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May 26, 2001

Tampa Bay: May 26, 2001
Crash injures two, closes causeway
[Times photo: Jim Damaske]
Rescue workers have to tear into the crumpled vehicles to remove the drivers, who are flown to Bayfront Medical Center.
Graphic: How the accident happened
North Pinellas County news
Judge denies Times access to city e-mails
The judge rules that personal e-mails, even on city computers, are not public records.

Fee to help pay fire costs a 'no-go,' city manager says
CLEARWATER -- City commissioners will not pursue a new fire fee to help pay for rising fire department costs, according to interim City Manager Bill Horne. "It's a no-go," Horne said Friday. "Nobody wants to go there."

City police force passes accreditation muster
CLEARWATER -- The state has reaccredited the police department, allowing it to remain among a select group of law-enforcement offices in the state to meet the voluntary standard.

Will signs welcome incorporation to East Lake?
An East Lake group asks the county for welcome signs for the changing community, but history is against it happening.

Improper pruning a threat to trees
Largo officials launch an awareness campaign to help save trees that are falling victim to poor trimming.

Area groups plan Memorial Day events
On Monday, Americans will honor the men and women who died fighting for the United States in wartime.

Mom asks court to intervene in graduation
SEMINOLE -- The mother of a once-suspended Osceola High student has asked a court to force the Pinellas School District to allow her daughter to walk with her classmates at graduation.

Monk hopes to expand celebration
A monk hopes to see other monks, members of their sects and non-Buddhists help celebrate Buddha's birthday.

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  • A breath of fresh air hard to come by here
  • Murder suspect arrested in Ga.
  • Tampa Bay briefs

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Gulfport man dies after being hit by car

  • Alicia Caldwell
  • Plan ahead for an aging population on the go

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Tests find no charter advantage
  • Graduates, enjoy the moment
  • Documents of judges' sex lives ruled private
  • Prospective mayors visit New Tampa
  • A closer look: One Hillsborough church

  • Sandra Thompson
  • A perilous journey north of Kennedy

  • News of Florida
  • Resilient fire spews smoke all over state
  • Bush in search of applicants for JNC panels

  • Lucy Morgan
  • Rep. Fasano whips up waves of discontent
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