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March 11, 2001

Tampa Bay: March 11, 2001 North Pinellas County news
Church pays those it reviled
Off-duty Clearwater police provide security for the Church of Scientology, subject of many investigations. To some in law enforcement, the officers are crossing an ethical line.

In one day, 10 years of winning ends
Seminole High School's girls tennis team hadn't lost a PCAC regular-season match since 1991. Countryside ended the run.

Campus grows to take on new roles
A new museum and a proposal to offer bachelor's degrees in Tarpon Springs are extensions of the college's mission, the campus provost says.

Trust a central issue in race
Candidates differ on how to change residents' feelings toward City Hall.

Shops are up antique lovers' alley
For those who can find it, a tucked-away collection of stores offers an eclectic sampling of items from times gone by.

Safety Harbor vote to end low-key race
Jan Tracy and Robin Borland are vying for a vacated seat on the City Commission.

Mayoral race pulls in commissioners
The challenger for mayor believes that Tarpon Springs commissioners are campaigning against him.

Prices may rise for school lunches
The School Board also will consider letting fundamental school students take buses and wear shorts.

Veteran now fights health battles
A former Marine who served 13 months in Vietnam points to Agent Orange for his problems.

DiDonato, Brayboy, Billiris would serve Tarpon well
It was easy for people not to notice how quiet Tarpon Springs politics had become -- until the city election campaign got the pot boiling again and reminded everyone of how it used to be.

Deputies arrest dancers in raid on Largo cabaret
LARGO -- Pinellas County sheriff's deputies arrested 10 exotic dancers at Jake's Cabaret on U.S. 19 early Friday evening.

Headlines through the years
A look back at the events, people and places that made North Pinellas the unique place that it is. The information is compiled from past editions of the St. Petersburg Times.

Record earns Eckerd men second chance
When Eckerd College lost to Barry in the second round of the Sunshine State Conference men's basketball tournament last week, coach Tom Ryan thought the season was over.

Bereavement survivor group begins
LARGO -- The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast begins a new bereavement survivorship support group this month. It is for those whose spouse died while residing in a nursing home. Sessions will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, from Tuesday through May 1 at The Hospice's chapel, 300 East Bay Drive, Largo.

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  • Tampa Bay briefs
  • The week in review

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Voters to decide 3 issues on ballot
  • Some -- not all -- issues aired at beach forum
  • Upham's losing battle
  • Lunch price may climb in school cafeterias
  • So long, Watson's
  • Here's the scoop on fun
  • New rule would benefit truckers
  • Mercy Hospital deserves better
  • Old Coach house may become steakhouse
  • Snell Isle bank restores full service
  • Dally in alley if you love antique shops
  • Fla. Power, Treasure Island seals short deal
  • Council not eager to adopt mandate for its attendance
  • He has 'chewed rag' by ham radio since 1921
  • For tree-planting mayor, an appropriate honor
  • Sunken Gardens seeking ways to cater to children
  • Driving southern stretch of I-275? Good news, bad
  • Seriously suited crowd, (1 floral) attend symposium
  • Students learn values to conquer obstacles
  • They want big-ticket items to go to a vote
  • St. Pete Beach joins trend of cities with skate parks
  • Opinions vary on closing street near Sunken Gardens
  • DOT recommends light at Wal-Mart entrance
  • Question the candidates
  • Get ready for a long weekend of wheels
  • Chili cooks stew over upcoming contest
  • What's up on campus
  • Neighborhood briefs
  • Romano's approved for Tyrone Square
  • Treasure Island City Hall will show off new look
  • Record earns Eckerd men a second chance
  • Kroeger strikes again at Dunedin
  • Causeway Bridge repairs scheduled

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Double dip of love
  • Bulletin board

  • News of Florida
  • The poison in your back yard
  • Arsenic victims 'never know what hit them'
  • Arsenic fears rise over treated wood disposal
  • GOP designs bills to mold the courts
  • Bike Week fires its pistons for home
  • Anger at judges spawns campaign to elect them
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