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May 25, 2001
A few holiday weekend worries
[Times photo: Dirk Shadd]
Gas cost high but not rising
Gasoline prices have stopped galloping upward as motorists hit the road for Memorial Day weekend, the traditional kickoff of the summer travel season.

Smoky skies bedevil eyes, noses a 2nd day
The look and smell is the same. But this time a Polk County swamp fire is to blame.

Slight chance of showers
The weather this holiday weekend should be typical for this time of year -- warm and humid, with a slight chance of showers each afternoon.

Howard Troxler
Religion need not play part in this drama
And Jesus answering said unto them, render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's.

Top stories
Gulfport murder suspect arrested
A 21-year-old man is charged with first-degree murder in the McDonalds carjacking case.

Murder suspect sends email
The suspect in the murder of Richard Hosking sends a repentant e-mail as search continues.

Awake, happy, healthy
An operation rid Paul Trexler of a brain tumor. Two days later, he is ready to leave the hospital.

Lawmaker, daughter in dispute over kids
The adopted daughter of state Sen. Ginny Brown-Waite says her mother is using her power to influence a custody dispute.

Tampa Bay briefs
Parents file suit in death of daughter

South Pinellas headlines
  • City to pay millions to end dome lawsuit
  • Drug case may lead to murder charge
  • Charles R. Freeble Jr., doctor

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Struggle over gun leads to shooting
  • Keswick school founder dies at 103
  • Ex-mayor's prison sentence: 41/4 years
  • High school to open second academy
  • Fire station's low bidder files lawsuit
  • Gold stars handed out to some top teachers
  • Kids getting water-saving education
  • New library is a 'monument to mediocrity'
  • Pinellas United Way signs on for merger
  • Body by yoga
  • Best bets
  • Happenings

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Suit wins doctor $36.7-million
  • Suit blames careless home placement in girl's death
  • Charter school scores don't meet expectations
  • Kids' mission: Fun, education and life on Mars

  • News of Florida
  • Regents wind down their university reign
  • Tribal Council ousts chief
  • Fire starting in shed consumes home
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