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May 17, 2002
School visit brings out the child in Gov. Bush
[Times photo: Ken Helle]
TAMPA -- Hundreds gathered at the University of South Florida on Thursday morning to watch Gov. Jeb Bush sign a law rewriting the way schools are governed.
Massive revise of school code is law
Howard Troxler
Robbing from the people, giving to big business
How perfect. How perfectly perfect. The epitaph of the 2002 session of the Florida Legislature is this:

Top stories
FBI focuses on judge, Culverhouse suits
Details are unclear, but the bureau has asked about how former Chief Judge F. Dennis Alvarez handled the dispute.

Paralyzed man sues GM, gains $9-million
Thrown from a pickup truck in an accident and paralyzed from the chest down, he later sued GM and complained of a faulty seat belt.

Diocese projects go to bishop's friend
Contractor David Herman has received building contracts worth $27-million without bids.

Contractor for diocese jobs calls Lynch 'good friend'
They met in July 1995, soon after Robert N. Lynch became pastor of St. Mark Catholic Church in west Broward County.

Fence guy's deal gets FDLE look
Investigators have questions about Don Connolly's acquisition of the deed to a Manatee lot.

More pupils may face retention
Fourth-graders with low FCAT reading scores coming under scrutiny

Tampa Bay briefs
Tampa severs THAP relationship

Pinellas lawyer to run for judgeship
A St. Petersburg lawyer who lost a close 1996 election for a Pinellas-Pasco judgeship announced a second run for office Thursday.

Catholic school to begin drug tests of students
Clearwater Central Catholic High is the first school affiliated with the Diocese of St. Petersburg to require such tests.

100 meet to discuss submerged land sale
SOUTH PASADENA -- More than 100 angry South Pasadena residents met with their attorney Thursday night to discuss recent revelations that real estate speculator Don Connolly bought submerged land abutting their waterfront lots.

South Pinellas headlines
  • 1-800-ruh-roh
  • Reclaimed water pipes run dry

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • City says no beer on pier, beach
  • Crystal Beach man arrested, accused of insurance fraud
  • Work to repair rail crossing diverts traffic
  • Assembly members vote to keep discussions private
  • Bump leads to push into traffic
  • Pinellas digest
  • Classes nurture a love of nature

  • Editorial
  • Who is serving whom in Largo?

  • Letters
  • Businesses should drive redevelopment
  • Ryan bowls 'em over for another Florida Senior win
  • Commission roundup
  • Happenings
  • Grazin' on brass

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Utility lines might snake into new rural areas
  • Ybor club's guard wounded; two are arrested

  • City Times - South Tampa
  • 'Grand' oak or a house? City board picks tree
  • Let us play
  • Toro's my date this weekend
  • Reclaimed water soon will be flowing
  • A doggone good time
  • Emerging from a shell
  • Immigrants' son born, raised in Ybor of old
  • Known for sage advice
  • Race-themed bar to kick into Gear
  • Savor songs to soothe
  • Datebook
  • Customized fishing rod
  • Library is now just a virtual visit away
  • For tony development's success, just add water
  • Only come out at night
  • Warranty protects homeowners against problems
  • Key's crib is on the market
  • Crime rates factor in home buyer selection

  • North of Tampa
  • Making the grade
  • 'Little things' added up for Chamberlain

  • Marlene Sokol
  • Picking up after the ride is over
  • Out & About
  • A glamour puss
  • Community arts group breaks with city
  • Retirement leaves drag strip theatrics in the dust
  • For development's success, just add water
  • Tax board to try again for increase
  • Homes planned for Bern's farm land
  • One good listener
  • Few saw Chiefs' success coming

  • News of Florida
  • Massive revise of school code is law
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