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 Tampa Bay: December 7, 2000
Students ship Christmas hope to Cambodians
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Fourth-graders are inspired by articles about a woman who recently revisited her homeland.
North Pinellas County news

Players won't let a city fee increase slide
Members say making non-residents pay an additional $30 annually could doom the Clearwater club.

Oldsmar told charter school plan flawed
The School Board staff says the proposal should be denied, but city officials say with help they can come up with a better plan. Meanwhile, there is competition for the building to house the school.

State move lets overpass plan proceed
Ending a condemnation lawsuit with a landowner will mean the Drew overpass will cost more, but the state DOT says it's time to get on with it.

North Pinellas digest
Post office hours expanded

Chase tally: 2 arrests, 2 cars, lots of tires
Police say two suspects take a second car after the tires on their first car are blown out. The second car is also slowed by "stop-sticks."

Proposed horse farm clears jump
Some neighbors are worried about the size of the riding arena, but the county signs off on the plans.

Pinellas buys three Anclote River islands
County officials say they intend to keep the islands undeveloped, which pleases residents who have fought development efforts in the past.

Death overcomes hope in search for man
A Pinellas fisherman jumps from a boat. His body, and an explanation, have not been found.

Board has charter school decisions to make
The School Board staff has recommended one applicant for approval, three for rejection.

North Pinellas in brief
Sun Coast Hospital offers free health screening

Mease Countryside plans expansion
The $66-million project will take four years and bring new services to match the population growth in northeast Pinellas.

Phillips set to continue her run of good fortune
With a Times Turkey Trot feather in her cap and a personal-best 10K time, Christy Phillips is ready for the ultimate challenge.

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Today

Avenue Players exit Tarpon Springs
Despite the decision, the city plans to continue hosting classic plays at the Performing Arts Center.

County rejects dock in Sutherland Bayou
Though a developer worked with county officials on the plan, it was rejected 6-0.

Wander Pinellas
Great Explorations (The Pier), 800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, a hands-on museum with exhibits that include the pitch-black Touch Tunnel 2. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. Admission: $4 ages 3-55, children under 3 admitted free, $2 senior citizens. Call 821-8992. Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo, is a 21-acre park with 22 historical structures that reflect the turn-of-the-century lifestyles of Pinellas pioneers. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Sat., 1-4 p.m. Sun. Admission: free, donations accepted. Call 582-2123. Medieval Brass Rubbing Center and Museum, 822 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs: Hands-on museum. Permanent collection of over 150 commemorative brass facsimiles and gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission free. Call 934-6760.


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  • Teens get cigarette ordinance passed
  • K-Bar's future to hinge upon 47 acres' fate
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