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April 18, 2001
Oh, what a beautiful deal for teen actors
[Times photo: Jill Sagers]
Florida Power's donation allows Dunedin High to perform Oklahoma! in Ruth Eckerd Hall while the school auditorium is renovated.
Howard Troxler
Democrats can only fight the good fight
In the camp of the loyal opposition.

Top stories
Missing mom is found dead
NEW PORT RICHEY -- For three days, deputies searched Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park for a missing Pinellas lawyer and mother of two. They combed the 8,300-acre park on foot, in helicopters and on horseback and used infrared technology and bloodhounds.

Postpartum depression can be severe
After a perfect pregnancy, Denise Burkart had a textbook delivery when her child was born last July.

Outlaw chieftain guilty on 8 charges
The jury hears tales of drugs, rape and murder in the federal conspiracy trial of Harry "Taco" Bowman.

Murderer's death sentence questioned
Attorneys say it was improper for a judge to ask a prosecutor to write Wayne Tompkins' order.

Pinellas stiffens watering fines, enforcement
Fines will almost double, and ads that advocate conservation and warn scofflaws will soak up $300,000.

School Board okays change of principals
It transfers the Seminole High principal on the superintendent's recommendation.

Tampa Bay briefs
Body of missing man found in pond

Police say teen almost runs over 3 during evacuation drill
GULFPORT -- A Boca Ciega High School student was arrested Tuesday after he nearly ran over a police sergeant, a firefighter and a school official during a bomb-threat evacuation drill, authorities said.

South Pinellas headlines
  • All Children's buys land to expand services
  • Woman, 87, forced to sell family home
  • Cold-blooded killers don't see red
  • Board says no to leveling church
  • 'Fiddler' is coming to town
  • Straw Goat closing doors
  • School briefs
  • Young minds go to sea
  • High school to tend to neglected areas
  • Clients of prostitutes will receive 'Dear John' letters
  • The case against lots of horse waste
  • Concert to honor judge, benefit Sanderlin Center
  • Farragut upholds tradition of exploring minds, space
  • Horse lovers hit their stride at rural stable
  • Students become stars in class movies
  • Neighborhood briefs
  • Focus on volunteers
  • Good Life winners qualify for Senior Games
  • Several local cyclists appear near top of leaderboard
  • Crown returns to Hillsborough

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Teacher sues over student's drawing
  • Safety Harbor loosens sign rules
  • Oh, what a beautiful deal for teen actors
  • Theater wants to buy playhouse property
  • Authorities arrest man in insurance fraud case
  • Killdeer eggs nestle by tiny train tracks
  • Gun vote again ends in a draw
  • Man gets 6 years for 4 bank robberies
  • Arsenic too little to close play area
  • Palm Harbor teacher sues over drawing
  • Company thrives on the art of doing business
  • Salvation Army to move into hospital
  • Business briefs
  • Authorities arrest fifth man in car insurance fraud case

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Activists press schools to use reading program
  • Business briefs

  • News of Florida
  • Bill expands disabled vouchers
  • Bill would create dads' registry
  • NAACP, 46 prison guards claim harassment, racism, retaliation
  • Touching treated wood may pose risk
  • 'It's food, drink and injections'
  • Bills place Florida Bar in state's cross hairs
  • Legislature 2001
  • Around the state
  • McKay signals some flexibility on tax cuts
  • Error underestimates arsenic risk
  • Arsenic facts and tips
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