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June 3, 2001

North of Tampa: June 3, 2001
Oddly enough, what helps soldiers helps golfers
[Times photo: Mike Pease]
More than 60 courses in the state, including three in north Tampa, have homed in on the nifty benefits of the NAVSTAR Global Positioning System.
Judge: Build on road, but fix cracks
LUTZ -- A zoning judge has endorsed two controversial rezonings in Lutz, but not without a lecture to Hillsborough County on the condition of Newberger Road.

Short hop
People moving into New Tampa are choosing to live south of the interstate primarily to avoid long commutes.

County school grades are in
State report cards show a slight dip in the number of A's and D's, a jump in B's and C's, and no F's.

New soccer league to hold tryouts
Hillsborough County United Soccer Club will hold a free open house at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Ed Radice Sports Complex. The club will provide information about all of its programs and registration forms.


Man's wall means war with neighbors
The Carrollwood resident is beginning to rebuild the wall which the county forced him to tear down.

County building athletic center for needy youths
The $1.4-million facility provides a basketball court and space for other recreational activities.

County looks into solution for problem intersection
Most residents prefer a roundabout to a traffic light, but studies show that they may actually hinder traffic flow.

Week in review
GATOR IN THE GARAGE: Betty Anne Houghton had just finished a Tuesday morning bike ride in her Pebble Creek neighborhood when she noticed the 8-foot alligator.

Open & shut

Developer plans dinner, shopping, short walk home
West Park Village's preliminary lineup includes a special feature; residential apartments above the shops.


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