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Detectives seek robbery suspect

Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives want to identify this man wanted in an Oct. 3 robbery at California Federal, 3665 East Bay Drive near Largo. The man ordered tellers to put money in a black garbage bag and left in a light blue, four-door Buick Skylark. No weapon was mentioned or seen. He is 30 to 35 years old, about 5 feet 7, weighs about 200 pounds and has straight black hair. The Sheriff's Department is asking anyone with information to call Detective Rachel Hughes at 587-6336.Gunman robs American Savings branch

ST. PETERSBURG _ A heavyset man wearing sunglasses and a dark, brim hat robbed a bank Monday morning, police said. The man, armed with a handgun, entered the American Savings of Florida branch at 2240 62nd Ave. S at 11:17 a.m. and demanded money from a cashier, police said. He was given an undisclosed amount of money and ran south from the bank, police said.The man had dark hair and a mustache, police said. He was about 5 feet 10 and weighed about 230 pounds. He was wearing a white pullover shirt.

3 executives resign from St. Anthony's

ST. PETERSBURG _ Ronda Russick, executive vice president and administrator of St. Anthony's Hospital, and two other high-level executives have resigned because their jobs were eliminated, hospital spokeswoman Sandy Gourdine said Monday. The other resignations were from Joseph W. Taylor and Joseph P. Daniel III, both vice presidents and assistant administrators. Daniel T. McMurray, executive director of the hospital and president of St. Anthony's Health Care Center Inc., remains in charge, Gourdine said. "This provides a more streamlined organizational structure," she said. "We believe it will result in greater efficiency." Statistics from the Florida Health Care Cost Containment Board show St. Anthony's budget was strained last year.But Gourdine said finances were not the reason for the restructuring.