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September 14, 2001

Disaster intensifies desire to serve
[Times photo: Steve Hasel]
Two high school students say Tuesday's terrorist attacks were deciding factors in their decision to enlist in the Marines.
Jan Glidewell
Reactions in tough times show our core
Even though it is humor that gets us through some of our worst times, this is obviously not the time or place for it.

Storm watchers warn Citrus residents: Get ready
County officials prepare for the possibility of a hurricane, heavy rains and flooding as Tropical Storm Gabrielle churns in gulf waters.

Mideast families feel safe in county
Two Muslim store owners say that except for a few funny looks and one mouthy drunk, there has not been any trouble.

Prayer services scheduled today
As of press time, the following churches had announced prayer services for today:

Good news, bad news, no news
Residents wait for answers and show support, and a legislator tries to ease the financial burden for families.

A small gesture to share the grief
Local veterans are asking area residents to light a candle at 7 tonight as a sign of the nation's mourning and solidarity.

Parkway brings many positives to the bay area
Editor: Having read a number of letters from readers who were moaning and groaning over the "terrible" Suncoast Parkway, I am compelled to offer a different, more positive opinion.

Assistant principal is Citrus High grad
William J. Nelson came back to the county as assistant principal at Citrus Springs Middle School this year.

Woman charged with first-degree murder
The defendant could face the death penalty if convicted of shooting her husband.

Lecanto suddenly a threat
The Panthers will attempt to win back-to-back games for the first time since 1999.

Pirates hand off a tradition to McNally
For most area coaches, 1,000-yard rushers are something that comes along every so many years -- something to be cherished, something to be taken advantage of when fortunate enough to have one.

SCORE, CFCC to present two small business courses
As a part of fulfilling its mission to counsel, mentor and educate America's small business entrepreneurs, the Service Corp of Retired Executives has joined with Central Florida Community College-Lecanto Campus to present two business courses designed to help new and existing small business owners and managers better understand the varied tools of management.  

Other North Suncoast news
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  • Ugly words and acts of hate
  • Prep games are postponed
  • Prayer services
  • Residents relate tales of their lost loved ones
  • State investigates Pasco agency
  • County says dead pigeon had West Nile
  • New plan suggests merger of hospitals
  • The hospital debate involves many dimensions
  • Production of 'Peanuts' play keeps traditional approach
  • This week
  • Ferris has stroke of luck in first pro victory
  • Afghani refugee expresses same horror as Americans
  • Commission nicks property tax rate
  • State begins investigating Pasco agency
  • Gun buyback is for our safety -- period
  • Seeing signs of patriotism everywhere
  • Victim of fatal crash identified
  • Former editor files complaint
  • Need outpaces money for schools
  • Police reports
  • Stormwater utility fee moves closer to reality
  • This week
  • Art is the name of the game
  • Labels revive memories of Pasco citrus industry
  • Bright colors, jutting angles characterize artwork
  • New Port Richey plan for tax breaks challenged
  • In brief
  • Taking a break might help kids understand
  • Football games postponed

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