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  1. Lawmaker joins calls for repeal of nuclear advance fee with new billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    State Rep. Larry Ahern, R-Seminole, this week filed legislation to repeal the so-called nuclear advance fee that allowed Duke Energy Florida and Florida Power & Light to collect money from their customers before new plants come online. Ahern's legislation is the third bill filed for the 2015 Session to end the fee.

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  2. REVIEW: Well-coached cast stands out in 'Whose Wives?' at Richey Suncoast TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Times There's a little confusion over who's married to who in the production of Michael Parker's comedy/farce, "Whose Wives Are They Anyway?" at the Richey Suncoast Theatre in New Port Richey. Pictured here are cast members Emily Nettnin Earle as D.L. Hutchison and Chris McGinnis as John Baker.

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  3. Pasco Sheriff's Office, code enforcement team on quality-of-life issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco County citizens have cited quality-of-life issues as one of their main priorities for county government to preserve and improve. The county's ordinances that govern many quality-of-life matters, such as vehicle parking and refuse disposal, must be enforced daily.

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  4. New Port Richey council approves plan for Sims Park upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The council on Tuesday night approved a conceptual plan for numerous upgrades at the park, including relocating a new playground and splash pad, building shade structures and adding a kayak zone. The plan's approval put to rest months of discussion over where to build a playground, more than two years after the council decided the current playground fronting Main Street had deteriorated beyond repair.

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  5. News and notes for Pasco CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery will host its monthly "Evening With the Author" from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at the gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. The featured author will be Deanna Bennett, whose new book, Anna: American Journey , is the second in a series based on Bennett's grandmother.

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  6. After residents complain, New Port Richey council rejects tougher rules on parked vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    City staffers went way overboard with a draft ordinance that proposed a crackdown on parking of boats and recreational vehicles on residential properties. At least that was the sentiment from the City Council on Tuesday night after an outcry from residents, most of whom live on the city's riverfront.

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  7. Pasco deputies look for suspect in string of armed robberies in New Port Richey, HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man they believe is responsible for a string of gas station and convenience store armed robberies over the weekend in New Port Richey and Holiday. The first took place at 1 a.m. Saturday at the 7-Eleven on Trouble Creek Road, deputies said.

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  8. Review: Voices, funny moments help make murder-mystery at Jimmy Ferraro's a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The cast of Murder on the High C's, which runs through Feb. 1 at Jimmy Ferraro's Studio Theatre in New Port Richey, include, from left, Jerry Cowling, Trish Farber, Tricia LLoyd, Nicole Cavalani, Heather Spillane, Michelle Procida and Keith Surplus. Take a little schmaltz, some melodrama, a lot of hamming it up, add some truly fine voices and comical acting, and you have Murder on the High C's , the audience interactive musical murder-mystery playing through Feb. 1 at Jimmy Ferraro's Studio Theatre.

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  9. Events honor Martin Luther King Jr. in Pasco CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    As the nation marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, several events in Pasco County will honor the slain civil rights leader. The African-American Club of Pasco will host a celebration at 10:30 a.m., beginning with a symbolic march from Union Missionary Baptist Church, 6235 Pine Hill Road, Port Richey, to the former Booker T. Washington School, 6105 Pine Hill Road.

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  10. News and notes from Pasco CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Members of the city staff, City Council, the city's environmental committee and fourth-graders from Genesis Elementary School will celebrate Arbor Day at 11 a.m. today at Frances Avenue Park, 5580 Frances Ave. The event will include speeches and appearances by Dell deChant, a former City Council member and chair of the environmental committee; Mayor Rob Marlowe; City Manager Debbie Manns, and New Port Richey Garden Club president Pat Seeley. The city's Public Works Department and the children will plant new trees in celebration of Arbor Day and the city's designation as a National Tree City USA.

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  11. Dunedin debates pros and cons of paid downtown parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    That's the question city staff and commissioners will tackle as they receive a consultant's report and public feedback this month on a proposed parking management system. At issue is data showing 52 percent of downtown's 1,113 parking spaces are temporary rented spaces at high risk of suddenly being gobbled up by redevelopment projects that will soon break ground on vacant lots currently used for overflow parking.

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  12. Free and cheap fun: 5 things to do under $5 Jan. 15-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    She will be speaking about "Igniting Hope." Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Arrive early to get a seat at the USF Marshall Student Center, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa.

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  13. Marchman family upset with renaming of technical school in PascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Officials break ground on Pasco County's first vocational high school, which was named for Fred K. Marchman, fifth from the left. The school is now Pasco Technical College-Marchman Campus.

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  14. Florida tourism embraces same-sex wedding boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Seven years ago, New Port Richey's Michael Jamrock co-founded a small tourism website with a big hopeful name: EnGaygedWeddings.com, dedicated to same-sex-friendly vendors. Back then, advertisers and hits were few; states that legally recognized gay marriage even fewer.

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  15. Macy's to close 14 stores, including one at Pasco mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Macy's said Thursday it will close 14 stores, including the 78-employee location at the Gulf View Square mall in New Port Richey, as part of a restructuring of its merchandising and marketing operations in response to changes in the way customers shop in stores and online. It says its overall workforce of about 175,000 will remain level as it lays off about 2,200 workers nationwide, but picks up staffing in other areas.

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  16. Corcoran relaxes charter government stanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    State Rep. Richard Corcoran is retreating from his push for a legislative-appointed charter commission for Pasco County and instead will support a plan from Pasco Commission Chairman Ted Schrader to share responsibility for shaping the charter committee. Next week, Schrader will ask fellow commissioners to establish a 15-member charter panel with each of the five members of Pasco's legislative delegation naming one member.

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  17. Police: Crime continues at U.S. 19 motel despite owner's past promisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Nearly a year ago, a city magistrate deemed a New Port Richey motel to be a chronic nuisance, making it the first test case under a new ordinance geared at combating crime on an embattled stretch of U.S. 19. During a January 2014 hearing, police testified on numerous calls for services and drug arrests made at the Travel Inn, 7523 U.S. 19, owned by Dineshbhai Patel, and magistrate Joseph Poblick ordered the motel owner to come up with a plan to eliminate the criminal activity. Patel submitted such a plan, saying he would install security cameras around his building and parking lot, and begin to record all license plate numbers of customers.

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  18. Birthday party, love of animals lead to a book, fame for young authorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Selena Schulz turns 9 years old on Saturday, when she will be preparing for perhaps the biggest day of her life. On Sunday, the pint-sized author - whose current fame started with a birthday party a years ago - will meet a likely audience of hundreds as she sets up shop for a book sale and signing at the Florida Gulf Coast Clusters Dog Show, east of Brooksville.

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  19. Pasco class notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Applications are being accepted for Pasco County's first STEAM magnet school, which will open for the 2015-16 school year. Sanders Memorial Elementary STEAM Magnet is a non-boundary school.

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  20. Bowen: Saving Colonial Hills clubhouse an uphill battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The sign promising community cuisine lured Kelly Miller and Richard Lubanski to the Colonial Hills Civic Association clubhouse like it did so many others before them. But unlike the others, Miller and Lubanski never left.

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