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March 23, 2001

Take a ‘Walk’ on the wild side
[Times photo: Steve Hasel]
The new "Wildlife Walk" at Homosassa Springs will give animals a much better view of humans -- without all those ugly bars in the way.
Jan Glidewell
Our future could mean going back to our roots
"I look out here," said Dade City businessman Skip Mize, surveying the valley in which Dade City is nestled from the back porch of his home, "and see Napa Valley. Other people act like they want to look out and see Three Mile Island."

Man accused of burning girl
Authorities say the 3-year-old was covered with bruises and cigarette burns. A suspect turned himself in at the county jail.

Local bay scallops bounce back
Biologists endorse lifting the ban that halted recreational harvesting of the delicacy after finding numbers had soared across the Nature Coast.

Murder trial will have 12 jurors
INVERNESS -- A man accused of killing a girl on Halloween night 1999 announced Thursday that he wants 12 jurors, not six, to decide his guilt or innocence.

Citrus water restrictions
The following water use restrictions are in place for Citrus residents:

Today's fair schedule

This week
ART SHOW: The Beverly Hills Art Group will have its yearly art show from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday at the Beverly Hills Community Building, 1 Civic Circle.

Sounds of big band and swing settle on canyon
Peter Brady was supposed to take up where Sinatra left off in the 1960s, but an accident took his voice for three decades.

Play masters Maria Callas' class
A play set at Juilliard presents a universal message: Believe in yourself.

Free tax assistance
These sites are for free tax assistance offered by Volunteer Income Tax Assistance project (VITA) and AARP, formerly known as American Association of Retired Persons (for older taxpayers). Taxpayers should bring all pertinent records and last year's returns to the sites.

Return of injured pitcher Bayer is relief for Lecanto
LECANTO -- Lecanto's Emily Bayer felt the sensations in her right arm after pitching in a March 8 loss to Hernando, and she was scared. Something, it seemed, was dreadfully wrong.  

Other North Suncoast news
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  • EDC wants more money
  • Neighbors lack clout to fight highway's din
  • Let's keep driver education
  • Hernando in brief
  • Landlord accused of selling tenant's things
  • Night life
  • This week
  • Springfest hopes to plant seeds for downtown
  • Bears will be on run more than they want
  • Central banking on Davey
  • No indictments come from City Hall inquiry
  • Deputies lauded at awards ceremony
  • 2 held in San Antonio holdup
  • Cat torture suspect must undergo tests
  • Pedestrian hit, killed on U.S. 19
  • Penny for Pasco tax is not the issue, it's how it is spent
  • State dismisses ethics complaints
  • Police reports
  • Amid mobile homes, a bear throughway
  • Free tax return preparation
  • 'Carousel' to open at Show Palace
  • This week
  • Deadline nears for military retirees
  • Music sets the tone for Chasco
  • Water park to add tall new slides
  • Rams' future can't wait
  • Rebuilding Cobras will take time
  • Game week
  • Mustang boys win first meet
  • Possible hoop dreams don't distract Gator

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