June 27, 2002
Tampa Bay: June 27, 2002
North Pinellas County news
Rockets' red glare could lead to hospital visit
Firefighters and others urge caution in using fireworks, which send thousands of Americans to emergency rooms every year.
Ex-officers plan to sue over sex allegations
The two police officers, who are accused of having sex with a mentally disturbed woman, say statements about the case were defamatory.
$500 fine is upheld for filing late report
The Florida Election Commission says a former Largo commissioner has to pay for filing a campaign expenditure report after the deadline.
Manager arrested in cell phone scam
Police say the man overseeing Cellyoular.com in Largo opened at least 79 accounts worth more than $20,000 for people who never requested service.
Phonics gets new life in kids program
Teachers of Sing, Spell, Read & Write say going back to sounding it out helps children who are struggling to read.
Tarpon leaders okay water, sewer hikes
If approved at two more commission meetings, the first of five annual 8.85 percent increases takes effect Oct. 1.
Plan for Safety Harbor a tall order
Village Partners proposes a five-story, mixed-use development. The city has a three-story limit.
Robber strikes SunTrust Bank on Wednesday
EAST LAKE -- A young man held up SunTrust Bank's Lansbrook branch at 31605 East Lake Road around 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to Pinellas County sheriff's deputies.
USA League squads are closer to national
The first stage in the journey to the USA League Tennis National Championships has concluded for local teams.
Noise from construction is part of city life; quit whining
Re: Sundays near bridge a day of noise, not rest, story, June 19.
Tampa Bay headlines
Parkway doesn't hurt protected species, court rules
Judge cleared of 4 charges; 2 still stand
6,000 bats, trapped
Defense bills hold millions for Tampa Bay area
Feck touts history of service
Voters get Libertarian choice
Justice focuses on education
The man we may yet call Mr. Mayor
South Pinellas headlines
Ready to dream of mass transit
Residents sue over automatic door closer
Tall ships come in this morning
Fire rescue lieutenant, 38, dies in accident
Planning and growth head asked to resign
AME bishops review abuse policy
Suspects are arrested in 152 auto thefts
Class size drive given NAACP nod
Parents sue gamemakers
Trial focuses on cougar's treatment
Weakness for fame; student art Capitolized
News of Florida
Ethics complaint to Senate names Graham
Federal scrutiny of law could let felons vote
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