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December 3, 2000

Tampa Bay: December 3, 2000 Hillsborough County news

A cool smile
[Times photo: Kristen Schmid]
With a little help from her mom and a family friend, Samantha Bonce, 3 1/2, skates for the first time at Tampa's downtown SantaFest on Saturday. The ice rink was at Massey Park on Harrison Street.
Medical students' patients paid to be probed

TAMPA -- The pockets of their white lab coats stuffed with new stethoscopes, a gaggle of earnest young medical students fidgeted as they waited their turn outside a suite of examining rooms.

Homeowners hope to win with rentals for Super Bowl
However, game organizers expect fans to opt for hotel rooms within a 90-mile radius. They say there are enough such rooms to accommodate the crowd.

Two injured in drive-by shooting
PLANT CITY -- Police were searching for a suspect in a drive-by shooting Saturday that sent a 27-year-old man and a 70-year-old woman to local hospitals.

A festival for the senses fills Lake Park with crafts
The annual event in Lutz continues today. Total expected attendance is 35,000.

Bulletin board
Center plans lighting of Christmas tree

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Court asked to change its 'Baby Sam' decision
  • Portrait of an addiction
  • Report: Coe ensnared friends in coverup
  • Tampa Bay briefs
  • Week in review
  • Scientologists, protesters keep their distance
  • Neurosurgeon fined for 'wrong-side' mistake

  • Pinellas headlines
  • Chief conflicts
  • Being called old suits them fine
  • Rule change permits state to set standards
  • Pinellas Park official quitting over pay
  • Downtown poor stage protest at chamber
  • Attorney for Madeira Beach gets dismissed
  • How about a little sympathy for panhandlers?
  • Public suffers as city plays tit-for-tat
  • Bethel members praise choice for new minister
  • New-age firms at home in old-world buildings
  • Tyrone bears good news for carnivores
  • Gripes kept to a minimum in Madeira Beach
  • Tomlinson Park upgrades proposed
  • What's up on campus
  • 'Strictly Enforced' -- as opposed to what?
  • New Times executive welcomed at Poynter
  • Muvico child care gives parents a break and kids time to play
  • Boat parades
  • Coquina Key unleashes approval for dog park
  • 2 Tampa Bay gymnasts win state title
  • Eckerd women are showing 'passion to play'
  • Gibbs High rolls to scratch division championship
  • Silent nights, days at Clearwater Mall
  • Ticket to ride
  • A dancer undaunted
  • Libraries caught in funding fairness feud
  • Rezoning sought next to complex
  • New nudges out old in beach city
  • Police chief finalists get to make their cases
  • Clearwater has opportunity to preserve property for park
  • Change is in the air at Clearwater City Hall
  • Headlines through the years
  • Official quits Pinellas Park for position in Clearwater
  • Firetruck bearing Santa to hit East Lake streets
  • Eckerd women's team shows passion to play
  • Firefighter is honored for 15 years of service
  • Business owners invited to meeting Thursday
  • Library notes

  • News of Florida
  • A recounting of the travails of Palm Beach
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