Tampa Bay: September 13, 2000
Hillsborough County news
Political flier ties suicide to opponent
Family members are aghast at the use of the death for political purposes.
Cab driver loses contract after pricing taxi meters
The driver, who is organizing a cabbie association, wanted to help drivers go into their own businesses, he says.
School district gets charter status
Hillsborough will have greater freedom in reducing class sizes and hiring teachers but must improve student scores.
Judge denies bail in Tampa road rage case
The Tampa Bay International Business Council, The Florida District Export Council and the Export Assistance Center of the U.S. Department of Commerce will have a networking session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in the Royal Palm Ballroom, 700 N West Shore Blvd. in Tampa. Bill Manning, president and general manager of the Tampa Bay Mutiny, will discuss the Mutiny's impact on the Tampa economy and its international connection. Cost is $10 for members, $20 for non-members. Call (727) 298-8589.