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June 21, 2002
The sound of frog love
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[Times photo: Dirk Shadd]
As heavy rains fill parched ponds and drains, frog mating season leaps into high gear -- and that means lots of noisy serenades from amorous amphibians.

Howard Troxler

'Big event' promoters deliver only promise
My colleague in columny, Elijah Gosier, wrote the other day about a group of young people from the Police Athletic League who had not seen any of the $35,000 they expected for PAL's volunteer work at Bay Fest, the outdoor concert held in May on St. Petersburg's public waterfront.

Top stories
Genshaft picks interim St. Petersburg leader
The USF president now wants Ralph Wilcox to temporarily lead the St. Petersburg campus.

A choice deadline is moved up
The choice process for magnet and fundamental schools requires mid-October applications.

Jury again finds Bowen guilty
She is convicted of accessory after the fact in the murders of two detectives, and in Hank Earl Carr's escape from their custody.

Lyons plans to resume ministry
Although his release from prison is more than a year off, he's looking for a new church to lead.

Connolly's hearing is delayed
Charges against the land speculator will come before the judge again on July 19.


South Pinellas headlines
  • Genshaft picks interim St. Petersburg leader
  • A choice deadline is moved up

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Car dealer's plans for condos go forward
  • Rains 'drowns' hundreds of fish
  • Inmate files suit, claims police used excessive force
  • Plans collapse for Pappas restaurant
  • Officers criticized after tussle
  • Happenings
  • Spicy surprises in store at Pepper Extravaganza
  • Music series on the road this summer

  • Editorial
  • It's better to build once to meet needs at nature preserve

  • Letters
  • Voters must take charge for government to work for them

  • Letters
  • Voters must take charge for government to work for them

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • The 'family' is feuding; adding insult to inference
  • Man riding bike hurt in accident

  • North of Tampa
  • New water rates soak some communities
  • Beauty and balance
  • District 2 candidates list issues
  • Pre-teen pair excel on swim team
  • Community welcomes experience and wisdom
  • 4 candidates file to run for tax district seats
  • Residents get a look at road-widening options
  • Growth sounds alarm for fire station
  • Boys & Girls Club plans next stop
  • Nursery faces more trouble

  • City Times
  • Please, install some sod
  • Growth welcome in homes for elderly
  • Flour, sugar and a whole lot of hot water
  • Neighbors complain of speeding watercraft
  • A legacy of waterways
  • Gala's guests battle the blues
  • He served his country as well as his family
  • Where seniors live in South Tampa
  • A guide to county services
  • Cookie crumbles for dessert shop
  • Developers take hint from history
  • You can see, but not hear through these windows
  • Warehouse may bow to upscale living space
  • Club hooks fishing pier for park
  • Beauty and balance
  • Homes for Alzheimer's patients are hard to find
  • Seawall blasting starts project to recreate port

  • News of Florida
  • Groups sue over amendment law
  • Groups sue over amendment law
  • Redistricting question left to judges
  • Capital punishment critic says report plays politics with death
  • Capital punishment critic says report plays politics with death
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