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August 4, 2001

Tampa Bay: August 4, 2001
New pool center a splash hit
[Times photo: Krystal Kinnunen]
A Largo recreation director says the new slides and giant water guns make Largo's newly renovated aquatic center more attractive to the young.
North Pinellas County news
Nielsen details plan for Oldsmar
No decision has been made on the future of the company's headquarters in Dunedin.

Encounter with giant toad costs family dog its life
Despite being rushed to a veterinarian, the dog succumbs after a run-in with a Bufo marinus toad.

Ex-lawyer receives probation
He was spared prison time and has to repay the $175,000 he received through a movie company scheme.

Arts center plans downtown presence
The gift shop will bring another art-related store to Douglas Village in Dunedin.

Kids in transition create art that works
As part of a summer camp to enrich the lives of children in homeless families, an art gallery gives them a chance to express themselves in functional art.

Teen burns his hand in bed fire
TARPON SPRINGS -- A teenager accidentally started a fire in his bed early Friday morning and caused about $10,000 damage to his family's house, said Kevin Bowman, deputy chief of Tarpon Springs Fire Rescue.

Police hunt for busy burglar
Largo police and the Sheriff's Office think one person is behind a series of 25 break-ins.

Kids' hangout blends MTV, Christianity
With black walls, neon lights and rock music, the Grind in Palm Harbor caters to teenagers.

Religion calendar
CHRISTIAN CONCERT: St. Paul United Methodist Church will host a Southern gospel concert featuring the Booth Brothers with Ernie Haase at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Life Enrichment Center at the church, 1498 Rosery Road, Largo (corner of Highland Avenue and Rosery Road). There is no admission charge, but a love offering will be taken. Call (727) 584-8165.

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Tampa Bay headlines
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  • Boyfriend found guilty of killing with fire
  • Burn victim wishes to live, doctor says
  • Bridge trail is long on users, short on funds
  • Doctor in Lisa McPherson case suspended
  • Love fest for Olympic guests
  • Times hands out $82,200 in journalism scholarships
  • Tampa Bay briefs

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Religion briefly
  • Spreading God's word in kids' language

  • Alicia Caldwell
  • An anchor for a turbulent party

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • A couple of underdogs learn to roll with the times
  • Valrico woman charged with DUI hit and run
  • A closer look: one Hillsborough church
  • Religion calendar

  • Sandra Thompson
  • Trendy shops galore, but who will buy their wares?

  • News of Florida
  • Doctor says boy attacked by shark is awake

  • Lucy Morgan
  • For once, a state agency does the right thing
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