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February 23, 2001

Tampa Bay: February 23, 2001
Cadet for a day
[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar
David Ford, left, a University of Tampa chemistry professor, practices basic marksmanship using a Nintendo simulation program with the help of Army ROTC Cadet Charlie Struckel. Tuesday was Faculty Adventure Day at UT.
Hillsborough County news
Riverview gathers to find its identity
They know it's only a wish list, but residents are molding a vision to keep their hamlet from becoming just a suburb.

Work on pool unearths truck, bone, mystery
TAMPA -- The Gravitt family's latest home improvement project, putting in a backyard swimming pool, ran into a really big obstacle this week: a 3,000-pound Ford Ranger somebody had buried years ago.

Witness: No payoffs, just investments
A developer who paid the ex-Tampa Housing Authority leader $125,000 says the money was for legitimate real estate deals.

Bulletin board
USF celebrates Black History Month

Spartan shorts
TAMPA -- After sweeping West Florida in a three-game series last weekend, UT improved to 10-0 and embarks today on a five-game series as the No. 1 team in Division II.

Two have helped do work of five at UT
TAMPA -- By the time the University of Tampa women's basketball team had captured the Sunshine State Conference title and advanced to the NCAA Division II regionals last season, coach Tom Mosca knew a problem loomed.

Bulls bits
TAMPA -- In its 7-2 baseball victory over Bethune-Cookman on Tuesday, USF received standout performances from rookie John Uhl and veteran Mike Eylward.

Photo exhibit at USF focuses on our faces
Whether aloof, pretentious, intimidating or friendly, a facial expression can be intoxicating.

Campus calendar
ART: HCC's Ybor Campus Art Gallery features an exhibit by artist Barbra Beeler today through March 11 in the performing arts building, Room 101. The exhibit features contemporary trends in polacolor transfer photography. Beeler creates her photographs with a 6-foot Polaroid camera. The exhibit is free. Call (813) 253-7674.

Wonders of engineering on display
Organizers hope the annual EXPO interests young students in engineering and USF's program.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Plane's spectacular landing maneuver prompts call to 911
  • Inquiry starts in Sabrina case
  • Already tested, USF president is inaugurated today
  • Tampa Bay briefs
  • Jungle's action heroine battles bad guys in Tampa
  • Wolfinger prepares investigation

  • Pinellas headlines
  • District 4 hopefuls tout their broad ideas
  • Ford remits election fee
  • Fast work nets teen burglary suspects
  • Widower sues factory in death
  • Teen sues DeMolay organization over molestation by leader
  • Townhome proposal dropped
  • Keller will not face marijuana charge
  • Clearwater teams carry county's hopes
  • Mother's hope slips away for diver son
  • Manager hands chief 8-page to-do list
  • Deputy arrests Orlando man in bank heist
  • 4-year-olds wander from preschool
  • Oldsmar water rates rise in April
  • 2 casino boats may land in Tarpon
  • African-American celebration
  • Three incumbents deserve to keep their seats
  • Three Dunedin High students hurt in car crash
  • Community college worried about four-year school plan
  • Best bets
  • Brain teaser
  • Happenings
  • Greek festival begins in Tarpon Springs

  • News of Florida
  • Man found guilty in sons' deaths
  • Murder case reopened; teenager gets apology
  • Lawyers ask high court for inmate DNA access
  • DCF secretary rebuts critical report
  • Bush seeks help with drought
  • Rent voting machines, Harris says
  • Report gives boost to barge opponents
  • Around the state
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