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June 7, 2002

Jan Glidewell
Institute offers hope of a cure for racism
You don't think about it while you drive around Citrus County, down oak-shaded lanes in Old Homosassa and among neatly trimmed lawns in Beverly Hills.

Budget calls for cuts, tax increase
Officials propose a 4 percent increase in the property tax rate and massive cuts to stave off a shortfall.

'Sick forest' will be cleared
Trees and other plants on 151 acres near Weeki Wachee Springs will be cut or burned to make room for other species and to reduce the wildfire threat.

Innovator picked to lead school
Joe Clifford, West Hernando Middle's assistant principal, is named principal.

Gas leak forces evacuation of building
About 100 people have to leave the Airport Industrial Park building the company occupies as the 1,000-gallon propylene tank, its seal broken, is repaired.

This week
DANCE FOR AMERICA: The Brooksville Dance Academy will have a dance recital at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Central High School auditorium, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, west of Brooksville. The event will be dedicated to the heroes of Sept. 11. Tickets are $8 for adults; $6 for seniors and children 12 and younger. Call 799-2614.

Latin festival focuses on family fun
Offering everything from bagpipers to a SWAT team, the Reach for the Stars festival will raise scholarship money for local students.

Hernando coach steps down
BROOKSVILLE -- Rick Ahrens, the only coach in the history of the Hernando girls soccer program, stepped down after nine seasons.

County applicant seems unsuitable
Editor: Re: Residency proposal inflames applicant. June 5 Times.


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