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January 18, 2001

Pre-K program acclimates students to school
[Times photo: Olie Stonerook]
Games and sing-alongs prepare youngsters for kindergarten. The program targets children at risk of struggling in school.
Officials decry multicar chase
Deputies pursued a man at more than 100 mph on Sunday. Sheriff's officials say that's against their policy.

Children's book removed
Based on objections from a third-grader's mother, School Board members pull Freaky Friday from schools until they can read it.

Hospitals will pay nursing tuition
8 hospitals will pay nursing students' bills at PHCC

State abandons action against building official
Grant Tolbert had been accused of improperly enforcing building codes.

Tough times provide a chance for extraordinary spiritual growth
Editor: Re:Man gets 15-year term in home invasion case (brief), Jan. 11 Hernando Times:

Clock ticks for Leopard
BROOKSVILLE -- With three official campus visits remaining and not enough time to take them all, Hernando's Dee Brown will reassess his situation after a Jan. 27 trip to Tennessee.

Magazine names pair among best instructors
SPRING HILL -- Talk about free advertising.

Eagle coach believes area has improved
BROOKSVILLE -- Times, and quality, have changed on the North Suncoast, Springstead coach John Bifulco said.

Health plan changes to take effect Feb. 1
The School Board approved a midyear adjustment to its employee health insurance benefits Tuesday night, a move expected to generate $559,000 in savings for its struggling health program.

Police report
Authorities: Pharmacist admitted stealing drugs

Industrious teen earns Scouting designation
William Cooper is named an Eagle Scout after building an outdoor recreation area for the Dawn Center.  

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