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January 31, 2001
Life is just a tire swing
[Times photo: Amber Tanille Woolfolk]
Clearview Elementary School students Janate Moultrie, left, Brittany Herrin and Breeanna Rager, all 6 years old, spin on a tire swing during recess on Tuesday until they are dizzy. The students in Mrs. Clifton's kindergarten class played outside in the warm, windy weather on bikes, swings and jungle gyms during their time outside the classroom.
Howard Troxler
St. Petersburg: 9 mayoral candidates, 7 credible
Nine mayoral candidates. Seven credible. Several possibilities 

Top stories
Cameras scanned fans for criminals
Super Bowl fans had their privacy invaded by the technology, critics say. Law officials cite security.

A smile from fate: a cheap ticket
A cheap Super Bowl ticket and a signed football land in the lap of an area dentist

To the patient go the spoils -- and a bargain
People traveled across the country, ticketless, with only a glimmer of hope they would score Super Bowl tickets.

Health officials follow trail of meningitis cases
Two Pinellas high school students remain hospitalized with the disease, as health officials determine who else is at risk.

Alternative school lacks only a home
The new alternative high school has a principal, a name -- and a site with environmental problems.

Owing $100-million, Bilzerian jailed again
The former corporate takeover artist, who lives in Hillsborough's biggest house, says he is too broke to pay. A federal judge says he is lying.

Penny shortfalf surprises commissioners
But Pinellas County administrators say they warned that Penny for Pinellas funds were being stretched thin.

Sergeant disciplined for slur is promoted
He's learned his lesson, the Brooksville police chief says.

Senator says he won't head new university
But Don Sullivan continues to fight for a St. Petersburg campus free of USF's control.

Guilty plea in fatal fire gets woman probation
The 66-year-old accepts a deal that makes her guilty of manslaughter, not murder.

Tampa Bay briefs
Davis Islands residents lose power

Bike trail sets new standard
It's relatively inexpensive and winds through the hilly, natural areas of Hernando and Pasco counties.

Student files suit agains maker of tires
CLEARWATER -- A Florida State University student involved in a car accident last year filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the maker of Firestone tires, which has recalled millions of tires since August.

Parkway free for 2 weeks
Riding the Suncoast Parkway will be free for at least two weeks after it opens Sunday, and maybe several more weeks on some stretches.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Ballot is bulging in mayoral race
  • 'Interrogation' embarrasses beach bicyclist
  • Office dress codes can wear you out
  • Mayor candidates snipe at money leader
  • Consumer advocate runs for City Council seat
  • Gulfport, St. Pete Beach elections are shaping up
  • Area Agency on Aging offers free job training
  • Developer parts ways with YMCA downtown
  • Black entrepreneurs get a boost
  • Trails to learning
  • Achievers
  • To some, Bloemaert was star of weekend
  • Pinellas Park projects build momentum
  • Coastal building rule plan causes waves
  • Area Agency on Aging offers free job training
  • Good will lingers; painting does not
  • Center honored for aid to people with problems
  • Program teaches dangers of substance abuse
  • Dome District more than dinner and drinks
  • Parent mobilizes to solve traffic woes
  • At 106, he has experienced love, war, a funny president
  • YouthBuild offers training program for youths 16-24
  • Consultant to deliver news on police workload
  • Field day accentuates teamwork, friendship
  • 2 report purses snatched
  • Tomorrow's stars playing today in Clearwater
  • Hard-luck circuit anxious to set sail again
  • Focus on volunteers
  • Palm Harbor pro vows to overcome setback

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • City candidates vie to stand out
  • Beach residents, state agency square off
  • Group hopes Greek divers buoy sponge industry
  • One project's troubles may delay second
  • North Pinellas digest
  • County steps up hunt for taxes
  • Largo fee chases away many from city ballfields
  • Flooring business picks new site
  • Can't tax money buy better road work?
  • Passenger is killed in Dunedin area collision
  • Witness fires shots after bank robbery
  • Owner keeps up fight with county over junkyard
  • Series of free law classes set at SPJC Clearwater campus
  • North Pinellas in brief
  • Dance to mark war's 50th anniversary
  • Charity to open store on U.S. 19
  • Hard-luck racing circuit anxious to set sail again
  • Time may be running out on man's care

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Teens learn finality of exams
  • Ex-county judge's punishment is set
  • Business briefs
  • Hillsborough briefs

  • News of Florida
  • Care crisis squeezes finances of seniors
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