May 16, 2000
Tampa Bay: May 16, 2000
North Pinellas County news
[Times photo: John Pendygraft
Swimming toward Paralympics
A 1986 sports accident left him unable to walk. But in June, he plans to swim in the trials at Indianapolis.
Museum garners city help
The City Commission agrees to give $10,000 to the financially strapped Safety Harbor Museum of Regional History.
Officials to ponder referendum plans
Over the next week the commission will decide whether to put the downtown redevelopment proposal before voters.
Firefighters practice swinging ax
A vacant apartment complex gives firefighters a unique opportunity to train.
Officials to discuss Explorers situation
Largo's police chief is expected to admit that he erred in handling a claim that officers and Explorers had had sexual relations.
Drowning victim had a love for life
The Palm Harbor man had made some bad decisions, friends and family say, but had been turning his life around before he died Saturday.
Putting up signs may be a welcome idea in Oldsmar
The city needs markers welcoming visitors, a council member says. Tonight, he'll offer some suggestions and seek support for the proposal.
County may ban public drinking
Residents of unincorporated areas, such as Lealman, cite problems they say an open container law could curb.
Tuition to inch up for SPJC students
The college's board today is expected to approve a 4.8 percent increase per credit hour for in-state and out-of-state students.
Largo official wants elections post
The interim appointment, for which Dot Ruggles recommends her deputy, is up to the governor.
Theaters would project life into downtown Clearwater
Editor's note: The first five letters are about downtown Clearwater redevelopment.
Largo woman found dead in bathtub
LARGO -- Detectives are investigating the death of a woman found in her bathtub late Monday as a homicide.
Tampa Bay headlines
Expert declares Aisenberg evidence inaudible
Drought demands new tactics
Worries preceded child sex arrest
South Pinellas headlines
Boater dies after head hits bridge
New tool keeps track of parking
Arson ruins house fixed for parent
Shot 10 times, restaurateur survives 9 hours of surgery
Court held state attorney hopeful in contempt
New weekend ban holds water
Pedestrian dies in hit-and-run accident in Tampa
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