June 7, 2000
|[Times photo: Jamie Francis]
Boot camp "recruits" wait for their drill instructor. The new Saturday camp, which will start July 8, is for kids headed for serious trouble, rather than in it.
For misbehaving kids: a mini boot camp
The one-day program offers drill instructor-type discipline, exercise, anti-drug talks and anger management classes.
Heat rises on Orkin business practices
The Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office is investigating whether Orkin performed shoddy work on public schools by incorrectly applying chemicals and allowing termites to return weeks after treatment.
Isn't clean air worth a few bucks, minutes?
It has been a pain in the neck, for those of us who live in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties, to get our cars' emissions inspected.
Georgia man held in wife's killing
A Hernando County sheriff's deputy helps catch the man after noting a tag number at a McDonald's.
More counties approve bans on fireworks
County governments in Citrus, Hernando, Pinellas and Pasco counties joined Hillsborough on Tuesday in banning the sale and use of fireworks until the area gets some significant rainfall.
Despite signs of hope, rain no sure thing
Watching for rain these days is like watching the stock market.
Bay area briefs
Men indicted on first-degree murder charges in shooting
South Pinellas headlines
A first class pact
One fire put out; others smolder
Thanks a miserable lot, politicians
Two men sought in altercation
St. Petersburg police staffing to get expert appraisal
Dew Cadillac gets new owner
Objets d'art selling in former museum
Head of Bar Association is named
All Children's Hospital gala has a sweet, nutty element
Store manager fights for his beloved mascot
Fire destroys van used to aid needy
Building plan could delay park renovations
Food giveaway precedes Rays game
5 seeking vacant Town Council seat
Pool staff still reeling from supervisor's death
Sign up for swim lessons Saturday
CVS drugstore plan prompts petitions
Colorful captain charted new course at beaches
Couple adopts weird, wonderful landmark
Kerper falls short in third attempt at U.S. Open berth
South-county clubs win in USA League playoffs
North Pinellas headlines
Schools report year of varied milestones
'Battle' over downtown passes politely
County stamps out use of fireworks
Services center plan is coming together
Developer puts forth alternative
Fire began in bed, officials say
Police chief chooses to step down
Tarpon Springs facing a pair of historic questions
Woman sought in string of fires
Losses continue piling up at Helen Ellis
Nursery helps gardeners of rare tastes
Clearwater could become magnet for boaters
Masked man holds up grocery store in Largo
Bilirakis upbraids EPA for behavior
Havana Cup seeks a place in history
Water fee may rise for some
Plant High principal stepping down
Fire rips through 2 public housing units
High school in Lutz fades into the future
Expert questioning confidentiality deal
School board puts off vote on school choice
Principal paralyzed in 1997 to switch jobs
Fire damages house in area hit by arsons
News of Florida
Passengers sickened during cruise
Flames keep popping back up
Bold escape lasts 1 day
WAGES boss leaves post to make way for merger with state
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