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Friday, April 20, 2001

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Police Chief Davis to be deputy mayor
ST. PETERSBURG -- Police Chief Goliath Davis III will leave law enforcement for City Hall, where he will begin a newly created job as deputy mayor for economic development in St. Petersburg's poorest neighborhoods. Story
City tightens grip on water tap
Sale paved in controversy
A drive to beautify a Clearwater alley dead-ends in a feud involving Scientology, its critics. Story
Schools brace for a memory
The fearful images of Columbine High School provoke caution on the second anniversary of the shootings. Story
Programmed for fun
[Photo courtesty of Peter Bologues]
Computer camps are designed as a high-tech alternative for kids who demand digital. Story
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Dialing for literacy -- in a small way
Verizon's new program donates only 1 percent of what it charges for some directory assistance calls. Story
World Trade Center making a name for itself
No, not the one in New York. The bay area center is designed for small entrepreneurs, but tenants are slow in coming. Story
  • Women in radio speak up
  • New news director at Ch. 28
  • Flash

    Bill would toughen car seat law
    Florida Senate approves legislation requiring children 8 or younger to ride in car seats. House considers similar bill. Story
    Miller changing vote on aquifer
    Stung by criticism, Tampa Democratic Sen. Les Miller will say no to the plan to store tainted water in Florida's underground supply. He was barraged with e-mails and letters from constituents after initially supporting the plan. Story

    Manatee accord hailed as lifesaver
    State begins prison inquiry
    Arson adds to wildlife threat
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  • Bush Challenges Allies to Defend Turkey
  • Iraq Approves U-2 Surveillance Flights
  • NASA IDs Debris As Part of Left Wing
  • Ill. Islamic Charity Leader Pleads Guilty
  • Energy Costs Soar With Cold, Iraq Threat
  • Dow Closes Up 56, Nasdaq Gains 14
  • Penguins Trade Kovalev Back to Rangers
    Some doubt population decrease
    In an area that experienced a 45 percent population increase, seven census tracts apparently bucked the trend. Story
    Beijing contends its video shows reckless U.S. pilots
    BEIJING -- The Navy plane dispute became a duel of TV images Thursday as China unveiled its own video to counter U.S. claims that a Chinese fighter jet was responsible for colliding with the American reconnaissance aircraft. Story
    Launch tops NASA’s good day
    CAPE CANAVERAL -- A cheery NASA Administrator Dan Goldin watched the space shuttle Endeavour fly smoothly into space Thursday -- "a great day," he said -- then announced more good news. Story

    War room keeps Bucs brass ready for all draft options
    For this weekend, the team converts a meeting room into a well-wired headquarters for evaluating and selecting college talent. Story
    FSU police find no wrongdoing in football player's sudden death
    But the family of Devaughn Darling still has "concerns" and may hire an independent investigator. Story
    Rays done in by Pedro
    After a hittable start, Martinez settles into his usual dominating form for Boston. Tampa Bay succumbs 8-3. Story
    Ernest Hooper: Sound of music leaves you the picture of health
    Howard Troxler: If siblings are at odds, maybe it's on principle
    Alicia Caldwell: Baker tries to build on city gains
    Robert Trigaux: Accountability strikes out in top corporate offices
    Educators ponder loss of their jobs
    Elected in November, Superintendent David Hickey is shaping a new management team, and those set aside reflect on their next step. Story
    School health plan bludgeons budget
    Officials worry the deficit on school health care could rise to $5-million, forcing the district to steal from other parts of the budget. Story
    Officials like state water storage plan
    Most Pasco officials praise the Senate bill that allows for underground storage of untreated surplus water during the rainy season. Story


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