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New Port Richey approves lease of Cavalier Square to Dulcet Restaurant

submitted 1 day ago by in Local News

New Port Richey City Council voted last night to approve the lease of Cavalier Square to the soon-to-open Dulcet restaurant for outdoor seating space. Some concerned business owners had previously asked for clarification about whether the parking lot adjacent to the square would be leased as well. City staff and Council members cleared that up […]

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Pasco Drivers Will Pay Additional $0.05 Per Gallon

submitted 2 days ago by in Local News

Pasco County Commissioners passed a $0.05 increase in gas taxes in the County last week. The new increase will go into effect on January 1st, 2015. Commisioner Chairman Jack Mariano was the only dissenting vote in a 4-1 decision. Pasco’s fuel taxes are currently at the same rate as Pinellas and Hillsborough and will, in […]

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Rob Marlowe: Alcohol Sales in the Park

submitted 3 days ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe discusses alcohol sales during special events at Sims Park in his weekly blog.

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Weather Report – September 15

submitted 3 days ago by in Local

Weekly Weather Report Week of September 15, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community Historical Average (for 9/12): 89 HIGH, 75 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 89 degrees (nineteen degrees higher than the lowest average high [70]).   Our average low is now 75 […]

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Farm Report – September 15, 2014

submitted 3 days ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of September 15, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community   Garden Overview Although temperatures are still in the 90s, Summer is almost over. Fall begins on September 23.  The summer crops seem to know what is coming, although many perhaps most […]

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Marc Yacht: Pasco County should be helping 16 refugee children, not hindering them

submitted 3 days ago by in Local Opinion/Editorial

Refugees escaping dangerous countries are traditionally welcomed to U.S. shores. Jewish refugees came through Ellis Island circa 1910 to escape Russia. Cuban refugees poured into Florida in 1959. They left family and possessions to escape Castro’s communism. The U.S. welcomed the “Lost Boys of Somalia” and other victims of rape and torture in the 90s. […]

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New Port Richey looks to start sewer repairs on Main Street

submitted 5 days ago by in Local News

The Tampa Tribune reports that detours should be expected on downtown sections of Main Street as as 150 foot section of sewer pipe undergoes repairs.

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River Ridge High Football Team Salutes Helmet Sponsors

submitted 5 days ago by in Local Sports

New Port Richey, FL (Sept. 14, 2014) – “This year we were able to purchase all new helmets for the entire River Ridge High School football team,” said head coach Ryan Benjamin.  Based on the prevalent news in the media, Mr. Benjamin noted that providing the best head protection for players is one of the […]

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Ecology Florida: Water Bottles — One Use Commodities We Do Not Need

submitted 1 week ago by in Ecology Local

In an editorial released by Ecology Florida this week, the organization discusses water bottles and why society should switch away from them for Cultural, Health, and Environmental reasons.

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Sertoma Foundation to Donate Hearing Aid Batteries this Friday

submitted 1 week ago by in Events Local

SERTOMA FOUNDATION TO GIVE AWAY BATTERIES IN SEPTEMBER New Port Richey, FL (Aug. 25, 2014) – Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida has scheduled a battery give away for Friday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to  12 noon at their offices in New Port Richey. The Foundation will offer free hearing aid batteries in […]

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Local Weather – September 8th

submitted 1 week ago by in Local

Weekly Weather Report Week of September 8, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community   Historical Average (for 9/5): 90 HIGH, 76 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 90 degrees (twenty degrees higher than the lowest average high [70]).   Our average low is now […]

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Farm Report – September 8th

submitted 1 week ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of September 8, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community Garden Overview Summer is coming to a close. Fall begins on September 23.  This is the Autumnal Equinox, when day and night are of the same duration.  Days have been getting shorter […]

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Mayor Marlowe: Taking Pride in Our Appearance

submitted 1 week ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly commentary on city events. This week he’s talking about comments he made at last week’s meeting regarding a possible City dress code, as well as community grants and a coastal cleanup on September 20th.

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Pasco Sheriff Searching for Escaped Sumter Prisoner in Lutz

submitted 1 week ago by in Crime Local

Pasco Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for a prisoner named Jason Adams who allegedly escaped from a Sumter County road work crew after being allowed to enter the woods to urinate, as reported by Hernando Daily News.

