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September 23, 2001
Eyes on the skies
[Times photo: John Pendygraft]
Tampa International's new air traffic manager is quickly tested by crowds and crisis.
Mary Jo Melone
In a country they love, a dose of hate
The St. Petersburg police report calls it a simple battery.

Ernest Hooper
She fondly remembers what the walls can't tell
Lula Tollaman started collecting autographs in 1957 when she was first hired to be the bathroom attendant at the Columbia Restaurant.

Top stories
Man, 21, held in assault on baby
The 9-month-old, kidnapped, molested and left for dead, is found in nearby woods. A family friend is charged.

TV serves up comfort food for the brain
A grid showing the changes in the fall prime-time network television lineup appears in Monday's Floridian section. NOTE: West Wing will not debut its new season until Oct. 3. NBC changed the date after the grid was printed.

Tampa Bay briefs
Man killed trying to cross U.S. 41

Metro review
Some highlights of the news from around the region for the week just ended.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Parents hope son's ship comes home on schedule
  • Pakistani family gets used to U.S. ways
  • Busboy serves up a beacon of Liberty
  • Campus crowd clamors for insight
  • Firefighters' lesson all too real
  • Group that promotes peace has new leader
  • Mail brings slur, threat to citizen born in Iran
  • Sojourners grateful to be home -- and alive
  • 250 people suggest songs for new tower
  • 25th music spectacular to feature band alums
  • Recreation center at last ready to host fun
  • Pinellas Park firefighters, police deal for top pay
  • Groups move to make way for station
  • Blood donors needed all year long
  • Beaches notebook
  • Patching sidewalk isn't easy
  • Plan to loosen B&B rules receives mixed reviews
  • 2 stores round out Seville Square
  • Business briefs
  • Boley Centers unwraps its new headquarters
  • Old theater may join in black history movement
  • Think of the toy store as indoor playground
  • Neighborhood briefs
  • Vote on Belleair Shore law enforcement is postponed
  • Good for you
  • Government calendar
  • What's up on campus
  • Week ahead
  • Two local districts get Main Street go-ahead
  • Gymnasts begin season with eye on state
  • 3 Tritons decide not to take team's Boston flight
  • An array of Web sites

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • 3 Tritons decide not to take team flight to Boston
  • For the comfort of being together, 2,500 gather
  • Raising the flag above the rubble
  • Musical tribute pays honor to the victims of terrorism
  • Scientologist merchants can bar critics
  • For blind kids, a future in flux
  • Police try to connect suspect with boy
  • Long-neglected road will soon get attention
  • Delays over, Seminole center to open
  • Museum short on endowment
  • Medical mission hears 'Nobel'
  • Headlines through the years
  • 'Dramatic and friendly'
  • Firefighters hold fundraising events
  • Good for You
  • Mark your calendar

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Man hurt in wreck, then killed in hit-and-run
  • Veterans gather to pay tribute to POWs, MIAs

  • News of Florida
  • Top environmental posts short on experience
  • Teen accused of stealing 49 flags
  • Changing times challenge Bush
  • Floridians favor military response
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