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June 21, 2001

Tricky brush fire menaces mobile home community
[Times photo: Brendan Fitterer]
Firefighters set a backfire to protect the Pineland Park neighborhood, but the winds and dryness still are considered threats.
Murderer won't get a new trial
Robert Garner says his lawyers failed to use an intoxication defense. They say he never mentioned drugs or alcohol.

County adjusts watering schedule
Reclaimed water users in 10 neighborhoods face new rules and the prospect of fines up to $500.

Hospital names its latest executive
The incoming leader of Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point says he is committed to staying. His predecessor announced his resignation after only six months.

Coordinator hired to help kids in need
DADE CITY -- The former director of the West Pasco Salvation Army's domestic violence program, who resigned after her boss proposed cutting services, accepted a job Wednesday overseeing a new program with the county's other domestic violence shelter.

Chamber group lobbies for rail
The future of the growing bay area, from Pasco to St. Petersburg and Tampa, must include rail, supporters say.

Council: Church stays as it is
New Port Richey leaders say it isn't worth $2,000 to move Our Lady Queen of Peace again.

Fasano has done plenty for the kids
Re: Ties to governor help protect pet projects, June 19 C.T. Bowen column

Police reports
Lutz man arrested after scuffle with deputies

Pair collects four-stroke wins
When a championship is on the line sometimes experience can make the difference. Last week at Scotland Yards, a pair of Eustis youngsters showed that learning along the way can be just as valuable.

Preparation could be key
Shady Hills begins play in the District 4 tournament today ready for what the competition will throw at them.

Charity event deadline approaches
Players planning to compete in next month's Philippine Tournament in Zephyrhills must register before the end of the week.  

Other North Suncoast news
  • After 15 years, rezoning effort still incomplete
  • County grabs chance to widen road
  • Rottweiler's bite earns restrictions
  • Board to re-examine later school days
  • Charter government issue is not a priority now
  • World Woods to test state's best amateurs
  • Future Leopard earns six-stroke tourney win
  • Suffering leads lawyer to hang up car phone
  • Rock Crusher Canyon rolls out its concert schedule
  • City manager prospect No. 3 also uneasy
  • Flight plans filed for endangered cranes
  • Inverness caps talk of extending water service
  • Community center under way
  • Panel of science fiction, fantasy writers to discuss world of future
  • Newsmakers
  • Class notes
  • Students learn cooking from myriad of teachers
  • Nine WTI students win awards at VICA
  • Public propane safety demonstration set for Saturday
  • Checklist for new season of boating
  • Gyms open for youths this summer

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