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CALUSA BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN TO MEET

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Events Local

New Port Richey, FL (Sept. 2, 2014) –  The next meeting of Calusa Business & Professional Women (BPW/Calusa) will be held on Friday, Sept. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Seven Springs Golf & Country Club (3535 Trophy Blvd, Port Richey, FL 34655) in the President’s Room. The cost to attend the […]

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Psychic Fair

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Events Religion

Join us for Pasco Counties biggest and best Psychic Fair. Only $1 a minute 20 minute minimum. We have the guidance, hope and inspiration you are looking for. Be The Light Metaphysical Center 3509 Universal Plaza New Port Richey, FL 34652 727-849-2342 http://bethelightchapel.com

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New Port Richey Mayor Suggests Banning Pants Worn Too Low

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe suggested at the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening that he had received phone messages from a resident who was upset about the way young males in the City were wearing their pants. Marlowe and the City’s Attorney referenced a ban passed in Ocala this year that outlaws pants […]

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Outdoor Mall Proposed in Trinity on SW Corner of Little & SR54

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

The Tampa Tribune reports on a proposal for a new mall site across from the Wal-Mart on SR54, the southwest corner of SR54 and Little Road in Western Pasco County.

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Tampa Bay Children’s Chorus Comes to NPR

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Arts Local

An article in the Suncoast News reports that the Temple Terrace based Tampa Bay Children’s Chorus is coming to a local church next week in New Port Richey.

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Manatees May Lose Protected Status

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Ecology Local News

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing whether the manatee should be reclassified as a “threatened” species, which would allow some flexibility for federal officials as the species recovers while maintaining most of the protections afforded to animals listed as endangered.

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Interfaith Spiritual Service

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Events Local

Join us every Sunday at 12 noon for an Interfaith Spiritual Service. No fire and brimestone here – only unconditional love! Be The Light Metaphysical Center 3509 Universal Plaza New Port Richey, FL 34652 727-849-2342 BeTheLightChapel.com

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Implementing The Law Of Attraction Class

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Education

Location: Be The Light Chapel & Metaphysical Center, 3509 Universal Plaza, New Port Richey, Florida 34652 New class forming, starting Saturday September 13 at 1:30pm, mentoring and tutoring of the law of attraction by someone who has made millions of dollars using it. Imagine for a moment what if you could turn your dreams into […]

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USF Ranked 7th in Nation on Sustainable Schools List

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Ecology Local News

USF Beats Ivies, UF and FSU: USF Ranked 7th in Nation on Sustainable Schools List Feature Ecology Florida Staff Ecology Florida joins the University of South Florida in celebrating the school’s top-ten ranking in the Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” listing.  Coming in 7th overall, USF is ranked ahead of all the Ivy League schools, as well as […]

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Local and State Primary Elections Yield Landslides

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News Political

Races for two three local positions, local judges, and the State Governor primary wrapped up this Tuesday with landslides in many. In the primary for Florida House District 36, currently held by Amanda Murphy, Jim Mathieu was handily defeated by Republican Chris Gregg in the primary. Gregg took 59% of the vote to Mathieu’s 41%. Mike […]

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Kristobal Predictions Move Further Away

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Local News

The NOAA has moved predictions for Tropical Storm Kristobal further out into the Atlantic, away from Florida and the Atlantic coast states.

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Mayor Marlowe: Special Events and the Downtown

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Blogs Local Political

New Port Richey’s Mayor Marlowe weighs in on issues in the community in his weekly blog. This week: Special Events and the Downtown.

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Weather Report 8-25-14

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Local

Weekly Weather Report Week of August 25 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community  Weekly Weather Report: Dry Summer Continues   Last Week (8/15-8/22): No report.  Weather reporter was out of the area. Regular weather reports will recommence in next week’s Farm Report. This Week (8/23-29): WU is forecasting […]

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Farm Report, August 25, 2014

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

Friendship Farms & Fare CSA Farm Report and Share Report for August 25 (#47) Brief Highlights August 25 Farm Report now available.  Go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_53f1b134e71448739a47133123c45d91.pdf   This week, Tampa transmissions will be Wednesday.   It is five weeks before the start of the new Garden Year.  We hope everyone will renew.  So far, we have […]

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Tropical Storm Kristobal Looks to Miss

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Local News

According to the National Weather Service and NOAA, Tropical Storm Kristobal has strengthened but increasingly looks like it will miss the Florida Gulf Coast, though it still has the potential to bring heavy rains. Updates to come.

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Pasco manufacturer VLOC Inc. to close doors

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Local News

The Tampa Bay Times reports that VLOC, a Pasco manufacturer and defense contractor located in the Trinity area, will close its doors and lay off more than 70 employees.

