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May 9, 2001

Tampa Bay: May 9, 2001
FAA to watch ultralights at Lake Seminole
[Times photo: Jim Damaske]
Officials will monitor the lake to ensure pilots aren't too close to boat traffic.
North Pinellas County news
Captors tie and beat teenager, deputies say
Authorities say the attackers thought the victim had stolen some jewelry. Five people are charged with kidnapping and aggravated battery.

Scientologist-backed drug measure fizzles
After years of reworking, a bill sponsored by state Rep. Larry Crow, R-Palm Harbor, at the behest of an anti-psychiatry group established by the Church of Scientology has once again fallen short of becoming law.

Consultant tries to heal rifts among officials
Commissioner Ed Hart's insistence on attending city staff meetings defies resolution as both sides stick to their positions.

Troopers cite driver in school bus crash
School Board officials say the driver will appear before a committee, which will decide whether he can continue driving a bus.

Downtown plan draws fans, critics
The redevelopment proposal for Largo divides the mayor and the Greater Largo Chamber of Commerce, among others.

County students shine on FCAT
The county beat the state average at all grade levels and in all subjects except fifth-grade math.

Board affirms decision on 2 students
The principal's ruling to bar two Palm Harbor High baseball players from school graduation rites stands.

Man parlays love for fitness into new business
At age 5, Steve Jonas got his first set of bodybuilding weights and began studying martial arts at the local YMCA. Today, 29 years later, he's a certified fitness instructor and personal trainer and recently opened his own business, Thinn Ice Personal Fitness Training.

Oldsmar deftly dodges conflict on apartments
When a developers' controversial proposal to build apartments for low- and moderate-income people came before the Oldsmar City Council last week, the hearing promised to be a fiasco.

East Lake's address isn't a big deal to all
Re: Conflict in East Lake, FL, May 6 story.

Prep sailors about to enter familiar waters
Competitors from Lakewood High School and St. Petersburg High qualified for the double-handed national championship with their performances in the regional qualifier in South Carolina in late April.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Regional desal plan faces 2nd challenge
  • 3 die in violent head-on crash
  • Deal preserves circus tradition
  • Pinellas chiefs oppose profiling
  • New chief shakes up death row legal staff
  • Woman is questioned in Schiavo inquiry

  • Howard Troxler
  • How about good, fair policies? As a favor

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Rec center to give law students a breather
  • Crescent Lake new homes begin steady rise
  • Driver crusades against school crossing confusion
  • Runners of red lights are the priority
  • Man's 1948 creation followed divine plan
  • The doggone blues
  • Fourth St. buildings on market for $875,000
  • Business briefs
  • Meaningful work
  • Top of the Class briefs
  • Achievers
  • Krill seekers begin a new frigid jaunt to Antarctic
  • Entertaining fashion show has lots of zip
  • Florida Power replaces offices with stations
  • Bishop from Cuba calls for Cuban-U.S. contacts
  • Students honored for changing their lives
  • Gathering celebrates bridal beauty, art of tea drinking
  • Largo seeks reclaimed-water users
  • Madeira Beach's new fire chief on job May 31
  • Tarpon Springs artist focuses on big picture
  • 100-year birthdays
  • Focus on volunteers
  • Government calendar
  • Neighborhood briefs
  • Davis upholds his reputation in Atlanta
  • Prep sailors are about to enter familiar waters
  • Overton gets on a roll in North Florida Open

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Neglect case ends in plea, probation
  • Districtwide, FCAT scores go up
  • Brain tumor removed in lawmaker's surgery
  • Books have happy end for Seminole Heights

  • Ernest Hooper
  • Moving pitchers, a beer can and a bureauful of laughs

  • News of Florida
  • Mining blasts away at Glades' future
  • Teenager: I didn't mean to kill
  • Scores rise in two of the three R's
  • Democrat hints at run for governor
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