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By Times staff reports

© St. Petersburg Times,
published September 15, 2001


High school football games rescheduled

INVERNESS -- Both high school football games involving Citrus County teams scheduled for Friday night were postponed because of bad weather and rescheduled for different days. Crystal River now plays at Dunnellon tonight at 7:30; Citrus plays host to Lecanto Monday night at 6. The decision of when to play was left up to the schools. "With no open week, we thought that would be the best time to get it in," Crystal River coach Jere DeFoor said.

Northern toll plaza to begin collections

The Florida Department of Transportation will begin toll collection at the Oak Hammock Mainline Toll Plaza of the Suncoast Parkway at 6 a.m. Sunday. Oak Hammock is the northernmost toll plaza on the parkway, about a mile south of U.S. 98 near the Hernando-Citrus county line. The toll for the entire 42-mile trip on the Suncoast Parkway for two-axle vehicles will be $3. Toll collectors will be on duty 24 hours per day at this plaza. All traffic, including motorists using SunPass, will pass through the toll plaza lanes. Construction may continue in the vicinity of the toll plaza. Motorists are advised that the speed limit is reduced to 55 mph in the construction zones.

Relay for Life committee to meet Thursday

There will be a Crystal River Relay for Life committee rally meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Community Room of Seven Rivers Community Hospital. Team registration and committee chairperson sign-ups are being accepted. There will be committee job description information, door prizes and lots of fun. Help your community take up the fight against cancer. If you cannot attend, call Sue Thorne, 628-0374 evenings or Diana Schwartz, 637-5577.

WTI offers classes in investments, medical terms

INVERNESS -- There is still room in the following classes at the Withlacoochee Technical Institute:

Advanced Investment Strategies: From 2 to 4 p.m. Mondays for 12 weeks, beginning Sept. 17 in room 283, cost: $48. Instructor, Brenda D'Arville has many years of experience in the investment field. Students will gain an understanding of investment issues including selecting companies, how to evaluate financial data and how to make investment choices based on risk tolerances and financial objectives.

Medical Terminology: From 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays for 12 weeks beginning Sept. 17, cost: $127 plus textbook. Students will learn medical terminology step by step to acquire a medical vocabulary necessary to work in a medical setting. For information about these classes, call the school.

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