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December 18, 2000

Tampa Bay: December 18, 2000 Hillsborough County news
Fest relives spirit of old Mexico
Hispanics in Wimauma, many of them migrant farm workers, celebrate the Posada, a Christmas tradition, on Sunday.

Car hits, kills woman on her birthday
TAMPA -- A woman walking across the street near her Tampa home was struck and killed by a passing motorist Saturday night on her 40th birthday.

Wife: Shooter was a good dad
TAMPA -- The estranged wife of a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend in Ybor City remembered him Sunday as a devoted father who had been depressed and couldn't face being alone.

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Brandon/Valrico

When is helping voters too much?
Some voters say Isis Segarra helps them with a lot of things -- even punching their ballots.

Man in critical condition after cigarette causes fire
TAMPA -- More than two years ago, a neighbor saved Robert Sovik's life when he left a cigarette burning in an ashtray and started a fire that heavily damaged his home at 8007 Temple Place.


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