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December 15, 2000

Tampa Bay: December 15, 2000 Hillsborough County news

Eighth-grade hackers pilfer science class exam
The two honor students are suspended. County school officials are examining their test security.

Riverside project is stymied by landowners
Owners of two key pieces of waterfront land do not sell, spoiling the grand design. Some Tampa Heights residents are happy to see the proposal go.

Former Tampa cop is a quick lawsuit study
The federal courthouse exudes an air of formality. As if filing a case there would not be daunting enough, imagine doing it without a lawyer.

Observers seeking new approach to delinquent girls
The number of girls in the juvenile justice system is rising, and officials say intervention efforts must grow, too.

Council approves Super Bowl 'Clean Zone'
A few protesters said the ordinance violates property rights and limits entrepreneurship.

Property appraiser is sued over Ice Palace assessment
TAMPA -- The Tampa Sports Authority and the entities that operate the 20,686-seat Ice Palace near downtown Tampa have sued Hillsborough Property Appraiser Rob Turner, claiming the arena should be exempt from taxation.

Bulletin board
Center Place offers monthly art classes

Elections supervisors seek voice in reforms
Led by Hillsborough's Pam Iorio, the state association offers its expertise to lawmakers.

Bulls bits
TAMPA -- After a nine-day stretch saw the women's basketball team play five games and manage just one win, USF had a week off to prepare for Saturday's game at Miami.

Reserve provides lift for men's hoops team
TAMPA -- Elijah Piazza is a criminology major, so his analysis of his role on the University of Tampa basketball team is natural.

Spartan shorts
TAMPA -- After averaging 16 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals in three games, UT's Gecarri Freeman earned Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week honors.

Community makes music with USF
For the past 20 years, community art programs across the country have filled some of the voids left by funding cutbacks to arts in public schools.

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