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  1. Get out of Chris Schwarz's way or get run overRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    River Ridge's first six games of the season were all been played on slippery, muddy fields. So the Royal Knights needed a workhorse back who could take over, a guy with strength, speed and indefatigability to lower his head and charge forward while gorging on yards.

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  2. Pasco to hire second lobbyist for water issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco County is poised to double its lobbying presence in Tallahassee by hiring Ralph Lair, the legislative aide to outgoing Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford. If commissioners approve, Lair, who also has worked for both former state Reps.

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  3. Consultant touts spending $583 million on new Pasco government buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco County should consider a roughly half-billion-dollar investment in government buildings over the next 20 years, a consultant recommended this week, including an expanded jail and new criminal court complex in Land O'Lakes, and a county government campus on 30 acres along the State Road 54 corridor between the Suncoast Parkway and Interstate 75. It's an ambitious plan, costing as must as $583 million, that includes no recommended financing method. The county that does not charge an impact fee for public buildings committed the next decade's worth of Penny for Pasco sales tax to other projects and just started a savings fund for new buildings.

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  4. Pasco baseball complex financing plan submittedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | St. Petersburg Times

    The private pitch to turn former ranch land into a 19-field baseball and softball complex draws most of its financing from a program allowing affluent foreigners to acquire visas in exchange for $1 million investments. Pasco Sports LLC submitted a $23 million financial package to Pasco County this week that includes letters of commitment for $3 million from Hallmark Mergers and Acquisitions LLC, and $20 million from EB-5 Financing LLC, said county spokesman Doug Tobin.

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  5. Wesley Chapel High's boys golf sees opportunity in district tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | St. Petersburg Times

    A near-perfect record makes the Wesley Chapel boys golf team a viable playoff contender entering Class 2A, District 15 play Tuesday. Wesley Chapel's lone loss came against county powerhouse Mitchell, which made the state tournament a year ago.

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  6. District considers 10-period day to ease Wiregrass Ranch High overcrowdingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | St. Petersburg Times

    At 2,332 students, the 8-year-old school simply has outgrown its campus, which was built for 1,630. It has no more space for portables, no more classrooms for teachers to float.

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  7. Boys golf: Mitchell nabs fourth SAC crown in a rowRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    Mitchell won its fourth straight Sunshine Athletic Conference boys golf tournament in record fashion, surpassing its previous best result by one stroke. Among the Mustangs' seven SAC titles overall was the 2008 finish of plus-7.

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  8. Girls golf: Sunlake's Harris takes SAC again; Mitchell wins 14th straight team titleRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | St. Petersburg Times

    Sunlake's Kelly Harris defended her title and Mitchell extended its Sunshine Athletic Conference-record winning streak to 14 Monday at The Links. Harris, a junior, shot 75, nine strokes lower than last year's winning score at Plantation Palms.

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  9. Football: Wesley Chapel 25, Ridgewood 9Read the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | St. Petersburg Times

    It was another rain-soaked evening under the Friday Night lights in Pasco County with Wesley Chapel looking to snag its first win of the season on Homecoming night. It didn't take long for the Wildcats to take the early lead.

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  10. Prosecutors whittle witness list in Curtis Reeves caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | St. Petersburg Times

    Prosecutors in the upcoming murder trial of Curtis Reeves have begun to whittle their witness list, removing a Wesley Chapel woman who claimed that Reeves confronted her for using her phone during a movie a month before the fatal shooting at the same theater. Jamira Dixon told the Tampa Bay Times that Reeves glared at her during a showing of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on a Saturday in December at the Cobb Grove 16 in Wesley Chapel.

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  11. Wesley Chapel chemist's invention prevents infection in cuts and scrapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | St. Petersburg Times

    When bandages in an awkward spot on Dan Opp's hand couldn't seal, the cut underneath it wouldn't heal. When a MRSA infection developed in it and was so serious he had to have surgery, his wife was certain: Greenhalgh, who has a doctorate in organic chemistry from the University of South Florida, remembered a polymer she used in a lab there as a student.

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  12. Pasco accepts grant to buy storm-damaged homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco County commissioners have signed off on a $1.3 million federal grant to purchase 15 flood-prone properties severely damaged during Tropical Storm Debby in June 2012. The funds will be combined with a $433,000 local match to buy the properties and demolish the houses, eventually returning the parcels to their natural state.

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  13. Need flood insurance? Past is no guarantee as new flood maps debut in PascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    The county is set to roll out flood insurance rate maps today that show nearly 8,600 properties previously in designated 500-year flood zones, have shifted to 100-year flood zones and may now need the insurance. The remapping, the product of 10 years of studies, doesn't mean all those property owners will suddenly require flood coverage, but the consensus among real estate experts, insurers and county engineers is that hundreds of them - if not thousands - will be impacted.

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  14. Custodian at USF accused of making threat to Ohio schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    Authorities have arrested a custodian at the University of South Florida on a charge that he made a threat to an Ohio elementary school. Kyle Parramore, 23, of Wesley Chapel was arrested Saturday on a warrant from Lawrence County, Ohio, and faces felony charges of making terroristic threats and inducing panic, according to the Lawrence County's Sheriff's Office.

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  15. Chick-Fil-A plans restaurant at Cypress Creek Town Center outlet mall in Wesley ChapelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Chick-Fil-A, the national chain known for its bovine spokesmen urging folks to "Eat Mor Chikin" is coming to Cypress Creek Town Center. Corporate Property Services has a meeting set for Monday with Pasco County officials about plans to build a proposed 4,586-square-foot Chick-Fil-A restaurant with 96 seats inside and 32 seats outside on 1.33 acres at the entrance to the proposed outlet mall on the south side of State Road 56. The restaurant proposes two driveway lanes and indoor playground.

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  16. Chili's coming to Wesley ChapelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Brinker Florida has filed site plans to build a 6,090-square-foot Chili's Bar & Grill on the south side of State Road 54 about a half mile east of Interstate 75. The application, reviewed by the staff, has already won county approval. The restaurant would be the county's sixth Chili's.

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  17. Wesley Chapel hospital program aims for lifestyle changes in overweight childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    One of the fourth-grader's favorite conversation topics is swimming. Breaststroke is her favorite style, she says.

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  18. Debate over unaccompanied immigrant children comes to HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A handful of the thousands of unaccompanied minors traversing the Texas border routinely wind up in a nondescript beige building in this working-class corner of Pasco County. There, 16 children eat hot meals and sleep in bunks before uniting with family members around the country.

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  19. Wesley Chapel ice skating complex aims for October groundbreakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The company proposing a massive ice skating complex at Interstate 75 and State Road 56 in Pasco County says it will likely break ground in October once it receives building permits from the county. Deborah Tamargo, a spokeswoman for Tampa-based Z Mitch LLC, said the company had hoped to start work on the four-rink complex this month but will miss that target because it's awaiting approval of a construction plan from planning and zoning officials.

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  20. Plan for walkable community takes shape in TrinityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A sprawling residential and commercial development on State Road 54 is more than a year from breaking ground, but the developer is releasing some details about the project, including a walkable courtyard rimmed by shops and restaurants.

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