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March 20, 2001

Tampa Bay: March 20, 2001
School band toots for loot
[Times photo: Jim Damaske]
To compete in Scotland, Dunedin High band members held concerts and sold doughnuts, candy and ornaments. They're still $31,000 short.
North Pinellas County news

City: Water violators beware
All city employees on the road have been authorized to hand out warnings to people who ignore watering rules.

A heated race draws to an end
A decent turnout is expected as Tarpon Springs voters head to the polls to pick a mayor and two city commissioners.

Tarpon Springs: Times recommends
On March 11, the Times published detailed recommendations of candidates in Tuesday's Tarpon Springs election (DiDonato, Brayboy, Billiris would serve Tarpon well (March 11, 2001)). Here is a summary of those recommendations:

Executive to admit Medicare scheme
The case involves brokering patients at hospitals in Tarpon Springs and Largo.

Merchants push for downtown Largo change
About two dozen expressed concern about the slow pace of redevelopment in the city.

Member accused of fitness center thefts
The man is charged with taking other members' keys from a pegboard, then stealing items from their cars.

Center's expansion fund drive on target
Ruth Eckerd Hall is more than halfway to the $22-million it needs for a 47,000-square-foot expansion to the arts complex.

New office to provide cancer information
Veterans will have access to resources and services, including a new prostate cancer support group, at the American Cancer Society's Bay Pines satellite office.

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