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September 22, 2000

Tampa Bay: September 22, 2000 Hillsborough County news
Hargrett: Vote on airport tax bill was a mistake
His company runs three airport shops, and he supported a bill to exempt them from property taxes.

37 charged in Miami-to-Tampa drug trafficking scheme
TAMPA -- One juvenile and 36 adults from all walks of life were arrested in Hillsborough County this week, charged with being the couriers in a drug-running scheme that stretched from Tampa to Miami.

Vote on signs for Tampa strip clubs delayed
TAMPA -- Tampa strip clubs will have at least two more weeks before they have to put up signs warning customers about the city's law against lap dancing.

School strategy's costs are explained
The proposal designed to satisfy a federal judge would cost $76.8-million, the school district estimates.

Spartan shorts
TAMPA -- The women's soccer team cracked the top 25 this week, coming in at No. 20. It marks the first appearance for the 3-year-old program.

Bulls bits
TAMPA -- Before the soccer season started, Bulls' midfielder Siri Nordby was named the preseason Player of the Year for Conference USA.

Freshmen make impact on UT volleyball squad
TAMPA -- When the University of Tampa volleyball team opens it Sunshine State Conference schedule tonight against Florida Southern, it will do so with a distinct disadvantage -- at least on paper.

UT goes on a volunteering spree
The school ditches the traditional freshman orientation shopping trip in favor of community service, drawing hundreds of volunteers.

Learn how mime troupe thinks outside the box
Traditionally, mimes don't talk. So someone needs to speak on their behalf.

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  • Pinellas headlines
  • Curfew plan barely squeaks through
  • Front Porch advances a step
  • Commission gives go-ahead for new library
  • Group's youth efforts bring national award
  • Thrift trumps road's beauty
  • Eckerd expands its adult courses
  • Hurricane kicks up wave of hurt birds
  • Rain or shine, Ozona postmaster delivered love
  • Judge reduces woman's murder sentence by 4 years
  • Prep league turnout bowls over center
  • 'Come, relax and listen'

  • News of Florida
  • Foes weigh in against plan for heavier trucks
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  • Jeb Bush in back seat for this race
  • Everglades restoration passes test
  • Bush orders review of appeal for clemency
  • State briefs
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