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March 30, 2001

Tampa Bay: March 30, 2001
Beside himself
[Times photo: Ken Helle]
Johnnie Lee of Tampa walks away with his purchases at the Display and Prop Sale at Burdines on Gandy Boulevard. He bought the mannequin for his business, Design Inc., an interior decorating service. The sale continues today.
Hillsborough County news
Parents: Kids' bomb chat was innocent
The content of an overheard phone call between two Sickles High students is disputed after they are held in a bomb threat.

We're sick of bomb threats, students say
As another rumor sweeps through Sickles High, the kids hold rallies to call for an end to violence and to wild talk.

Courthouse misconduct penalties vary widely
An affair draws a 10-day suspension, while improper campaigning results in only one day.

Judge orders list of Sierra Club members
The club must give Circuit Judge Greg Holder a list of members living within 5 miles of a proposed project, and a count of their outdoor activities.

Public schools offered test of charter status
Hillsborough wants some of its public schools to apply to take on charter designation.

Tampa tightens water rules
TAMPA -- The City Council on Thursday agreed to tighten water restrictions to combat the drought.

Bulletin board
AARP chapter to meet Monday

Spartan shorts
TAMPA -- With four of their past five wins coming against ranked opponents, the Spartans have regained the No. 1 ranking among Division II baseball teams.

Baseball team recovers after bad loss to Army
TAMPA -- Eddie Cardieri was not pleased with his team March 19. In fact, he was downright disappointed. And Cardieri, USF's baseball coach for 16 years, had his reasons.

Bulls bits
TAMPA -- After posting a three-day score of 226 and leading USF to a second-place finish at the Waterlefe-USF Invitational in Bradenton last weekend, Kelly Martin was named Conference USA Women's Golfer of the Week.

Campus calendar
ART: USF's pre-college and community outreach program will host Saturday Arts for Youth classes beginning Saturday on the Tampa campus. The classes offered will be cartooning: comic strips (ages 7-10), drawing I (ages 8-11), and watercolor (ages 12-17). Call (813) 974-2403.

As risks rise, children fall hard
A USF educator who has spent a lifetime studying what makes kids go bad sees a buildup of risk factors at the core.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Courthouse misconduct penalties vary widely
  • Public housing work law to start
  • Parents: Kids' bomb chat was innocent
  • Eight-year battle over wife's life nears end
  • Tornado damages 50 homes in Citrus
  • Rain, twisters lash Florida
  • State goes after radio shock jock
  • Tampa Bay briefs

  • Pinellas headlines
  • Fighter jet crash sends family on sorrowful journey
  • Council refuses to drop Bayfront lawsuit
  • City makes wish list of manager traits
  • North Pinellas digest
  • Ridgecrest residents plan march on drugs
  • No cruise ship, city panel says
  • Students sue School Board over penalty
  • Concert, art show set for this weekend
  • Rain or shine, big top will keep festival dry
  • City strives to improve hazardous intersection
  • Banners banned at commercial airport
  • Clock ticks as immigrants seek residency
  • Center plans Easter events for kids
  • Largo commission needs decisive leader
  • Dogs need place to run
  • With every pig raised, a lesson learned
  • Help may be on way to Bishop Creek
  • 3-vehicle accident injures 3 on U.S. 19
  • ParkSide gets cineplex at last
  • Florida Senior Stars let good times roll
  • Best bet
  • Downtown Clearwater Art Festival says it all
  • Happenings
  • Woodstockian vibes

  • News of Florida
  • Hands off lands funds, Bush says
  • Bankers Insurance criticized
  • Senate approves bill to spare retared inmates' lives
  • A lesson in peace and geography
  • Gov. Bush signs bill to close autopsy photos
  • Senate okays $47.8-billion budget plan
  • Viagra an issue as high court debates abortion for poor
  • Negativity again attends Black College Reunion
  • Legislature 2001
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