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  1. New Port Richey woman killed in overnight Tarpon Springs crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    A New Port Richey woman was killed in an overnight crash in Tarpon Springs Thursday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The man who troopers say caused the crash, 29-year-old Dustin Lee Rhoades, of Clearwater, was later arrested and faces charges of DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide after providing a BAC of 0.16.

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  2. Eleven candidates recommended as Pasco searches for new administratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    Fifty-four people applied to be Pasco's next county administrator, and an Illinois consultant has winnowed the field to 11 for county commissioners to consider. Thirty of the applications came from Florida, but only one of the 11 recommended candidates - Mark A. Cunningham, assistant county administrator in Sarasota County - is working currently in local government in the state.

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  3. DOT says interim traffic fix in central Pasco likely in 2019 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Florida Department of Transportation says an interim fix for the traffic-choked intersection of State Road 54 and U.S. 41 in central Pasco is at least 17 months away. "I'm committing that I'd like to have this design start as soon as possible,'' said Bill Jones, director of transportation development for DOT's Tampa district office.

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  4. Wesley Chapel church offers opportunity to explore ChristianityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    The church, which meets at Wesley Chapel Elementary School, 30423 Wells Road, will offer a seven-week course, Christianity Explored, beginning Feb. 19 and ending April 2. In 2014, the church purchased 20 acres on Boyette Road. There, it plans to build a 7,760-square-foot multipurpose building.

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  5. Pasco property appraiser bumps budget 8 percent, mostly for new hiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    After five weeks in office, Pasco Property Appraiser Gary Joiner sought and received an 8 percent budget increase, mostly to fill three newly created positions with annual salaries of $275,000 in total. The new jobs - a second chief deputy, a director of community services and a human resources head - were part of a $387,260 increase to the property appraiser's nearly $4.8 million budget for the current fiscal year.

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  6. Class notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Cambridge Programme, which will be offered beginning in the 2017-18 school year, is a comprehensive approach to teaching and learning with an international curriculum model that provides students a rigorous educational experience. Students develop critical skills in core subjects through the engaging, flexible curriculum, which will prepare them for the Cambridge Programmes at Pasco Middle and Pasco High schools.

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  7. Decomposed body found near New Port RicheyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    A decomposing body was found near New Port Richey on Thursday morning, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office. The body appeared to be that of an adult, detectives said.

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  8. Author of racist Facebook post apologizes (sort of) but won't quit Pasco GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | St. Petersburg Times

    U.S. Representative Gus Bilirakis encourages William Akins of Hudson to let another audience member speak during a town hall meeting at the West Pasco Government Center on Saturday in New Port Richey. Akins, the secretary of the Pasco Republican Executive Committee, asserted that the Affordable Care Act included death panels for anyone over the age of 74 .

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  9. Bilirakis gets another earful on Obamacare repealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | St. Petersburg Times

    More than 300 people came out to the West Pasco County government center for the second of Bilirakis' "listening sessions" on health care reform. And as happened during a session last week in Pinellas, a majority of those who spoke offered strong support of the law and urged Bilirakis to vote against killing it.

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  10. Inmate dies while in custody in HernandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hernando County sheriff's officials on Friday said an inmate at the Hernando County Detention Center had died, but released little other information. Gary Jeffrey Roberts, 30, of New Port Richey was taken into custody Feb. 3 for failing to appear in court.

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  11. Human will lay off 260 Tampa Bay employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | St. Petersburg Times

    Humana at Home care manager Laura Moore, right, talks with Betty Herz, 62, about prescription drug costs during an in-home visit last year in New Port Richey. Humana on Friday confirmed it is laying off 260 Tampa Bay employees tied to the Humana at Home program.

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  12. Skelton Cabaret production of 'Stop Kiss' explores relationships, loyaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    Even though it was written in 1998 before sea changes in public attitudes toward gay and lesbian people and several U.S. Supreme Court rulings protecting their rights, the adult drama Stop Kiss is as timely today as it was then, what with violence against gays still a threat. In it, New York City radio traffic reporter Callie agrees to tend to the cat of a friend of a friend, Sara , a third-grade schoolteacher from St. Louis doing an internship in the Bronx.

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  13. Things to do in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Feb. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    Celebrating Scottish heritage: The annual Celtic Family Jamboree Fam-Jam kicks off from 5 to 11 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, near Spring Lake. Gates open at 8 a.m. Feb. 11, with entertainment and activities planned until 11 p.m. Visitors can come for a day or stay the weekend.

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  14. Symposium will focus on religious freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 9426 Little Road, New Port Richey, will host a Religious Freedom Symposium, focused on the Middle East, beginning at 5 p.m. Feb. 7. The event will highlight "issues affecting minorities in the Middle East stressing the concepts of equality, state neutrality and pluralism as they relate to the status of religious freedom for these affected communities," said organizer Archon Elias Damianakis. The theme of the event, hosted by the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, in cooperation with local religious communities, is "The Sacredness of Childhood."

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  15. In split vote, New Port Richey approves improvement plan for rec centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    Two years of wrangling over whether to proceed with renovations and an expansion of the New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center are finally over, and city leaders have agreed to move forward with a major facelift for the 10-year-old facility. During a meeting Tuesday night, the New Port Richey City Council settled on a package for renovations and expansion at the center, at 6630 Van Buren St., that will cost a little more than $1.8 million.

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  16. Class notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    School choice applications may be accessed by going to the district website - pascoschools.org - and clicking on the "school choice" banner at the top. If a student currently is attending a school on school choice, parents do not need to reapply unless: their address changed after initial approval, they reside outside of Pasco County, their school was affected by boundary changes, or the student will be moving to the next school level .

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  17. Pasco Briefs for Feb. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco-Hernando State College will celebrate its ninth annual Peace Week Feb. 13 to 16 with a variety of events at all its campuses, including the East Campus in Dade City, North Campus in Brooksville, Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch in Wesley Chapel, West Campus in New Port Richey and the Spring Hill Campus. There will be speakers, lectures, exhibits, presentations, interactive workshops, peace and religion festivals, and a variety of musical performances.

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  18. Rebuffing Rick Scott, House Republicans vote to slash marketing, incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    In a rebuke of Gov. Rick Scott, the Florida House on Wednesday took its first step toward killing two state agencies charged with promoting tourism and economic development, two of his chief priorities. Dozens of local economic development agencies and tourism promoters packed a committee room in Tallahassee for two hours warning lawmakers that shuttering those agencies would hurt tourism, their industries and ultimately the state economy.

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  19. Man dies after walking into path of car in BrooksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    A pedestrian was killed Tuesday night when he was struck by a car in Brooksville, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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  20. Romano: A young life is destroyed, and the bill remains unpaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | St. Petersburg Times

    A car with three young friends is headed home after a birthday party. Tests say the driver is not drunk.

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