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June 8, 2000
Tampa Bay: June 8, 2000
On with the goo

Times photo: Toni L. Sandys]
Drew Strong, 8, of Hudson gets slathered with sun block at the start of the day Wednesday at Camp Hopetake, a camp for burned children. The camp, named after the Seminole word for children, is sponsored by the Tampa Firefighters Local No. 754, and the campers attend free. It is held at the DaySpring Episcopal Conference Center in Ellenton.
Hillsborough County news

Sheriff candidate gets inside look
William Wesley Godwin, the only person challenging Hillsborough County Sheriff Cal Henderson's re-election, has gotten an inside view of the Sheriff's Office.

Budget cuts property tax rate
But rising property assessments on homes in Hillsborough might mean many still will pay more in taxes.

Deputies cruise to urge safe scooting
Sheriff's deputies are stepping up efforts to teach proper use of personal watercraft.

Ballot may carry 2 term-limit issues
TAMPA -- Tampa voters could wind up with two term limit questions on the November ballot -- one for the mayor and another for the City Council.

Commission debates, rejects new steps against water hogs
TAMPA -- County commissioners kicked around a plan to hit high-volume water users in the pocketbook Wednesday and found plenty they didn't like.

Letters thought lost in fire delivered
TAMPA -- Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow, nor . . . raging inferno?

Hillsborough votes to limit library Internet access
Commissioners vote 4-3 to draft a law extending porn filters to all computers. All but four already have the software.

Memorial service set for med student
A memorial service for Eugene Woodward, a University of South Florida medical student who died Saturday in a car accident, is planned for 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Church of the Transfiguration, 4000 43rd St. N in St. Petersburg.

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