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  1. Sheriff: Florida deputy shoots, kills attacking dogRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SFGate

    A Florida sheriff says a deputy had no choice but to shoot a Rottweiler that ran at him while he was responding to an alarm at a home north of Tampa. Footage recorded April 17 by Deputy Kerry Kempink 's body camera was released by Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco 's office Thursday.

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  2. Sheriff: Florida deputy shoots, kills attacking dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Florida sheriff says a deputy had no choice but to shoot a Rottweiler that ran at him while he was responding to an alarm at a home north of Tampa. Footage recorded April 17 by Deputy Kerry Kempink 's body camera was released by Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco 's office Thursday.

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  3. Wiregrass Developer Plans More Shops, Luxury ApartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Magic 98.3 Columbus

    ... been active in the luxury rental market in downtown St. Petersburg, but this would be its first venture into Pasco County. "We feel like it's some of the best real estate in the (Wesley Chapel) submarket - because of the proximity to the shopping ...

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  4. Body Cam Video of Dog's Shooting Draws Fire, SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    A body cam video showing the fatal shooting of a Rottweiler last week by a Pasco County Sheriff's deputy is drawing both support for and criticism of the action. Released Thursday, the video shot from a camera worn by Deputy Kerry Kempink, starts rolling as the law enforcement officer responded to an alarm call at a Bellamy Brothers Boulevard home in San Antonio around 4:40 p.m. April 17. The sheriff's office has received 36 calls from the home since 2011, Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco said in a press conference held Thursday.

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  5. Inspectors find skimmers at local gas stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC Action News

    Inspectors checked pumps at more than 6,000 gas stations from the panhandle down to the keys and found 81 skimming devices. "When you think about the turnover at any given pump at a busy gas station in a major city in Florida, they are getting access to lots and lots of bank accounts and stealing money from Floridians [or] tourists who are visiting our state," Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam.

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  6. Body camera captures Pasco deputy shooting dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC Action News

    ... body camera, and Sheriff Chris Nocco said Thursday the video shows the deputy was justified. WARNING: The Pasco County Sheriff's Office has released video of the incident. It is extremely graphic. ABC Action News Has chosen not to show the video on ...

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  7. New study suggests your DNA attracts mosquitoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC Action News

    ... are genetically programmed to be attractive to mosquitos, others have a natural repellant. Dennis Moore with Pasco County Mosquito Control says the study is crucial for the future. Researchers believe the knowledge could lead to developing a pill ...

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  8. Pasco sheriff defends deputy in dog shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | St. Petersburg Times

    Pasco County sheriff's Deputy Kerry Kempink left his patrol car outside the gate at a home on Bellamy Bros. Boulevard in Darby last Friday afternoon and climbed the fence.

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  9. Man burned in Lacoochee RV fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... ital with burns over half percent of his body. The fire occurred at the Sawmill Village off US 98 in Lacoochee. Pasco County firefighters are trying to figure out what started the fire.

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  10. Pasco Sheriff Defends Deputy Shooting DogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco is defending the deputy shooting of a homeowner's dog in Dade City a week ago. The deputy was responding to a silent house alarm.

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  11. What is Done is Done - and Cannot be UndoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    Lady Macbeth tells her troubled husband, "What is done is done" and later says to herself "and cannot be undone." This is the outcome in , 754 F. 3d 1279 and apparently the United States Supreme Court accepted it when the Court declined to review In 2001, Hillcrest purchased 16.5 acres of property in Pasco County.

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  12. Homeowner's dog shot and killed after deputy jumps fence to yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    A deputy with the Pasco County Sheriff's Office in Florida, shot and killed a woman's young Rottweiler last Friday, reported Wednesday's My Fox Tampa Bay. The deputy was at the home of Carla Gloger because a silent alarm had been triggered.

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  13. Pasco high school football teams have questions as spring practice startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... as teams retake the field. Last season, junior running back Chris Schwarz came out of nowhere, rushing for a Pasco County record 2,689 yards and 27 touchdowns after putting up just 204 yards and three scores as a sophomore. Schwarz is back, but the ...

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  14. Unitarian Universalists offer a place for people of all faiths, backgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... on Spirit of Life Unitarian Universalists, 18412 Burrell Road, visit spiritoflifeuu.org. Depending on location, Pasco County residents may also want to check out the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tampa, 11400 Morris Bridge Road.

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  15. Class notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... will be about the book Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. Grades 8 to 12. For a full calendar of events for all Pasco County library branches, go to pascolibraries.org. For information about events at the New Port Richey Public Library, go to ...

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  16. New briefs: West Pasco Government Center reopens with new servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... 853-1279. The West Pasco Branch of the American Association of University Women will meet with Kurt Browning, Pasco County superintendent of schools, to discuss the current school year and the county's plans for the future at 11 a.m. Saturday at the ...

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  17. One-cent sales tax survey results coming soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | St. Augustine Record

    ... the group's website include "message development consultation for a successful local sales tax referendum" in Pasco County in 2012 and consulting. Another accomplishment was polling and message development for extension of a local option economic ...

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  18. Pasco County gets nation's first permit to build roads from trash ashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    And for two years, it has worked like any other road, bearing heavy loads carried by semitrailers en route to the county incinerator. It would all be unremarkable, except that the road represents a first for Pasco County - and for the United States.

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  19. Jury duty phone scam costs Pasco residents $15KRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | ABC Action News

    But when she got a call Saturday from someone claiming to be with the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, she panicked. "They knew that I was willing to do whatever it took to save my career and not have an arrest on my record," said Filsinger, 26. The man identified himself as Officer Burns and gave a badge number as well.

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  20. What's Hot Central Florida: 4/23 - 4/29Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | South Florida Blade

    Two Tampa Bay businesses recently celebrated anniversaries! First, Liquid Tampa celebrated their third anniversary with Lance Bass in the house singing one of his most recent songs with Bella Blue ! I got to meet both of them and they were having so much fun. Then, Sawmill Resort in Pasco County celebrated their seventeenth anniversary with lots of fun events, like a cash raffle and a Studio 54-themed party ! So exciting! Now here's what's coming up for this week.

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