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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.
June 7, 2000

Top stories
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.

Howard Troxler
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

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • 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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