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December 22, 2000

Tampa Bay: December 22, 2000 Hillsborough County news

A timely visit from a Claus with a cause
[Times photo: Ken Helle]
Sick kids get a special audience with Santa and Mrs. Claus, as the Kiwanis Club and BPB Celotex team up to brighten their holiday.
Papers' ballot examination presses forward

An effort by the media and others to peruse undervoted presidential ballots in Florida turns its attention to Hillsborough.

Drivers get a break on parking in Ybor City
The city hopes to give businesses a holiday boost and smooth parking problems when the Super Bowl comes to town.

Employee foils plans of would-be store robber
BRANDON -- Two people who reported for work Thursday morning at a check-cashing store found someone waiting on them when they unlocked the door: a would-be robber who had cut through walls to get there.

Bitten teen in fair condition
TAMPA -- The 17-year-old Plant City girl attacked by her family's pack of pet Rottweilers was in fair condition Thursday at Tampa General Hospital.

Bulletin board
"Fun-U-Cational' Circus tickets go on sale

Potential cadets can learn of life at West Point
The West Point Parents Club of the Gulf Coast of Florida has scheduled a holiday reception for prospective West Point cadets at 10 a.m. Dec. 30 at the Radisson Sabal Park, 10221 Princess Palm Ave., Tampa.

Crash hurts two
A man was critically injured in a Thursday afternoon traffic crash on E Hillsborough Avenue and N 37th Street.

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  • Tampa Bay briefs
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  • Aisenberg spying extension unlawful
  • 'Crowbar robber' evades capture
  • Drug case snitches lie, defense claims

  • Pinellas headlines
  • Police gain weapon against booming bass
  • Arthur Hampton Jr., reliant on blood donors, dies
  • 27-year police sergeant dies at age 49
  • Police: Man secretly taped talk with officer
  • Two escape injury as fire destroys home
  • Tarpon votes to raise rates about $3 at golf course
  • Charities rake in war chest wealth
  • Officials seek 2 men after bank robbery
  • City Hall Park will close for facelift
  • Crash victim worried about eyes
  • Single father, four kids touched by kindness
  • Family told their above-ground pool must go
  • Potential cadets can learn of life at West Point
  • Dear Santa: I wish our officials got more respect
  • All signs point to go for walkers
  • Season rolls by with highs, lows
  • Retired Col. Edward Imparato, wrote about WWII
  • Sight unseen
  • Best bets

  • News of Florida
  • Auditors hammer prison system
  • Bush team sizes up two Floridians
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