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June 6, 2002
Graduation 2002
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[Times photo: Dirk Shadd]
Tyler E. Spear, 19, hugs her electives teacher, Tom Murray, after walking across the stage Wednesday at Pinellas Park High School. The ceremony honored graduates from Pinellas County's technical education centers in Clearwater and St. Petersburg.

Sept. 11 muscles in on their memories
People like Candace Crawford will look back on 9/11 as a touchstone, a fateful day when dreams collided with chaos.

Canterbury graduates begin 'new adventure'
ST. PETERSBURG -- The solemn atmosphere of the Episcopal Cathedral Church of St. Peter permeated the Canterbury School of Florida's graduation ceremonies Wednesday evening as 18 seniors received diplomas.

Exceptional students reach milestone
PINELLAS PARK -- Smiles and pride filled Wednesday's commencement ceremonies at Nina Harris Exceptional Student Education Center with a very special meaning.

Technically, it's a leap into real world
PINELLAS PARK -- Marcia Byrd took her turn at the microphone Wednesday night to dispense advice about the working world: Ask for help. Work hard. And take your time finding a job that will make you happy.

Boca Ciega High School

NUMBER OF STUDENTS WALKING IN CEREMONY: 380

Seminole High School
NUMBER OF STUDENTS WALKING IN CEREMONY: 423

Pinellas Park High School
NUMBER OF STUDENTS WALKING IN CEREMONY: 362

Top stories
Son's death deepens troubled family's tale
Police shoot a man whose father gained notoriety with drug and prostitution arrests and died in April.

Land speculator strikes again

Another stunned homeowner emerges in the tax deed drama that has turned a profiteer into a pariah. There's a happy ending, sort of.

Tornado tears up mobile homes
About three dozen homes are damaged by the season's first twister as it spins across western Hillsborough.

Cause of aircraft crashes 'too early to tell'
The pilot's family suspects Michael Antinori might have been trying to prove his nerve was intact after the first crash.

Lynch wants tighter rules from Dallas
The bishop thinks a tougher stance on sexual abuse by priests is best if the church is to move on.

Bush vetoes pare Pinellas programs
In some cases, the aid was for new programs or expansions; agencies are not threatened.

2 honored for rescuing 4 from flames
A firefighter and a truck driver are given awards for dashing to aid people in a burning car on I-275.

TIA gets new police chief
Paul F. Sireci, who spent the past seven years as chief of police at Memphis International Airport, has been appointed police chief at Tampa International Airport, replacing L. Warren Bennett, who retired in February.

Photographer, lawyer charged in teen sex incident
Authorities say the photographer shot a sexual video of a 17-year-old girl. When her parents found out, they called police.

Aisenberg lawyers sue to get records
The couple's lawyers think the state attorney has failed to turn over public records that could help their clients.

Tampa Bay briefs
Plant City man found guilty in shooting death

Edwards to remain free on bail
Bernice V. Edwards, former aid to the Rev. Henry Lyons, is accused of violating probation following her conviction on tax evasion.



South Pinellas headlines
  • Times sues Pinellas Park over personnel records
  • Canterbury graduates begin 'new adventure'
  • Exceptional students reach milestone
  • Technically, it's a leap into real world

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Pinellas digest
  • Governor cuts grant for reading program
  • County in fight over deadlines in Turtle Club lease
  • Can they blow? Check the show
  • Italian restaurant moves into green house
  • Dunedin tightens security at water plant, City Hall
  • Oldsmar settles road job lawsuit

  • Letters
  • List of driving shortcuts a disservice to some folks
  • Safety Harbor museum board fires its president
  • Magee feels Heat after a fast start

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Accused of manslaughter, man found only negligent
  • Legislature giveth, governor taketh away
  • Water idea leaves some cold

  • Ernest Hooper
  • Plenty of beer, song and dance; no wings

  • News of Florida
  • State tries to set record straight on school funding
  • Bush shields fund for land
  • Shuttle lifts relief crew into orbit
  • Democrats cry politics in redistricting trial
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