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Digest

Here's your shot at being a golf reporter

By Times Staff
Published October 26, 2006


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Heading to the Westin Innisbrook Resort for today's start of the Chrysler Championship? If so, let us know about the coolest stuff you see in the gallery: a great shot, a great putt, something funny or touching or just plain unbelievable. Simply e-mail us at northpin@sptimes.com telling us what you saw or heard in about 100 words. Please include your name and hometown. We'll print the best of your responses in this space.

Mystery author at library today

Join the Friends of the Tarpon Springs Library as they welcome mystery author Chassie West at 3:30 p.m. today at the Tarpon Springs Library, 138 E Lemon St. West has published numerous novels, including the Leigh Ann Warren mystery series and Bark M for Murder. The event is free, no reservations are required, and refreshments will be served. Call 727 943-4922.

Second arrest made in shooting

Police have arrested a second man on an attempted murder charge in connection with the abduction and shooting last month of a 16-year-old boy. Jordan Thronce Green, 19, who lived on Wyatt Street in Clearwater, was at a hospital Wednesday and had not yet been booked into the Pinellas County Jail. Authorities say that on Sept. 5, Green, Darrius M. Kilpatrick and a third man forced Steven Stencel, 16, into a pickup in the parking lot of the Howard Johnson at 9359 U.S. 19 in Pinellas Park. They drove him to Clearwater, where he was shot five times. Stencel was taken to Bayfront Medical Center and survived. Kilpatrick, 22, turned himself in Sept. 9. The third suspect remained at large.

Hepatitis support group to meet

The Tampa Bay Hepatitis & Liver Disease Support Group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Mease Countryside Hospital, 3231 McMullen-Booth Road. The nonprofit, volunteer group helps patients and families through support, education and promoting public aware-ness of the disease. Call (727) 384-1030.

Make your kid a Halloween star

Does your kid have a GREAT Halloween costume? Have him or her put it on, then take a photo and e-mail it to us. We'll publish the best photos each day until Halloween. E-mail your .jpg photo to northpin@sptimes Provide the costume wearer's name, age, hometown and why the costume is special. One youngster per photo, please.

[Last modified October 26, 2006, 07:22:56]


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