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  1. Pasco commissioners voice little support for increasing tourism taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | St. Petersburg Times

    For the fourth time in the past half-dozen years, Pasco County commissioners heard a pitch for a penny-on-the-dollar increase in the county's tourism tax. And, as with past commissions, the current board turned inhospitable to the idea.

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  2. District wrestling: Pasco wins third straight titleRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco wrestlers held up three fingers following Saturday's Class A, District 6 tournament, signifying the Pirates three-peat of district titles. With 190.5 points, Pasco advanced 11 wrestlers to next weekend's region tournament and led the field at Hernando from start to finish.

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  3. Bowen: Economic arguments for charter government don't add upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | St. Petersburg Times

    Talk with state Rep. Richard Corcoran about a charter government for Pasco County and lots of names come into the conversation. So, two financial institutions and Tampa's mayor are a key part of this debate? It harkens back to James Carville's internal campaign message to Bill Clinton in 1992: It's the economy, stupid.

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  4. In 'flipped classrooms,' teachers lecture online, use class for practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    She then called over a few fourth-graders to demonstrate their skills. The criteria: whether they had done well on an online quiz taken at home, after watching a short lesson on YouTube.

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  5. Wrestling: Pasco takes SAC titleRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | St. Petersburg Times

    On the strength of eight finalists, Pasco wrapped up a second straight Sunshine Athletic Conference title on Saturday. The Pirates finished with 211.5 points, easily distancing themselves from runner-up Wesley Chapel .

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  6. Florida's surging construction industry faces worker shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | St. Petersburg Times

    As the construction industry surges, skilled workers are hard to come by. Many have retired or moved to other states after the recession, and younger workers are scared to get into the trades businesses.

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  7. Hometown Pasco for Feb. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    Thousands attended the recent Suncoast Arts Fest at the Shops at Wiregrass in Wesley Chapel. More than 100 fine artists and crafts people participated, as well as vendors.

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  8. Culver's restaurant plans second Pasco County locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    Culver's, the popular restaurant best known in the Midwest for its ButterBurgers, plans to open a second location in Pasco County, and its target audience now will be the shoppers at the Tampa Premium Outlets mall. Engineers have submitted preliminary plans with the Pasco County government to build a 4,235-square-foot restaurant at the Cypress Creek Town Center property owned by the Richard E. Jacobs Group.

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  9. Pasco neighborhood news calendar for Feb. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    Grand Dentistry of New Port Richey, 4530 Grand Blvd., will have its fourth annual Community of Smiles free dentistry day today. Beginning at 8 a.m., the first 250 patients to show up will receive either one free cleaning, extraction or filling.

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  10. Friday lows will dip to mid 20s, coldest in four yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    Temperatures are expected to dip to their most frigid in four years on Friday, experts say, with areas of the North Suncoast seeing morning lows in the mid 20s. "It's one of the few days out of the year you might need hats and gloves and a winter coat," said Tom Dougherty, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Ruskin.

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  11. A community's name, boundaries carry historical and practical significanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce appreciates the opportunity to respond to C.T. Bowen's Jan. 23 commentary "Where they are, nobody knows," about the boundaries between Land O'Lakes, Wesley Chapel and Lutz. The fact is that some do know.

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  12. Overcapacity freezes 29 Pasco schools in choice programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco County families who want to send their children to schools other than the ones they are zoned to attend have until March 1 to apply for their choice of schools. District officials have listed 29 schools that are filled above capacity and deemed them essentially frozen for choice.

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  13. Pasco school officials anticipate push for higher impact feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    LAND O'LAKES - The last time Pasco County commissioners considered changing the amount of the school impact fee, the public debate turned into a monthslong political brawl featuring public protests, crowded town hall meetings and even intimidating emails from a home builder to elected officials. And that was a 2011 discussion about lowering the fee, which is charged on newly constructed homes to help pay for new classrooms.

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  14. Bowen: A premium outlet addresses the central Pasco border disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The typical government-produced road side sign, white letters on a green background, popped up in central Pasco 14 months ago. Installed on the south side of State Road 54 at Cypress Creek Road, it provided information to commuters on their journey eastward to Interstate 75. It was supposed to mark a boundary, but it might as well have been a stop sign since it halted some Land O'Lakes motorists dead in their tracks.

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  15. District girls soccer: Pasco edges into final, faces Land O'LakesRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    LAND O'LAKES - Freshman Jenny Luna's goal with six minutes left gave Pasco a 2-1 win over Wesley Chapel, sending the Pirates to the playoffs for the first time since 2005. Pasco plays top seed Land O'Lakes on Friday for the District 3A-8 title after the Gators got past stingy Sunlake 3-0 in Wednesday's second semifinal.

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  16. Big-box liquor store targets Land O'LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    B&B Cash Grocery Stores Inc. and Party Liquors and Fine Wines are seeking county permission to open an 11,000-square-foot package store at the northeast corner of U.S. 41 and State Road 54 in the Pasco Plaza Shopping Center. The plaza, owned by B&B, is anchored by Big Lots, and the liquor superstore is earmarked for vacant space to the south between Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Liberty Cleaners.

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  17. Wesley Chapel couple's son loses battle against rare skin conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    It was Dec. 15 and Sean Bartell, a very normal, healthy 16-year-old boy who spent his time either studying or playing video games, felt sick. He saw his pediatrician, who diagnosed an upper respiratory infection.

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  18. Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    'Symphony in Lights': This annual holiday light show, choreographed to music by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, will be at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. daily through Dec. 31. at the Shops at Wiregrass, 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel. For information, call 994-2242.

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  19. Wesley Chapel girls soccer energized by young playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Just get a winning record - a humble goal, but something no Wesley Chapel High School girls soccer team had ever attained. Well, now that that's out of the way, the Wildcats are getting greedy.

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  20. Bowen: Confronting the flood of insurance frustrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Scott and Carol Fisher have their home and a lawn maintenance company in Lutz, and a 35-year-old mobile home on property off Old Pasco Road in Wesley Chapel. The land is home to a green barn, a shed, horses, dogs, pigs and a cat stretched out on the seat of a tractor.

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