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 Tampa Bay: August 19, 2000 North Pinellas County news

With a squeeze, she saves boy's life
[Times photo: Jim Damaske]
After seeing a boy choking on a hot dog, a woman jumps in and saves the day.
Couple fights to move nail salon

But the city's planning board says the business doesn't fit in with the industrial area to which it's moving.

Official says firing him was unfair
Safety concerns with the Clearwater roundabout were ignored, he claims, and cost him his job.

Stadium proposal unveiled
The city would spend about $5-million and the Phillies would spend $3-million for the project.

Teenage foreman steers playground to completion
"I want the slides going that way," Brandon Quarles told the team. In response, they turned the base of the structure around.

St. Petersburg architects ranked No. 1 to design Oldsmar's library
OLDSMAR -- City Council members Thursday night unanimously ranked Harvard Jolly Clees Toppe Architects of St. Petersburg as their first choice to design Oldsmar's new library.

City hammers out new building rules
Oldsmar City Council members vote to write an ordinance allowing construction to start at 7 a.m.

Expert: Sinkholes may plague Stauffer
13 wells near the site may also be contaminated, water studies show. Residents say it verifies their concerns about the cleanup.

Chamber is close to filling opening
A search committee may make a final decision on a new Chamber of Commerce executive director as soon as next week.

Speed humps draw harrumphs
Bardmoor Place residents give the new traffic-calming devices high marks, but the commuters who have to drive over them do not.

Dunedin postpones talk with parks employee
Dunedin city officials postponed a meeting scheduled for Friday with Edward Lovelace, the Dunedin parks director accused of taking home more than $2,200 in city property for personal use.

Faith, nursing team up in parishes
It is estimated there are 90 parish nurses in the Tampa Bay area, with most of them in Pinellas County.

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