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April 27, 2000
Tampa Bay: April 27, 2000
Ceremony provides different look at war
[Times photo: Toni Sandys]
A member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans says blacks are in denial about their Civil War heritage.
Hillsborough County news

TGH bill has officials fuming
County commissioners are stunned to learn of a bill that would remove their control over aid to the hospital.

Lawyer gets his verdict, his cash
A flare-up between incumbent State Attorney Harry Lee Coe and a local lawyer who wanted his campaign contribution back recently came to a swift end.

Tampa man accused of kidnapping Texas waitress
TAMPA -- A Tampa man has been charged with kidnapping his former girlfriend from her Texas town and bringing her to Tampa.

Motorcyclist dies in collision with truck
TAMPA -- A 38-year-old man was killed Wednesday morning after his motorcycle slid under a semitrailer truck pulling a double trailer that turned in front of him, police said.

Second jury convicts man in murder case
TAMPA -- Last year, a jury deadlocked 10-2 after deliberating 41/2 hours on whether to find William Montez guilty of the first-degree murder of Maria Elaina Martinez, forcing the judge to declare a mistrial.

Squabble threatens bill to restrict sex shops
Legislation to establish a buffer between schools and adult-oriented businesses stalls as Tampa and Hillsborough fight over one store.

Tampa won't relax water rules
Swiftmud's new limit to lawn watering only once a week is a restriction Hillsborough County and Tampa imposed last month.

Neighbor pulls man from burning home
Rescue workers say the woman saved the 76-year-old man's life. His wife, 80, was not injured in the Sunset Park blaze.

Ruskin woman dies in two-car accident
RUSKIN -- An 83-year-old Ruskin woman died Wednesday in an accident that caused her 1997 Chevy Blazer to explode into flames before rescuers could get her out.

Tampa man kidnapped ex-girlfriend, FBI says
TAMPA -- A Tampa man has been charged with kidnapping his former girlfriend from her Texas town and bringing her to Tampa.

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