- The moment was awkward for everyone around the City Council dais. Council member Gwen Miller was supposed to ask her colleagues to name a playground activity center in her honor.

Storms: Show using sock puppet to threaten her
The county commissioner says a character on The White Chocolate Show, which she has said has criminally obscene content, said he wants to come to her home.

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