March 13, 2003
Tampa Bay: March 13, 2003
North Pinellas County news
Missing kids featured on race cars
CLEARWATER -- The photos of two Tampa Bay area missing children will be featured on race cars that will compete in a nationally televised race in Sebring Saturday.
Hotel is target of police raid
More than a dozen suspects are arrested and more are sought in an undercover sting.
Residents protest fields for soccer
CLEARWATER -- From outside, it was impossible to hear the shouting.
Mayor accused of election quid pro quo
A complaint alleges that the head of the firefighters union was promoted after the group endorsed Bob Jackson.
Jury: Woman's killer should die
LARGO -- A jury deliberated for a half-hour Wednesday before recommending to a judge that David Charles Carpenter be executed for strangling a Dunedin woman in 1994.
Plan to burn preserve may be all wet
Rains render the Brooker Creek Preserve less of a tinderbox and a helicopter could be hard to find, so a controlled burn may have to wait.
Shoppers unaware as man robs store
An armed robber holds Ross Dress for Less workers in the back room, takes the cash, then steals a car.
Area standout continues run of strong races
For the past 10 years, Palm Harbor's Jeff Delie has been among the top 10 runners in the Tampa Bay area.
Police reports: Bank branch on beach robbed by man in shorts
CLEARWATER -- Police were searching Wednesday for a man who held up a Clearwater Beach bank.
Yielding to billboard industry will hurt for decades
Re: Opponents: Billboard deal too lenient, story, March 5.
Tampa Bay headlines
Teachers outraged by pay offered to Hinesley's assistant
Arts center pulls plug on protest dance
Bring war dead home, bill says
County settles ex-worker's bias suit
Old idea adds fuel to the race
Prosecutors: Don't reveal transcripts
Braces fix tin grins on adults
Mary Jo Melone: Cops aren't shrinks; jails aren't hospitals
South Pinellas headlines
Pinellas Park school reports student assault
Obituary: Man whose home was burned in '96 disturbances dies
Tampa Uncuffed: E-mail assault hits sheriffs
Commissioners pick sides in mayor race
Girlfriend arrested in man's strangulation
Library evacuated as sheriff's deputies inspect briefcase
News of Florida
No-smoking bills head in different directions
Experts question Census data on same-sex couples
No-fault reform bill draws opposition from both sides
Former state tech chief acquitted of grand theft
Witness against Childers can testify, judge rules
Lawmakers may prescribe penmanship for doctors
Graham removes blockade on marshals, judge approvals
Senate leader is not buying into Bush budget proposal
Tribe's suspended chairman exerted pressure in letters
Legislature 2003: Sen. Les Miller in line for Senate minority leader
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