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October 31, 2000

What big eyes I have
[Times photo: Thomas M. Goethe]
Samantha Baker, 15 months old, checks out her reflection in a fun house mirror at Gymboree of Tampa at 1220 S Dale Mabry Highway. On Monday the children had a Halloween party. Samantha came dressed as a ladybug.
Mary Jo Melone
Stepping outside the ring for a change
I never thought I would live with a man who watches professional wrestling.

Top stories
1 killed in pileup on I-75 bridge
Another person dies on the Lake Panasoffkee Bridge on I-75 before work to widen and improve the span can get under way.

Dome falls short for disabled fans
A federal study finds that Tropicana Field fails to fully comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Tom Esslinger, charity's director, dies at 67
Thomas H. "Tom" Esslinger, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas County for 22 years, died Friday (Oct. 27, 2000) at his home in Town 'N Country.

South Pinellas headlines
  • Dome falls short for disabled fans
  • Will All Children's Hospital join BayCare?
  • House race grows in ferocity in final days
  • Well-respected schoolteacher dies of liver cancer

  • North Pinellas headlines
  • Questions cloud water plant plan
  • North Pinellas digest
  • Frantic senior center ready for Barbara Bush
  • County postpones tax break for seniors
  • City still cobbling together funds for community center
  • Athletes love the lush feel of new field
  • Harris' role as peacemaker courageous
  • 'Fixation' on youth curfew took slight time on city clock
  • Officials: Phone mistaken for gun
  • School search
  • Recounting the thrill of the very first Saturn
  • Halloween happenings
  • North Pinellas briefs
  • Zolciak clinches Mini Stock class championship
  • STAR Center's new tenant: crime fighter
  • Model citizen, dutiful worker -- at 10
  • School briefs
  • Achievers
  • Pupils sign pledge to reject drugs
  • Under construction
  • Verne K. Burgess, decorated WWI vet

  • Hillsborough headlines
  • Rabid fox attacks boy, stepfather in their yard
  • Schools send teacher to help jailed teens
  • Water projects called harmless to bay
  • Democrats, Parrotheads sing as one at Gore campaign stop
  • 3-year-old child's death from injuries ruled homicide
  • Aisenbergs' attorneys want notes on tapes
  • New witness delays trial in Ybor fatal stabbing
  • Jimmy Buffett to play at Gore rally
  • 2nd trial begins in slaying, DNA link
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