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June 7, 2001
Middle school memories
[Times photo: Cherie Diez]
Charlie Manter, 14, and Michelle Weir, 14, sway to the music at the eighth-grade dance on their last day of school Wednesday at Bay Point Middle School in St. Petersburg. The two have been going together for three months and eight days, Charlie says, and both are going into the International Baccalaureate program at St. Petersburg High next year.
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Patient disputes surgeon's story
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Clothes make the inmate
Pasco jail trusties say their new uniforms make them look like the Hamburglar.

380 rush to sign up for schools
Why the scurry in the last few days of the school? To be able to opt out of the choice system of school assignment.

Officials to discuss desal settlement
Commissioners will debate an agreement over the proposed plant in south Hillsborough County.

Gym will carry name of man slain by police
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Mother's faith prevails: Son acquitted in retrial
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2 sentenced in church-run fraud
Both men pleaded guilty to conspiracy in the multimillion dollar Greater Ministries International Church scam.

Tampa Bay briefs
Rains help offset water use during repair

Teachers set to get minimal raises
In a bleak budget year, they agree to accept less money than last year.

South Pinellas headlines
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  • Largo staff offers cuts, commission says 'whoa'
  • Oldsmar tightens tap on water
  • Mr. Nicely decides he'll stick around
  • Principal retires with an A for school
  • Students to have hand in arts center design
  • New rec center will be late for summer campers
  • Man pays price for catching up to burglar
  • Seven road projects slide down schedule
  • Students revel in last-day traditions
  • New stadium site has warning signs, too
  • Lawyer's ex-wife sues for his retirement benefits
  • Man on scooter injured in possible drive-by shooting
  • Tourist was assaulted by teen, police say
  • Adviser investigated for sexual comments
  • Absence of runners helps Rays 5K winner

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Prosecutor takes gig in New York
  • Plant fix forces cut in water supply
  • Officer cleared in shooting, punished for chase
  • 2 golfers stunned in lightning strike
  • School ex-manager is accused of theft
  • Lutz will be less spooky on Halloween

  • News of Florida
  • Financially, 'Bo's Bridge' in dire straits
  • Seminole chief files lawsuit to regain Tribal Council post
  • Bush names education leaders
  • Meet the state's new education leaders
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