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March 30, 2001
Rain, twisters lash Florida
[Times photo: Jamie Francis]
Most damage is north of the Tampa Bay area, which soaks up much- needed precipitation.

Tornado damages 50 homes in Citrus
Most house damage isn't serious, but the wind also snaps trees and power lines.

Top stories
State goes after radio shock jock
Bubba the Love Sponge Clem is charged with a felony in the castration and killing of a boar. He says he did nothing wrong.

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

Public housing work law to start
Able-bodied, unemployed residents must perform eight hours of community service each month, but there are many exemptions to the law.

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.

Eight-year battle over wife's life nears end
A judge rules that Michael Schiavo can remove his wife Terri's feeding tubes on April 20, despite her parents' appeals to keep her on life support.

Tampa Bay briefs
Report: Soccer player died of rare heart disease

South Pinellas headlines
  • Fighter jet crash sends family on sorrowful journey
  • Council refuses to drop Bayfront lawsuit

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • 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

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • We're sick of bomb threats, students say
  • Judge orders list of Sierra Club members
  • Public schools offered test of charter status
  • Tampa tightens water rules
  • Bulletin board
  • Spartan shorts
  • Baseball team recovers after bad loss to Army
  • Bulls bits
  • Campus calendar
  • As risks rise, children fall hard

  • 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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