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February 12, 2001

Tampa Bay: February 12, 2001
The sound of success
[Times photo: Scott Keeler]
A Pinellas library program reaches out to deaf people to help them develop the basic reading, writing and mathematics skills they need to flourish in society.
North Pinellas County news
Plan will reward focused growth
The City Commission is set this week to approve a redevelopment plan that will affect two areas on the periphery of downtown.

For women in need, a guiding hand
Since 1981, Women on the Way has supported more than 1,000 St. Petersburg Junior College students.

Play equipment has faced a long climb
The Optimist Club steps up long-delayed efforts to provide Pop Stansell Park with something for kids to play on.

Building contains state workers, their money
Merchants near the Mary Grizzle building in Largo are chagrined that so few of the 286 workers patronize their shops.

For lawyer, caseload of unusual is normal
Jeffrey Scott Durham, devoted bank robber and transvestite aficionado, is in the news again. Seems he can't help it.

Litter is a blemish on Florida's image
Roadside litter in the state of Florida is a disgrace of gigantic proportions. Everyone living in the state should be ashamed to call him or herself a Floridian.

Sit in a barber chair; step back in time
Friendly conversation and an old-fashioned feel help transform a barber shop into a gathering spot reminiscent of Cheers.

North Pinellas in brief
Classes focus on making boaters smarter

Tampa Bay headlines
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  • Howard Troxler: Herd's on the loose in city races

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • After thrill rides, teen dies in crash
  • 2 llamas beaten; teenager charged
  • Motorcyclist dies in crash with RV
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  • Stadium scuffle ensnares Miami
  • The unspeakable truth
  • Bill would ban racial profiling
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