August 9, 2002
||Convention in president's hands
[Times photo: Bill Serne]
They munched on paella, drove past Nieman Marcus and admired the gulf view from the Don CeSar.
Fun, not funds, top topic as GOP tour ends
ST. PETE BEACH -- After they inspected their last luxury hotel and sampled their final piece of gourmet chocolate, the Republicans who toured Tampa Bay this week talked a lot about the area's nice hotels, easy roads and top-notch airport.
Ah, politics: where all things good are scorned
This is the level of our politics. I am in receipt of a protest from the Republican Party of Florida because I praised our new secretary of state -- a Republican -- for common sense and compromise.
Synod called off over scandal
The yearlong series of meetings was to address the church's future. Now the focus is on the present.
Ex-Episcopal priest faces sex charges
The 73-year-old is arrested after his accuser, now an adult, confronts him while wearing a wire.
Embattled judge can go back to work
CLEARWATER -- Pinellas-Pasco Judge Charles Cope will return to the bench Monday after a nearly a year of paid leave.
McDonald's manager held in robbery of a McDonald's
A St. Petersburg man is arrested in Clearwater in connection with a Tampa stick-up. He's questioned about a string of similar robberies.
Woman accused of leaving baby in trash free on bail
Dozens of friends and relatives filled a courtroom in support of Stephanie Smith, who is accused of placing her newborn child in a plastic bag and leaving it in a trash bin.
Handful of area educators jump from the GOP
The public switch shows dissatisfaction with the governor and support for Bill McBride.
County rejects access for K-Bar development
Tampa is told not to plan on using Pasco roads for traffic from the proposed 1,599-home K-Bar Ranch project.
South Pinellas headlines
City lacks access to Whitted records
North Pinellas headlines
Library honors its supporters
Demoted police officer joins suit against accuser
Sewer repair's price provokes debate
Another road work delay in the cards
3-vehicle crash on U.S. 19 injures 3
Duplex proposal ruffles feathers
Dunedin fires City Hall contractor
New Dunedin Lanes owners get ball rolling
More bang for the buck
Applause for some folks who are truly deserving
Poor city services is the price we pay for rejecting all tax hikes
This time the mayor will make the meeting
Man convicted of strangling ex-girlfriend
North of Tampa
Eateries left behind by Publix
Designing with reverence
County looks askance at decision on nursery
Nelson's speed anchors Chamberlain
Family bristles at land buy plan
Senior honored for volunteerism
Pete Azzarelli built business on high road
Scavenger hunt planners seek support
By mid-June, most crops simply run out of steam
Sale could sprout subdivision
If cable covered the gate
Hot nights, Cool bars
A lifetime on the pier
Village officials seek more flexibility
She lived a life of charity, modesty
A popular fountain is tapped for more hours
If only all of us had the cash
StillWater offers buyers estate homes, large lots
Smoke rooms: A hot idea
On the lighter side of art
Neighborly conference is chance to share ideas
Dentist to expand to South Tampa
Speed tables scoped out
Governor, judge, editor and clerk
News of Florida
Everglades murk may get worse
Lunch with Bush a GOP primer
Glitch misses drivers' offenses
Williams' executor deals blow to cremation hopes
Beach event canceled after media coverage
Miami-Dade agrees to settle lawsuit on 2000 election
Voters' duty critical, officials say
Lottery tickets could carry kidnap alerts
NLRB charges nursing home that alleged use of voodoo
McBride slams Bush record on education
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