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  1. East Pasco mayor arrested on DUI chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    The mayor of San Antonio was arrested on a DUI charge early Thursday after a police officer spotted him driving 71 mph in a 45 mph construction zone. The New Port Richey police officer saw a 2014 Nissan speeding south on U.S. 19 at about 12:25 a.m. and used radar to check the speed, according to an arrest report.

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  2. New Port Richey moves toward allowing alcohol to flow more freely at eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | St. Petersburg Times

    Wine and cheese may soon be on the menu for events at the West Pasco Historical Society, with the group's building being the latest venue where the city is poised to allow alcohol consumption. The New Port Richey City Council on Tuesday passed on first reading an amendment to its alcohol ordinance that would cut the red tape for event planners wishing to serve alcohol in Railroad Square, the city's downtown hub on Nebraska Avenue, which the council has long envisioned as a premier spot for special events.

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  3. Monthly Audubon bird strolls bring discoveries, but require patienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | St. Petersburg Times

    The morning fog had settled in and so had the birds, making it a quiet trek for the dozen or so hikers ambling through a swath of blooming dog fennel along the Bluebird Trail in Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park. Among those who had come out early for the West Pasco Audubon Society's monthly stroll were chapter president Peter Day, who was equipped with a box of extra binoculars, and Bill Kuehue of New Port Richey.

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  4. Myrtle Lake church's Christmas Mall brings holiday cheer to those withoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | St. Petersburg Times

    For Mark Hughes, youth pastor at Myrtle Lake Baptist Church in Land O'Lakes, Christmas shopping means more than fighting crowds and finding sales. In December 2013, Hughes launched Christmas Mall, a ministry allowing families in need to shop for holiday gifts free of charge.

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  5. New Port Richey council approves contract to assess Hacienda HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | St. Petersburg Times

    The New Port Richey City Council has agreed to a contract with an architect to conduct a structural assessment and develop a restoration plan for the historic Hacienda Hotel. During its meeting Tuesday, the council unanimously agreed to pay $95,000 to Atelier Architecture Engineering Construction Inc. of Tampa to complete the project.

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  6. Pasco news briefs: Farm Share Food Giveaway takes place FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | St. Petersburg Times

    The 20th annual Farm Share Holiday Food Giveaway will be from 10 a.m. to noon today at Faith Baptist Church, 9230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. The effort is sponsored by Tax Collector Mike Fasano, state Sen. John Legg, state Reps.

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  7. New Port Richey takes first step to tighten prostitution ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    The City Council has taken a first step toward tightening its prostitution ordinance, leading Police Chief Kim Bogart to promise a serious crackdown if the changes are approved next month. During a meeting Tuesday night, the New Port Richey City Council unanimously passed on first reading an ordinance amendment that Bogart says will clear up ambiguous language that has made it difficult to enforce the current ordinance.

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  8. Holiday food giveaway set for Friday in PascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    The 20th annual Farm Share Holiday Food Giveaway will be from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Faith Baptist Church, 9230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. The giveaway includes fresh food donated by Florida farmers, Publix, the Volunteer Way and other individuals and organizations.

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  9. Troopers release name of man killed in fatal Pasco crash SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the 62-year-old man killed in a car crash Sunday morning in Pasco as Larry R. James of New Port Richey. According to the Highway Patrol, James was driving a 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe when he pulled out of the Highland Loop and did not stop for a Saturn SUV westbound on State Road 54. That SUV, driven by 38-year-old Abigail Bryant of Pinellas Park, collided with James' Hyundai, sending the Hyundai's rear bumper flying into the eastbound lanes, where it was then hit by a Kia Sorento.

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  10. Cold, foggy morning should give way to warm afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | St. Petersburg Times

    Patchy fog and chilly air are not helping the unmotivated leave bed this Monday morning, but Bay News 9 meteorologist Juli Marquez said sunshine is coming soon. In Hernando and Citrus counties, she said, dense fog has set in, reducing visibility to a quarter mile or less.

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  11. Real reform for the Public Service Commission could happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | St. Petersburg Times

    Tampa Bay legislators received the message loud and clear from voters who are fed up with Duke Energy, high electric bills and state utility regulators who regularly side with the power companies. Lawmakers already have proposed several consumer friendly changes to rein in the utilities and reform the Public Service Commission, and there is more to come.

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  12. Half marathon could be the fitness challenge you've been seekingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | St. Petersburg Times

    Glenn Jacobs has run every race from 5Ks to full marathons, but the 62-year-old real estate broker from New Port Richey said he found his sweet spot with the 13.1-mile half marathon. "There's just less wear and tear on your body," said Jacobs, who hopes to run his 13th consecutive Florida Holiday Halfathon on Sunday.

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  13. Epilogue: Michael Sadusky was passionate, popular Pasco-Hernando Community College professorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | St. Petersburg Times

    Over his 30 years at the New Port Richey campus of Pasco-Hernando Community College, Michael Sadusky developed the kind of reputation many professors covet. Mr. Sadusky, who spent 25 of those years as chairman of the psychology department at what is now Pasco-Hernando State College, was the kind of teacher around whom core groups of students planned their schedules.

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  14. Therapy dogs bring joy to residents of Hernando nursing homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | St. Petersburg Times

    Dixie and Jakie don't fit the therapy dog stereotype. Dogs that snuggle in one's lap they are not.

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  15. New Pasco gym uses kickboxing, fast pace to foster fitnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | St. Petersburg Times

    Anita Jones-Hilliard is a chemical engineer. But she's also a fitness enthusiast.

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  16. Hernando's Briefs for Dec. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Goodwill Store, 4750 Commercial Way, Spring Hill, has announced that Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit the store from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Families are invited to bring cameras to capture their children's visit with the jolly couple.

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  17. Community mourns New Port Richey woman who died while trying to help accident victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    On the other side of U.S. 19, a young man lay in the road after being thrown from his motorcycle. Cars barreled toward him.

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  18. Trigaux: Is Duke Energy's iron grasp on Tallahassee slipping?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    State legislators, apparently waking from a long winter's nap, are introducing measures that would crack down on big power companies like Duke Energy Florida that are relentlessly gouging ratepayers. Is Christmas coming early? Curtailing utilities' Grinch-like ways in Florida, even by a smidgen, would be quite a gift.

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  19. Pasco commissioner seeks new housing restrictions for sex offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    Moore announced Monday he would seek a local ordinance prohibiting convicted sex offenders from living within 2,500 feet of schools, school bus stops, playgrounds, day care centers, libraries, nursing homes or assisted living facilities. State law now sets that distance at 1,000 feet and applies it only to schools, playgrounds and day care centers.

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  20. Bill filed to repeal Duke Energy's nuclear advance fee and force refundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    A pitchfork is hoisted towards the Duke Energy head quarters during the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy's pitchfork protest in October in downtown St. Petersburg. "Floridians are tired of being taxed for projects that will never come to fruition," Rep. Amanda Murphy, D-New Port Richey, said.

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