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South Pinellas | North Pinellas | Hillsborough
July 31, 2000

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Lightning graces the sky over the University of Tampa during a thunderstorm Saturday night. [Want to save this photo as PC wallpaper? Big screens | normal screens]
Howard Troxler
GOP parley still news even if pols script roles
It is fashionable to say that political conventions do not matter anymore, because we know far in advance which candidate the party is going to nominate for president.

Top stories
Chimp's birth is park's newest attraction
The first chimpanzee birth in nine years at Busch Gardens is expected to draw a crowd.

Father seeks answers after teen's fatal crash
A sheriff's deputy who stops the 18-year-old decides he is not impaired. A short time later, the teen hits a pole.

USF inventor has trouble digesting robotic rumors
TAMPA -- Stuart Wilkinson is not -- and we want to be very clear on this -- not keeping a flesh-eating monster robot in his laboratory at the University of South Florida.

Briefs: Ormond Beach resident killed crossing U.S. 19
PALM HARBOR -- A 37-year-old Ormond Beach resident was killed Saturday night while trying to walk across U.S. 19.


South Pinellas headlines
  • Lightning strike kills man

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • English accent for industry?
  • Clearwater debates beauty vs. the budget
  • Marina Park plan criticized
  • Teens learn lesson in life
  • Girl Scouts thwarted by lack of leaders
  • County struggles to close trash case
  • Ramps smooth wheelchair ride
  • Persecution of religious minorities is common in Europe
  • Outsider takes peek into GOP
  • Financial services group finds more room to grow
  • Mom juggles work with Cubs, Brownies

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Maverick judge Allen dies
  • Ship worker critically injured in 25-foot fall

  • News of Florida
  • Clinton stars in fundraiser today
  • Lightning strike kills man
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