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September 13, 2001

Carnage spurs outpouring of human spirit
[Times photo: Douglas R. Clifford]
People wishing to donate blood endure long lines throughout Pasco, while others offer themselves up as volunteers to disaster assistance agencies.

Brother safe but hurt, she knows
Marie Pisciotta waited hours for word on her brother, who worked in the World Trade Center.

Local businesses try to cope with implications of disaster
Travel-related businesses suffered while stores offering emergency supplies, U.S. flags or guns thrived.

Over breakfast is talk of tragedy
Conversation is a staple at Stout's Cafe, where a microcosm of the nation's feelings was found Wednesday.

Tragedy offers a live history lesson
Students and teachers put the attacks into historic and social focus and turn the events into a civics lesson.

Teams return to practice for the sake of athletes
It is a far, far different world today than the one we are used to.

Don't shun mentally challenged
Re: Opponent of group home has record, Sept. 6

Official: Dade City needs more money
The city manager says to keep up with costs, it may be time to consider a stormwater runoff fee.

City agency to give Main Street $30,000
NEW PORT RICHEY -- The city's Community Redevelopment Agency will give the Greater New Port Richey Main Street Group Inc. $30,000 to cover operating expenses in the 2001-2002 fiscal year, double the amount that the city gave the group the previous year.

Police reports
Robber grabs shopper's keys and takes off in her truck

Two-truck accident kills one driver, injures another
A man who lives near the crash site says he has seen roughly 30 wrecks in 15 years on the road.

School Board approves budget, lowers tax rate
Although the millage rate is lower, the tax base has grown. Taxes may go up for those with higher home assessments.

Budget meeting set
Commissioners are confident that a proposed 5.3 percent property tax rate increase won't be needed.

Bell's consistency helps capture 5K series overall title
Land O'Lakes' Steven Bell certainly found his stride this summer on the 5K circuit. Bell won the 14-and-under group for the fifth time in five races Sunday at the Run for the Gold 5K in Tampa.  

Other North Suncoast news
  • Tragic attacks affect local economy
  • In classes: faith and patriotism
  • Recovery will 'take some time'
  • Phone calls carry relief, grief
  • Residents find ways to help out in disaster
  • County preparing for heavy weather
  • What they're saying
  • Coverage of family's loss was disturbing, tasteless and painful
  • Some find doctor's comment upsetting
  • In vigil of prayer, some find solace
  • Drive
  • Class notes
  • People find solace in services
  • The course is clear: Strike with no mercy
  • Pentagon wreckage eerie sight
  • County tries to regain normalcy
  • A day for reflecting, counting blessings
  • Tragedy shows what Americans are made of
  • School Board approves tax rate increase
  • Slaying suspect was trusted friend
  • Reporter's notebook
  • Phone calls thwarted by tragedy
  • Seeking meaning in a mere game
  • Teams return to routines
  • Citrus County Speedway
  • Schools work to get students back on track
  • Attacks force travelers to alter plans
  • Say it
  • This week
  • Lecanto native works in White House
  • School briefs
  • Science academy visits wildlife park

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