March 27, 2001
Mary Jo Melone
||Cost of sandy beach may rise
[Times photo: Cherie Diez]
The George W. Bush administration wants to significantly cut the federal dollars spent on beach renourishment, forcing beach communities to come up with hundreds of thousands of dollars to make up the difference.
Wanted: prosecutor, must be self-starter
Until federal prosecutors dropped their case against Steve and Marlene Aisenberg, it was hard to know that Tampa Bay had a U.S. Attorney's Office.
Charitys ex-director sentenced
TAMPA -- The scene outside the courtroom Monday morning looked like a family reunion.
Boater hits, kills pregnant manatee
Ragtail, whose name came from an earlier boat encounter, suffered broken ribs and shattered vertebrae as wells as propeller cuts.
Whispers of violence take toll at 2 schools
The rumors nearly empty one Pinellas school and affect another. Administrators aren't sure how to prevent the disruptions.
Deeper look at dolphins
TAMPA -- The Florida Aquarium is launching a dolphin tour with a research twist.
Couple could get millions for fees
The government could owe $3.75-million if a judge agrees that the Aisenberg prosecution was frivolous or in bad faith.
Utility seeks short-term loan for desal plant
The $42-million loan would let work begin on Tampa Bay Water's plant despite a legal challenge.
Tampa Bay briefs
Man shot several times near College Hill
South Pinellas headlines
Fingers crossed in tight race
Faithful voter 'Lola' Bitare, 101, dies
Sign warns: 'Check your chads'
North Pinellas headlines
Courthouse astir over bacterium
Value of sculptures grinds on skeptics
Plan for downtown grocery takes shape
County increases oversight of Penny
City reduces penalties in Explorers post case
Tarpon wins grant to help neighborhood
North Pinellas digest
Boy hurt in scooter accident expected to return home
Federal grant sparks STAR Center improvements
MS Walk to pay tribute to man of wheels
Funding reclaimed water with flat fee is wrong
State fights to block sex offender's freedom
Clearwater in brief
County employs bait drops to battle rabies
Bowman's bold move secures Super victory
Twice as much leadership
Frank W. Godsey Jr., 94, former ECI executive, patent holder
Firm sues after losing crane in Ybor City fire
DUI offender charged in fatal crash
News of Florida
Butterworth asks for fuel law repeal
On the air, but under fire
Overhaul plan hinders Fla. universities
Around the state
Bill may protect dam many want destroyed
Report: Nursing home suits, staffing linked
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