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September 28, 2002
A place to just be
[Times photo: Jamie Francis]
As a stretch of Central Avenue sees a resurgence, gays increasingly find a niche for business and leisure amid the bustle.

Top stories
Tampa mayor's race a dead heat
With five months to go, Frank Sanchez pulls within striking distance of two more well-known candidates, a new poll shows.

TIA's baggage system 2 years ahead
After getting quick federal approval for its explosive-detection plan, the airport's flying high.

OU WHO? Bulls fans believe
With Bulls fever catching on, 300 to 500 of the football team's fans will be at Oklahoma rooting for an upset tonight.

Villas developer hoped for $3-million
Many dignitaries say they are not invited to the groundbreaking scheduled today.

Edwards guilty of violating her probation
The former aide to the Rev. Henry Lyons will serve nine more months in prison.

Pet photographer snaps as subjects bark and meow
Michael Joseph, traveling photographer, earns a living getting your pets to sit still enough to sparkle in portraits.

Man convicted in 'Jane Doe' killing
After a nine-day trial and four hours of deliberation, the 59-year-old man now faces the death penalty.

Witnesses sought in fatal I-275 crash
Nearly seven weeks ago, a 32-year-old construction worker died in a car crash on Interstate 275 near the Howard Frankland Bridge in Pinellas County.

Luxury bus service to Tampa in the works
The commute between mid Pinellas County and downtown Tampa soon will be a lot more comfortable.

South Pinellas headlines
  • A place to just be

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Sleuthing pays off with arrest of couple
  • Shoe the children is new ministry's goal
  • Drug sting snags 43 suspects
  • New bus service goes hoity-toity
  • Land-lubbing tortoise avoids sudden swim
  • Tarpon's new fire chief has familiar face
  • Trust says money will decide land's fate
  • Women remain faithful to Bible study for decades
  • Image of Mary beckons few now

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Valrico couple strikes Lotto jackpot
  • Tampa police seek two men in home invasion

  • Sandra Thompson
  • Hidden horrors of bed linens

  • News of Florida
  • They keep coming back to education
  • Teachers union key to McBride ad
  • Broward woman charged with deceiving doctors to get drugs
  • Ruptured stomach led to death of wandering teen, report says
  • Around the state

  • Lucy Morgan
  • An oink or two clutter the ballot
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