Tampa Bay: December 3, 2000
Hillsborough County news
Medical students' patients paid to be probed
||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.
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.
Center plans lighting of Christmas tree