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June 26, 2002
Tampa Bay: June 26, 2002
'Dancing makes me fearless'
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[Times photo: Krystal Kinnunen]
Charlotte Johnson survived intolerance and a severe concussion. She's now headed to Juilliard.
South Pinellas County news
Unincorporated areas forge alliance
The goal of the 13 charter members is to represent the interests of residents who don't live within any particular city limits.

Barricades will mark Upham Beach shore
Officials are surprised to learn that the five barricades that will be buried to stop sand erosion will become visible after a year or two.

Post office comes to Midtown -- in a way
A postal service counter will open Monday at the 18th Avenue Supermarket. The mayor and a community leader are less than impressed.

Pinellas Point charter school dogged by delays
A July 15 deadline is closing in for the Bay Village Center for Education, which still has to find 100 students.

Nice Ideas moves, nearly doubles in size
LARGO -- A 2-year-old business specializing in children's coordinated leisure wear for resorts, theme parks and cruise lines has expanded, nearly doubling in size, and for the first time opened a retail outlet store.

Business headlines
Mobility settlement for Pepin

Working: A day on the job in south Pinellas County
JENEL KOEHLER, 20

The best
ST. PETERSBURG HIGH

Many carried mallets and reveled in roque's heyday
ST. PETERSBURG -- Between matches in 1925, champion roque player Eddie Clark assessed the Waterfront Park grounds.

Former city worker faces drug charges
Doris Prather turned herself in to Pinellas Park police Monday. She's charged with using fraudulent prescriptions.

Military News
Retired Air Force Col. Maxine E. Beatty of St. Petersburg has received the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 2002 Weaver Medal of Honor. The award recognizes an outstanding individual who has advanced the Des Moines, Iowa, college's education, research or outreach mission for the benefit of human health.

Focus on volunteers
Sunken Gardens, 1825 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg, is searching for volunteers to staff its Tropical Fruit Festival on July 14. Opportunities include fruit slicers, servers, greeters, children's activities, and parking service. Call Maggie Hayes at (727) 551-3106.

Water rate increase will save some money
The 4.15 percent increase will, however, save up to $15 a month for the one-third of the system's customers who use the least amount of water.

Feather Sound going back to regional tourney
A different team of players yielded the same result for Feather Sound Country Club after last weekend's final playoff round in 3.5 women's USA League Tennis.

Valuable lessons offered in safety, CPR class
What would you do if one of your open-water swimmers suddenly had a problem during a workout in the Gulf?

Editorial
Decision leaves district weak-kneed
Which of these sounds like the most logical place to build a county school?

Letters
Rejuvenate the park and vagrants will go
Re: Get rid of bums in Williams Park, June 16.


Tampa Bay headlines
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  • County restricts water usage
  • Husband charged in 7-year-old killing
  • Subdivision gates challenged
  • GOP rally could cost taxpayers $10-million
  • Moffitt receives record gift
  • Taxes may go up for some
  • Tampa Bay briefs
  • Police swoop in to nab suspect in parrot theft
  • USF interim chief at St. Petersburg promises change
  • Retired judge returns to fire-threatened home

  • Howard Troxler
  • Death row's answers live in hearts, not behind bench

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Belcher Road extension delayed about a month
  • Fire's cause remains unknown
  • Jeers become cheers for Drew Street project
  • Woman's slaying leads to lawsuit
  • Shift Belleair span north, staffers say
  • Nature gets polished for public park debut

  • Editorial
  • Largo's leaders invest in city's future look

  • Letters
  • System hinders medical reforms

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • In death, murdered mom helps troubled teens
  • Head Start helpers offer a grandparent's touc

  • Ernest Hooper
  • The rain drain, seat belts and the thump of funk

  • News of Florida
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  • NASA grounds shuttles to study fuel line leaks
  • Teachers union gives Florida an F
  • U.S. to give state $300-million for reading program

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