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Women’s Expo Coming to New Port Richey

submitted 10 hours ago by in Events Local

New Port Richey’s women will have a chance to learn next week while helping victims of domestic violence and human trafficking.  The Women’s 360 Expo will be held on September 27th from 10 am – 1 pm at the Verizon Event Center at 8718 Trouble Creek. The event is in its third year. WFLA anchor […]

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New Port Richey educator publishes chapter on food and ecology (Dell deChant)

submitted 10 hours ago by in Local

Dell deChant’s “Where’s the Beef? Looking for Food in Religion and Ecology” published in The Global Food System New Port Richey, FL (September 18, 2014) – Dell deChant’s recent research on the relationship of food production to religion and ecology has been published in an important new text focusing on a wide array of challenges […]

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New Port Richey’s Environmental Committee Suggests Nine Proposals for 2015

submitted 1 day ago by in Local

Things are looking greener in New Port Richey, according to Council members and volunteers. The City of New Port Richey Environmental Committee made its annual report to the City Council last night and highlighted the City’s recent achievements as well as recommending nine additional projects for the City. Among the proposals were: Requiring planting of milkweed […]

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New Port Richey approves lease of Cavalier Square to Dulcet Restaurant

submitted 1 day ago by in Local News

New Port Richey City Council voted last night to approve the lease of Cavalier Square to the soon-to-open Dulcet restaurant for outdoor seating space. Some concerned business owners had previously asked for clarification about whether the parking lot adjacent to the square would be leased as well. City staff and Council members cleared that up […]

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Pasco Drivers Will Pay Additional $0.05 Per Gallon

submitted 2 days ago by in Local News

Pasco County Commissioners passed a $0.05 increase in gas taxes in the County last week. The new increase will go into effect on January 1st, 2015. Commisioner Chairman Jack Mariano was the only dissenting vote in a 4-1 decision. Pasco’s fuel taxes are currently at the same rate as Pinellas and Hillsborough and will, in […]

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Rob Marlowe: Alcohol Sales in the Park

submitted 3 days ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe discusses alcohol sales during special events at Sims Park in his weekly blog.

no comments.
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Weather Report – September 15

submitted 3 days ago by in Local

Weekly Weather Report Week of September 15, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community Historical Average (for 9/12): 89 HIGH, 75 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 89 degrees (nineteen degrees higher than the lowest average high [70]).   Our average low is now 75 […]

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Farm Report – September 15, 2014

submitted 3 days ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of September 15, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community   Garden Overview Although temperatures are still in the 90s, Summer is almost over. Fall begins on September 23.  The summer crops seem to know what is coming, although many perhaps most […]

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    1

Marc Yacht: Pasco County should be helping 16 refugee children, not hindering them

submitted 3 days ago by in Local Opinion/Editorial

Refugees escaping dangerous countries are traditionally welcomed to U.S. shores. Jewish refugees came through Ellis Island circa 1910 to escape Russia. Cuban refugees poured into Florida in 1959. They left family and possessions to escape Castro’s communism. The U.S. welcomed the “Lost Boys of Somalia” and other victims of rape and torture in the 90s. […]

no comments.
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New Port Richey looks to start sewer repairs on Main Street

submitted 5 days ago by in Local News

The Tampa Tribune reports that detours should be expected on downtown sections of Main Street as as 150 foot section of sewer pipe undergoes repairs.

no comments.
    1

River Ridge High Football Team Salutes Helmet Sponsors

submitted 5 days ago by in Local Sports

New Port Richey, FL (Sept. 14, 2014) – “This year we were able to purchase all new helmets for the entire River Ridge High School football team,” said head coach Ryan Benjamin.  Based on the prevalent news in the media, Mr. Benjamin noted that providing the best head protection for players is one of the […]

no comments.
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Ecology Florida: Water Bottles — One Use Commodities We Do Not Need

submitted 1 week ago by in Ecology Local

In an editorial released by Ecology Florida this week, the organization discusses water bottles and why society should switch away from them for Cultural, Health, and Environmental reasons.

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    1

Sertoma Foundation to Donate Hearing Aid Batteries this Friday

submitted 1 week ago by in Events Local

SERTOMA FOUNDATION TO GIVE AWAY BATTERIES IN SEPTEMBER New Port Richey, FL (Aug. 25, 2014) – Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida has scheduled a battery give away for Friday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to  12 noon at their offices in New Port Richey. The Foundation will offer free hearing aid batteries in […]

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Local Weather – September 8th

submitted 1 week ago by in Local

Weekly Weather Report Week of September 8, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community   Historical Average (for 9/5): 90 HIGH, 76 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 90 degrees (twenty degrees higher than the lowest average high [70]).   Our average low is now […]

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Farm Report – September 8th

submitted 1 week ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of September 8, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community Garden Overview Summer is coming to a close. Fall begins on September 23.  This is the Autumnal Equinox, when day and night are of the same duration.  Days have been getting shorter […]

no comments.
    1

Mayor Marlowe: Taking Pride in Our Appearance

submitted 1 week ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly commentary on city events. This week he’s talking about comments he made at last week’s meeting regarding a possible City dress code, as well as community grants and a coastal cleanup on September 20th.

