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July 1, 2001
Trolley costs surge
[Times photo: Fraser Hale]
The price tag of the project soars to more than $53-million, further dividing its boosters and detractors.
Mary Jo Melone
Dreaming of Jack Lemmon
No man who tried to impress me by making me dinner drained the spaghetti with his tennis racket.

Ernest Hooper
A grape discovery; singin' through the slowdown
A researcher working out of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute has found that grapes may contain a natural agent to battle cancer, and the researcher just happens to be a King High student.

Top stories
New chief judge starts at key time for circuit
He's written a book considered by some traffic judges as the "bible" on DUI law. His daughter and wife are both attorneys. He presided over what is probably the longest-running misdemeanor trial in circuit history.

Taking off or grounded?
As borrowed money for Albert Whitted Municipal Airport dwindles, questions about its future arise.

The Pepsi Generation
And Coke and Mountain Dew and sugary sports drinks ... Students and teachers are sucking down soft drinks at schools, and districts are finding they can't live without the cash the sales contracts bring in.

Mystery glitch fells long-distance
Customers in the Bay Area are forced to put their calls on hold after a malfunction halts Verizon long-distance.

Tampa Bay briefs
Jeep strikes and kills pedestrian on Ulmerton

Metro review
Some highlights of the news from around the region for the week just ended.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Sense of Community: a special report
  • Here's a refresher course on names behind schools
  • One killed, two injured in accident
  • Macaroni Grill adds feather to mall's cap
  • Week ahead
  • As crime increases, police offer safety tips
  • Welcome, Seminole, to Neighborhood Times
  • Fireworks have Seminole fuming
  • Poppy's reveres the Cuban sandwich
  • Kiwanians arrive, bearing exciting gifts
  • Officials: Growth is carefully paced
  • Dilapidated house may be demolished
  • Join our dogged pursuit of road hazards and help
  • Peru quake: Up close and very personal
  • Before agreement, fur flies
  • Vacation is made easier cruising with a mouse
  • Neighborhood notebook
  • Before agreement, fur flies in South Pasadena
  • A diner born in New Jersey grows old at beach and will retire today
  • Soaked neighborhood looks for help from St. Petersburg
  • Cities consider 3 bridge designs
  • What's up on campus
  • New coach, swimmers aim higher at SPCC
  • Center owner Stealy implements ideas from convention exhibits

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Dissent surfaces at condo complex
  • What is Largo?
  • Fireworks (wink) are illegal (wink)
  • Quietly, hidden springs murmur
  • Oldsmar moves to restrict RV stops
  • With English tutors' help, doors open
  • If you're unhappy teaching, just think how nurses feel
  • Developer should be taken to task
  • Headlines through the years

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • TECO subsidized the ride in the heyday of streetcars
  • Trolley costs surge
  • Run attracts athletes of all kinds

  • News of Florida
  • Cellular phones drive debate
  • Horne takes helm of education
  • Seminole backer's role a surprise
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