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Friday, September 22, 2000
Olympic Coverage
Bennett wins
Olympic gold

[AP photo]
Valrico swimmer sets record, completes freestyle sweep.
John Romano reports
  • A bronze-tinted contrast
  • Big fun
  • U.S. boxer loses to the scale
  • Holyfield pep talkspurs Lacy
  • Fault with vault causes uproar
  • Olympics roundup
  • Athletes line up for computers
  • Olympics notebook
  • Bennett wins Olympic gold
  • Fast facts: swimming
  • Olympics highlights

    Moving through sorrow
    [Times photo: Maurice Rivenbark]
    A recent accident recalls the story of a boy who was born, and immediately orphaned, after a car crash in St. Petersburg. Today, 4-year-old Kaleb blows a kiss to his parents' picture every night. Story

    2 local venues among the top moneymakers
    Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall ranks fourth this year among U.S. theaters of its size in concert revenue, and Tampa's Ice Palace ranks sixth in its category, according to a survey by Amusement Business, a trade weekly. Story

    Florida Orchestra's pops gain corporate sponsor
    TAMPA -- For the first time in four years, the Florida Orchestra has a sponsor for its pops concerts. St. Petersburg-based Raymond James Financial signed a three-year deal to underwrite the pops series, Story

    Tropical Depression Helene soaks Gulf Coast
    The center of a weakened Tropical Depression Helene came ashore Friday in the Florida Panhandle, bringing bands of heavy rain to residents along the Gulf Coast. Latest AP update | Projected Path

    They fled, police chased, and lives are shattered
    Two teens die, another is critically hurt and the wisdom of Tampa's chase policy is questioned anew. Story

    Lyons' former church debates his leadership
    The convicted minister has kept in touch with his church in St. Petersburg, but some in the congregation want to move on. Story

    Tough Tampa years helped Vinny mature
    Vinny Testaverde's six Bucs seasons are crucial in transforming the Jets QB into leader. Story

    Johnson: Race stirs the Chrebet dispute
    Keyshawn Johnson says the media dredge up the flap with his ex-teammate because of racial differences. Story

    As drug debate rages, compare prices
    As presidential candidates and congressional hopefuls battle over who would do more to help seniors pay for prescription drugs, consumer advocates propose a quicker solution: Story

    Jeb Bush in back seat for this race
    The Florida governor has been careful not to upstage his brother in the campaign for president. Story

    Ethics panel calls off Rep. Brown inquiry
    The panel says there is insufficient evidence to determine if Corrine Brown violated any rules. Story

    'Crash in the sea,' Havana tells Cubans
    Their stolen plane out of fuel, the fleeing families ask for help and are refused, they say. Story

    Tampa complex nears opening
    Channelside developers are now shooting for the Christmas season, giving nearby rival Centro Ybor a head start. Story

    Two utilities seek 2001 rate increases
    Florida Power and FP&L blame fuel prices for the request to the PSC. If approved, the increases would be the second in six months. Story

    Howard Troxler: Beware of deals in the heat of battle
    Jan Glidewell: One man's compassion resonates through city
    Robert Trigaux: When it comes to riches, bay area left holding the bag

    Mosquitoes drive child from school
    Officials at the preschool think the problem stems from a neighboring property and insist they've done all they can. Story

    County to examine shelter rules
    Officials want to ensure that people's needs outweigh policies in times of disaster. Story

    Gas line unwelcome as neighbor
    The meeting crowd is clear about a proposed natural gas line: It's too close to people. Story

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