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June 15, 2001

Tampa Bay: June 15, 2001
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[Times photo: Carlton Ward Jr.]
Their knees may buckle at first but karaoke is contagious fun for kids. And thanks to a family-friendly ice cream shop, they don't have to crowd a bar to join in.
North Pinellas County news
Hospital to pay for missing dentures
The man's $3,380 teeth disappeared during a visit to Mease Countryside for pneumonia.

Fruit stand may give way to townhomes
An overgrown lot near Clearwater may become home to 13 townhomes and be annexed by the city.

Crash victim's family seeks driver of Jeep
Police say the man might not have realized his effect on the fatal accident on Wednesday morning.

Rivalry's next step: campaign for House
With Larry Crow stepping down, two Dunedin politicians with a shaky relationship intend to seek the state House seat.

Developer seeks to add to corporate park
The plan includes a new building and an extension of Burbank Road. Oldsmar is also reviewing plans for a bank.

Police hunt for hit-run suspect
Police say a witness helped them determine who was driving a Jeep Cherokee the night it struck a bicyclist.

Watering cases flood into courts
As fines for watering illegally have more than doubled, citations have skyrocketed and the lines at court are out the door.

Do not give up on beach library
Re: Clearwater Beach branch library.

Police say man already on trial killed his cousin
LARGO -- Leon Battle likely was headed to prison or jail at the end of his trial June 6 on an aggravated battery charge.

Adult store founder held in scheme to hire beating
TARPON SPRINGS -- The founder of several adult book and video stores in Pinellas and Pasco counties was arrested Thursday after police said he paid undercover vice detectives $16,000 to beat up an ex-employee.

New concept at Kenneth City strikes interest
Mike White's experiment in ten-pin terror at AMF Kenneth City Lanes proved not so menacing to 45 brave bowlers.

Best bets
Want to treat Dad to something unique this Father's Day weekend?

Happenings
FREE MUSICAL: See selected scenes from the play Highlights from Webb's City: The Musical for free at 7 tonight and Saturday at the Fine Arts Auditorium, St. Petersburg Junior College Clearwater campus, 2465 Drew St.


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