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January 10, 2003

Tampa Bay: January 10, 2003
[Times photo Fraser Hale]
A hero meets the press.
Hillsborough County news
Girl, 6, honored for saving brother
A Hillsborough Sheriff's Office program recognizes youngsters who are "caught doing something good."

Deal may end water stalemate
A tentative agreement will bring surface water to some taps in northern Hillsborough, though the county remains concerned about copper corrosion.

Crash sends postal truck flying into storefront
A job applicant and four employees dive as glass rains down. "It was the scariest thing I've ever seen," one says.

Victim lived long enough to ID killer, officials say
Dying from stab wounds, Decarla Dixon was able to indicate to rescue workers that her attacker was Troy Lee Green, prosecutors say.

49 buildings on demolition list
The city has torn down 22 houses since October, and code enforcement also has its eye on another 151 properties that are "possible worst case offenders"

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Maestro's football outing hits sour note
  • Two tickets, but a family of six
  • Bay area United Way will cut staff
  • Too many seats?
  • 2 arrested in hunting permit case
  • Man attempts to take gun aboard TIA flight
  • Activists gather to rally for 'MacDill Nine'
  • Pickup hits I-75 guard rail, injuring 5 passengers
  • Howard Troxler: Lieutenant governor: experience not required

  • Pinellas headlines
  • St. Petersburg wants to woo major cruise lines
  • Obituary: Former local library leader dies at 72
  • Model employee going strong at 90
  • Boats won't be banned behind resort
  • Medical wing to be replaced
  • Guilty plea disputed in bull slaying
  • Big-band singer set to shatter her silence
  • Forum as calm as rest of race
  • Group sues over Dunedin library rule
  • Space heater blamed for mobile home fire
  • This week: Pinellas
  • Pinellas diges: More campaign signs ahead
  • Bowling: Beierlein and his passion for sport will be missed
  • Editorial: Hats off to a leader with the right stuff
  • Letters: Think small, not five stories tall, in Safety Harbor
  • Clearwater Beach this week

  • News of Florida
  • Facing a shortfall, officials begin fiscal wrangling
  • State opens rabies fight in I-4 corridor
  • Gallagher's formal title flummoxing state Cabinet
  • Democrats propose prescription drug plan
  • Man killed after threatening deputy with table leg
  • Broward voting woes spur town to call off election
  • Doctors warn of growing malpractice crisis
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