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July 19, 2002

Tampa Bay: July 19, 2002
Peril all around, turtles start trek
[Courtesy: Clearwater Marine Aquarium]
After volunteers guard the eggs of the rarest sea turtle for 60 days, Kemp's ridley hatchlings emerge from the nest to take on the world.

North Pinellas County news

Firefighters ask city for help
Union members pack a City Commission meeting to seek better equipment and a larger staff.

$300,000 to help treat child trauma
Directions for Mental Health of Clearwater is one of 25 groups selected nationwide to receive a federal grant.

Longtime principal dies at 72
Robert S. "Bob" Wright had spent 22 years working as a Pinellas educator.

Movie recreates Skyway tragedy
The 50-minute docudrama, which depicts the 1980 collapse of the bridge debuts at a Clearwater theater.

Help wanted: media handler
That's one twist in Oldsmar's proposed budget. With several big projects complete, the budget shrinks.

EPA, critics clash over credibility at hearing
Moving the ombudsman's office caused an erosion in faith in the agency, says a Tarpon Springs activist.

Celebrating her 104th year makes for special birthday
Although her hearing might not be sharp anymore and she cannot take walks like she used to do, Nellie Campbell still gets around pretty well in her wheelchair.

Bedfords: Youth success to grow with relocation
Bill and Cheryl Bedford are moving their tournament operations from Clearwater's Countryside Lanes to AMF Clearwater Lanes next month.

Navy firefighter earns top award
When the planes are flying, Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Steven C. Mills is at the ready on the flight deck.

Madonna didn't take this 'Holiday'
While the Material Girl may have shown interest in Baillie's Bluff, a rumor that she made the move proves only a local myth.

Largo to roll out red carpet for new SPC campus
The city will welcome its first college campus, at the ICOT Center, but wants a Largo connection in the name.

Largo considers City Hall proposal
LARGO -- A Tampa developer has offered to buy Largo's old City Hall property and transform the vacant lot into a downtown community with pricey townhomes and shops.

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