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October 19, 2000

Bracing for trial
[Times photo: Boyzell Hosey]
Terry Mance is comforted by his fiancee, Tracy Townsend, during a break in jury selection for the Jessy Joe Roten murder trial.

LARGO -- The attorney for a self-avowed skinhead accused of killing a 6-year-old multiracial girl asked a potential juror how she would feel about seeing graphic photos of a young child. Story

Mary Jo Melone
Antron Peterson was one lucky guy
Iwant to believe the detectives, the prosecutors.

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House searched for baby's body
As investigators look for the remains of Sabrina Aisenberg, a hearing on tapes of her parents is postponed.

One of Ray brothers with AIDS is dying
Robert Ray, 22, is in critical condition at All Children's Hospital.

Ex-con sought in 9 robberies
Police in Pinellas Park and Tampa are looking for an ex-convict wanted in a rash of McDonald's restaurant robberies.

Crowd gathers to share grief, thoughts of safety
CARROLLWOOD -- After Jacob Kruse died over the weekend, becoming the second victim of a car crash, dozens of friends converged on Julia and Johnny Baker's house.

South Pinellas headlines
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  • Foes in state House race spar over size of signs

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Music to take center stage tonight
  • Leads keep running dry in search for boy,
  • Driver is road's 2nd fatality in 3 days
  • Manager challenges the county on taxes
  • Pinellas digest
  • Ex-city manager has eye on office
  • Council revisits rules on firing top officials
  • Pinellas briefs
  • Clearwater takes step toward good stewardship
  • Latest traffic tool: video cameras
  • Pets now restricted in parks
  • Driver who killed man pleads guilty to reduced charge
  • Whale dies at Clearwater Marine Aquarium
  • Future pro stars are at Bardmoor

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Harleys, stogies just go together
  • Ex-official's name to hit new heights
  • Pay raises negotiated for starting teachers
  • Recordkeeping lags in some Moffitt trials
  • Informers in cartel case to stay secret
  • 2nd jury agrees: Killer should die
  • Tampa Bay briefs
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  • News of Florida
  • Pulp mill polluter blocks results of EPA tests
  • Democrats to change radio ad about Bush
  • Candidate wants to halt FCAT tests
  • Judge, jury tour murder scene
  • Patients won't have to relocate
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