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  1. Things to Do Planner: Meet Grumpy Cat, the Bucs and Willow ShieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | St. Petersburg Times

    Grumpy Cat, the Internet celebrity with the perpetual scowl, got an endorsement deal from PetSmart and Friskies and like all celebrities, she only hangs out with other famous people. So Grumpy Cat is coming to Tampa Theatre on Tuesday and bringing along DJ Kitty from the Tampa Bay Rays as well as other feline mascots including Sir Purr , Stanley C. Panther , Kingston the Lion and Aubie the Tiger .

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  2. North Pointe Church continues to grow as it prepares to break ground on first sanctuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    The church, an offshoot of Belmont Baptist Church in Temple Terrace, originally met at Wharton High School in New Tampa. In 2008, North Pointe found a home at a warehouse building off State Road 54 in Lutz.

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  3. Tampa Premium Outlets lists retailers opening at Pasco County mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    Simon Property Group announced the first batch of retailers opening at the Tampa Premium Outlets mall near Wesley Chapel Wednesday. Adias, Banana Republic Factory Store, a Nike Factory Store, Puma, Samsonite and others are among the more than 110 retailers set to open at the 441,000-square-foot outdoor mall opening on State Road 56 near Interstate 75 on Oct. 29. Building permits issued by Pasco County show that many of the national retailers coming to the new mall mirror the lineup of Simon's Ellenton Premium Outlets in Manatee County.

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  4. Wesley Chapel outlet mall plans job fair to fill 800 openingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    People looking to work in the retailing industry have 800 new opportunities with the opening of Tampa Premium Outlets mall in October. To fill those jobs, the mall and the Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a job fair Aug. 27 at the Embassy Suites at 3705 Spectrum Blvd., near E Fowler Avenue in Tampa.

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  5. Saint Leo University radio to hit the airwaves this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | St. Petersburg Times

    Those suffering from loneliness while driving through east Pasco: fear not! Saint Leo University students will begin offering their companionship when the university's radio station goes live this fall. WSLS will broadcast on 92.7 FM from a small antenna at Pasco High School the university is renting for $10 a year.

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  6. Consultant predicts Wiregrass gym would be profitable in three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco County should build an 85,000-square-foot gymnasium in the Wiregrass Ranch area of Wesley Chapel, then add outdoor sports fields, zip-line courses and other accoutrements in later phases to tap into an unmet need in the Tampa Bay region's sports tourism market. The recommendations, contained in an updated report from Johnson Consulting of Chicago, also suggest that a public-private partnership could show a small profit by its third year operating the multiuse facility and reach a capacity of 127 events annually by year five.

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  7. Proposed Pasco budget keeps property tax rate steadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco County is considering a budget for the coming year that maintains a steady property tax rate, increases the assessment for storm water, and includes higher wages for sheriff's deputies and other county workers. However, it includes no money for additional code enforcement officers, ambulance crews or a new fire station in the Watergrass area of Wesley Chapel, all of which had been suggested earlier this year by county staffers.

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  8. Area schools more mindful of diversity as Hispanic enrollment continues to riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | St. Petersburg Times

    Born in Cuba, Cristian Banos works on his Spanish at home and his English at Tampa Bay Boulevard Elementary School. Going over an essay about animals on Thursday, the last day of summer school, teacher Jennifer Brathwaite caught the word "especial."

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  9. University Mall could be cornerstone to revitalization around USFRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | St. Petersburg Times

    Commuters heading down East Fowler Avenue near the University of South Florida these days might notice some subtle hints of change along the North Tampa thoroughfare. Construction is brewing on a new World of Beer gastropub just steps away from a recently opened Wawa convenience store near 30th Street.

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  10. Pasco County briefs: Book bazaar is SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    Browse or buy books, audio and video media, magazines and related materials at a book bazaar 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today and Saturday at the Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St. A SHINE volunteer will be available to answer Medicare questions at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Land O'Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway. For information, call 929-1214.

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  11. Florida Veterans Hall of Fame ceremony draws Confederate protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | St. Petersburg Times

    A decision to omit three Confederate soldiers from the state's fledgling Veterans Hall of Fame likely never looked better than it did Monday to state officials. Florida Gov. Rick Scott mostly avoided having to discuss the state's Civil War past during a ceremony honoring five veterans thanks in large part to a decision in March by him and the Cabinet to leave off the names of three who fought for the Confederate States of America.

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  12. Judge push Pasco theater shooting trial back to January a " and for last timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Circuit Judge Pat Siracusa begrudgingly agreed Tuesday to delay the trial of Curtis Reeves Jr., the retired Tampa police captain accused to shooting and killing a man in a movie theater, after attorneys on both sides asked for more time. The trial, which was scheduled to start Aug. 24, is now slated to begin Jan 11, 2016.

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  13. Time in the pool helps Wesley Chapel grad land on the mound for New York MetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Funny how a few mere clicks on the radar gun can boost one's prospects in the eyes of Major League Baseball clubs. Chase Ingram can attest.

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  14. Live now: Speakers decry proposal to allow bear hunting ahead of voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    State wildlife officials heard from dozens of people Wednesday opposed to allowing a bear hunt in Florida for the first time in two decades. At a meeting of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in Sarasota, speaker after speaker got up to denounce the proposal of a one-week bear hunt.

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  15. Youth movement leading the way for Wiregrass RanchRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Bulls have no shortage of candidates. Chris Faddoul, a junior, returns after throwing for 182 yards and a touchdown last season.

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

    Jun 18, 2015 | 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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  17. Pasco gets a few show tunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Wesley Chapel Wind Ensemble will offer a unique taste of the outskirts of the Great White Way with its spring concert on Saturday at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Dade City. "Broadway Comes to Pasco" is more of an off-Broadway rollout, featuring a debut of a specially commissioned arrangement of musical theater pieces by American composer and special guest Dana P. Rowe.

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  18. Citizens group wants to partner with Corcoran to bring charter government to PascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    A citizens group that originally said it opposed the Pasco County charter government initiative championed by state Rep. Richard Corcoran now says it wants to work with the future speaker of the House to collect petition signatures to create a state-appointed charter commission. "This is about us governing ourselves,'' Clay Colson of Land O'Lakes said in announcing the Pasco Citizens Charter Coalition, which will incorporate as a nonprofit group.

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  19. Bowen: In Pasco, advice isn't fraudulent, just sometimes irrelevantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Dumas of Wesley Chapel is critical of the Pasco County Charter Advisory Committee. His public critiques initially focused on the makeup of the 15-member board as lacking ethnic diversity.

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  20. Critics assail Pasco charter government advisory boardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    LAND O'LAKES - The initial meeting of the Pasco County Charter Advisory Committee Tuesday afternoon began and ended in a similar manner: absorbing public criticism about how the 15-member board will operate while considering whether to alter the local form of government. At the outset, longtime environmental activist Clay Colson of Land O'Lakes questioned the group's validity because it had failed to meet within 30 days of its creation, as spelled out in the county commission resolution creating the advisory board.

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