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March 12, 2001

Tampa Bay: March 12, 2001 North Pinellas County news
School lunch prices may rise
The School Board also will consider letting fundamental school students take buses and wear shorts.

Vietnam veteran now battles for his health
LARGO -- For years, David C. Miller has battled for veterans' rights.

Political advocate dies at 96
Pat Imperato's civic contributions were many, and he had a reputation as a government watchdog.

Wetlands plan would uproot Friendly Village
The mobile home park's residents say they can't afford to move and fear they won't be paid enough.

Tarpon library unveils new small-business resources
The first Small Business Information Resource Center at a Tampa Bay area library is to open Wednesday at the Tarpon Springs Library. The center was made possible by a $70,000 federal Library Services and Technology grant and includes the hiring of a full-time business librarian, Salvatore Miranda.

3 champion cause they once fought
Three who warned against fire commissioner pay hikes have voted themselves the maximum allowable salary.

Judge's background is buried in the past
Given the recent elections controversy in Florida, maybe anybody who majored in political science should expect some good-natured ribbing.

Vote 'yes,' help Belleair Bluffs firefighters
About 10 years ago, my daughter was struck by a passing vehicle in Belleair Bluffs. She was rescued by the Belleair Bluffs Fire Department. Fortunately, their quick and capable response allowed her a full recovery from her injuries.

Free tax assistance
These sites are open through April 15 for free tax assistance offered by Volunteer Income Tax Assistance project (VITA) and AARP, formerly known as American Association of Retired Persons (for older taxpayers). Taxpayers should bring all pertinent records and last year's returns to the sites.

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Bereavement survivor support group begins

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