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June 2, 2002

Jan Glidewell
Giving away your privacy is not such a great idea
A couple of years ago I was asked for some medical information during a routine procedure, and said no.

Census: One in 10 children are disabled
According to the county's 2000 Census estimates, 10.1 percent of all children between 5 and 20 years old had some kind of disability.

Basic training, fundamental life lessons
As Arthur Ball looks ahead to a life of excitement and new experiences, his mother struggles to let go.

Let's use gas tax to build, fix our roads
Editor: I believe an increase in the tax on gasoline will help build or fix roads in Pasco County. Look at the unfinished half mile of Little Road in front of Seven Springs Country Club. It is a huge bottleneck that no one seems in a hurry to fix.

Summertime blues? Kids don't have time
Eddie Cochran crooned, "there ain't no cure for the summertime blues."

Police: Man sets fire, kills himself
Phillip Battersby, who was depressed about the death of his wife, friends say, died early Saturday.

In the family: father
Ernie Beck guided Royal Knights to district title and beyond

In the family: daughter
Christine Beck never considered taking it easy in her senior season

Ridgewood ace Breanne Hill just getting warmed up
The junior holds school records in strikeouts for a season and career and is eyeing the career wins mark.

Pasco All-County Team
P BREANNE HILL, RIDGEWOOD, JR.: Pitched two perfect games, the first in school history, and dominated on the mound with a 15-4 record, 1.09 ERA and 172 strikeouts.

Sex offender arrested for not registering
NEW PORT RICHEY -- Pasco County sheriff's deputies arrested a New Port Richey newcomer Friday and charged him with failing to register as a sex offender.


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  • The megastore mixed bag
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  • Letters
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  • Police report
  • Once-scared jumper has smooth landing
  • Wheeler clears all hurdles

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