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February 5, 2003
Howard Troxler: Learning a hard lesson in quest for top teacher
This Thursday, Pinellas County's schools will reveal the winners in their teacher of the year contest. There will be five category winners and an overall "outstanding educator" who will represent Pinellas in the state's teacher of the year program.

Top stories
Help agency monitors molestation allegations
CLEARWATER -- Religious Community Services, an agency in Pinellas County that helps the poor and homeless, is monitoring allegations that its director molested two teenage boys decades ago, when he was a priest and Catholic school principal in Nashville.

Tribe's casino built without red tape
No building permit, no site planning, no local oversight and no impact fees were required.

Puppy receives a new home and mobility
A St. Petersburg man adopts the 2-legged dog and gets him a device to help him walk.

Delay in Aisenberg transcripts sought
Prosecutors say they need time to decide on appealing a judge's ruling before grand jury transcripts are released.


South Pinellas headlines
  • Shuttle Disaster: Another tragedy, a new awareness
  • Shuttle Disaster: A final contrail wisps across generations
  • Teenagers get their hands on $6,000 windfall
  • Arsenic case turns to firefighters' lifestyle
  • It's a 'yea' for the tall, sprawling Madeira Bay
  • Bonds flub costs Pinellas Park $67,000
  • Midtown awaits a sign of health: new clinic
  • Peterman gives up committee post
  • Baptist church suspends pastor
  • Shore Acres school secretary honored
  • Counting the believers
  • Teachers' honor roll
  • Adults party in name of children's needs
  • Madeira candidates offer divergent views
  • A pillar of PR charmed dollars this way to that
  • Wedding skips a beat and perhaps a year
  • Military news
  • Celebration lively, but attendance low
  • Y Achievers to mark 10th year
  • Rash of arsons leads to reward
  • St. Pete Beach plans more library lighting
  • Florida's athletes spring into action
  • Family's love of sport has impact on Matthews
  • Letters: Forest Hills Elementary too special to forget

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Obituary: Community activist John Jenkins dies at 77
  • Safety Harbor to fortify banks of Bishop Creek
  • Database ends long search to ID bodies
  • 6-0 vote makes Gentry commissioner
  • Nehr outlasts foe for commission seat
  • Commission leases land to youth sports group
  • Court reports: Former dealership officer sentenced
  • Heritage Village awarded grant
  • Letters: Punish mangrove cutting

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Upscale spa shuts its doors to clients
  • Charter school parents queue up in its defense
  • Ernest Hooper: Once-trendy cafes vanish one by one

  • News of Florida
  • Panel: Cap malpractice awards
  • DNA results may lead to rehearing
  • Around the state: Dyer or Barr to succeed Hood as Orlando mayor
  • DCF chief proposes new goals, massive changes
  • Telemarketers bid for job of promoting state House
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