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November 26, 2002

Tampa Bay: November 26, 2002 Ernest Hooper: Arteries, obsessions, quitting time and recipes
Friends familiar with the acerbic wit of Tampa Tribune columnist Dan Ruth can't help but give him a dose of his own medicine as he recovers from triple bypass surgery this week.

Hillsborough County news
Iorio reconsiders mayor's race
The much-praised elections supervisor left the Tampa contest. But now she suggests she could re-enter the race.

Clerk beaten with bat in one of a rash of robberies
TAMPA -- A 36-year-old Circle K convenience store clerk was beaten with a baseball bat during one of several armed robberies in Hillsborough County over the weekend.

Tampa police shooting cited as self-defense
TAMPA -- The Hillsborough County State Attorney has ruled that a Tampa police officer who fired his weapon at a homeless man last month was acting in self-defense.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • General says coalition key to success
  • Colorful college leader returns; anchorman keeps at it
  • Turkey. Travel. Tension.

  • Pinellas headlines
  • Raid paints a picture of excess
  • Man, 30, gets 22 years in death of son
  • Ranking depends on who's counting
  • Two girls step up fight against hunger
  • Motorcyclist dies after crash
  • Speedway reaches the finish line
  • Food for thought
  • Letters: After recent shootings, police need policing

  • News of Florida
  • Money lacking for rape centers
  • Community eases rule against motorcycling
  • Flying enemies unleashed on fire ants
  • Around the state
  • Masked man tells bankers about identity theft
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