February 1, 2003
Tampa Bay: February 1, 2003
North Pinellas County news
Clearwater opens playground for pooches
Today, canines get a park of their own as the city cuts the ribbon on its first dog park, in Crest Lake Park, 201 Glenwood Ave.
Gasparilla fantasy becomes a reality
A man and his son will join the city of Clearwater's float to march in the parade he loved to watch as a child.
Young voices put poetry in motion
"Everyone has poetry within them," says a teacher who coaxes it out of students in studies and in a coffeehouse atmosphere.
Driver is charged in fatal accident
A blood test indicates a motorcyclist was impaired when he pulled in front of another motorcycle, causing a deadly wreck, officials say.
Clearwater and Largo police will share turfs
In a first for departments in the county, the police chiefs will enter into an accord today giving officers authority in both cities.
Dancer revels in rhythm of tapping
Tanya Goodwin presents a program on the history of tap dancing today at the Palm Harbor Library.
Group tries to fund vision for center
A group with big dreams for a Brooker Creek Preserve center is raising $2.5-million to pay for technologically savvy exhibits.
Tip thwarts robbery and beating, deputies say
Authorities show up to warn the intended victim and encounter four suspects and a loaded pistol.
Racing at Sunshine Speedway
WHAT: The 2003 Winternationals, featuring the 50-lap "Wild Bill" Revard Figure 8 Race, plus other short-track competition in the Open Wheel Modified, Outlaw Late Model, Mini Stock, Enduro and Street Stock classes.
Feel-good performer to visit
A troubadour no longer wasting away in Margaritaville likes to get a rise out of people who may need exactly that.
Tampa Bay headlines
'I just wasn't ready to die
Judge reverses ruling
Felling of oak raises protest
Spending on public art debated
Aisenberg bill for feds: $2.9-million
Building inspections lacking, audit finds
Pirates celebrate with a party before the big party
Bucs: Bucs players to walk in Gasparilla parade
Officials reduce charges against accused Bucs fan
8 laid off from USF TV, radio jobs
Bar is set high for winning Hyde claim
South Pinellas headlines
100 years in a 'nice city' celebrated
Police: Robber hit 5 bay area banks
Plea made for health care tax
A closer look: one Hillsborough church
Obituary: Noted psychologist Theodore Blau
Sandra Thompson: A city view through the streetcar window
News of Florida
Heart surgery called a success for Sen. Graham
Frank Brogan will bolt for Florida Atlantic job
Roadway standoff ends peacefully
Prosecutor sues sheriff, charging illegal snooping
State confident school plan meets federal rules
Lucy Morgan: Different cast acts out similar budget play
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