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© St. Petersburg Times, published November 8, 2000


Judge says Voyeur Dorm site must leave neighborhood

TAMPA -- A federal judge has ruled that a voyeuristic Web site that shows the daily activities of a group of women must move from a residential neighborhood.

The city said in September 1999 that Voyeur Dorm is an adult business that violates zoning laws and tried to shut it down. Attorneys for the Web site sued, claiming the action unconstitutionally restricted privacy and free speech.

U.S. District Judge Susan C. Bucklew on Monday granted the city's motion for a summary judgment rejecting the Web site's lawsuit.

Brandon man's body found at recycling firm

TAMPA -- Officials are investigating the death of a Brandon man whose body was discovered early Tuesday inside a Gibsonton recyling company compound. Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Rod Reder said 58-year-old Paul Douglas Casteel of 104 Edmonton Lane in Brandon was the victim of a homicide caused by blunt trauma to the upper body. He would not elaborate.

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