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February 11, 2001

North of Tampa: February 11, 2001 Neighbors want roomier parcels
LUTZ: Neighbors of an ill-fated apartment zoning on Livingston Avenue are trying, with Commissioner Jim Norman's help, to prevent a revival of the plan.

Let development depend on the availability of water
Editors: Tampa Bay has a serious water shortage because of growth and natural conditions such as unreliable rainfall, limited ground water and saltwater intrusion. To make it go away we must do two things: increase supply and reduce demand.

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Classes offered for parents of infants
The Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System offers free classes at branch libraries to teach parents how to read books to their infants, ages newborn to 2 1/2 years old. The classes will show parents books, stories, songs and finger games.

Schools roundup
BELLAMY ELEMENTARY: The School Advisory Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the school's media center, 8720 Wilsky Blvd. For information, call (813) 872-5387.

Residents offer suggestions for community plan
A cultural center and cleaner canals top the list of concerns Town N' Country residents named at a recent public meeting.

Relief for Bearss exit is in sight
LUTZ -- Engineers were planning how to widen the bridges on Interstate 275 when serendipity struck: They figured out how to widen Bearss Avenue underneath it.

Hospital to follow clinic in Westchase
Town & Country Hospital will start with two doctors on Webb Road. Within 15 months, it will have a full staff.

Third man charged with stamp machine theft
The men took the device from the post office on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, police say.

County communities want input from Tampa
Pebble Creek and Cross Creek want to know whether they will get better services if they opt to be annexed into the city.

Weird stuff is treasure for store owner
Prices for the items at Famous Treasures range from a few dollars to thousands.

Sickles girls take championship
The basketball team was a wild-card entry in the four-team Western Conference tournament.

Jewish group recruits youth for soccer team
CITRUS PARK -- Capitalizing on a big-name coach and the popularity of soccer, the Tampa JCC Federation is organizing a soccer team for the Maccabi Youth Games.

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