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    1

Pasco Sheriff Searching for Escaped Sumter Prisoner in Lutz

submitted 1 week ago by in Crime Local

Pasco Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for a prisoner named Jason Adams who allegedly escaped from a Sumter County road work crew after being allowed to enter the woods to urinate, as reported by Hernando Daily News.

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Psychic Fair

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Events Religion

Join us for Pasco Counties biggest and best Psychic Fair. Only $1 a minute 20 minute minimum. We have the guidance, hope and inspiration you are looking for. Be The Light Metaphysical Center 3509 Universal Plaza New Port Richey, FL 34652 727-849-2342 http://bethelightchapel.com

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New Port Richey Mayor Suggests Banning Pants Worn Too Low

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe suggested at the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening that he had received phone messages from a resident who was upset about the way young males in the City were wearing their pants. Marlowe and the City’s Attorney referenced a ban passed in Ocala this year that outlaws pants […]

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CALUSA BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN TO MEET

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Events Local

New Port Richey, FL (Sept. 2, 2014) –  The next meeting of Calusa Business & Professional Women (BPW/Calusa) will be held on Friday, Sept. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Seven Springs Golf & Country Club (3535 Trophy Blvd, Port Richey, FL 34655) in the President’s Room. The cost to attend the […]

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Outdoor Mall Proposed in Trinity on SW Corner of Little & SR54

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

The Tampa Tribune reports on a proposal for a new mall site across from the Wal-Mart on SR54, the southwest corner of SR54 and Little Road in Western Pasco County.

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Tampa Bay Children’s Chorus Comes to NPR

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Arts Local

An article in the Suncoast News reports that the Temple Terrace based Tampa Bay Children’s Chorus is coming to a local church next week in New Port Richey.

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Manatees May Lose Protected Status

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Ecology Local News

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing whether the manatee should be reclassified as a “threatened” species, which would allow some flexibility for federal officials as the species recovers while maintaining most of the protections afforded to animals listed as endangered.

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Weather Report – September 1st, 2014

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

Weekly Weather Report Week of September 1, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community Weekly Weather Report: Dry Summer Continues Last Week (8/23-8/29): Temperatures ran well above normal this past week.  We reached 95 degrees twice, and did not have a high below 92 degrees.  Remember, the normal […]

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Farm Report – September 1st, 2014

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

Friendship Farms & Fare Farm Report & Newsletter September 1, 2014 – 48th FARM & CSA Report REPORT 75 degrees at 4:30 AM, August 30, 2014 Historical Average (for 8/29): 90 HIGH, 76 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 90 degrees (twenty degrees higher than the lowest average high [70]). Our […]

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Interfaith Spiritual Service

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Events Local

Join us every Sunday at 12 noon for an Interfaith Spiritual Service. No fire and brimestone here – only unconditional love! Be The Light Metaphysical Center 3509 Universal Plaza New Port Richey, FL 34652 727-849-2342 BeTheLightChapel.com

no comments.
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Implementing The Law Of Attraction Class

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Education

Location: Be The Light Chapel & Metaphysical Center, 3509 Universal Plaza, New Port Richey, Florida 34652 New class forming, starting Saturday September 13 at 1:30pm, mentoring and tutoring of the law of attraction by someone who has made millions of dollars using it. Imagine for a moment what if you could turn your dreams into […]

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    2

USF Ranked 7th in Nation on Sustainable Schools List

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Ecology Local News

USF Beats Ivies, UF and FSU: USF Ranked 7th in Nation on Sustainable Schools List Feature Ecology Florida Staff Ecology Florida joins the University of South Florida in celebrating the school’s top-ten ranking in the Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” listing.  Coming in 7th overall, USF is ranked ahead of all the Ivy League schools, as well as […]

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Local and State Primary Elections Yield Landslides

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News Political

Races for two three local positions, local judges, and the State Governor primary wrapped up this Tuesday with landslides in many. In the primary for Florida House District 36, currently held by Amanda Murphy, Jim Mathieu was handily defeated by Republican Chris Gregg in the primary. Gregg took 59% of the vote to Mathieu’s 41%. Mike […]

no comments.
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Kristobal Predictions Move Further Away

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Local News

The NOAA has moved predictions for Tropical Storm Kristobal further out into the Atlantic, away from Florida and the Atlantic coast states.

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