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South Pinellas | North Pinellas | Hillsborough
July 23, 2000

The Henderson dynasty
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[Times photo: Tony Lopez]
TAMPA -- The job comes with a $131,207 salary and authority over 2,750 employees. It includes TV air time and plenty of party invitations. It is arguably the most powerful position in the county.
Mary Jo Melone
The unquiet passing of Uncle Pop
Ed Kirkland used to be on his phone so much that a couple of months back, he had another line installed so his sister could get through to check on him.

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

Dress codes begin at home
What's in with kids, especially the gangster look, is often out with schools and parents.

Program gave some questionable grants
Last-minute spending hampered efforts to effectively utilize St. Petersburg's Front Porch Florida funds.

Pasco okays plans for a new city
DADE CITY -- A development so huge it could only be called a suburb was given the blessing of Pasco County commissioners Tuesday, much to the chagrin of slow-growth advocates who called it environmentally destructive urban sprawl.

Pilot quickly gets 'back to normal'
For Eric Stallworth, badly injured in a plane crash two months ago, that means back on his Harley-Davidson.

Recipients appreciate money, whatever the issues
ST. PETERSBURG -- Yvonne C. Clayton thanks God and Gov. Jeb Bush for pouring thousands of dollars in educational equipment into her private Christian school this month.

Communities just can't spend the money fast enough
ST. PETERSBURG -- The six Front Porch Florida communities all struggled with the task of spending $2.1-million in Department of Juvenile Justice money in less than two months.


South Pinellas headlines
  • Flooding bedevils retailers
  • 2 churches at odds over gay unions
  • Upham Beach erosion rate raises concerns
  • Couple say police office is 'hostile'
  • Neighbors troubled at Publix's departure
  • Tyrone Gardens' Eckerd shuts doors
  • Sunrise Sale draws bargain hunters
  • First Avenue S is third to get thinner
  • 3-year term for mayor is facing a vote
  • Beach city takes a step back from trolley proposal
  • Firefighter appealing decision to fire him
  • Police chief's memo takes issue with bias complaint
  • Team bound for national tournament
  • Five-year-old tips his hat to the Devil Rays
  • Intersection leaves road chief shaking his head
  • Socially unacceptable -- and attention-getting
  • Resurrection House poised for new era
  • Social service agencies dot St. Anthony's land
  • 'It just feels like home'
  • City to consider revitalization plan
  • The life of Mr. Sun is a bowl of cherries (and then some)
  • Rough lives of 4 pitbulls likely will end
  • Ordinance bars new centers for homeless downtown

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • 'Steadfast to the end''
  • Officer wears kindness like a badge
  • District adds to fund for choice plan's unseen costs
  • Plaza adrift since anchor store departed
  • Dogs paying with lives for curiosity about toads
  • Mistake stops work at development
  • Ousting Roberto is 1 step in long journey
  • Now let's build a better Clearwater
  • Motorcyclist without helmet injured in accident
  • Large jewfish caught, carved up for needy
  • Celebration vans visit Palm Harbor, fuel speculation

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • The Henderson dynasty
  • Raids on local bottle clubs result in 33 arrests

  • News of Florida
  • Senate candidate defends gun control stance
  • No-bid deals prove too popular
  • Woman, 76, kills abusive husband, police say
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