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South Pinellas | North Pinellas | Hillsborough
June 16, 2000

Top stories
Man falls in with alligator
Trying to help a park ranger gets a 68-year-old man in trouble when he falls headfirst into a drainpipe with a gator.

Florida's black Catholics to gather
This first conference is to draw strength and empower themselves while contributing to their church..

Howard Troxler
The many titles and faces of Gallagher
Tom Gallagher lay in bed just before dawn, contemplating the thought of not holding public office with the same dread that most of us reserve for the icy hand of Death itself. Suddenly the inspiration struck him: To cover all his bases, he must run for every single political office at once.

In bay area, walking can be risky
A survey ranks the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metro area as the most dangerous in the nation for pedestrians.

School pact close, judge told
Facing a weary federal judge, lawyers working on the desegregation plan predict lingering issues will be resolved soon

Police identify woman in coma
The missing Tarpon Springs woman has been in the hospital since she was hit by a car June 3.

Photos of McPherson autopsy stir new conflict
News organizations seek them, but for their own reasons, the Church of Scientology and the McPherson estate want the photos kept out of public view.

Donation spreads life-saving machines
An anonymous gift will pay for 24 heart defibrillators to be placed in busy public places in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.

Tampa bay briefs
TAMPA -- The Florida Supreme Court granted a new trial Thursday to a death row inmate from Hillsborough County, saying a detective's personal opinion about the man's guilt might have prejudiced the jury.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Council approves drugstore rezoning
  • City loosens hold on BayWalk land
  • Rain hasn't raised bacteria levels in bay

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Couple bring hope to lives of troubled kids
  • City gives traffic circles another spin
  • Mexico trade trip reaping rewards
  • Briefly
  • Panel: Punish 3 police officers
  • Linebaugh extension work will get rolling
  • Anclote Manor attracts buyer
  • Fire at restaurant blamed on lightning
  • County nursery sprouts near Lake Seminole
  • Concerning bayfront, let's stick to the facts
  • Oldsmar council takes wrong turn on request to change road's name
  • Halstrom, 17, piles up pins, $14,000 in college funds
  • Summer of discovery
  • Commission briefly

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Fired worker: Holt sanctioned software piracy
  • Stunned neighbors see massive oak trimmed
  • Crisis isn't over, water watchers say
  • Tipper Gore stops by a youth center in Tampa Heights
  • Building crews to start an hour later Saturdays
  • 'House of cards' theft trial gets under way
  • Death row inmate from Hillsborough gets new trial
  • Device with radioactive material stolen
  • Rezoning smooths way for Publix
  • The brown, brown grass of home
  • Behind the miniblinds hide lawn renegades
  • Made of iron
  • Kids learn team play, enthusiasm and fundamentals of basketball
  • New Tampa activist accuses sheriff's deputy of assault
  • Information on reclaimed water comes in dribbles
  • Saving pennies also pinched people's feelings
  • Tax board must dip into savings
  • Seminar focuses on how to make the best of difficult divorce situations
  • A little preparation can make annuals last longer
  • Agency demands pulling Dursban off store shelves

  • News of Florida
  • Hunger not humans motivating sharks
  • Blackthorne portrayed as bitter, vindictive
  • GOP: Gallagher decision for the good of the party
  • Lawyers slam study on death sentences
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