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May 22, 2002
A parent's primer on choice
Parents will soon get their homework for the school choice process.
Howard Troxler
With care, humans' park can co-exist with nature
There is a gopher tortoise lying flat on its back in the middle of the gravel path. It flails and kicks but can't right itself. Another tortoise watches from the side of the road, standing at the end of a burrow. It is likely these two had a territorial dispute, and the one on his back is the loser.

Top stories

Bishop: Contractor to forgo $50,000
The bishop writes that his friend will not bill the church for any of the $50,000 in his contract for a new high school.

Teen victim had been in a fight before
Chris Fannan, 18, who died Monday after an incident at Steak n Shake, was pistol-whipped in another scuffle in April.

Pinellas pledges to tell of tax sales
Commissioners respond as dozens plead for help against an investor building a fence between a lake and homes.

Businessman runs for Pinellas County School Board
Moses D. Holmes Jr., a St. Petersburg businessman and retired lobbyist for the National Education Association, has filed paperwork to run for the Pinellas County School Board.

Boy who touched many hearts loses fight for life
The community poured out support for the 10-year-old Bolivian and his family as he struggled with a dire illness.

Faithful dog moves from bit part to star
The story of Lady, the sheltie that growled at Vicki Robinson's killers, is filmed for a TV show.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Skatepark plan draws opposing petitions
  • Pinellas Point elderly facility under new firm
  • Police captain signs deal, resignation
  • Some in Lealman are fed up with homeless

  • Letters
  • More downtown perks mean less parking
  • Into history's dustbin: North Shore area's name
  • All about harmony
  • Holocaust Museum holds teacher training
  • Achievers
  • Business headlines
  • Early commercial airline began in St. Petersburg
  • Weary feet keeping many cancer programs running
  • Sunken Gardens to add museum and restaurant
  • Gulfport folks lay groundwork for architects
  • Adult club to become part of Pinellas Park
  • Charismatic chapeaus
  • Vandals strike Disston Heights cars, businesses
  • Deemed rotten, 16 trees fall
  • Playoffs to determine regional teams
  • Military news
  • Countryside coaches part of winning team

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Pasco legislator seeks Senate seat
  • Pinellas digest
  • City drops plans for golf clubhouse
  • Caregiver accused of groping a patient
  • City expands redevelopment zones
  • Oldsmar firehouse sparkles
  • And the new principal is . . .

  • Editorial
  • Revisiting gift rules could restore trust

  • Letters
  • Thanks, Largo commission, for good work
  • Race for women makes 35th run
  • Judge revokes bail in llama attacks
  • Firehouse has all the bells, whistles

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Refugee agencies call for open doors

  • News of Florida
  • License renewal rule easing
  • Primed for success
  • Weak sales sink Florida's Girl Scout license plates
  • Fla. faces U.S. election suit
  • State drops race as factor in gifted classes
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