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South Pinellas | North Pinellas | Hillsborough
July 2, 2000

Family counts blessings despite fire
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[Times photo: Matt May]
A single mother and her sons lost nearly all their possessions, and they have no insurance. Now they're not sure where to turn.
Mary Jo Melone
We're all choked up over saving 10 dollars
Those emissions tests sure were a pain. You had a month to get the mission accomplished, but the month was over before you knew it. I once had to beg and smile my way out of a ticket for driving with an expired tag because I had forgotten to have the test done.

Top stories
Money in limbo tempts trackers
Some investigators have stolen unclaimed property; owners don't know they don't have to use private agencies or pay a commission.

It was no stranger she saved
A nurse helps flip over a pickup and resuscitates a 17-year-old, without recognizing him as her son's childhood friend.

Schools chosen on grade alone worries educators
Parents switching schools yearly, chasing FCAT scores, might play havoc with a choice plan.

Metro review: Pro bike race promoted as Olympic step Final dive
DADE CITY -- Talk of getting the Olympics in the Tampa Bay area has some wheels spinning in Dade City.


South Pinellas headlines
  • Subsidy props up an aging venue
  • Fast friends
  • Towering designs for center lauded
  • Thanks from the heart
  • United Way bails out cracked day care
  • Housing panel's fairness at issue
  • Return of the curfew
  • Keep the 28th Street Drive-in open
  • Accused and humiliated over $7
  • Decorated vet's last wish: Vietnam
  • Businesses are offered drug-free solutions
  • Learning center expands to Pinellas
  • Commissioners, merchants brainstorm city's makeover
  • Meetings to be cast on cable in late fall
  • Briefs: Man injured riding his new personal watercraft
  • Unpopular firefighter criticizes colleagues
  • Stretch, bend, flex for a healthy, active life
  • Stovalls' Landing plan still a hot topic
  • Journey takes toll on appetite for a delicacy
  • Ulmerton's Miracle Mile leaves motorists muttering
  • More cheap or free things to do indoors this summer
  • Marine program for kids nets gift
  • Rocket Man is ready to raise the boom on 4th
  • 12-year-old carrying his weight in youth scratch league

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Family counts blessings despite fire
  • Poll: Downtown plan has edge
  • Undecided voters key to project
  • Pain precedes gain in streets of Dansville
  • Hospital workers see referendum as savior
  • Team works to get 25-story dreamboat afloat
  • World adventure has homemade start
  • Downtown plan is city's best opportunity
  • Vickery, Dawkins big part of softball success at PHCC
  • Residents want closer look at reclaimed water

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Leaving on his terms
  • Little noticed, life ends at 15
  • Bikers hail helmet law repeal
  • Three face kidnapping charges; more pending
  • Cancer claims pioneering patient

  • News of Florida
  • The University of Florida's great divide
  • 2 friends, colorful and color-blind
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