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October 16, 2000

Tampa Bay: October 16, 2000 Hillsborough County news

Dancing in light
[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
Bethea Roch, 23, of Tampa, uses electric candles during a routine Sunday at the Gala Belly Dance Show at the Doubletree Hotel. Performers from Kadayif's Studio for Middle Eastern Dance in Lutz were featured.
Term repeal bid hums quietly

The campaign's focus is keeping Mayor Dick Greco, but he's not focused on running again.

Car chase injures innocent driver
He suffers fractures after unwittingly crossing the path of a police chase involving two stolen cars.

Driver hurt in collision with officer's cruiser
TAMPA -- A 24-year veteran of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office was slightly injured when his patrol car slammed into a car that had pulled out in front of him, officials said.

Woman says kidnapping claim was a prank
TAMPA -- A woman who claimed to have been kidnapped Saturday was playing a joke on a convenience store clerk, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

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