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March 4, 2001
Eclectic choice of works lures art fest crowd
[Times photo: Mike Pease]
Prize money of $61,500 helps attract more than three times as many applicants as there are booths for artists.
Mary Jo Melone
Let us all lift a toast to our blissful forgetfulness
The smoke is long gone from Tampa Bay. I-4 has reopened. In a few days, our collective amnesia about the drought will settle back into place.

Top stories
Lives lost, shattered in two families
A fiery two-car collision on State Road 54 leaves two brothers and a woman dead and three severely injured, the boys' mother and two other children.

Plane crashes into Mississippi Sound
GULFPORT, Miss. -- A single-engine aircraft that took off from St. Petersburg crashed in the waters off Mississippi about 2 p.m. Saturday during stormy weather.

Week in review
Teen who shot friend shares story

Largo man accused of sex act on girl
A 37-year-old Largo man has been arrested on a charge that he sexually battered a teenage girl in December, Pinellas County sheriff's deputies reported.

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

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Classes help tottering students find their balance
  • Thousands here, there start to add up
  • In debate over wires, it's looks vs. costs
  • SPJC plan for higher degrees in spotlight
  • Executive sessions
  • City records contradict campaign claims
  • Hopefuls wrap up shoestring campaigns
  • Hamilton, Gray, Jonson for City Commission
  • Ex-Seminole player shows UNC-Asheville his versatility as sub
  • Believe in angels? They certainly do
  • College night features details on 100 schools
  • Headlines through the years

  • 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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