Links from the Times: Hillsborough assembles stimulus plan task force
The lead role
Listen to the two men audition for the lead role in a community theater production of The Pirates of Penzance.
Store safety law moves ahead in St. Pete
St. Petersburg is moving forward with a proposal to expand safety measurements for city convenience stores on the heels of a string of violent shooting robberies. | Special feature: Tampa Bay area robberies leave convenience store clerks anxious.
Drought aids two fires in Pasco
One blaze scorched about 80 acres near Beacon Square subdivision in Holiday. No houses were damaged. A second fire could burn up to 400 acres, authorities said. The drought likely will fuel more fires. | Video: On the scene
Hillsborough assembles stimulus task force
The 13-member panel includes economic development leaders and executives from technology, manufacturing, construction and financial services companies. It could start meeting as soon as late next week, with a goal of starting to submit recommendations to the county in 60 to 90 days. | Task force members: Check the list.