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February 24, 2001

Tampa Bay: February 24, 2001
USF welcomes new president
[Times photo: Fraser Hale]
Judy Genshaft accepts the university medal during her inauguration Friday at the Sun Dome in Tampa. She is the university's sixth president.
Hillsborough County news

911 call from life raft brings rescue
TAMPA -- Tampa police rescued a family of five, including two children ages 5 and 7, from the water off Picnic Island on Friday night after their boat began to sink.

A closer look: one Hillsborough church
Sun City Center United Methodist Church

Sandra Thompson
Searching for beauty, but it’s gone
The silver minarets silhouetted against the blue sky. The silver minarets silhouetted against the blood orange sunset. The silver minarets silhouetted against the black night sky.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • For officers, food is a deal gone bad
  • Call helps police name bank robbery suspect
  • Smoke continues to choke I-4
  • Attorney studying Aisenberg case is a 'professional'
  • Clearwater ex-official won't face drug charge
  • Tampa Bay briefs
  • Man arrested over gun deal calls it misunderstanding
  • Cold war is over, but the nuclear age isn't
  • Utility fears cost of pumping violations

  • Pinellas headlines
  • Mayoral hopefuls dig into pockets
  • Growth defines District 2 race
  • Major to leave for job as chief
  • For now, officer avoids charges
  • Religion briefly
  • City rethinks economic director's post
  • Coast guard calls off search for diver
  • Officer's remarks deemed improper
  • Ulmerton Road relief is coming, but slowly
  • Voyeur Web site now faces a deadline
  • Teacher says good-bye after 35 years
  • Benefit for Largo High student set for Sunday
  • 10 heads ready to wear crown
  • Students come to marshes' aid
  • Teens hospitalized after vehicle hits utility pole
  • Learning savings, grace in club
  • Bayfront is forced to battle crime, too
  • High degree of difficulty reason for low numbers
  • Bibles have an exotic mission

  • News of Florida
  • State broadens inquiry into bias beyond Perry
  • Defending his black staffers, Bush cries
  • Around the state
  • State, federal officials plan for worst as drought lingers
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