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June 21, 2002

Tampa Bay: June 21, 2002
Officers criticized after tussle
[Times photo: Kinfay Moroti]
The teenager faces charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. But witnesses say the four officers were out of line.

North Pinellas County news

Car dealer's plans for condos go forward
Larry Dimmitt Jr. heeds commissioners' advice and downsizes his condominium plan, but some still are unhappy.

Rains 'drown' hundreds of fish
City workers clean up the ponds around Jeffords and Duncan Streets. Wildlife officials say this is a natural phenomenon.

Inmate files suit, claims police used excessive force
A man who had escaped from a Maryland prison was shot twice by a deputy as he fled after trying to obtain a fake ID card in Clearwater.

Plans collapse for Pappas restaurant
The owner of Louis Pappas' Riverside Restaurant in Tarpon says he doesn't know why the developer let the contract expire.

CONCERT: Dar Williams & Friends will perform a blend of songs in the style of Joni Mitchell and Shawn Colvin at 8 p.m. Saturday at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets cost $20-$25. Call (727) 791-7400.

Spicy surprises in store at Pepper Extravaganza
Cooking demonstrations, growing programs and hot sauce contests fill the bill at the Beckett Lake Nursery's annual tribute to the pepper.

Music series on the road this summer
Clearwater officials are experimenting with taking free concerts to new locations.

It's better to build once to meet needs at nature preserve
Sometimes the ways of government are mysterious.

Voters must take charge for government to work for them
Re: Largo's planned new library.

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