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Body of man discovered near St. Joe Road

SAN ANTONIO

Body of man discovered near St. Joe Road

A man's body was found in the woods Thursday morning near St. Joe Road, according to the Pasco Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's spokesman Doug Tobin said a person called the agency with a tip that led detectives to the body. The man is believed to have been between 25 and 45 years old. At this point, investigators are calling the unidentified man's death "suspicious" and have not said whether foul play is suspected. The body was found about 9:30 this morning about 150 feet into the woods, Tobin said. The medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death and help identify the body, Tobin said.

COUNTYWIDE

Does your home inspire romance?

Think your home is a real love nest? Now's your chance to show it off. TopTenRealEstateDeals.com is looking for the 10 most love-inspiring homes in the United States to use in its 2011 Valentine's Day promotion, "Top Ten Most Romantic Homes." "We are looking for homes with features such as design, location, furnishings, history, views or amenities that are truly love inspiring," marketing manager Jason Wakefield said. And though last year's list consisted only of mansions, this year organizers want to include a few homes occupied by folks who live in the real world. The homes can be any style or size, including homes that are currently for sale, as long as they would be a great place to spend Valentine's Day evening, he said. The final list will be distributed to national and local media. Submissions are free. Send your romantic home nominations to [email protected] Include a brief description of why it should be a Valentine's Day Top 10 Home and a few high-resolution photos. The deadline to submit nominations is Jan. 24. Visit http://tinyurl.com/romantic-homes to see last year's list.

WESLEY CHAPEL

Commissioner will speak to GOP club

County Commissioner Pat Mulieri will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Wesley Chapel Republican Club at 7 p.m. Thursday. The club meets in the second floor meeting room of the Wesley Chapel Hyundai auto dealership, 27000 Wesley Chapel Blvd., 1 mile west of Interstate 75. For information on becoming a member of the Wesley Chapel Republican Club, contact Peter Hanzel at (813) 907-6614 or e-mail [email protected]

Land O'Lakes' coach won't return

Matt Kitchie will not return next season as football coach at Land O'Lakes High. Story, Sports, Page 7C.

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