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  1. Pasco festival celebrates under-appreciated loquatsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    So maybe you're wondering about that tree the landscaper planted in your yard, the one with the large, leathery leaves that's covered in bunches of small, yellow ripened fruit - that right this minute is being devoured by birds. Maybe you already know that tree is a loquat, but have no idea of what to do with all that fruit.

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  2. Port Richey police chief: Walmart Supercenter accounts for 46 percent of city's crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The city's top cop is not happy with Port Richey's crime statistics, and he's blaming the local Walmart for driving up the numbers, giving the city a bad reputation. Police Chief Rob Lovering met with officials at the Walmart Supercenter on U.S. 19 at Ridge Road in early March to discuss the drain on his department caused by calls for service at the retail giant's store.

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  3. Pasco County news and notesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco County government offices and courts are closed today in observance of Good Friday. Closures include: the tax collector's offices and the courts, which will reopen Monday; the libraries, which will reopen Saturday at their regularly scheduled times; and Pasco County Parks and Recreation centers.

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  4. Father grieves for sons killed last week in HudsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | St. Petersburg Times

    Luis Pimentel commemorated what should have been his son's 13th birthday on Monday by grieving the boy's untimely and shocking death. Like many others, he is trying to understand what led his son to fatally shoot a younger sibling last week and wound an older one before turning the gun on himself, as sheriff's deputies say he did.

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  5. New Port Richey man dies in crash on Rowan RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | St. Petersburg Times

    A 55-year-old New Port Richey man died Friday night when he lost control of his car as he drove south on Rowan Road, north of Notre Dame Street. The Florida Highway Patrol said William Louis Bagnato's 2007 Chevrolet Malibu left the road and struck a metal sign and trees.

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  6. New PHSC president's goal: nation's top community college awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | St. Petersburg Times

    Dr. Tim Beard's head was still in the clouds 30 hours after winning trustees' nod to become Pasco-Hernando State College's fourth president. Well wishes flooded in from family members, colleagues in academia, and even childhood friends who remembered him as "Timmy" and figured the one-time star running back might have wound up with the Dallas Cowboys rather than running a school.

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  7. Mitchell High show will pay tribute to late teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    For decades, audiences around the world enjoyed performances by singer/actor/dancer Bill Garon, whether on a five-star luxury liner, in the Far East, Europe, Canada, or the U.S. He often played solo, but many Tampa Bay area fans first saw him as the opening act for Liberace impersonator Martin Preston, Garon's longtime partner. For three years, 2001-2004, he was an integral part of Jimmy Ferraro's erstwhile Angel Cabaret Theatre in Port Richey, where he acted, sang, directed and choreographed numerous shows.

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  8. Chalk art, the Chasco Fiesta and other Things to Do on the North SuncoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    Chalk art: The Chasco Chalk Art Festival is 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday along Nebraska Avenue, New Port Richey. Browse one-of-a-kind squares of chalk art by local artists and children, or try your own hand at street art for $1.

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  9. Letters: A perfect place to put a parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    The former Deep Lagoon Trailer Park property on Green Key Road in New Port Richey, which is currently for sale, seems like a perfect place to put some type of a park. This property has been unsupervised for several years.

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  10. Medical Center of Trinity to host childbirth classRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    Childbirth class : The Obstetrics program at Medical Center of Trinity will host a six-week prepared childbirth class beginning April 1, to meet one night per week from 7 to 9 p.m. at the hospital, 9330 State Road 54, Trinity. The fee is $70.

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  11. Pasco class notes, March 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    Student show tickets are $5. Public show tickets are $7.50. a Bill Matters! The William Garon Legacy at J.W. Mitchell High School Musical Revue, 7:30 p.m. April 2-3 and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. April 4. Tickets are $10 in advance/$12 day of show/$15 preferred seating.

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  12. RC Enerson rises quickly into Indy Lights seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    When racing forced New Port Richey's RC Enerson to miss half of his freshman year of high school, Enerson made what he considered an easy choice. He left Gulf High.

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  13. Yard sale is all about artRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    Many people who finish spring cleaning with an abundance of unwanted household items have a yard sale. When an artist such as Coralette Damme cleans house, the result is a trove of past work that lands in her "yART Sale."

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  14. Man charged with videotaping in golf course restroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | St. Petersburg Times

    An employee at a miniature golf course faces a felony video voyeurism charge after authorities said a patron found a cell phone camera leaning against the wall beneath a sink and aimed at the men's room urinal. John Barrett, 28, of 10713 Denton Ave., Port Richey, told Pasco Sheriff's deputies he put his cell phone in the bathroom "because he saw a hot man,'' according to an arrest report.

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  15. Shriners Hospitals for Children in Tampa makes custom wheelchairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    Five days a week, the sick and disabled stop by Craig Kraft's workshop on the bottom floor of Shriners Hospitals for Children. Toddlers with spindly legs.

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  16. N.J. father involved in custody dispute waives extradition from Pasco CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | St. Petersburg Times

    A New Jersey father accused of violating a custody agreement by taking his two sons out of New Jersey has waived extradition from Florida. A Pasco-Pinellas Circuit Court spokesman said Kristopher Dohm appeared in court Friday.

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  17. Pasco churches prepare for Easter with events, celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    Spring weather has arrived, and just in time for Easter, which lands on April 5 this year. Of course, egg hunts and other celebratory fare will begin a few days earlier.

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  18. Hometown Hernando for March 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hometown Hernando 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 Hernando news coordinator Jean Hayes at 848-1438, fax 754-6133, or jhayes@tampabay.com.

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  19. Free and cheap fun: 5 things to do under $5 March 19-25Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    The fiesta runs through the following weekend. Free to attend. Wristband for carnival rides is $15 Monday-Thursday, $20 Friday-Sunday, but there are lots of free activities in the children's area.

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  20. Facing fear, one dance at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | St. Petersburg Times

    A girl in a red satin dress shrieks and stomps and folds into herself like a pocket knife. Around her, the cavernous church lobby swells with other young men and women in plastic crowns and tiaras.

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