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 Tampa Bay: September 22, 2000 North Pinellas County news

Hurricane kicks up wave of hurt birds
[Times photo: Jim Damaske]
INDIAN SHORES -- While most area hospitals stayed calm as Hurricane Gordon blew by the coast, one clinic was flooded with dozens of injured patients.
Commission gives go-ahead for new library

"Thank goodness! How many years has it been?" Commissioner J.B. Johnson said just after the vote. The commission decided officially that the new library will be 90,000 square feet, with 44,000 square feet of the interior unfinished.

Group's youth efforts bring national award
Eckerd Youth Alternatives, a program for troubled adolescents, earns praise for its commitment to improve the community.

Thrift trumps road's beauty
Commissioners turn down an appealing offer to share costs on median improvements, citing the continuing cost of maintaining greenery.

Eckerd expands its adult courses
Seniors can attend classes, go on day trips and even travel to foreign countries. The best part: no tests. New locations also are added.

Rain or shine, Ozona postmaster delivered love
Re: "Sonny' delivered fun to Ozona, Sept. 17 story.

Judge reduces woman's murder sentence by 4 years
LARGO -- A Tarpon Springs woman who killed her son-in-law during a child custody dispute had her original sentence cut by four years on Thursday.

Prep league turnout bowls over center
During the summer, parents, coaches and student bowlers encouraged youngsters to join the Pinellas County High School League.

'Come, relax and listen'
New this year at Dunedin's Wines the Blues festival is an arts and crafts section for children.

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