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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

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Another round of clouds, showers due Friday

Another round of clouds, showers due Friday

Temperatures will remain very mild overnight in the upper 60s with a mostly cloudy sky, says WFLA-TV meteorologist Julie Phillips.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Airport, crews rehearse for real emergency

Airport, crews rehearse for real emergency

Tampa International Airport and local emergency responders conducted a full-scale emergency exercise Thursday. The exercise simulated an aircraft crash and was intended to evaluate the effectiveness of the community’s ability to respond to it....
Updated: 3 hours ago

Good Friday/Spring Day closings listed

Hillsborough
Updated: 3 hours ago
Man who’ll sport school union label of ‘president’ has worn quite a few

Man who’ll sport school union label of ‘president’ has worn quite a few

LAND O’ LAKES — The newly elected president of United School Employees of Pasco has an eclectic résumé that includes, but goes far beyond, returning to his alma mater, Land O’ Lakes High, to teach....
Updated: 5 hours ago
Port Richey ready for inaugural Paddlepalooza

Port Richey ready for inaugural Paddlepalooza

PORT RICHEY — Kayakers and other paddle sport enthusiasts can seek paradise in Port Richey for three days during the Pasco Paddlepalooza.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Dade City’s Relay for Life raises $50,000

Dade City’s Relay for Life raises $50,000

DADE CITY — The Dade City Relay For Life raised $50,000 Saturday to help fund research for a cure for cancer and to raise cancer awareness as 32 relay teams kept the track around the Historic Dade City Courthouse occupied from Saturday afterno...
Updated: 7 hours ago

County surveys public on issues

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco County launched its annual online citizen survey Thursday, giving residents a voice on hot-button issues like the possible gas tax increase and the controversial elevated toll road proposed for State Road 54/56....
Updated: 7 hours ago

Zephyrhills charter school for autistic children may close

ZEPHYRHILLS — Chris and Tammy Dester were so pleased with how well their son thrived at a new Zephyrhills charter school for autistic students that in October they moved from Hernando County to eliminate the long drive for getting him there....
Updated: 7 hours ago
Sun City Center resident, ex-stripper, writes story of redemption

Sun City Center resident, ex-stripper, writes story of redemption

SUN CITY CENTER – Louis Anthony Agnello Jr. is the first to admit he’s no angel. His checkered resume includes a stint as a high-profile male stripper and owner of an adult entertainment business. He’s been shot, sued and busted ...
Updated: 15 hours ago

Christian singer cancels April 24 concert

PLANT CITY Contemporary Christian singer David Phelps has canceled a 7 p.m. April 24 concert at Plant City’s First Baptist Church.
Updated: 16 hours ago

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