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August 19, 2002

Tampa Bay: August 19, 2002 North Pinellas County news
Learning the baby basics
Seven rookie and expectant fathers gather for a crash course from the experts. Among the drills: bottles, burps and -- of course -- diapers.

Seminole Library shrinks collection
The library has tossed about 5,000 of its 60,000 books, a necessary task. Still: "It makes a librarian cringe," Seminole Community's director says.

They moved, but their cars are missing
Months later, three newcomers to Florida don't have their cars. A disgruntled trucker appears to have taken them hostage in a pay dispute.

Understaffing police endangers public and officers
Re: Chief touts police force to inquiring city officials, story, Aug. 10.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • 2 die in plane crash
  • School's growth grates on neighbors
  • Unruly woman disrupts flight to Indianapolis
  • Officials' struggle: Who to charge in drug deaths?
  • Skyway one-way for 7 hours
  • Shaq a no-show at Tampa events
  • Al-Najjar finds a home abroad
  • New building code brings cost, confusion
  • Times employee charged with DUI after crash
  • Protecting your home

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Skyway one-way for 7 hours

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Aisenberg attorney contacts potential defendants
  • Woman pushing stroller struck crossing Fowler

  • News of Florida
  • FAMU law school readies for inaugural class
  • Voucher advocate takes top post
  • Around the State
  • Leader of Christian group contradicts new DCF chief
  • State gives okay to reopen roach-infested apartment
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