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July 27, 2002
Getting the big picture
[Times photo: Krystal Kinnunen]
The man who put fiberglass turtles all over the bay area now wants to wrap downtown buildings in enlarged murals.
Top stories
Qualified hopefuls prepare for races
Though some candidates have won already because they lack opponents, most gear up for the round of campaigning that follows Friday's deadline to qualify for races.

Posts to protect football stadium
700 concrete posts are going up around Raymond James Stadium to shield it from a terror attack. They'll be in place by Aug. 12.

Deadline past, races take form
Amid the many sparsely populated races, candidates for a few local and state elections will have a fight ahead.

Priest's list of accusers now up to 18 names
More and more men are stepping forward with allegations each time the case receives new publicity, says attorney Joseph Saunders.

Kidnapper was suspect in assaults
TAMPA -- The man who kidnapped a Carrollwood teenager and then shot and killed himself Thursday had a juvenile record and was a suspect in two recent sexual battery cases, authorities said.

Document raises questions
Ted Williams' daughter wonders whether her father was capable of making such a serious decision.

Early bebop trumpeter dies at 78
The St. Petersburg native played with jazz greats and some of the top big bands in Europe.

700 files under review after sex scandals
After two priests fall under a shadow, the local Episcopal diocese conducts an exhaustive check.

South Pinellas headlines
  • School, gallery fight for ballet souvenirs

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Church, hospice combine forces to help area's aging residents
  • Woman cut in scuffle near bar; 2 charged
  • County gives $400,000 to new folk music center
  • Girl bites boy on arm; officials await HIV tests
  • Putting the rush back into road's rush hour
  • Tarpon Springs budget plan sticks to the basics
  • Police interrupt sex assault on woman; 2 men charged
  • Coalition unified in cry over taxes
  • Out & about
  • Couples celebrate decades together
  • Racing tonight at Sunshine Speedway
  • Englewood Beach Triathlon Result
  • Religion calendar
  • Sand, surf draw youth to worship
  • Religion highlights

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • County wants day care closed

  • News of Florida
  • Public help also sought in Miami's 2004 bid
  • DCF counselor allegedly drove drunk with baby
  • DCF inaction blamed in neglected man's death
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