November 28, 2001
Ladies and gentlemen, start your skepticism
Downtown St. Petersburg is alive. Take a walk down Central Avenue on a Friday or Saturday evening, past restaurants and music and wine bars and art galleries that were not there even a couple of years ago.
County's health costs run deficit
Pinellas may have to increase employee health insurance rates this spring, halfway into the fiscal year.
Carefree lawn in trouble
Artificial turf crosses the line with a Palm Harbor homeowners group, which says: Better dead than fake.
Fear adds weight to mail crush
Terrorism has changed the holiday post office rituals a bit.
Officials dig into money handling
A report cites a former school district grounds supervisor in the misappropriating of about $1-million.
Cops target local Mideast men
Questions of civil liberties arise as Florida law enforcers prepare to question men with Middle Eastern backgrounds.
Ashcroft: U.S. will win Al-Najjar case
WASHINGTON -- Attorney General John Ashcroft expressed confidence Tuesday that the government would prevail in its five-year effort to deport Mazen Al-Najjar.
School district sued over needle stabbing
CLEARWATER -- Peggy Patides dropped off her 6-year-old son Nicholas at Bay Point Elementary School in April 2000 and assumed he would safely spend another day in reading circles and play groups.
Tampa Bay briefs
Police: Man found in car died before fire
Wave of opponents kills Crow's treated-wood bill
TALLAHASSEE -- For nearly a year, state Rep. Larry Crow of Palm Harbor has been trying to ban arsenic-treated wood from Florida's public playgrounds.
South Pinellas headlines
Honoring emergency workers
RV park, developer reach deal, end suits
Stuffed wallet lands in four honest hands
For work or play?
'Tourists' in Pinellas Park see it in new light
One kind of terrorism never ceases
Two of 3 Kinkade galleries close
Fresh fish, fine wine fill the bill at store
Schools name candidates for top Support Employee
Mounds of the past cleared for growth
Parking meters crop up in John's Pass
Blood, sweat and cheers
Northeast High to honor its top athletes, coaches
Book takes a look at life of a firefighter
With barber's death comes passing of era
Causeway bridge lookouts need a new post
Promises to police officers made good
Rabbits reproduce into pests
Santa Parade gets rolling on Saturday
Hotel wants to let guests travel on air
Club's success leads to start of men's league
Bikes help get handle on law enforcement
Renovated Bardmoor gets positive feedback
North Pinellas headlines
Renovate a fire station only to destroy it?
Beach visitors center in limbo
Guest list includes sled team, military dogs
Clues lead forensic business to new home: Largo
Agency's radiation booklet criticized
Old ties leave Oldsmar in knots
Don't be afraid of holiday flying
Ex-pastor sentenced in sex case
Mayor's wife's business role may pose conflict
Ex-wife sticks with tale of murder
The future of black people; the war here and now
News of Florida
A chief of Florida security is named
Panel expands Bonanno inquiry
Murder witness admits he lied
Publisher Lynda Keever named to Hall of Fame
Florida chief holds service record
Records bills clear a Senate panel
Lawmakers agree to restore probation cuts
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