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  1. Pasco EDC chief: Sales tax revenue presents moral obligation to get it rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco Economic Development Council president John Hagen calls it a gift - a treasure of such virtue that it carries with it a moral obligation to ensure better economic opportunities and quality of life for local residents. The gift is the voter-authorized renewal of the Penny for Pasco sales tax, collection of which begins Jan. 1 for the next 10 years.

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  2. Things to do in Pasco, Hernando counties, Nov. 21 and aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | St. Petersburg Times

    Dance, wine and dine for a cause: The 2014 Beats on the Bayou Benefit Gala will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane. The night will include live music by the Bus Stop Band; heavy hors d'oeuvres provided by Delectables Fine Catering; and wine, beer and nonalcoholic beverages provided by Lundy's.

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  3. New boundaries for renovated Quail Hollow Elementary will affect several schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | St. Petersburg Times

    As construction crews prepare to reopen Quail Hollow Elementary School next fall, district planners are drawing attendance boundaries for the renovated campus. The new school will have an added classroom wing, so it will be able to accommodate many more children than it originally held.

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  4. Pasco officials allow extra innings for baseball tourism pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco County is allowing the developer of a proposed baseball complex in Wesley Chapel to go extra innings in search of acceptable financing. Pasco commissioners on Tuesday gave James Talton and former major leaguer Gary Sheffield, the principals behind Pasco Sports LLC, until early next year to cement their financing for a sports tourism project planned for public land just north of the Shops at Wiregrass mall.

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  5. State cross country: Calvary Christian's Brookover leads Pinellas contingentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pinellas and North Suncoast runners kept their pulses pounding and pushed the leaders on a frigid North Florida morning at Apalachee Regional Park for the state cross country meet. The best individual effort came from Calvary Christian's Hannah Brookover.

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  6. State cross country: Class 2A previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | St. Petersburg Times

    Class 2A outlook: Charlotte County's Lemon Bay girls dominated the region 3 meet at Anclote last weekend, but are seeded 13th based on their times against teams from other regions. Holy Names comes in 15th with Berkeley Prep right behind it.

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  7. Things to do in Pasco and Hernando countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | St. Petersburg Times

    Look up in the sky!: The Fighter Town USA air show, hosted by the Bay City Flyers, will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Conner Preserve, 22500 State Road 52, Land O'Lakes. The event will feature remote-control military planes.

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  8. Pricey park plan renews taxing questions in PascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco County envisions $93 million worth of new parks by the end of the decade including new district parks at the Connerton and Bexley Ranch developments. Right now, the county has budgeted only about a third of the money it needs.

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  9. Pasco County letters: Wesley Chapel's identity was created by countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | St. Petersburg Times

    I read the Oct. 24 C.T. Bowen column, "Wesley Chapel growth creates Portable City at school." No doubt, Wesley Chapel has seen growth over the years since the 1980s, but I would like for you to know that Wesley Chapel does not suffer from an identity crisis, but identity creation, assisted by the county, which has expanded its growth to now place their name on territory that was always considered part of the Land O'Lakes-Lutz community.

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  10. Mike Moore wins open Pasco Commission seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | St. Petersburg Times

    During her campaign for Pasco County Commission, Democrat Erika Jean Remsberg rode a public bus to interact with east Pasco's needy residents. On Tuesday, Republican Mike Moore rode a proverbial steam roller to win the central Pasco District 2 seat.

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  11. District cross country: Gulf boys on top; Weaver rompsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | St. Petersburg Times

    In a repeat of last season, Gulf's boys made their way to Nature Coast with their sights set on the Class 2A, District 7 title. A victory this year would be the fourth consecutive district championship for the Buccaneers.

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  12. Bowen: Paying at the pump to subsidize Pasco County growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | St. Petersburg Times

    It's Halloween. Time to break out the favorite costume, a dead horse. And it's time to beat this thing again.

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  13. Cross country: Class 2A district preview capsulesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | St. Petersburg Times

    Outlook: After winning the Hernando-Citrus Classic, placing its top three runners in the top 10, it's going to be hard for any team to compete with Nature Coast, which is led by freshman Trevor Foley and Austin Mulyck . Gulf's Wesley Best has run some of the best meets in the area.

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  14. Shane Bucenell hopes his dream of playing at next level won't be deniedRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The dream has always been the same for Shane Bucenell. The 6-foot, 195-pound Wiregrass Ranch quarterback might be undersized to play the position at the next level, but that's never stopped him from trying to make it happen.

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  15. Pasco class notes, Oct. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    For tickets call 774-9200. a Dallas Children's Theatre presents The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley at 10:30 a.m. and noon Monday.

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  16. New Pasco charter school focuses on the classics, humanitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    "When you translate from Latin to English, you need proper English word order," the teacher instructed, writing an example on the board. "Let's experiment."

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  17. Bowen: Wesley Chapel growth creates Portable City at schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    This was Wesley Chapel in the late 1980s: Saddlebrook Resort, a McDonald's near the Interstate 75 exit at County Road 54, a road to nowhere known as Bruce B. Downs Boulevard and a mailing address assigned by the U.S. Postal Service that said Zephyrhills. Talk about an identity crisis.

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

    Oct 17, 2014 | 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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  19. Pasco to hire second lobbyist for water issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | 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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  20. Consultant touts spending $583 million on new Pasco government buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | 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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