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April 27, 2001

Tampa Bay: April 27, 2001
Rags or riches?
[Times photo: Carrie Pratt]
For lovers of Antiques Roadshow, the appraisal fair at Heritage Village provides a chance to get an expert's opinion on those attic treasures.
North Pinellas County news
Eckerd to donate $1-million to YMCA
The Eckerd Family Foundation challenge grant for the YMCA renovation is to be leveraged by matching public donations.

Estimates double for U.S. 19 roadwork
The sizable increase in cost has halted plans to use federal highway money to fix the dangerous intersections.

North Pinellas briefs
Relay for Life events set today and Saturday

New city tennis courts to open
A grand opening is planned for Saturday for the eight clay courts at the Southwest Park complex on Vonn Road.

With property cleaned, owner is off the hook
LARGO -- The city's four-year battle with rental owner Betty Long over the condition of her units is over -- at least for now.

Toddler is saved from near-drowning in pool
It is the week's second rescue in Palm Harbor under similar circumstances.

Child continues cancer battle
A blood drive and walk-a-thon on Saturday will benefit Jordan Holzmacher, 9, who is fighting leukemia and lymphoma.

Laboratory part-owner sentenced in scheme
A U.S. attorney says James L. McKeown Jr. could have stopped a kickbacks scheme at the Clearwater Clinical Laboratories.

Middle school takes show on the road
Chorus and band members will compete against other schools from across the nation in Orlando.

Sexual harassment puts job in jeopardy
That sexual harassment still exists in Largo city government, even after employees were given special training to recognize and avoid it, indicates two things:

It's time to make 'East Lake' official
Re: North Pinellas spurs county's growth, March 29 story.

Runners ready to flow through Seminole roads
Participants in the Seminole Stampede will have the right of way along some key streets Saturday.

Fun 'n Sun events

Seminole Lanes delivers for FWBA state tournament
SEMINOLE -- The sale of Largo Lanes this week forced the Florida Wheelchair Bowling Association to move its annual state tournament to Seminole Lanes.

Crowbar robber hits another bank
Police say he has struck 17 times since 1999. Wednesday's was his third holdup this year.

Best bets
ISLAND MUSIC: The Sunsets at Pier 60 Festival will present its second annual Sunsets Beach Fest, a three-day Island Music Celebration featuring Latin, reggae and Caribbean sounds from 6 to 11 p.m. tonight, 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 10 p.m. Sunday at Pier 60, Clearwater Beach.

OPERA: Members of the University of South Florida opera program will perform the comedy Susanna's Secret (Il Secreto Di Susanna) at 8 tonight at the Tarpon Springs Performng Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Admission is $10, $8 for center members and students. Call (727) 942-5605.

Lawsuit resurrects political skirmish
A private investigator sues a former Clearwater commissioner she once tried to oust from office over a document she says is fraudulent.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Woman's abduction charge is dropped
  • Skyway bridge needs 'urgent' repair
  • Doctors resume feeding Schiavo
  • Many to honor Jamerson at funeral today
  • Miami firm beckons prosecutor
  • Woman missing, feared lost
  • Local woman's cause leads to shaken baby vigils
  • Tampa Bay briefs

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Justices pass on review of curfew
  • Officer suspended after taking adult club photos
  • Odor forces hospital evacuation

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Schools toughen money controls
  • Millions okayed for zoo, museum
  • Moffitt joins elite group in cancer care
  • Bulls bits
  • Spartan shorts
  • Veterans, freshman key softball team's success
  • USF wins key teacher exam role
  • Student's art exhibit examines good, evil
  • Campus calendar

  • News of Florida
  • Fugitive, friend used missing woman's ID
  • Lawmakers ready to abolish runoff
  • Around the state
  • Teacher programs funding trimmed
  • Elder care bill makes headway in Senate
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