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 Tampa Bay: August 2, 2000 North Pinellas County news
Quests for stadiums reach crossroads
Discussions and decisions this week in Dunedin and Clearwater may shape the future of spring training baseball in the area for years.

Stanton sees work grades diminish
The commissioners' latest report card for the city manager gives him a total 6.9 points out of 10; last year he got a total rating of about eight.

Tax break for seniors on table again
New figures show the county might not lose as much as some feared if it passes an extra $25,000 homestead exemption for low-income seniors.

Palm Harbor parking plans calm critics
The latest downtown landscaping plans include more parking, which pleases business owners.

Financial troubles mount at Helen Ellis
June's $418,000 loss nearly doubles the expected figure, and losses so far for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30 nearly double estimates for the year.

Tax break for seniors on table again
New figures show the county might not lose as much as some feared if it passes an extra $25,000 homestead exemption for low-income seniors.

Lumber business is building customer base
Banning Lumber & Millwork is preparing to open its doors a little bit wider to the public with a new, much larger showroom.

Take time to listen, Safety Harbor
Residents are wary about a city plan to pave over more of the publicly owned downtown waterfront.

Create dog parks rather than call Largo police
Re: City pursuing stronger leash rule, July 11 story.

Roundabout may see minor changes
Three days of public hearings produce sentiment that small fixes are better than big ones. A consultant agrees.

Clearwater boy sails in foreign waters
A lack of international racing experience while competing against predominantly older sailors didn't hurt Mitch Hall's performance at the Optimist world championships in Spain.

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  • South Pinellas headlines
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  • Bondsman shoots at fugitive's car
  • Reclaimed water bills may rise sharply
  • Apple may fall to Eckerd purchase
  • City looks hard at one-way streets
  • Lealman fire chief supports merger
  • Middle-of-the-road route to beauty
  • Deal for baseball field deserves second look
  • Veteran fishing family grows into retail
  • Florist plans to open satellite shop near BayWalk
  • Urban Initiative leader turns in his resignation
  • Police Department reaccredited
  • Panel to study needs of neighbors
  • He made it a beautiful day for neighbors
  • Madeira Beach budget maps out improvements
  • Town disbands its building department to save money
  • City to collect more for property taxes
  • Front Porch group spars with critics
  • Pinellas had its own war between North, South
  • Abandoned school's future in limbo
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  • Teenager earns victory at junior tournament
  • Quay serves notice at Isla Del Sol

  • Hillsborough headlines
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  • Officials probe judge's presence in other's office
  • Road rage shooting kills man, police say
  • Hillsborough sheriff disciplines top officer
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  • News of Florida
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  • Homestead airport plan stirs up protest
  • Student pilot's dead engine leads to road test
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