June 3, 2000
Tampa Bay: June 3, 2000
North Pinellas County news
Pleas for tie-downs swamp program
The state effort to provide mobile home tie-downs for free has proven popular but may not be continued.
$7-million airport expansion unveiled
The public can taxi in for a close-up view of St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport's expanded facility during an open house today.
Police chief released from hospital
Chief Jerry Bloechle was admitted Wednesday with an irregular heartbeat. The condition was corrected, the Largo department reported Friday.
Museum proponents widen funding search
Plans to convert the old Tarpon Springs library into a historical museum are still alive, despite the state's denial of a funding request.
Lodge rallies to help sick 10-year-old
An Elks benefit tonight will raise money for bills faced by the family of a Tarpon Springs girl with two forms of leukemia.
Lake project's other result: dry lawns
Besides killing exotic weeds, the use of herbicides in canals around Lake Tarpon will make the water unusable for irrigating grass.
New spring training law has Clearwater, Dunedin rejoicing
Clearwater and Dunedin officials on Friday hailed a state spring training law as a significant new tool to help them secure long-term deals with the Philadelphia Phillies and the Toronto Blue Jays.
Police: Father gave son lessons on burglary
CLEARWATER -- Police say a 13-year-old boy from Puerto Rico spent part of his first day in his father's custody learning how to commit burglary.
Tampa Bay headlines
Rope on door, tape kept 2 kids indoors
Police say wife, son killed man in '94
Counties taking action to halt fireworks sales
Democrats' new leader in Pinellas makes quick exit
Car wash turns out to be car crunch
Bay area briefs
Surgeon sues lawyers in libel case
South Pinellas headlines
St. Petersburg mayor renews Challenge goals
Keswick grads told to cherish truth
Vanished woman mystifies detectives
Ruth musical stays true to original
Going out with kids de rigueur these days
Judge censured for contempt ruling
Percussionist Ramon Lopez dies
School janitor accused of targeting boys
Store owner's torment leads to shooting of teen
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