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Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014

Pasco Tribune

Pasco commissioners adopt new pay plan

NEW PORT RICHEY — After six years of stark budget cuts, Pasco County workers bore the brunt of the economic shortfall, both in numbers and in pay, as their salaries lagged behind the region and state.
Updated: 26 mins ago
One person injured in Tampa apartment fire

One person injured in Tampa apartment fire

One person was injured in an apartment fire this afternoon in Tampa, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue officials said.
Updated: 1 hour ago

ATV driver towing pickup dies in Pasco crash with semi

The Florida Highway Patrol has identified a driver and a passenger that troopers want to speak with about a fatal crash involving an ATV driver Monday night at a Zephyrhills gas station.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Deputies: Pasco man, upset over child support, threatens release of ‘intimate’ photos

A Pasco man has been charged with extortion for threatening to release “intimate” photos of his ex-wife unless she terminated his delinquent child support and future payments, according to the Pasco Sheriff’s Office.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Woman killed in wrong-way crash recently moved to Tampa

Woman killed in wrong-way crash recently moved to Tampa Video

The latest in what seems a plague of wrong-way driving accidents claimed the life of a 25-year-old Tampa woman who drove her car into a tractor-trailer early Monday on Interstate 75.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Pasco High’s Cambridge classes let students earn college credits

Pasco High’s Cambridge classes let students earn college credits

DADE CITY — Elizabeth Merwin managed to do quite well at Pasco High School her freshman year, even though she admits to putting little to no effort into studying.
Published: 09/22/14
Hundreds attend memorial for Pasco grad who died at FGCU

Hundreds attend memorial for Pasco grad who died at FGCU

Austin Vonckx was remembered for his side-splitting sense of humor, selfless acts of kindness and adventurous nature during a memorial service on Sunday at The Bethany Center, where he once worked.
Published: 09/21/14
Updated: 09/22/14

Boil water notice issued in New Port Richey

Water service has been restored to approximately 750 homes in the Heritage Lake section of New Port Richey after an eight-inch water main broke along Heritage Lake Boulevard this morning, but those residents are now under a precautionary boil water n...
Published: 09/21/14

Troopers looking for driver who hit cyclist in Pasco County and left the scene

Troopers are looking for a driver who hit a bicyclist this morning in Pasco County and failed to stop.
Published: 09/21/14

Domestic partner registry for Pasco?

NEW PORT RICHEY — It’s a vote that may have seemed impossible a decade ago, but last Wednesday Hillsborough commissioners unanimously agreed to follow the city of Tampa and Pinellas County by setting up a domestic partner registry. ...
Published: 09/21/14