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October 31, 2000

Tampa Bay: October 31, 2000 Hillsborough County news

Rabid fox attacks boy, stepfather in their yard
[Times photo: Dan McDuffie]
TAMPA -- Still wearing boxer shorts, 12-year-old Aaron Alexia stumbled to the garage of his Citrus Park home about 6:45 a.m. Monday to get his laundry out of the dryer.
Schools send teacher to help jailed teens
A lawsuit is filed, and the Hillsborough school district dedicates a teacher to work at the Orient Road Jail.

Water projects called harmless to bay
Two studies conclude that a desal plant and diversions of freshwater would have an insignificant effect on salinity.

3-year-old child's death from injuries ruled homicide
TAMPA -- A 3-year-old boy died Friday night as a result of injuries to his abdomen, Tampa police said Monday.

Aisenbergs' attorneys want notes on tapes
The defense suggests federal authorities might have known the tapes were flawed even as they sought to indict the couple.

New witness delays trial in Ybor fatal stabbing
TAMPA -- An 11th-hour prosecution witness provoked a two-day delay Monday in the murder trial of Mike Fuqua, accused of fatally stabbing an Air Force airman during a spring break bar fight in Ybor City.

Democrats, Parrotheads sing as one at Gore campaign stop
When singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett came to town in December, loyal Parrotheads sold out his Ice Palace show.

2nd trial begins in slaying, DNA link
TAMPA -- The second trial of a man accused of killing a convenience store clerk 11 years ago began with jury selection on Monday.

Bulletin board
Free adoption seminar offered Wednesday

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  • Harris' role as peacemaker courageous
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