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  1. Couple hope to spread their love of music, art with new Inspire StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | St. Petersburg Times

    A whiff of fresh paint hung in the air as Cristine Rhodes doled out rhythm sticks to the outstretched hands of children who had arrived with their parents to give her free class a shot. "We're going to go on a musical adventure," Rhodes promised before gently prodding the children to move to the beat they were making.

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  2. Pasco seeks to identify tainted land for cleanup, possible redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco County is poised to go looking for land tainted with gasoline, motor oil, dry cleaning chemicals and other hazardous contaminants with a $400,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Additionally, the federal government awarded the county a $195,000 grant to clean up contaminated land discovered during the construction of the Lewis Abraham Community Center at Stanley Park in Lacoochee.

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  3. Games, spin-offs are the draw at Colossal Comics in Spring HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | St. Petersburg Times

    Comic books aren't comical anymore, admits Andrew Heeley, manager of Colossal Comics, a collectibles shop that came to Spring Hill late last year "because there hasn't been a store here - forever," the 19-year-old said. The comic book designation is a tradition that has stuck since the pulp picture book's popularization in the 1920s and '30s, Heeley figures.

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  4. New Port Richey ready to provide incentives to rejuvenate Main Street Landing projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | St. Petersburg Times

    City leaders say they are poised to provide the developer of the long-troubled downtown Main Street Landing project with nearly $2 million in incentives to get construction going again. During a meeting Tuesday night, the New Port Richey Community Redevelopment Agency, which is composed of City Council members, voted unanimously to approve the parameters of a proposed agreement with Gainesville developer Ken McGurn to revive the project.

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  5. Don't be a bad neighbor: July Fourth etiquette rules for noise, fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | St. Petersburg Times

    I f you must ignore the law and can't ignore your urge to blow something up on the Fourth of July, at least do your neighbors and their pets a favor by being considerate. Etiquette expert Patricia Rossi of New Port Richey, the author of Everyday Etiquette , urges people to follow the Platinum Rule, which is one step further than the Golden Rule: "You treat people how they want to be treated, not how you want to be treated."

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  6. Pasco man pleads guilty to 2012 cross burning incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | St. Petersburg Times

    Between 10:30 and 11 p.m., Pietri and several others snuck up to the house on Seward Drive in Port Richey and carefully leaned a wooden cross against the mailbox, according to a Pasco Sheriff's report and documents filed in U.S. District Court in Tampa. The woman who lives at the home, Karen Linderman, told deputies she believed the crime was racially motivated: Linderman was white and her boyfriend, Derrick McCall, was black.

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  7. Pedestrian killed by passing car in New Port RicheyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | St. Petersburg Times

    Rachel Lynn Smith, 45, was walking along the shoulder of Moon Lake Road when she was hit by a 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.

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  8. Pasco residents can find books and a bit of peace in parks this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    Visitors to Pasco County parks this summer will find more than playgrounds and bike trails. How about a nicely stocked library, or a group meditation session? The handcrafted box posted outside the Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park information center resembles a bird feeder.

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  9. Main Street Blast set for Friday and Saturday in downtown New Port RicheyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    And so, as tradition would have it, New Port Richey kicks off its annual preamble to the nation's birthday celebration with the 18th Annual KIAfest Main Street Blast downtown this weekend. It's a blast from the past in a local kind of way, with the celebration returning to the historic downtown due to the ongoing renovations at Sims Park.

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  10. Police: Pasco man racked up more than $1,300 on dead neighbor's debit cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    A man was arrested after police say he used his dead neighbor's debit card, racking up more than $1,300 in purchases over a weeklong period. John Velez, 64, called police June 2 after he noticed flies and an odor emanating from the apartment next to his.

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  11. St. Petersburg tattoo artist named one of Rebel Ink's most wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    Down a quiet street in St. Petersburg, one of the country's top tattoo artists quietly inks in a chest-sized jewel of a client who traveled all the way from Michigan to get work done by Kristel Oreto. A full-time tattoo artist since she was 18-years-old, Oreto was recently named by Rebel Ink magazine as one of the "20 most wanted, kind like of the FBI's most wanted, they're spinning it off as the tattooers most wanted," she said.

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  12. Juneteenth, an LGBT film series and other Things to Do on the North SuncoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    Photo Credit: John Timpanelli Description: Singer John Timpanelli will perform a show of popular tunes at the Quality Inn in New Port Richey from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 13; 7 to 10 p.m. Sept.

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  13. Bowen: Ethics pitch aimed at wrong audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    If politics makes strange bedfellows, this pairing might be odder than Jay and Gloria Pritchett from the Modern Family TV show. The proposed partnership involves a civic activist who wants to cap campaign contributions at $250 and a state legislator who raised more than a half-million bucks since the first of the year for his campaign and political committee accounts.

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  14. New Port Richey council hears plan for inspecting residential rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    The City Council has given its blessing to a proposal that has emerged from a long-discussed desire to begin inspecting residential rental properties. For years, the council has kicked around the idea of a program that would force rental property owners to upgrade their properties in order to combat blight in a city where more than half of the housing stock is rentals.

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  15. Characters come to life at Metrocon's second dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | St. Petersburg Times

    In the rotunda of the Tampa Convention Center on Friday, the second day of the annual anime convention Metrocon, worlds collided. Hundreds of cosplayers - people dressed up as video game bosses and manga heros, Disney princesses and Doctors Who - milled around, catching up with friends, buying art and souvenirs and taking lots of photos.

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  16. Pasco mother accused of leaving kids in car while she worked at barRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | St. Petersburg Times

    A Pasco County woman left her two children alone in the car while she went to work the late shift at a Trinity bar on Wednesday evening, according to Pasco sheriff's deputies. The children, ages 1 and 7, were left by themselves for two hours, deputies said, and the car was left running the whole time.

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  17. Two theaters plan busy summer of shows, musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | St. Petersburg Times

    Cast members Victoria Stinnett, from left, Matthew Ruley, Tracie Callahan and Pete Clapsis will perform the comedy Ain't Retirement Grand! at Jimmy Ferraro's Studio Theatre in downtown New Port Richey. As summer arrives and community theaters end their regular seasons, the area's two professional theaters - Jimmy Ferraro's Studio Theatre and the Show Palace Dinner Theatre - are continuing or launching full-scale musicals and specials from now through Labor Day and beyond, all providing a way to escape the heat or entertain summer visitors.

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  18. 'Ain't Retirement Grand!', Broadway favorites and other Things to Do on the North SuncoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | St. Petersburg Times

    Get artsy: Pasco-Hernando State College's Rao Musunuru M.D. Art Gallery will exhibit works by faculty and staff members in the sixth annual Faculty and Staff Summer Art Show, which will run through June 24 at the gallery in the Alric Pottberg Library on the West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

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  19. Hometown Pasco for June 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hometown Pasco is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from your family reunion or a few lines thanking someone for a job well done. Call Hometown Pasco news coordinator Jean Hayes at 848-1438, fax 754-6133, or jhayes@tampabay.com.

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  20. Free swim lesson aims for Guinness record, safety messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | St. Petersburg Times

    With instruction from lifeguard Stacy Swezey, left, Veronica Case practices her stroke as she and 48 other kids participate in the "World's Largest Swimming Lesson" at the New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center in 2013. The pool will be part of an effort to set a new world record this year.

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