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Sunday, July 23, 2000
FLORIDIAN
Clearwater: Can’t Get No Satisfaction
Thirty-five years ago, the Rolling Stones created rock 'n' roll history in this somnolent city. The band's lyrics turned out to be all too true: The place is still looking for some Satisfaction. Story

SPORTS
Big 8th inning propels Rays
Seven runs in the fateful frame and strong pitching by Ryan Rupe lead Tampa Bay past the Yankees 12-4. Story

Can anyone catch the Tiger?
Woods leads Duval and Bjorn by 6 shots. At stake: a career Slam and Faldo's record. Story

TAMPA BAY
Program
gave some
questionable
grants

Last-minute spending hampered efforts to effectively utilize St. Petersburg's Front Porch Florida funds. Story

Man fights 'nightmare' of stolen identity
His good name stolen, Marvin Cowart was left accused of another man's crimes and debts. Story

WORLD & NATION
Cast upon the shores
MURCIA, Spain -- Lured by its sunny beaches and vacation villas, foreigners have long been welcomed on Spain's south coast. Story

STATE
No-bid deals prove too popular
As the state sought to speed computer purchases, contracts tied to powerful lobbyists poured in. Now, the rules will be tightened. Story

Senate candidate defends gun control stance
When challenged, Republican Bill McCollum said he avoids extremes on gun law issues. Story

CITRUS
Primary votes really count
Under new election rules, the winners of some races will be decided Sept. 5; voters who usually wait for Election Day to have their say will be out of luck. Story

HERNANDO
Center houses flourishing firms
A business center near the airpark has drawn several companies, all of which are doing booming business. Story

PASCO
Trinity stamped in postal glory
Although soon to be edged out as Pasco County's biggest city, Trinity is getting the recognition its residents and developers feel is due: its own postal designation. And until Connerton is finished, the burgeoning Trinity remains the county's largest city. Story

TRAVEL
Welcome to the bustle of Basel
This vital city in northwestern Switzerland brims with energy in its streets, markets and in its people, the hardy Baslers.
Story

COLUMNS
Mary Jo Melone: The unquiet passing of Uncle Pop
Hubert Mizell: There's no stopping young man in motion
Gary Shelton: Talented Jones exciting to watch
Jan Glidewell: Walking gives 'good character' the boot
Bill Maxwell: Wasting time on nonsense like pimp cap

BUSINESS
Seeds of change
Some commercial fishermen whose livelihoods were turned upside down by a fishing net ban years ago have found success in clam farming. And Florida has become one of the nation's largest clam producers. Story

Consultant preaches what he practices
He's no Stephen Covey, but technology observer Robert Faw of Safety Harbor is getting his corporate brand and mantra, "World's Best Value," out there with a self-published book and Web site. Story


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