June 26, 2002
Death row's answers live in hearts, not behind bench
To show you how good I am at predicting these things, back in February I declared that U.S. Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas would never vote to overturn hundreds of death sentences in an Arizona case the court was considering.
Organizers expect 160,000 at ship fest
ST. PETERSBURG -- It is the first time they've charged admission. They're lacking a lead sponsor. And ticket sales need to increase sixteenfold to meet organizers' projections for the first-time festival.
'Learn from this'
Bonnie McClelland is haunted by the last line of her son's suicide note.
County restricts water usage
Commissioners reluctantly give in to Swiftmud, which ordered tougher watering rules for the south-central area.
Husband charged in 7-year-old killing
Tampa detectives tirelessly pursued a suspect in the case of a pregnant would-be artist who was killed in 1995. Now they have charged him with murder.
Subdivision gates challenged
County commissioners order a review of agreements allowing gates and guardhouses at four developments with public roads.
GOP rally could cost taxpayers $10-million
An FSU professor estimates the national convention could also inject $500-million into the bay area economy.
Moffitt receives record gift
Philanthropist Vincent Stabile of Naples donated $15-million to the cancer center. A new building on the campus will be named for him.
Taxes may go up for some
Pinellas County's unincorporated residents would pay an average of $18, then more based on a formula on home value.
Tampa Bay briefs
Detectives seek suspect in 15 bank robberies
Police swoop in to nab suspect in parrot theft
A homeless man is charged with dealing in stolen property, and the cockatoo is treated to its favorite meal.
USF interim chief at St. Petersburg promises change
ST. PETERSBURG -- His official duties don't start until August, but the interim chief of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg met Tuesday with the mayor, a state senator and a member of the campus board.
Retired judge returns to fire-threatened home
With the Missionary Ridge fires headed toward their second home in Durango, Colo., last week, retired Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judge Mark R. and Norma Jean McGarry packed their valuables into a rental truck and headed to a motel.
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