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August 10, 2002

Praise showers boys who found wallet
[Times photo: Lance A. Rothstein]
The sheriff points to the honesty of the boys who turned in $5 and change. They go to dinner in a limo.

Ticking package causes scare

SHADY HILLS -- A bomb scare at the Florida Highway Patrol substation Friday closed State Road 52 for about 20 minutes, Pasco County Fire Rescue officials said.

Firefighters help agency put some joy in child's life
Firefighters will host a birthday party each month for a child chosen from those who turn in a fire prevention packet.

County stands firm on roadside green rules
Several businesses claim the new landscaping ordinance is a hardship to their development plans. The county disagrees.

New contender hops into race for honorary mayor
He's not sure what his campaign plans are, but restaurateur Steve Slowey will compete against Nelson Rivera for the post.

Accuser requests no bail for ex-priest
A day after police charged former Episcopal priest Richard A. Pollard with molesting a boy more than 25 years ago, the man who accused him of that abuse appeared in court to make sure Pollard stays behind bars.

Miracle advice pays off nicely for lottery winner
A New Port Richey man's five lucky numbers turn into $106,000. A paid mortgage and a trip to Puerto Rico lie ahead.

County to vote on sidewalk to school
Officials plan to add the sidewalk to Chasco Middle, then ask the School Board to pay half.

Special primary set for House 46
The governor okays a Sept. 24 election, setting the stage for a new Democratic contender to enter the House race.

Police Report
Man, 19, is accused of having sex with girl, 13


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