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September 12, 2001

Tampa Bay: September 12, 2001

Faraway terrorism is close to home
North Pinellas residents, like others across the country, deal with waves of emotion in the wake of tragedies Tuesday in New York and Washington, D.C.

First the news, then the silence
Some 375 Pinellas students gathered for singing practice. Their teacher shared the news.

Suddenly, perspective on tower visit changes
We were in New York last week; and on Sept. 6, I was on the 107th floor of a World Trade tower and was able to view the whole of New York City. When I think that I could have been a victim, if those terrorists had chosen that day instead of today to attack. . .

Attack casts somber spell on our daily life
Traffic on U.S. 19 in North Pinellas slowed down Tuesday morning, but neither rush hour nor a car accident was to blame.

North Pinellas County news
Retired deputy is accused of molesting three boys
LARGO -- The Pinellas Sheriff's Office has arrested a retired deputy on charges that he sexually molested three boys.

County, Largo clash over annexing land
The city's plans to incorporate 17 acres runs into opposition from Pinellas, which is ready to go to court to stop it.

Pinellas digest
BOWser Ball will be Oct. 6

Coachman concert kicks off cleanup
CLEARWATER -- A concert Friday evening at Coachman Park will kick off Pinellas County's participation in Saturday's 14th annual International Coastal Cleanup.

Center preparing for world event
The World Disabled Sailing Championships will be coming to Tampa Bay for the first time in late October.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Convicted man would rather die
  • MacDill on heightened security
  • How to help
  • Most institutions closed after attack plan to open today
  • After shocks of disbelief, anger shake Tampa Bay area
  • Show of faith rises amid fear
  • Radio sticks with disaster
  • Where to call to check travel plans
  • Attacks shut skies over Tampa Bay
  • Tampa's Muslims brace for backlash
  • Area officials tighten security, wait anxiously after strike
  • Donors line up with blood, compassion
  • Memories of Pearl Harbor rush back
  • Educators, students, parents cope

  • South Pinellas headlines
  • Sax player Sylvester Austin got his start in St. Petersburg
  • Help shifted to overcrowded Tyrone
  • A fond goodbye to an old Y
  • Sharing the task of keeping kids safe
  • Family, friends mourn death of a salesman
  • Intersection plan finds little support
  • Melrose mosaic
  • Beach Drive women's shop to change name, keep service
  • Plans brew for 300 block of Beach Drive
  • Senior swimmers succeed
  • Show explores the possibilities, variety of art
  • Theft of truck hurts owner and program
  • 'Riding is a great equalizer,' a teacher says
  • Campground hearing postponed for talks
  • Neighborhood briefs
  • Links benefits Scouts at a true garden party
  • Dear speeders in Seminole: They're watching
  • My son departs home, arriving at adulthood
  • Intern's work with kids crosses several barriers
  • Group plans convention to organize its activism
  • Neighbors say 'twins' are too tall
  • Beaches notebook
  • Government calendar
  • Focus on volunteers
  • Military news
  • Injury proves two hands are better than one
  • Sailing center is preparing for world event
  • Petrillo loses poise, tourney

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Man to serve life in murder of delivery man

  • News of Florida
  • State land buy benefits Hillsborough
  • Attack's aftershock felt across Florida
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