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September 6, 2002

Tampa Bay: September 6, 2002 Ernest Hooper
Big jackpots can be a lot of work
It's four times more than what Denzel Washington gets to make a movie.

Hillsborough County news
Gator expelled from middle school
The 8-foot carnivore wanders onto the grounds, too close for officials' comfort. Students in 16 buses stay put until it's moved.

'Bad medicine' flier in District 57 race is called misleading
The candidate calls the accusation of malpractice based on a 20-year-old suit "dirty."

Public critiques county budget
A proposal to cut $355,000 in public access TV funding gets most of the attention at a hearing.

Police say woman found Wednesday was murdered
TAMPA -- A woman found dead in a metal storage container in East Tampa on Wednesday was murdered, police said Thursday.

Tampa hospital opens pediatric care unit
The Gary S. Haas Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit is a new $4.2-million wing at Tampa Children's Hospital.

Hepatitis A outbreak spurs precautions
The outbreak at a Town 'N Country day care center is forcing health care workers to give preventive medicine.

West Shore businesses to pay fee for group
TAMPA -- Business property owners in the West Shore District will pay a special fee to help a nonprofit group market the area and improve local roads during a major interstate project, the City Council decided Thursday.

Three family members arrested in abuse, death of 2-year-old
TAMPA -- Two-year-old Ramone Pedrazo was unconscious when he was brought to the Memorial Hospital emergency room Aug. 31.

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