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April 3, 2001
'Rocket' water court more like a slow stream
[Times photo: John Pendygraft]
More than 200 people fighting drought citations did more waiting than pleading in Tampa's first attempt to speed up hearings.
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UT fraternity pledges shot with stun gun
The apparent hazing had not yet been reported to Tampa or university police by Monday afternoon.

Strawberry found; mystery abounds
The troubled ex-Yankee star is in a Tampa hospital but his disappearance and alleged kidnapping are matters of investigation.

Bomb threat empties Brooksville grade school
A 10-year-old is charged with planting the fake device after missing out on a field trip to Busch Gardens.

'Wall of flame' threatens homes
In a brush fire that burns 25 to 30 acres, a quick response prevents damage, and no one is injured.

Principal tells school of past DUI charge
Staff and parents express confidence in the Palm Harbor Elementary leader after he says he pleaded no contest to DUI.

Tampa Bay briefs
Two children die in drowning accidents

South Pinellas headlines
  • Man fatally shot after police standoff
  • The mayor pops in

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Motel owner sues city to block Marriott resort
  • Jazz fest asks city to double donation
  • Squirt is gone from fountain landmark
  • Letter by chief triggers reminder
  • Commissioners share downtown vision
  • Worker accused of bilking woman
  • North Pinellas digest
  • Pinellas Park theaters open to large crowds
  • New store rewards devotion
  • Casino boats bring tourists, but not their money
  • Rain washes out Sunshine's day
  • Achievers
  • A helping hand with reading

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Missing boy found inside gas station
  • Shooting highlights risks, rights of bail bondsmen
  • Tampa man held in fatal shooting
  • Intrigue surrounds cocaine smuggling trial
  • Florida dad awaits word on son

  • News of Florida
  • Lawmaker sweetens bill with plum for ratepayers
  • Some say eye surgery rule would add to cost of care
  • Penalties for surgical errors to sharpen
  • The Legislature in brief
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