December 20, 2000
||Santa breaks rule, makes deal
[Times photo: Andrea Bruce Woodall]
After years of trying, a Clearwater High School senior is allowed to dress as the jolly old elf for a morning.
Elections scandal no stranger to Tampa Bay
Pound for pound, the 2000 election mess was nothing compared to the granddaddy of voting-related investigations, the Shoup Voting Machine Scandal, a probe of national scope focused on Tampa in the early 1970s.
Traveling for holidays: start early
By land, air or rail, holiday travelers must expect delays and be prepared for inconveniences.
Scientologist to buy downtown Largo site
A church building would be converted into a Scientology mission with classes and a bookstore.
District tightens water limits
Forced to act by exceptional drought conditions, Swiftmud cuts by 75 percent the limits imposed last fall.
Man gets life sentence in stabbing
The judge had no choice for leniency in the case because of the defendant's past record.
Mercy runs out for drunken driver
A mother who once urged leniency for the driver who killed her son helps send the woman away after probation violations.
Tampa Bay briefs
City to build Phillies plush stadium
Possible elections violations spur inquiry
TAMPA -- The Hillsborough State Attorney's Office will investigate possible election law violations detailed in a Monday St. Petersburg Times story about political activists who helped voters fill out their absentee ballots.
Courthouse scandal judge merely laments news leak
TAMPA -- The likely suspects sat before Pinellas-Pasco Chief Judge Susan Schaeffer:
Detective testifies in Aisenberg case
Linda Sue Burton says she has suspected Sabrina's parents from the start.
South Pinellas headlines
Pinellas Park mourns firefighter
Turmoil pursuing building of new City Hall
$85,000 approved for park upgrades
Who decides which one is the thief?
Five injured in brawl at sports bar
A city divided delays its City Hall
Neighborhoods atop candidate's list
Old hotel to reopen as, er, ah, new hotel
Restaurant to boost shrimpy parking
2 diners open at BayWalk
City recreation fees spur discussion
A global spin
Peers, parents point out district's terrific teachers
Grant lets poor come in from cold
Dann blazed local trails in business, political life
Focus on volunteers
34th St. boosters complain of loss
Citizen cops issue $382,000 in tickets
Fire damages vacant home; electrical problem blamed
A grand place for worship
Championships complete league's fall season
CGA players take different course to victory
North Pinellas headlines
Swimmer is back with a vengeance
Apartment complex sued over woman's 1999 slaying
With doubts, city okays $100,000 more for expert
Sword-wielding man charged in threat
Phillies to get new stadium, new deal
Hospital wins approval to build up and not out
Pick up or pay up, Tarpon Springs tells pet owners
No deal for three to retire early
Fire kills handyman in Largo
Largo police chief search shifts gears
Manufactured artwork inspires showroom
Linebaugh extension into Pinellas should help
'New' water poses a new problem
HUD grant aids independent elderly
Headlines through the years
Durica helps revive classic Ensign fleet
In sickness and in health
Size of health care reserve eyed
News of Florida
TaxWatch polishes image as government watchdog
Democrats may lose agriculture post
Offical begins effort to oust 'liberal' justices
Around the state
News organizations continue ballot review, Gore gains votes
Business group urges civil service overhaul
Repayment drives expected HUD head
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