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October 30, 2000

Annual ethnic fest offers a bit of this, some of that
[Times photo: Olie Stonerook]
The event, a St. Joan of Arc Church fundraiser, draws thousands with rides, a thrift sale -- and global foods.
A bitter pill to swallow

Jilted by HMOs, Hernando County seniors who depend on Medicare for medicine look anxiously to the future. Will benefits cover their needs, they wonder.

Steep bids slow plans for animal shelter
Some would like to work with the lowest bidder and trim items from the project; others would like to make the trims and then put the project up for bid again.

Differences clear in commission race
In District 3, the candidates offer a study in contrasts, both in terms of style and substance.

Candidate reply
The Times offers candidates not recommended by its editorial board an opportunity to reply. Here is one of those replies.

Baldwin outshines opponent for District 1 commissioner
The person who replaces Pat Novy as the County Commissioner representing District 1 will be a successful, competent, methodical, senior woman who will be more productive than the outgoing incumbent. That is a certainty because both candidates seeking the job possess, at a minimum, those abilities.

Halloween events and fall festivals
11th annual Haunted House and Halloween Bash, 6 to 10 p.m. today and Tuesday, Hernando Park/Community Activity Center, 205 E Fort Dade Ave., Brooksville. Featuring a haunted house, pumpkin carving contest, costume contest, games and entertainment. Sponsored by the Hernando County Recreation Department. 754-4031.

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Citrus judge aims to assist people living on probation
The plan is being praised by criminal justice experts for its innovation.  

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