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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.

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St. Pete Times Forum details sought
TAMPA -- Hillsborough Commissioner Jan Platt said Thursday she wants to know the financial terms of the deal that has made the Ice Palace the St. Pete Times Forum.

Principals given a marketing lesson
When parents have choices, principals must not "soft-pedal" the merits of their schools, a marketing expert says.

Rose Munoz is president of the Muslim Students Association at the University of South Florida. As the first anniversary of 9/11 approaches, she discusses her conversion to Islam, how USF students reacted to her after the attacks and why her parents worry about her.

SPC hires senator who advocated expansion
Sen. Don Sullivan, a driving force behind the school's expansion, begins a job this week as a consultant and adviser.

GOP leaders scold own candidate
The state GOP chairman and House speaker-designate say Cary Burns is too negative.

Tarpon man enters plea in porn case
LARGO -- A Tarpon Springs man arrested in August after technicians at a computer store discovered child pornography on his broken computer pleaded guilty Thursday to possession of child pornography.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Cops told to rethink morale list
  • Council chews on city budget, rethinks cuts

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • City files complaint against union
  • Hotel fire on U.S. 19 forces out 75 guests
  • Shopping center plans still a go, despite delays
  • Woman critically hurt in vehicle crash; girls also taken to hospital
  • Ridgecrest principal takes on new school
  • 104 years old, and the life of the party
  • Ex-Hudson accountant charged in theft, fraud
  • Man kills stepson; turns gun on himself
  • 2 projects evoke Palm Harbor's past
  • Sophisticated bank robber sought
  • Sport is heading down familiar lane
  • Art lovers can peek into 'cages'

  • Editorial
  • Public office must not promote private gain

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Gator expelled from middle school
  • 'Bad medicine' flier in District 57 race is called misleading
  • Public critiques county budget
  • Police say woman found Wednesday was murdered
  • Tampa hospital opens pediatric care unit
  • Hepatitis A outbreak spurs precautions
  • West Shore businesses to pay fee for group
  • Three family members arrested in abuse, death of 2-year-old

  • Ernest Hooper
  • Big jackpots can be a lot of work

  • North of Tampa
  • Home base

  • Marlene Sokol
  • Flight attendant reinvents herself after 9/11
  • For high school football fans, tonight it's official
  • New matchups help new teams gain footing
  • Newcomers try to halt a political comeback
  • Faded roadside attraction Dupree Gardens to vanish
  • Triathletes await start of season
  • It's time to prepare for a new season of gardening
  • High Holy Days bracket Sept. 11 anniversary
  • Religion briefs
  • Maps portray a hurricane's power
  • Turning grief into poetry

  • City Times/South Tampa
  • Trinity grows by a village
  • The 'green' house slowly blooms
  • Inspiring imaginations
  • Florida House District 57: Newcomers try to halt a political comeback
  • Early birds
  • A taming of the elephant
  • Bamboo flooring makes switch from fad to fashion
  • Love patiently nurtured
  • A hard-hitting career
  • Dentist was loved for gentle manner
  • A new site for crafts, discounts
  • What's in a name: Lee Roy Selmon Expressway
  • Pizza after 3 a.m.? Pie in the sky, police say
  • Downtown guides give visitors help and a smile
  • Cyclists lose quest for separate bike lane
  • Neighborhood notebook

  • News of Florida
  • Freshman minority enrollment stays level
  • Candidates take war to air
  • Spot check
  • Young plans to depart helm of UF
  • Lotto hits $85-million
  • Reclassification of species delayed
  • Hunting accident kills Largo man
  • Bush signs death warrants for two, including Wuornos
  • State seniors agency director named
  • Court restores tribal challenge to Everglades cleanup strategy
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