March 15, 2001
Mary Jo Melone
||An icky infestation
[Times photo: Cherie Diez]
The caterpillars dripping from oaks are harmless and should be gone soon.
The turkeys we should throw out the window
Maybe the idea to do bizarre things to animals on the air began with WKRP in Cincinnati.
Tarpon Springs knew of arsenic
The city detected it in soil near its just-closed playground more than a month ago but decided there was no immediate risk.
Tampa to test park for arsenic
A Times test at the Al Lopez Park playground showed levels the state considers unsafe. The poison comes from treated wood.
Grouper ban is now over
The officials charged with enforcing the ban, in place from Texas to South Florida, say that fishermen complied with it.
Tampa Bay briefs
Dallas flight returns to TIA after smoke scare
Boy's organs used for transplants
The Colombian boy, who died after a brain operation, has his heart, liver, kidneys and cornea harvested for transplants.
Busing in Pinellas County to expand
Keeping with a 1999 agreement, the School Board will provide busing to fundamental school students.
Hudson man charged with bilking two women
NEW PORT RICHEY -- A 53-year-old Hudson man was arrested Friday on charges that he swindled two elderly sisters-in-law out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in a scam that nearly cost one victim her home, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.
2 Pinellas jail officials receive reprimands
A former employee at the jail says a sergeant sexually harassed her in 1999.
Presbyterian Church vote rejects ban on gay unions
A majority of American presbyteries have rejected a proposed ban on same-sex unions in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
South Pinellas headlines
Former foes shun Baker, Ford
Intolerance abounds, black leader says
Chief was right in dispute with Ford
Free tax assistance
North Pinellas headlines
A few neighborhoods tip tight contest
School motivator's work honored
Spring training is hot ticket
Timeout called in Stanton debate
County delays Home Depot stoplight decision
Oldsmar election deflates school idea
Man arrested on child pornography charges
Vatikiotis: Penny running short
Tarpon mayoral race is fiery to the finish
Council member Hartstein selected as vice mayor
County delays stoplight decision
Votes show residents support redevelopment
Free tax assistance
North Pinellas briefs
Home finds new life as business
St. Petersburg man Ferreira finds success at end of Trail
'Today' correspondent to speak at East Lake
Suzanne Lavery, 55, teacher for 30 years
Interim city manager is as good as they come
Juror booted for being too inquisitive
New museum's costs are uncertain
Prosecutor: 'This is not a game'
Trial begins in fatal crash suit
Boy charged with neighborhood's car burglaries
Psychologist to give two free talks
News of Florida
Bush, McKay at odds over taxes
Nursing home fight comes to a head
Lawyers, judges fight bills that dilute control
Committee pushes to keep 2 state jobs free of politics
Group sues state over felons' voting rights
'We are very proud of him,' Fla. soldier's relative says
Around the state
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