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March 22, 2003
Engineers warned of weak pipe
[Times photo: Janel Schroeder-Norton]
As residents and businesses do without, crews begin costly repairs and officials plan for the long term.
Top stories
Four seniors named winners of Times scholarships
Each has overcome significant obstacles in life and demonstrated a love of learning.

Iraq: Unfurling the past to honor them
The memory of a blue star on a field of white sets a mother on a mission of unity in a time of conflict.

Iraq: Politics divide mother, daughter
The disagreement between actor Susan Sarandon and her mother makes national news and spurs an invitation to the White House for the 79-year-old Lakeland woman.

Water Q&A
Must I boil my water?

Terror Indictments: Witnesses vouch for Al-Arian's character
TAMPA -- Character witnesses swore in court Friday that Sami Al-Arian never gave them reason to believe allegations he was a leader of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad.

Iraq: Assassinated leader's wife urges peace
Jehan Sadat of Egypt says that resolving the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis is essential.

Iraq: Surplus sales surge, but not to 9/11 heights
Wartime anxieties have led some Tampa Bay area residents to buy gas masks and chemical warfare suits. But this is nothing compared with what happened in the weeks after Sept. 11, 2001.

Iraq: Varied missions radiate from base
TAMPA -- As the world knows, a plain-talking general named Tommy Franks is running the war against Iraq.

Iraq: Families keep their guard up
BRANDON -- In recent weeks, Darla's telephone conversations with her husband, Mike, have ended with the same warning.

Spring debuts with a slosh
Wet weather is expected to dampen the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

Forever altered
-- Editor's note: The St. Petersburg Times does not identify victims of sexual crimes without their consent.

Political junkie: Consultant seeking positive relationship with Scientologists
Several weeks ago, political consultant Mary Repper told mayoral candidate Pam Iorio that several friends wanted to meet her. But the introduction came with a warning.

Tampa subregional: What's basketball without madness?
The game might be the reason for the event, but the fans and their display of spirit are as entertaining as the game.

Mother and 3 children injured in accident
BROOKSVILLE -- A 30-year-old woman and her three children were seriously injured Friday evening when their pickup overturned near the Suncoast Parkway.

Obituary: Philanthropist, avid Yankees fan
Jean Ann Cone was known for her love of the New York Yankees and her support of the Republican Party.

Rape report to remain a secret
Catholic leaders know of one abusive priest they have yet to make public.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Museum lands funds in time to avert crisis
  • 2 at school charged in pot bust

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Iraq: Waiting for a son's words
  • Message of diversity, inspiration rings bell
  • Political gridlock on traffic unjams
  • No water? People learned to make do
  • Seminole man gets 20 years for sex abuse
  • Push for Wal-Mart supercenter fizzles
  • Group asks city to maintain cemetery
  • Several area gymnasts preparing for regionals

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Morgan Street Jail era at end?
  • In rare event, the Sheriff assists in arrest
  • Iorio meets Scientologists at fundraiser
  • Two store robbery suspects indicted on murder charges
  • A Closer Look: One Hillsborough Church

  • News of Florida
  • House has peculiar notion of 'principled'
  • Iraq: Son waits while mommy is at war
  • Around the state: Hijacked Cuban airliner seized to help pay award
  • DNA tests cast doubt on death row case
  • Data company sues state House
  • House approves medical malpractice bill
  • Legislature: Third time a charm for Greyhound bill?
  • 'We are ... Romeo and Juliet'
  • Father denies son linked to terror
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