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September 14, 2001

High alert
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[Times photo: Maurice Rivenbark]
A security guard stands by the gate Thursday at the Florida National Guard Building, where security has been increased in response to Tuesday's attacks.
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 Hernando residents: Get ready
Although the path the storm will take remains unknown, the area is likely to see very heavy rain and remains under a flood watch.

Ugly words and acts of hate
DOCTOR SUSPENDED: He allegedly said the United States deserved the terrorist attacks.

Ugly words and acts of hate
VANDALISM: A bullet is fired at a mosque and a store is painted with slurs. The sheriff calls the crimes cowardly.

Prep games are postponed
Tonight's high school games were endangered to begin with.

Prayer services
Here is a list of special services being held in Hernando County in the aftermath of Tuesday's terrorist attacks:

Residents relate tales of their lost loved ones
An uncle was a firefighter. And an aunt is sure her nephew helped foil hijackers.

State investigates Pasco agency
Two former employees of the Pasco Family Protection Team have filed complaints.

County says dead pigeon had West Nile
Hernando County's first case of West Nile virus -- in an animal, not a human -- was confirmed Thursday by the county Health Department.

New plan suggests merger of hospitals
Reaction is mixed to the proposal, which also calls for a new hospital east of Brooksville.

The hospital debate involves many dimensions
Editor: As a previous employee of Brooksville Regional Hospital, I am well aware of the community's need for a hospital on the eastern side of Hernando County. However, I do not agree that the location proposed will benefit the east-side residents.

Production of 'Peanuts' play keeps traditional approach
The Richey Suncoast Theatre won't change much of the original script for You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown in tribute to its creator.

This week
KILLER COMEDY: Three Murders and It's Only Monday continues Thursdays and weekends through Sept. 23 at Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Shows are at 8 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for students 17 and younger. The theater's box office is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and one hour before each show. Call 683-5113.

Ferris has stroke of luck in first pro victory
Former Hernando High School and South Florida golfer Doug Ferris won his first professional tournament last Sunday, collecting a $7,500 check as a one-stroke winner in the North Dakota Bobcat Open at Fargo Country Club.  


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  • Pirates hand off a tradition to McNally
  • SCORE, CFCC to present two small business courses
  • 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
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  • 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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