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December 6, 2002

Tampa Bay: December 6, 2002 Hillsborough County news
Robber gets life sentence for drowning
TAMPA -- James I. Murray, one of four men accused in a robbery that led to a drowning death in the Hillsborough River, will face life in prison for his participation in the May 2001 crime.

Ernest Hooper: Fans cheer video game; last call at the Porpoise
Thirty men sit in a bar with no music, no dancing and no chance of connecting with that special someone. Pitchers of beer are on sale for $2, but that hardly seems enough to hold their attention.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Stand of mangroves mowed down
  • Tampa city council expands historic Ybor lines
  • Mural to drape Tampa building
  • Schools' goof gives parents a shock
  • Vouchers for troubled Pinellas school cut off
  • TIA shop revenue climbs back up
  • Let the celebration begin
  • Developer bounced checks to backers
  • Q&A: Dr. Charles Cox: This doctor treats patients as friends
  • Howard Troxler: Don't hurt the prepaid tuition plan, but reconsider Bright Futures

  • Pinellas headlines
  • Woman injured in jump from police car
  • Grant to help link women's services
  • Special tax may pay for garage, city says
  • County urged to reject U.S. 19 Wal-Mart
  • Prisoner recaptured after brief escape
  • Art, music festival changes site, fee
  • Firefighter resigns amid inquiry
  • Dunedin set to purchase golf course
  • Two lawyers face discipline from Bar
  • Best Bets
  • Dunedin with a bow on top
  • Editorial: New corridor needs a consistent name
  • Letters: Turf war hurts law enforcement

  • News of Florida
  • Capitol abuzz about Brogan
  • Bush says he'll take up cause of marriage reform
  • Family of severely hurt teen accepts $17.5-million
  • Death row inmate's appeal prevails; two others denied
  • Insider ready to leave Bush administration
  • To party with Jeb bring a book for a kid
  • Witnesses deny $10,000 cash was used for a bribe
  • Around the state
  • Supremacist group moves concert to Jacksonville
  • Pilot killed as small plane hits building
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