December 13, 2000
||Mayor to retire
[Times photo: Dirk Shadd]
St. Petersburg's mayor will not seek re-election to a fourth term. He calls it "a pretty good exit."
Strong on paper, calm through all the storms
David J. Fischer, who has decided not to run for re-election as mayor of St. Petersburg, is decent, responsible and thoughtful. He will go down in the history books as the city's first "strong" mayor in modern times.
Now kids, you know there's no ...
She said what? To fourth-graders? Now a North Port teacher has sent a letter of her own -- to parents.
Woman's remains set adrift in bay
ST. PETERSBURG -- A member of Pass-a-Grille Yacht club offered an urn. A funeral home liaison would provide a crypt.
Suspect alleges DUI was a trap
He says he complied with a request to move his car while at a party. His trial is today.
Reno blocks Al-Najjar's release
For the third time this week, hopes for freedom are dashed for the man accused of having terrorist ties but never charged.
Witness says he trusted detectives' evidence
The former prosecutor says applications to extend bugging at the home of Steve and Marlene Aisenberg did not raise any questions.
Prosecutor-to-be finishes public defender role
Mark Ober is ready to become Hillsborough's state attorney after a plea deal completes his last case as a defense attorney.
South Pinellas headlines
City Hall contract encounters opposition
Gulfport christens theater with glee
Only two in fledgling fire panel show up
Just say no to curbside mail delivery
City sprawl reaches far into wallets
Weedon Island manager rehired
Sewer rate poised to increase
Pi is sweet, victory is sweeter at math contest
Gulfport seeks artists proposals
Vinoy Place will host oohs and ahs in March
Paint day brushes up 22nd Street S
Vendors are under delicate scrutiny
Luxury gulf-front condos set for Redington Beach
Sensual swivels for all shapes and sizes
City says survey will help with planning
Remodeled club is excited about open house
Belleair team receives lift from Slattery, 1st win
North Pinellas headlines
Woman charged with leaving accident
Food drive brings out pupils' can-do spirit
North Pinellas briefs
It's lovely weather for a light tour together
Next chief may come from ski country
Roberto to join private sector
Jeweler's designs gain store loyal fans
Drought changes plans for medians
Dolphin dabbles in watercolors
Mark your calendar
Donations can help ensure future of child care centers
Clearwater firefighter is charged in stabbing
Oldsmar told to revamp charter school plan
Funds sought to fight coastal building laws
Floridians brave Colorado cold to try out skis
From pie in sky to castles on the sand
Getting homes for the holidays
Sanctions over leaks requested
Tampa woman charged with leaving accident
Hillsborough business digest
News of Florida
State halts plan for heavier semitrailer trucks
In farewell, Nelson lauds Cabinet for collegial spirit
Around the state
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