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Scientologists buy high-rise in Clearwater

Title: Scientologists buy high-rise in Clearwater
Date: Thursday, 20 December 2001
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Christina Headrick
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The church pays $5-million for the 13-story downtown property, which the church tried and failed to purchase years ago. CLEARWATER – The Church of Scientology has purchased a vacant 13-story high-rise downtown that will house more than 600 new staff members in another step in Scientology's unprecedented expansion in the city. The church last week closed the deal to buy the nearly 2-acre property for $5-million from a nonprofit corporation, BEF Inc., which does business as the Oaks of Clearwater. Scientology ... [Read the rest at]