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July 2, 2002

Tampa Bay: July 2, 2002 Hillsborough County news
Funding cuts may let toxic site languish
The contaminated Southern Solvents land in Carrollwood may be left untouched because of a federal budget crunch.

Hero recalls propane blast
Dennis Schmotzer is recovering from second-degree burns. But the quick-thinking propane truck driver hopes to return home soon.

Fire heavily damages apartment building roof
TAMPA -- A fire that tore through the roof of a two-story apartment building early Monday caused more than $165,000 in damage and forced about 20 residents from their homes.

Military news
Army Pfc. Ronald L. Waldo has graduated from the single channel radio operator course at Fort Gordon, Augusta, Ga. He is the son of Susan Hielbrunn, and stepson of John Hielbrunn, both of Riverview.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Looking out for lifesavers
  • Ship fest brought out crowds, lines, grousing
  • Campus threat was cry for help; ex-officer felt 'thrown away'
  • Wallabies die after trip in Ryder truck
  • Dance studio pair arrested
  • Phone call shuts Skyway
  • Turnout is light at choice centers
  • Suit against Al-Arian filed again
  • Rev. Lyons asks for alimony from wife
  • Teacher Edgar W. Hirshberg dies at 86
  • Actor lucky he wasn't shot, report shows

  • Pinellas headlines
  • Preying on the faithful
  • Condo was considering sprinklers
  • Investigators search for clues
  • Only one challenger meets deadline
  • Two-city police sting nabs four johns
  • EPA cleanup lambasted by Tarpon resolution

  • Letters
  • Numbers illustrate need for new Largo library

  • News of Florida
  • Justice Department wants state House districts redrawn
  • McBride turns to Panhandle notable for boost
  • Pilots held at takeoff, accused of drinking
  • Harris has 4-legged foe
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