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September 30, 2000

Tampa Bay: September 30, 2000 Hillsborough County news

Sandra Thompson
An evening full of dreams of a real downtown
In the lobby of the Jaeb Theater at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, people mingled in small groups, talking. Everyone seemed to know one another, which seemed strange because Tuesday night was not a private party but the first public workshop for the cultural arts district that in Tampa could change the meaning of the word "downtown."

Foes in runoff stir little excitement
Sen. James Hargrett Jr. and Commissioner Tom Scott face off in Hillsborough's only race on the ballot Tuesday.

Toddler survives fall from second story
The Tampa girl lands on a narrow strip of soil between an asphalt parking lot and a concrete patio.

Journalist Linda Ellerbee will speak about breast cancer
TAMPA -- Journalist, author and television producer Linda Ellerbee comes to town next week to speak about breast cancer, and she promises it won't be depressing.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Prosecutors drop man's drug paraphernalia case
  • Medical examiner leaves office
  • Third victim in police chase dies
  • Would-be dad held in tot's death
  • Teachers union files unfair labor charge over teacher bonuses
  • Counselor involved in boy's death resigns
  • Judge will weigh legality of recording Aisenbergs
  • Pinellas judge will oversee grand jury look into snooping
  • Hundreds arrested in drug sweep
  • Tampa Bay briefs
  • Religion briefs

  • Pinellas headlines
  • Candidates woo voters to paltry ballot
  • Groups laud police work; even once-vocal critic chimes in
  • Rabbi relishes new life as new year approaches
  • Fame comes to door of Gore's new debate adviser
  • Center plunges into fundraising
  • Ex-firefighter helps save nearby home
  • Shooting victim's wife sells his stores
  • City asks: Help us plan our 8 acres
  • New trees to sprout near old stumps
  • Employee of Tarpon company dies in S.C.
  • Bands set to compete in a spectacle of sound
  • Campaign calendar

  • News of Florida
  • Two aging planes remain in state fleet
  • Marriage at last for longtime soul mates
  • State leaves millions for kids unspent
  • Pool safety law to go ahead
  • Bush, GOP return felon's funds
  • New state laws to debut
  • Ecstasy additive being blamed for overdose deaths in Florida
  • Spot check
  • Player charged in post-game fight
  • Senate fight gets close, personal
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