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September 28, 2002

Tampa Bay: September 28, 2002
Shoe the children is new ministry's goal
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[Times photo: Douglas R. Clifford]
Footprints Ministry, a grass roots group led by Rose Averill, wants to make sure all homeless children in Pinellas have shoes.

North Pinellas County news

Sleuthing pays off with arrest of couple
Though police think one of them drove the car in a fatal wreck on June 3, they have found only enough evidence to charge them with evidence tampering.

Drug sting snags 43 suspects
Undercover officers spent the summer compiling offenses against area drug dealers. Thursday, all their work came to fruition.

New bus service goes hoity-toity
Amenities such as laptop connections, reclining seats and cable news are intended to entice affluent commuters to use the service that connects Pinellas to downtown Tampa.

Land-lubbing tortoise avoids sudden swim
A man tells deputies he was trying to save the exotic pet turtle. But he ends up charged with attempted grand theft.

Tarpon's new fire chief has familiar face
After a nationwide search, the city finds it already has the best man for the job: interim chief Kevin Bowman.

Trust says money will decide land's fate
Meanwhile, preservationists have an eye on the Lake Dan property, central to the dream of a tri-county wildlife corridor.

Women remain faithful to Bible study for decades
A women's Bible study group attributes its 35-year existence to dedicated members who hunger to learn more about the Lord.

Image of Mary beckons few now
What looks like the Virgin Mary on a building at 21649 U.S. 19 once attracted thousands; now just a few faithful still come.


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