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Moisture, humidity returning overnight

Moisture, humidity returning overnight

Overnight, a stalled front will lift north, and deeper moisture and humidity will return across the entire Tampa Bay region, says WFLA-TV meteorologist Julie Phillips.
Updated: 11 hours ago

2 builders selected for Asturia

ODESSA — Eco-friendly developer Hines Inc. has tapped Ashton Woods Homes and David Weekley Homes as the builders for the former Behnke Ranch property, renamed Asturia....
Updated: 12 hours ago
Days extended for 4th, 5th grades at 3 schools

Days extended for 4th, 5th grades at 3 schools

LAND O’ LAKES — Fourth- and fifth-graders at three Pasco County elementary schools will be in class an extra 50 minutes each day this coming academic year as the school district tries to comply with a new state mandate....
Updated: 12 hours ago
Buses hungry for new school supplies

Buses hungry for new school supplies

The first day of school is Aug. 18, and Pasco County teachers need help stocking their classrooms with supplies for students.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Kids Club lets youths pull some strings

Kids Club lets youths pull some strings

Wiregrass Ranchers Kids Club at The Shops at Wiregrass featured the Bits N’ Pieces Puppet Theatre on Wednesday at the Center Court of the outdoor shopping mall.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Meeting mines ideas for waterfront

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco County has won all kinds of awards for its Harbors Plan to redevelop the county’s waterfront and U.S.19 corridor. But for now, it’s just a plan. ...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Pageant hopeful isn’t horsing around

Pageant hopeful isn’t horsing around

ZEPHYRHILLS — Devon Firestone says she can’t recall exactly when she started riding horses.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Yoga studio offers programs designed to increase energy

APOLLO BEACH – Jeanne Shanin of Ruskin will be teaching a Me and My Chakras yoga series starting Aug. 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Shore Bliss Yoga in Apollo Beach.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Sun City Center Plaza gets a makeover

Sun City Center Plaza gets a makeover

SUN CITY CENTER – After more than 50 years, Sun City Center Plaza is getting a face lift.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Buddyball helps special needs kids play sports

Buddyball helps special needs kids play sports

APOLLO BEACH – Sometimes all folks need is a helping hand – especially when they’re special needs kids. And that can be especially true when it comes to playing sports.
Updated: 20 hours ago

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