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1 2 3 4 Mar 21, 1984 Ex-members file complaints against sect — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Mar 19, 1984 Lawyer seeks to force Scientology 'leaders' to testify in lawsuit — Clearwater Times (Florida) More:
link Mar 16, 1984 City dilutes solicitation ordinance — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Mar 12, 1984 Scientologist denies police report he was detained by sect members — Clearwater Times (Florida) More: link
Clearwater Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — Calling a police account a lie, Scientologist Daniel Cotrino said at no time did any church members try to physically detain him at the sect's headquarters last week. Cotrino, 30, of Brooklyn, N.Y., told a completely different story from the account police released last week and accused three officers of lying in their report. "We have his statements on tape," said detective Ken Fairchild. "The report was written from those statements." ASKED why he believed police would lie about ...
Mar 10, 1984 Hearing on Scientology ordinance is today — St. Petersburg Times (Florida) More:
news.google.com Mar 9, 1984 Scientologist says sect detained him — Clearwater Sun (Florida) More: link
Clearwater Sun (Florida)
For the second time since January, a Scientologist trying to leave the sect's international headquarters at the former Fort Harrison Hotel was physically detained until police intervened, according to police. Daniel Codrino, who traveled from New York to Clearwater to take $7,000 in Scientology courses, was told he would have to pay an additional $1,165 for another course, according to a Clearwater police report. Codrino refused to pay and when he tried to leave, two sect members tried to push him ...
Feb 4, 1984 FBI expands probe of alleged sect plot — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Feb 2, 1984 Scientologists' inquiry draws angry reaction — Clearwater Times (Florida) More:
Page 14, link Jan 29, 1984 Lawyer sees smear campaign, slams sect — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Jan 7, 1984 Sect holds conference to debunk kidnap story — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Nov 1, 1983 Scientologists reveal plan for renovation — St. Petersburg Times (Florida) More: news.google.com
St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — The Church of Scientology plans a $3-million restoration of the former Fort Harrison Hotel and the church-owned Sandcastle Motor Inn. Speaking before television cameras at a press conference called in the ornate hotel lobby, church spokesman Richard Haworth said the project indicates that "we are obviously in Clearwater to stay." But the church's upbeat affirmation of its downtown presence brought chuckles of skepticism and moans of disapproval from some local officials and civic leaders. The controversial sect's reasons for ...
Aug 1, 1983 Scientologists' 'hiring' practices draw criticism — St. Petersburg Times (Florida) More: news.google.com, news.google.com
St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
CLEARWATER — In Pinellas County — with its 7 percent unemployment rate the signs on the four Church of Scientology buildings draw attention. Two say simply, "Now Hiring." Others promise a job with "low pay — great future." One along busy U.S. 19 touts jobs for "kitchen personnel." Two others boast: "We are recruiting." What the signs don't say is that the Church of Scientology isn't looking for employees. It is trying to recruit members. The signs also don't say that ...
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