Thursday, July 19, 2018

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Hernando Religion Calendar for July 27

BrooksvilleJericho Road Ministries welcomes donations for its Christian outreach program."Each day God brings men and women to us who are battling the oppression of abuse, the injustice of poverty and the servitude of addition," said ministry chaplai...
Updated: 8 minutes ago

Captain’s Corner: Early morning or late-night fishing your best bets during summer

We are deep into the dog days of summer, and it shows. Fishing early mornings and late evenings are your best bet for solid action. Tossing artificials around bait schools as the sun rises has produced some nice trout catches. Some fish have been in ...
Updated: 10 minutes ago
Hernando sheriff: Three shot in two related shootings in Spring Hill

Hernando sheriff: Three shot in two related shootings in Spring Hill

SPRING HILL — Three people were shot Thursday afternoon in related shootings at two locations, according to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office.The first shooting took place at about 2:45 p.m. in a residential area on Olson Road, Sheriff Al Nienhuis...
Updated: 13 minutes ago
Lawyer running for Pinellas judge seat faces Florida Bar complaint

Lawyer running for Pinellas judge seat faces Florida Bar complaint

A medical malpractice lawyer running for a Pinellas circuit judge seat in the Aug. 28 election is facing allegations that he screamed at another lawyer during a meeting and was escorted out by security.The Florida Bar complaint stems from an incident...
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Friday’s letters: Trump’s excuses about Helsinki

Trump got tripped up | July 18A dangerous mix-up for a presidentPresident Donald Trump would have us believe that he misspoke when he stood on the world stage with Russian President Vladimir Putin and expressed belief in Putin rather than the una...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Editorial: Algae blooms, toll woes and beach battles -- Florida’s fouled up summer

Editorial: Algae blooms, toll woes and beach battles -- Florida’s fouled up summer

July in Florida. The height of summer tourist season. Rental cars clog the highways and tourists crowd the beaches, motels and all-you-can-eat shrimp joints. Many of our neighbors are off to North Carolina or somewhere cooler. So it’s an awfully inco...
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They’re veterans, ex-cops and bus drivers. Their new gig: protecting — and connecting with — Pasco’s elementary schoolers

They’re veterans, ex-cops and bus drivers. Their new gig: protecting — and connecting with — Pasco’s elementary schoolers

LAND O’ LAKES — The guard gripped his gun, checked his angles. He passed furniture marked with teachers’ names and room numbers. One door, clear. And then another. And then he threw open the door to a classroom: One loud pop, then six more, then the ...
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Rowdy fans tarnish most iconic climb of Tour de France

Rowdy fans tarnish most iconic climb of Tour de France

ALPE D’HUEZ, France — One of cycling’s big attractions is that fans don’t have to pay to watch — and they can get as close as they want to the riders. The sport paid for that unlimited access Thursday when unruly spectators interrupted the most iconi...
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Rabid bat clings to woman’s arm in Sun City Center parking lot

Rabid bat clings to woman’s arm in Sun City Center parking lot

SUN CITY CENTER — A Sun City Center woman got an unusual surprise as she used the bathroom in her home Monday — a rabid bat clinging to her arm.According to the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County, the woman was helping a friend into ...
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Florida accepts election security money. Now, counties await their checks

Florida accepts election security money. Now, counties await their checks

Five-and-a-half weeks before a statewide primary election, the Legislature accepted $19.2 million in federal money Thursday to strengthen voting systems against threats of intrusion by Russians and others.A panel of state legislators gave Gov. Rick S...
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