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South Pinellas | North Pinellas | Hillsborough
May 24, 2000

Howard Troxler
Politics powerful pedigree in quest for UF's top dog
This ambition that the University of Florida's next president will be a "top-notch" academic is rather sweet, given that the state university system is now being run directly by bib-overall-wearing, gap-toothed, banjo-picking rednecks in the Legislature.

Rare leatherback turtle dies in tank

[Times file photo]
Aquarium officials don't yet know why Anna, who had shown signs of improvement, died Tuesday morning.

Top stories
Father kills baby, then himself, officials say
TAMPA -- Theodis Cox wanted to hurt his wife in a way she would never forget, a relative said Tuesday.

Plane crash leaves 2 hurt
An ultralight pilot is in serious condition after his aircraft plunges into the Anclote River.

Opponent of church acquitted of battery
The defense attorney argues that Scientologists "set up" picket Robert Minton for a confrontation.

State sues Pinellas man over lead contamination
Circle Lead Products illegally dumped waste in a residential area, a state agency alleges.

Shooting was left to deputy's best judgment
Colleagues say the Pinellas sheriff's deputy who shot a man Monday is known for his calmness.

Bid to punish Aisenbergs' counsel denied
Prosecutors sought to punish the Aisenbergs' attorneys for giving interviews to the media.


South Pinellas headlines
  • DOT: Bridge safety gates not to blame in accident
  • Developer plans 274 downtown apartments
  • Town offers lower taxes as its lure
  • Wal-Mart wants link to mobile home parks
  • Kudos for mall's wheelchair access
  • Fumes sicken at least 50 students
  • Two generations stay in tune with TV shop
  • School Board holds off on revised charter plan
  • Canker rears head again in Manatee
  • Spectacular sailing specimen to visit
  • Eckerd graduates 235 'experienced learners'
  • Variety market to fill void at plaza
  • Principal's departure marks era of change
  • Plastics booster honored at convention
  • Parking solution is sought
  • Belleair pro Ziats on a roll with two wins in two weeks
  • SPTC team wins state Super Seniors title
  • Youth, 11, eyes world title

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Rare leatherback turtle dies in tank
  • Sheriff's budget request features hefty pay raises
  • Neighbors petition for rules that count
  • New church bell ends a long silence
  • Commissioners decide on city attorney
  • Kmart cashier charged with retail theft
  • County may preserve popular private beach
  • U.S. Home plan irks neighbors
  • Transit plan arrives loaded with questions
  • Kin's talents converge in studio
  • Plea deal reduces molesting charges
  • Fire damages Stamas Yacht
  • Mildred Palmer, 88, nursery founder

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Academic coaches boost player
  • Choice of schools may be broad
  • Fake bomb triggers evacuation
  • Bogus bomb triggers evacuation of homes
  • Duo dealt another loss in Lutz rezoning case
  • Man convicted again in 1995 murder plot

  • News of Florida
  • Bias cases back up; agency chief out
  • Fire threat triggers readiness
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