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May 16, 2001

Tampa Bay: May 16, 2001
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[Times photo: Jim Damaske]
Pedestrians try out the new Cleveland Street Gas Light Alley, which was opened and dedicated Tuesday afternoon in Clearwater.
North Pinellas County news
Habitat auction to raise funds
CLEARWATER -- After 15 years of building houses, Pinellas Habitat for Humanity is trying its hand at something new -- art.

Outcry may doom plan to close Gulfview
Public reaction to the developers' proposal has been largely negative. City leaders say they have gotten the message.

Commissioner, manager again at odds
Marty Shelby wants paperwork drawn up to fire Steven Stanton. He made a similar request earlier this year.

Bucs visit doesn't mend rift with chamber
A Buccaneer no-show at the Oldsmar chamber luncheon last week has each side seeing the dispute differently.

Agency seeks new roof for library
Instead of patching the roof of the 15-year-old Palm Harbor Library, the community wants the County Commission to replace it.

Driver gets 4 years in DUI manslaughter
LARGO -- A drunken driver was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday for killing a Clearwater man almost five years ago.

Schools struggle to cut costs
Pinellas tries to trim $12.8-million from the budget without letting the effects show up in classrooms.

Officials embrace trees in title bid
Seminole forms a board to oversee planting trees in an effort to garner the Tree City USA designation.

Second bar fight in month ends in death
A man dies six days after he was involved in a fight outside a bar in Indian Rocks Beach.

Renewal plans vital to tourism
Proposals of great importance to two North Pinellas municipalities soon will go before county officials for hearings. County disapproval could kill both.

McDonald's uses double standard on testing stance
Re: Woman says burger has put her life on hold, story, May 13.

Safe, cash, jewelrystolen from restaurant
INDIAN SHORES -- Burglars made off with more than $25,000 in cash and jewelry from the Salt Rock Grill on Sunday morning, along with the restaurant's 150-pound safe.

Break-ins might hold key to fire
SAFETY HARBOR -- Pinellas County sheriff's officials say reports of break-ins at an abandoned house that burned Monday could shed new light on the case.

'Send-off Ride' for Armstrong creates a stir
Many area bicycling fans are hoping to meet two-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong at the post office "Send-off Ride" on Saturday morning.


Tampa Bay headlines
  • Fire closes stretch of Suncoast Parkway
  • Local officials silence cell phones in offices
  • Panel clears way for reservoir
  • Students get paid for FCAT success
  • Nora Cloney, former mayor, dies at 92
  • Aisenberg attorney considers a new job
  • Tampa Bay briefs

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Shell Key hangover
  • The ultimate gift
  • Reality-based tour
  • Lealman property values bounce up
  • Of garbage enclosures, trucks and ball fields
  • Pinellas Park made shortsighted decisions
  • Hope, health keys to growing older
  • Meeting will focus on Lealman's future
  • Inmate accused of plotting the killing of rape victim, 16
  • A determined black woman blazes a trail
  • Airport proposes extension
  • Sign up now to enjoy both old and new Ys
  • Business classes to start in early June
  • Acheivers
  • Crossing the stage with PRIDE
  • This year's PRIDE award winners
  • Saturday expo to emphasize safe boating
  • Neighborhood briefs
  • Vision 2020 series to include race talks
  • Lunch honors mothers of graduating seniors
  • School dampers prom night for one couple
  • Golfers hit greens, gavel to help kids pay for college
  • Antarctic crew faces stiff winds, short days
  • Beware the Mad Dogs; triathlon to cause Gulf Boulevard jam
  • Volunteers needed for beach concert
  • Military news
  • Focus on volunteers
  • Government calendar
  • Neighbors seek solution to beach bridge dilemma
  • Hearty meal, fun day planned for a good cause
  • Postal bike team heads for France
  • Women's squad is in familiar territory
  • 'Send-off Ride' for Armstrong creates a stir
  • For the record
  • Sunshine Street Stocks are making a strong run

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Model cuts storm down to size
  • Schools get tough with bullies
  • Medical school dean, Joy Culverhouse to wed
  • Commission supports six new fire stations

  • News of Florida
  • Florida rethinks tobacco policy
  • Districts grapple with teacher-performance pay plans
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