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May 18, 2002
Wal-Mart wedding
[Times photo: Carrie Pratt]
They met at Wal-Mart, married at Wal-Mart, even bought their rings at Wal-Mart. So, where will they honeymoon? The Bahamas.

Top stories
3 officers ousted after sex scandal
Two Clearwater officers resign and a sergeant is fired after a report of sexual misconduct.

Man spent millions fighting Scientology
The worldwide total: $10-million. Robert Minton spent much of that money in Pinellas County.

Photos illustrate apartment woes
Hillsborough's code board gets a closeup look at problems uncovered in 6 housing complexes.

Ex-judge hires lawyer with a high profile
Facing an FBI inquiry, former Chief Judge F. Dennis Alvarez turns to the defense attorney in the Aisenberg case.

New Ybor post office to replace burned one
TAMPA -- Nearly two years to the day after a fire destroyed four blocks of Ybor City, including its post office, plans were unveiled Friday for a new postal facility.

Circuit judges draw little opposition
Only one Pinellas-Pasco judge is challenged in the circuit, but retirements have put several hopefuls in races for the bench.

Woman's throat cut; yard man suspected
The victim, 64, was left bruised and bloody. The suspect is also accused of slashing his wife.

Ex-altar boy accuses priest of rape
The accuser says he was sexually abused by a priest in the late 1970s at a Tarpon Springs church.

Companies sued in van crash that killed 3 kids
TAMPA -- Representatives of the estates of three children killed in a van accident in 2000 filed a lawsuit Friday in state court against a tire manufacturer and the auto sales company that sold the van.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Visitors laud city's historic preservation
  • Muslims strive to shed stigma
  • Grads celebrate by saying thanks
  • Historic trust declares church 'endangered'

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Parched earth rouses fire fears
  • Pets give new store the sniff test
  • Reclaimed water usage hits its limit
  • MLK Drive improvements to get under way next week
  • 118-year-old house lands on state preservation list
  • Passion of youth now a military, law museum
  • Largo man to speak at D.C. rally
  • Chargers display skills en route to Cup berth
  • Cycle-riding minister hits the road

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Three judges facing opposition
  • School for at-risk kids planning Tampa branch
  • No extensive waste found by schools audit
  • A closer look: One Hillsborough church

  • News of Florida
  • Sunk too soon
  • Input on DCF panel gets scrutiny
  • FAMU greets new president
  • 3 from region apply for high court
  • Child advocate cites poor communication
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