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February 4, 2001
Road’s the rage
[Times photo: Maurice Rivenbark]
Even when it was still two years from reality, the Suncoast Parkway lured Peter Morchy Sr. and his family from Palm Harbor to Spring Hill.

Suncoast Parkway opens to mixed feelings
The first leg of the new toll road, which will eventually stretch from Citrus County to Hillsborough, is lauded and protested at the ceremonial opening. You can drive on it today.

Getting from here to there, the new way
Here are answers to the most frequent questions Times readers have asked about the Suncoast Parkway.
Chart: The parkway’s toll schedule

Mary Jo Melone
Perhaps 'Tomorrow Matters!' matters
Imagine a Tampa Bay in which things other than boobs and booze are important. 

Top stories
$6-million. Hundreds of questions
One man knew of Henry Chapman's millions. He wrote Chapman's will. Should he get the money?

Today's television news shows
Here is a listing of today's television news shows.

The week in review
Pinellas may block voyeur Web sites

Tampa Bay briefs
Colombians given prison terms for drug smuggling

Experts deplore county leaders' fuzzy math
Business advisers point out how the county could have avoided its surprise shortfall in Penny for Pinellas funds.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Nerve center of Treasure Island ready for TV debut
  • He plays a prank on a friend, but it's no joke to the police
  • Residents of Shore Acres reject plan to calm traffic
  • Officer's complaint settled for $35,000
  • Wide field for mayor offers room to disagree
  • Shore Acres traffic woes have ebbed
  • St. Petersburg man found dead in pond
  • Two of 'St. Petersburg's Finest' are honored
  • School headmaster announces retirement
  • The week ahead
  • Foundation for 2 hospitals splits back into 2 parts
  • Grille ditches fast food, turns Thai
  • The gig is up
  • New director cleans up port's image
  • Group will survey seniors to determine their needs
  • Worthy causes benefit from red-letter event
  • Much like the black family, pageant continues to thrive
  • Web site to help firefighter's family
  • Their street now far more than an address
  • Forgetting that gum ball is one way to slow traffic
  • City Council candidates to speak at meeting
  • Adventurous kids have grand travel partners
  • Neighborhood briefs
  • Free tax assistance
  • Reunion kindles memories for Tornadoes
  • Teenager Tracy is savoring series of success
  • Stars come out for races

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Fourth student likely has meningitis
  • For school, one-on-one teaching equals success
  • Candidate used fake badge in 1992
  • Professor sustains Holocaust's memories
  • Leaders part ways on Largo's road to redevelopment
  • School struggles to help immigrants
  • Experts despair county's cost controls
  • Innovative ideas may rescue Clearwater Beach
  • Judge: Lawyer wasn't late
  • Headlines through the years
  • Candidate and city often at odds
  • Tornadoes reunion kindles memories for state champions
  • Mark your calendar

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Bulletin board
  • 'I feel like we are owed an apology'

  • News of Florida
  • Line forming to take on Bush
  • Pipeline to damage gulf's hard bottom
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