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June 5, 2001

Historic clock gets 8 new hands
[Times photo: Dan McDuffie]
After 80-hour work weeks, an Ohio clockmaker expects to have the bell ringing hourly by week's end.
Jan Glidewell
Nowhere becomes somewhere for county
Little old Wesley Chapel is doing right well for itself.

Site ready for Wal-Mart Supercenter
The store and an adjoining shopping center are planned for a 42.8-acre site along U.S. 301.

County pushes native trees
An ordinance would require replacing chopped-down trees with native flora. The plan would help conserve water, officials say.

Firefighters again file appeal over letter
ZEPHYRHILLS -- Members of the Zephyrhills Professional Firefighters Union hope the third time is a charm.

Dead woman's family looks for answers
The 28-year-old died Sunday after being hit by a car early Saturday, but details are sketchy.

Holiday girl, 2, recovers from near-drowning
CLEARWATER -- At her birthday party Sunday, 2-year-old Desiree Ehrlich splashed in her aunt's pool, her tiny arm floats keeping her above water as her parents looked on.

Mayor is correct in forcing council to follow rules
Editor: As a frequent New Port Richey City Council attendee, I am amused by Tom Finn's childish walkout at the last council meeting.

Man charged after telephone tip leads to stolen puppy
The chihuahua was sold at a bar, but a phone call led the owner of Mr. Puppy pet store to the pooch.

West Pasco chamber hires coordinator
The West Pasco Chamber of Commerce has hired Judy Parker to fill a new position of events and marketing coordinator.

Woman accepts settlement over crash that killed fiance
Three people died in the August accident at the intersection of Ridge Road and U.S. 19.

Draft could dodge county
The University of Tampa's Mike Rabelo and USF's Daniel Boyd are the county's best bets in the 2001 First-Year Player Draft.

Colleges low on prospects
The coaches at Pasco-Hernando Community College and Saint Leo University don't expect any of their players to be picked.  

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