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2 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Pasco meeting looks to identify sites for VA clinic

Congressman Gus Bilirakis said he wanted to hear from veterans about possible locations for a new Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Pasco County.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Gus Bilirakis, Life, Veteran Affairs, Palm Harbor, FL, Medicine

14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Tarpon DNA study needs samples from north Florida anglers

The strength, stamina and fighting ability of a "silver king" make tarpon one of Florida's most popular game fish.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Brevard County, FL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC Action News

Supplies for homeless vets moved to safer spot

Most of the mess is gone inside a Hudson warehouse, but Brian Anderson of Pasco County Stand Down said the homeless veterans outreach group's supplies were recently destroyed.

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Related Topix: Hudson, FL

Patch.com

1 Seriously Injured in Minivan, Police Cruiser Collision

A 5-year-old Land O' Lakes boy was airlifted to St. Joseph's Hospital Tuesday afternoon after the minivan he was riding in was struck by a Pasco County Sheriff's Office cruiser.

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Related Topix: Land O' Lakes, FL, Port Richey, FL, New Port Richey, FL

St. Petersburg Times

Early returns show Mike Wells cruising toward Pasco County Commission victory

It appears that Henry Wilson will be a one-termer, just like the incumbent he upset nearly four years ago to win a seat on the Pasco County Commission.

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Related Topix: Wesley Chapel, FL, Port Richey, FL

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Pasco Sheriff's Office to help run academy

Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco has reached an agreement with a local law enforcement academy he's questioned in the past.

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Related Topix: New Port Richey, FL, Port Richey, FL, Dade City, FL

DeLand Beacon

Duke Energy called to explain billing

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, August 25, 2014 - Duke Energy Florida will have to explain to state regulators an ongoing change in its billing process that two lawmakers say is spiking costs.

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Related Topix: Clearwater, FL, St. Petersburg, FL, Pinellas County, FL

Mon Aug 25, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Romano: Rick Scott gets it all wrong about student testing

Gov. Rick Scott on Monday put out a campaign brochure disguised as an educational policy statement that blasted federal government intrusion in schools and hinted that local districts have gone overboard testing your children.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., Hillsborough County, FL

Patch.com

Get Ready for Primary Election Day

Primary Election Day is upon us as the battle for a variety of state, local and national offices heats up.

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Related Topix: Pinellas County, FL

St. Petersburg Times

Pastor saddened by burglary at Hudson charity's warehouse

Pastor Jim Campbell stands beside a pallet of ready to eat meals and a burned blanket damaged by squatters in a Hudson warehouse that houses supplies for the homeless .

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Related Topix: Hudson, FL

Business Journal

Sembler courting restaurants for small-shop space at new Pasco development

A grocer-anchored shopping center in the works for Pasco County could become a dining destination for the Trinity area.

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Related Topix: Trinity, FL

Sun Aug 24, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

New Boys & Girls Club builds hope, instills pride in Lacoochee

Dave Armstrong couldn't resist eliciting roars of approval from the 40 children lined up outside the new Boys & Girls Club at Stanley Park.

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Related Topix: Lacoochee, FL

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Hernando Today

Residents shouldering most of tax base

Property appraiser records show 61.2 percent of the taxable value in the county for fiscal year 2013-14 is residential property while 23.2 percent is commercial.

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Related Topix: Hernando County, FL, Citrus County, FL, Hillsborough County, FL, Hernando, FL, Pinellas County, FL

St. Petersburg Times

Rep. Gus Bilirakis sets town hall on Pasco VA clinic

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis has scheduled a town hall meeting for Wednesday to seek veterans' input on potential sites for a Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Pasco County.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Gus Bilirakis, Life, Veteran Affairs, Port Richey, FL, New Port Richey, FL

Fri Aug 22, 2014

ABC Action News

Homecoming dance dilemma in Holiday

Some students and parents in Pasco County are upset their homecoming dance is falling on the same night as their school's homecoming football game.

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Related Topix: Holiday, FL

ABC Action News

Tampa Bay Business Journal: August 22

In this week's Tampa Bay Business Journal segment, editor Alexis Muellner discusses why the Businesswoman of the Year awards is still relevant, where Tijuana Flats is expanding to, and the changes coming to Saint Leo University.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Saint Leo College

BroadcastNewsroom

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is Elevating Healthcare by Offering the...

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills is the first hospital in Pasco County and one of the only in the Tampa Bay area to offer a fully-integrated HD operating room using the Olympus Endoalpha Universal Platform for surgical endoscopy.

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Related Topix: Zephyrhills, FL, Surgery

Thu Aug 21, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Hometown Pasco for Aug. 22

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.

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Related Topix: Zephyrhills, FL

Chain Store Age

Sembler to introduce new developments at ICSC Florida

St. Petersburg, Fla. -- The Sembler Company will introduce the newest additions to its portfolio as the company participates in the International Council of Shopping Centers' Florida conference Aug. 24-26 in Kissimmee.

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Related Topix: St. Petersburg, FL, Sarasota County, FL

News Talk Florida

Traffic: 2 Injured in Head-On Collision In Pasco

Two people have been trauma alerted to hospitals after a head-on collision on County Line Road near Cypress Creek Road.

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Related Topix: Hillsborough County, FL

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