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April 5, 2001

Tampa Bay: April 5, 2001 Hillsborough County news
That's Mr. Ober to you, Bubba
No crime, not even the murder of a human being, can inflame public passion like animal cruelty -- whether the victim was a cat, dog, llama or wild boar.

Kleman tenure still in question
But a majority on the County Commission say they are leaning toward giving the administrator a contract extension.

New chief judge bears a quiet contrast
The 53-year-old jurist seldom makes headlines. He replaces F. Dennis Alvarez, who left after a year of courthouse scandals.

Lawyer withdraws from ethics case
TAMPA -- A lawyer who helped build an ethics charge against Circuit Judge Cynthia Holloway withdrew from the case this week after coming under attack from the judge's lawyer.

New code official is named
TAMPA -- Don Shea, the county's chief code enforcement officer, has been named interim director of Hillsborough's Community Improvement Department.

Another child drowns in pool
TAMPA -- A 16-month-old girl drowned in her family's backyard pool Wednesday night, the third Hillsborough County child to die in a backyard drowning in just four days.

Drought won't hinder rezoning in Hillsborough
Officials pass conservation measures but balk at denying rezoning on the basis of water woes.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Limit on bay scallop harvest settles in for another year
  • Months later, woman charged in fatality

  • Pinellas headlines
  • Police say employer gave women 'physicals'
  • Second standoff peaceful
  • As times change, so will clubhouse
  • Downtown Largo -- a happening place?
  • Bilirakis rewards work of EPA ombudsman
  • Oldsmar's new mayor chides two on council
  • Oldsmar maneuvers to block apartments
  • Please, Mr. Postman, not 'St. Petersburg'
  • North Pinellas digest
  • Sheriff's No. 2 gets early start on race
  • U.S. 19 traffic ends theft suspect's flight
  • Integrity raises one city manager above all the rest
  • North Pinellas briefs
  • Anandan making immediate impact at Seminole Lake

  • News of Florida
  • House at odds with governor, U.S. over dam
  • Drug labs seed citizen groups
  • Firefighters, winds clear motorists' way
  • Genshaft learns Capitol customs
  • Around the state
  • Senate panel pushes through growth bill
  • Time runs out in debate on nursing home damages cap
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