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July 28, 2002
Unmistakable presence
[Times photo: Douglas Clifford]
Scientology's largest facility in the world, still more than a year from completion, has altered the Clearwater skyline.
Mary Jo Melone
Pets and good intentions often share same grave
Some days I really wonder about the common sense of people.

Top stories
Threats at USF more ugly than deadly
A study of threats made against a USF professor shows that while many were profane or racist, few were actually violent.

Middleton High, a renewal
Many mourned the closing of the historically black school in 1971. Now the school is reincarnated and graduates hope to see its spirit reborn.

USF event draws teens to explore Indian culture
TAMPA -- The teenagers sat quietly inside their University of South Florida classroom. Boys in khakis and polo shirts sat on one side of the room; ebony-haired girls in flowing pastel saris on the other.

Metro week in review
Airboat rules aim to keep grasses safe

SUV flips on Crosstown, killing man
TAMPA -- A 22-year-old New Tampa man was killed early Saturday afternoon on the Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway when his SUV flipped over..

South Pinellas headlines
  • After 11 years, a conviction brings closure
  • Connector opens a new gateway across county
  • Motel owner challenges beach condo project
  • The Deuces
  • No, coin-takers on the Bayway aren't just bored
  • It's a jungle out there, and kids are glad
  • Agencies oversee building complaints
  • Fire commissioner draws no opponent
  • City visions match up, to a point
  • Center dodges budget cutback
  • Towns to share donated beach-cleaning machines
  • Youthful 'Law and Order' caps summer for group
  • Water will cost 5.5 percent more in Pinellas Park
  • Center serves and served by teenagers
  • 80-year-old's wish: to fly plane
  • Fire complex needs air-quality repairs
  • Vaccine here for companies fighting 'business death'
  • Construction in final stages on 2 new library buildings
  • Major League event will benefit YMCA
  • 'Windfall' prompts talk of rolling back tax rate

  • Letters
  • Beach agenda leaves out green space

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Indivisible for all time
  • Largo torn over best use for prime land
  • Unmistakable presence
  • New Belcher's a breeze
  • Convenience has its cost in traffic noise
  • Love just an e-mail away for seniors

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Tampa clears sheds and garages of toxic castoffs
  • County prepares to debut 9 new schools

  • North of Tampa
  • New Tampa gets a look at mayoral hopefuls
  • Drawn to the dark side
  • Kidnapping leaves neighbors uneasy
  • Swim team is driven, but not to exhaustion
  • Wharton High football meeting set
  • Open or shut
  • Concerns fading as home numbers drop
  • Maybe it's in his genes: A boy glides to glory
  • Cats dead? Well, maybe
  • Plans are developing for Sept. 11 event
  • Schools work to entice officials
  • Residents voice transportation frustrations
  • Grieving mother wins fight to fence pond
  • Race for taxing district seats ends in round 1
  • Neighborhood notebook
  • Week in review

  • News of Florida
  • A 'real town' revolt
  • Candidates make most of extension
  • Illegal telephone tape entangles prosecutors
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