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March 16, 2001
What to do about arsenic?
[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
With concerns growing over treated wood used in play sets and decks, we look at health questions you may have.

Tampa Parks Department makes Al Lopez playgrounds off-limits
TAMPA -- At Al Lopez Park, there wasn't much fun to be had Thursday.

Howard Troxler
Line begins forming for successor to El Greco
The race for mayor is heating up. A certain tension is building among the candidates. The old mayor is a lame duck. And the election is spilling over to affect public policy.

Top stories
More ads pulled from 98 Rock
Disney, Denny's, GNC and M&M/Mars join others in yanking their spots off 98 Rock.

Doctor stricken on global journey
The pediatrician, 50, schedules heart surgery for after her adventure, but didn't make it.

2 guilty in bid to sell trade secrets
A local man worked with a Colorado woman to sell paint ball secrets, a plea agreement shows.

Tampa Bay briefs
Body of woman in bayou identified

Executive accused of patient brokering
The Pinellas man joins a group of more than 50 people already charged in the federal investigation.

Owner of clinics charged with overcharging for MRI tests
NEW PORT RICHEY -- The owner of a New Port Richey-based chain of clinics Thursday was charged with fraud for overcharging insurance companies for patients' MRI tests.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Employee shot leaving work
  • Man convicted in 2 traffic deaths
  • Dead heat
  • Council eases limits on reclaimed water
  • Ford owns stage at political forum
  • Man was beaten to death, police say
  • Campaign calendar

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Pub beefs up security at St. Patrick's party
  • Tensions over couple's fountain run high
  • Dispute over condo project settled
  • Body on beach identified as missing firefighter
  • Library's new mystery: Where is the cash?
  • Woman charged with theft of $840 cat
  • Fan of kayaks steers others on tours
  • Woman on bicycle injured
  • 'Save Tarpon' signs are declared legal
  • Novice, incumbent face off in District 4
  • Llama case defendant eligible for public aid
  • Fall music series expands to six concerts
  • Stanton's job application not an issue
  • Tarpon Springs hopefuls respond
  • Mother accused of neglect after girl left alone
  • Man arrested in shooting
  • Classic Ladies, Kroeger roll through tourney at Dunedin
  • Where the boys aren't
  • Garage sale set for Saturday
  • Happenings

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Tennis court upsets neighbors
  • Report: Health plan may go broke
  • Alvarez to join law firm
  • Tampa officer cleared in fatal shooting of teen
  • Tax architect criticizes plan for museum
  • Once a key witness, man now faces own sentence
  • Bulletin board
  • Spartan shorts
  • Bulls bits

  • News of Florida
  • Bill would ease rules for heart programs
  • Boy gets life, no parole, for strangling playmate
  • Legislature 2001
  • New College ready to cut ties with USF
  • Bill restricting autopsy photos sent to House
  • Abused kids can sue parents, court says
  • Around the state
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