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January 5, 2003
Sledding in the sunshine
[Times photo: James Borchuck]
As neighbors stare, Deitra Morris trains her sled dogs in balmy Florida and dreams of making Iditarod history.
Top stories
Teen's suicidal crash still haunts
A year later, Charles Bishop's mother and best friend struggle to come to grips with the teen's flight into a Tampa building.

Teachers do not vote in one bloc
Most teachers go to the polls, but many don't support the state teachers union's positions, an analysis shows.

Gleaners waste not so others want not
Volunteers scour fields and give bushels of produce to the needy.

Pay up -- or leave
The 182 owners made the same mistake: they bought at what turned out to be a woefully constructed development. Now they -- not the builder -- have to come up with millions to fix things. It's killing them.

Deputy leaves hospital one day after hit by car
Kenneth Euler Jr. will take a week off work after being injured during a police pursuit of a car theft suspect.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Girl succumbs to rare disorder
  • Two sides trip over hex block repair cost
  • Seminole reluctant to dive into rights issue
  • Fire force pensions to get closer scrutiny
  • Homes, and now strides, by Helen
  • Noted eye doctor dies at 58
  • Tampa Bay Water to present plans for wells
  • Woman's body found in motel
  • Eager for a makeover
  • Gulfport/South Pasadena election watch
  • North beaches election watch
  • South beaches election watch
  • Neighborhood notebook: Founder of 13th Street group ends 22-year stint
  • On the town: Midnight gala overpowers rain
  • Party favor holds rhythms of a life
  • For adventurer, the sky is not the limit
  • Dr. Delay: Lights along Bryan Dairy need some fine-tuning
  • Ex-area players are Tulane teammates
  • Former Dixie star Schmidt has good Holiday
  • Letters: Don't let rain ruin First Night forever

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Awakening a neighborhood
  • Police award honors a wife and a rescue
  • It's time to dole out campaign leftovers
  • Cove Cay to get county pitch
  • Epiphany 2003: Holding true to tradition
  • Pinellas man escapes as fire races through home
  • Headlines through the years
  • Editorial: Silence kills race relations
  • Letters: Youthful faces a joy to behold

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • House prices sizzle in South Tampa
  • Guards foil killer's attempt to escape
  • Safe haven or double dip?
  • Hunter made some mistakes, experts say
  • New Tampa: Images of home, traveling in time
  • Lutz: New legislator likes committee assignments
  • Citrus Park: Inventor hopes for a hit
  • Church hopes to start building
  • New Tampa: Driving will be a headache
  • Carrollwood: Wal-Mart will work on traffic issues
  • New Tampa: Tampa Palms shopping center in the works
  • School choice surveys coming
  • Countryway: School's traffic becomes neighbors' problem
  • Tireless helper heeds a call: House of Hope
  • Some kids and nannies prefer this side of Ybor
  • Open & Shut
  • Zoning: Variance sought for canine sports training center

  • News of Florida
  • Bruised state Democrats select Maddox as chief
  • Tampa woman injured in wreck dies in hospital
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