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September 12, 2001

People roll up sleeves to help
Blood donors are willing to wait in line to help victims, and sites will extend their hours.

Parents take kids home for hugs and calls
Joseph Alicea stood in the office of Calusa Elementary School, his eyes glued to the disastrous images flickering across a television in the corner. Alicea's brother-in-law worked at the World Trade Center, and he was at school gathering his children.

People react to attack with anguish, rage
Connections to New York bring terror close to home.

Immoral few are at heart of hurt
I do not know how to properly express how I feel. Overwhelmed. Confused. Depressed. And one more thing.

Good news is blessing on dark day
He's okay.

Public buildings, mall plan to be open today
Insulated by hundreds of miles and a handful of states from the trauma in New York and Washington, D.C., Pasco County officials vowed to keep public buildings open today.

Commission gives go-ahead to purchase building
The county tax collector wants to turn the former Franks Nursery into a one-stop shop for taxpayers.

Giant game threatens area's beauty
Editor: Leave it to an attorney representing another one of Pasco County's 1,599 specials to threaten a lawsuit regarding the newly approved tree ordinance.

Tragedy sets priorities
Peter Altman's cell phone rang. Twice. He apologized.

Two area athletes earn gold medals
New Port Richey swimmer Tommy Wyher and Hudson gymnast Joyce Sposito each won gold medals last month in their respective sports.

ZTA Labor Day tournament another success
It was a day of labor and love for the players who competed in the Zephyrhills Tennis Association's Labor Day Social on the McCannon Courts in Zephyr Park.

Beach shuts down after contamination
PORT RICHEY -- Contamination from intestinal bacteria has forced the closing of Oelsner Park Beach along Miller's Bayou in Port Richey.

School celebrates international literacy
Parents flocked to Quail Hollow Elementary School to read to their children and classmates.

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  • Drunken driver apologizes; gets 30 years
  • Faraway tragedy too close to home
  • Churches ease pain with prayer services
  • Sense of violation shrouds residents
  • Now is the time to fix roads in residential areas
  • Security heightened locally after attacks
  • Eagle relies on attitude
  • Friday's games
  • Vonada: Springstead is seeking 'renewed focus'
  • Residents soon will pay more for fire services
  • Nation's shock, concern hit home
  • Son's delayed commute turns into dad's relief
  • Man who drove missing woman charged
  • Events unfold into powerful civics lesson
  • Side lines
  • Improvement pushes any frustration aside
  • Hybls had stop in county on road to their success

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