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March 22, 2001

Tampa Bay: March 22, 2001
Boy's 911 call makes him a hero
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[Times photo: Carrie Pratt]
When Zachary Smith, 8, found his mother unconscious, he stayed calm and quickly did exactly the right thing.
North Pinellas County news

Road rattles an urban Eden
Work on the Bryan Dairy extension has been hard enough on neighbors, now the county plans to flatten a dump on the route with a 20-ton weight.

Old clothes can help community programs
Stein Mart will offer discount coupons to those who contribute used clothing to Junior League groups Friday and Saturday.

Hairstylist to set up shop on national stage
After a lot of work, Tina Paskalakis heads for the Hair World Championship in Las Vegas next year.

Curlew Creek complaints addressed
Residents concerned with drainage and flooding problems can question state, county and water district representatives.

Oldsmar tests playground soil
The city is worried that arsenic may be leaking out of the wood used to build Friendship Playground, the centerpiece of waterfront R.E. Olds Park.

North Pinellas digest
Deputies check out bomb calls

Slaying baffles homicide investigators
After almost a month, detectives still search for a solid lead in the robbery and shooting of a man.

Thanks for answer about Alt. U.S. 19
Re: Fort Harrison Avenue badly needs work, Feb. 16 letter.

Wanting a view, they would erode safety
Pity the staff members of the Pinellas County Department of Environmental Management.

Film foundation plans Oscar night fundraiser
Dinner, an auction and a live broadcast of the Academy Awards are all part of a fundraiser to be held at Ruth Eckerd Hall.

North Pinellas digest
Barbershop group seeks full range of male voices

Ex-baseball player is tops in singles
Will Roeper of Belleair is the state's best singles player in the men's 60-and-over division.

Military news
Civil Air Patrol Group 8 honors cadets, squadron

Not your everyday pets
Students at a St. Petersburg school get acquainted with a tarantula, pet an iguana and lift 14 feet of Burmese python.

Teachers draw on expertise of speakers
The district maintains a Speakers Bureau that welcomes volunteers who enhance students' learning.


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