July 1, 2001
Mary Jo Melone
||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.
Dreaming of Jack Lemmon
No man who tried to impress me by making me dinner drained the spaghetti with his tennis racket.
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.
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
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
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
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
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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