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September 6, 2002

Early birds
[Times photo: Krystal Kinnunen]
Students at Robinson High's new MacDill Aeronautical Academy are getting a head start on careers in aviation.

Trinity grows by a village
WHAT'S IN A NAME: Land development is under way at Trinity West, the newest village in the $1.5-billion master-planned community of Trinity. Trinity West will provide more than 200 single-family and executive homes when completed in about three years. Residences range from the $120s to the $300s.

The 'green' house slowly blooms
A few builders offer efficient, water-wise, healthy homes in what is called a "quiet revolution."

Inspiring imaginations
Five of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen talk to kids at MacDill Air Force Base about fighting fascism and racism.

Florida House District 57: Newcomers try to halt a political comeback
Faye Culp's years in local and state office give her name recognition, but her challengers have not made it easy.

A taming of the elephant
AT 33,000 FEET: In an hour, I'll see the nighttime glow of a city; next, the western edge of the beaches, where I hunted for starfish as a toddler. I'll pick out the street where I learned to drive and follow it to three horizontal ribbons that cross the bay.

Bamboo flooring makes switch from fad to fashion
The durable, environmentally friendly wood now comes in many styles and colors. And it's only slightly more costly.

Love patiently nurtured
This couple began as friends -- best friends. It took five years to grow their love into a marriage.

A hard-hitting career
Olando Rivera has gone from karate to kickboxing to boxing, winning accolades in each sport. Now, with his Warrior Training group, he's helping others get in shape.

Dentist was loved for gentle manner
Despite his own ill health that should have forced him to retire early, Dr. Lawrie Glickman loved his work.

A new site for crafts, discounts
An 80,000-square-foot building will house Michael's Arts and Crafts, Marshalls and Big Lots.

What's in a name: Lee Roy Selmon Expressway
Lee Roy Selmon, who played for Oklahoma and Tampa Bay, is athletic director at the University of South Florida.

Pizza after 3 a.m.? Pie in the sky, police say
The Pizza Man, an Ybor fixture, has been arrested twice for selling pizza in violation of rules meant to curb rave clubs.

Downtown guides give visitors help and a smile
Tampa's 13 guides operate as on-the-street concierges who offer directions, recommend restaurants and even change tires -- all for free.

Cyclists lose quest for separate bike lane
The City Council sides with the expressway authority, which insists such a lane on Meridian Street would be unsafe.

Neighborhood notebook
Old Hyde Park Village rezoning hearing postponed
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