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March 4, 2001

Tampa Bay: March 4, 2001 North Pinellas County news
Classes help tottering students find their balance
Though it seems to be working, the academic assistance program, offered at 36 Pinellas schools, may not continue next year due to a lack of funds.

Thousands here, there start to add up
Largo doesn't want its constant trickle of over budget spending to turn into a tidal wave of obligations.

In debate over wires, it's looks vs. costs
DUNEDIN -- Over four months, Elaine Swinehart has paid nearly $30,000 to have an extra bedroom and bathroom added to her Nicholas Drive home.

SPJC plan for higher degrees in spotlight
Educators at other institutions fret that students might be lured away, but others see a need for a four-year school in North Pinellas.

Executive sessions
Palm Harbor's Ironman Institute lets corporate VIPs enjoy the luxury of the Westin Innisbrook Resort and check on their most valuable asset: their health.

City records contradict campaign claims
Mayoral hopeful Costa Vatikiotis says Tarpon Springs' public safety building is over budget. Records don't back him up.

Hopefuls wrap up shoestring campaigns
Three of the four candidates in Seminole are relying mostly on their records. The fourth has spent $740.

Hamilton, Gray, Jonson for City Commission
On March 13, Clearwater voters will elect a new majority on the City Commission. It may be the most important election in years.

Ex-Seminole player shows UNC-Asheville his versatility as sub
Colin Shaw (Seminole) is a reserve for the University of North Carolina-Asheville's basketball team.

Believe in angels? They certainly do
"Everybody has angels, whether we believe in them or not," a therapist says. "There are also billions of angels that are not assigned. They always come when you ask."

College night features details on 100 schools
EAST LAKE -- Spring is when high school seniors begin receiving college acceptance notices, but many have not yet made up their minds about which college to attend. An event Tuesday evening might help make their decisions easier.

Headlines through the years
CLEARWATER -- (March 11, 1924) A special bond election is being held to determine whether or not Clearwater will have a municipal gas plant. If approved, bonds in the amount of $150,000 will be used for that purpose.


Tampa Bay headlines
  • Lives lost, shattered in two families
  • Eclectic choice of works lures art fest crowd
  • Plane crashes into Mississippi Sound
  • Week in review
  • Largo man accused of sex act on girl

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Baker vs. Ford affirmed
  • You'll be missed, Mr. Bill
  • Close call in pool serves as warning
  • 'Plantation Inn' raises eyebrows
  • Winn-Dixie site is in Walgreens plan
  • Ireland remains in band's itinerary
  • Proposal: Dock pay for absences
  • Apology is needed in case of ticket 'fixing'
  • Pinellas Park lieutenant named acting captain
  • Some 'girl' moments with USF's new chief
  • What a lark: Tour downtown by 'Duck'
  • Tour calls attention to hospital roof flaws
  • Luxury complex planned downtown
  • Many faces of one man to fill the Palladium
  • Neighborhood briefs
  • Watch out for trucks that don't secure loads
  • Child care providers love their jobs, BUT ...
  • Spring festival pauses for Earnhardt memorial
  • Busing's last divide
  • City officials want to corral steakhouse's roadside cows
  • Death came, but he never waited for it
  • What's up on campus
  • Government calendar
  • Gulfport hopefuls cover many issues
  • Gulfport candidates suspicious after forum
  • Treasure Island approves downtown clock tower
  • Shaw shows his versatility at UNC-Asheville
  • Adamich, Batten renew rivalry in Gasparilla
  • Several competitors get on a roll in YABA

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Bulletin board
  • Fifteen deputies needed to calm shoe-seekers

  • News of Florida
  • Leading the Legislature: John McKay
  • Leading the Legislature: Tom Feeney
  • Legislature opens to new faces, old woes
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