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March 2, 2001

Heat a big plus for winter's hot seller
[Times photo: Maurice Rivenbark]
Shuttsco capitalizes on Florida's hot conditions for the manufacture of its popular Sno-Rakes.
Impact fees won't cover new truck
Spring Hill Fire Rescue District commissioners are angry they must pay for the brush truck with other funds.

Jan Glidewell
Please, take my identity, my phone and my mug
Identity theft may be a scarier crime for some of us than others.

Down-home festival arises from swamp
The popular Weeki Wachee Swamp Festival, complete with gator recipe contest and folk song competition, is coming Saturday and Sunday.

Shooting victim's family finds gun
The Inverness woman had it in a tote bag under the seat. Investigators don't know if she had it for protection.

Pasco to make push for CPR awareness
Two rescue workers who saved a toddler in Land O'Lakes using the technique say it's useful for anyone to learn.

Mass hysteria
Stage West's latest production, The Day They Kidnapped the Pope, about a New Yorker who takes off with the Pope in his cab, opens Thursday.

Trio plans line-up of old favorites
Three sopranos, who call themselves Sentimental Journey, put together a musical revue at the Forum at Stage West, featuring 19 numbers, including Broadway hits and some old standards.

This week
SWAMPY FUN: The eighth annual Weeki Wachee Swamp Festival will be Saturday and Sunday at Weeki Wachee Christian Camp on Shoal Line Boulevard, a half-mile south of Cortez Boulevard. Admission, parking and entertainment are free. Bus shuttles will run from two satellite parking areas, one on Cortez Boulevard and one at Hernando Beach Park. For information, call 596-4743.

State turns over control of some child services
Pasco becomes one of three counties where a local agency will handle services for troubled children and families.

Suncoast to shed light on season
BROOKSVILLE -- Early-season softball is an inexact science.

Injury delays Langworthy's season debut
BROOKSVILLE -- Hernando sophomore Kristi Langworthy missed all of preseason and the first two games.

Eagle girls have pleased coach
Springstead is only 1-3, but Louise Harris said she has seen a lot of improvement as she looks toward the future.  

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