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June 26, 2002
Judge recalls worry for colleague in pain
[Times photo: Douglas R. Clifford]
A former chief judge testifies that she told Judge Charles Cope he could delay reporting his arrest.
Howard Troxler
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.

Top stories

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.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Unincorporated areas forge alliance
  • 'Dancing makes me fearless'
  • Barricades will mark Upham Beach shore
  • Post office comes to Midtown -- in a way
  • Pinellas Point charter school dogged by delays
  • Nice Ideas moves, nearly doubles in size
  • Business headlines
  • Working: A day on the job in south Pinellas County
  • The best
  • Many carried mallets and reveled in roque's heyday
  • Former city worker faces drug charges
  • Military News
  • Focus on volunteers
  • Water rate increase will save some money
  • Feather Sound going back to regional tourney
  • Valuable lessons offered in safety, CPR class

  • Editorial
  • Decision leaves district weak-kneed

  • Letters
  • Rejuvenate the park and vagrants will go

  • 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
  • Attack plan is 'no' to them al
  • 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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