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August 19, 2000

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Sheriff accepts gift at government office
An unsolicited check for Pinellas Sheriff Everett Rice's re-election campaign is sent to his office, raising questions of ethics.

Reporter wins suit over firing
Jurors accept Jane Akre's claim that she was wrongfully fired by Channel 13 in a dispute over a story.

Woman charged with hiding road rage car
TAMPA -- Police have charged a woman with helping to hide the car used in the road-rage killing Aug. 1 of a Largo man on Memorial Highway.

Health concerns mount at Equifax
The number of reports of hair loss and other ailments more than doubles as worried employees call federal officials.

Union ties help provide legal aid
Two candidates for sheriff raise questions about how another, PBA chief Jack Soule, handled his son's legal problems.

Tampa Bay briefs
Scientology suit moved to Pinellas

Offender will remain in custody
The convicted molester will be detained for treatment until a jury decides he is not a threat.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Union ties help provide legal aid
  • Boy found hanging from his bookbag
  • Police: Man uses sob stories to fleece victims
  • Judicial candidates air their platforms
  • Enough cash to wine, dine every voter
  • No mystery why group thrives

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Couple fights to move nail salon
  • Official says firing him was unfair
  • Stadium proposal unveiled
  • With a squeeze, she saves boy's life
  • Teenage foreman steers playground to completion
  • St. Petersburg architects ranked No. 1 to design Oldsmar's library
  • City hammers out new building rules
  • Expert: Sinkholes may plague Stauffer
  • Chamber is close to filling opening
  • Speed humps draw harrumphs
  • Dunedin postpones talk with parks employee
  • Faith, nursing team up in parishes

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • First-time candidate aims to make an impression
  • Sex offender will remain in custody
  • Their pain in common, they share their hope

  • News of Florida
  • Trees suffer from drought
  • Bad ankle brings new regard for disabled
  • Chelation converts seek fewer limits
  • State high court declines to delay Tuesday execution
  • State briefs
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