Saturday, April 21, 2018
News Roundup

Hernando, Pasco events and meetings

Today's picks

HERNANDO COUNTY

Viva Florida 500 book discussion of 'A Land Remembered': Noon-1:30 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill. (352) 754-4043.

Cornell University Glee Club all-male choir: 7 p.m., Springstead Theater, 3300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill. $15; $10 students. (352) 797-7010.

PASCO COUNTY

Habitat for Humanity Women's Build informational mixer: 6 p.m., Wesley Chapel Toyota, 5300 Eagleston Blvd., Wesley Chapel. (352) 567-1444. habitatpasco.org.

'Growing Delicious Tomatoes' Master Gardener program: 6:30 p.m., Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road, Hudson. Free; registration preferred. (352) 518-0156.

Today's meetings

HERNANDO COUNTY

Hernando County Commission, 9 a.m., Hernando County Government Center, 20 N Main St., Brooksville.

Hernando County Community Alliance, executive roundtable meeting, 9 a.m., Hernando County schools facilities department, 8016 Mobley Road, Brooksville.

Library Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill.

City of Brooksville Beautification Board, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

PASCO COUNTY

Pasco County Commission, 10 a.m., historic courthouse, 37918 Meridian Ave., Dade City.

Dade City Commission, 5:30 p.m., City Hall annex, 14150 Fifth St.

New Port Richey City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall, 5919 Main St.

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Marc Topkinís takeaways from Raysí 10-1 Saturday win over Twins

Marc Topkinís takeaways from Raysí 10-1 Saturday win over Twins

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Updated: 22 minutes ago
Rays Tales: How low can this team go compared to those Devil Rays days?

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Updated: 1 hour ago
Rays Journal: Team effort pays off in 10-1 win over Twins

Rays Journal: Team effort pays off in 10-1 win over Twins

ST. PETERSBURG – Let's be clear here, the Rays still have a long way to go, and a lot of ground to make up.But seeing them play like they did Saturday in beating the Twins 10-1, putting on a solid all-around show in cobbling their first three-g...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Lightning-Devils: How the NHLís top offense went on the defensive

Lightning-Devils: How the NHLís top offense went on the defensive

TAMPA — It was a couple of days after the Lightning beat the Bruins at home late in the regular season when associate coach Rick Bowness talked about how the defensive effort used in that shutout victory was the one the Lightning would need in ...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Rays will go forth with four starters

Rays will go forth with four starters

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Updated: 2 hours ago
Rookie? Lightning D Mikhail Sergachevís playing like a seasoned pro

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TAMPA — Pardon Mikhail Sergachev if he isn't so good at one of hockey's greatest traditions. After all, growing a Stanley Cup playoff beard isn't easy when you're still just a teenager.As he stood in the Lightning locker room Saturday evening w...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Lightning-Devils: Grading Tampa Bayís clinching 3-1 victory in Game 3

Lightning-Devils: Grading Tampa Bayís clinching 3-1 victory in Game 3

TAMPA — Closers.That's what the Lightning looked like as it closed out the New Jersey Devils in five games with a 3-1 win Saturday.Nikita Kucherov's star power blazed again, the defense controlled the game and not even Jersey goaltend...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Lightning stays patient, even through 0-for-5 power-play drought

Lightning stays patient, even through 0-for-5 power-play drought

TAMPA — The Lightning so dominated the second period Saturday that the Devils had more penalties (five) than shots on goal (four), and yet Tampa Bay was unable to build on a 1-0 lead as they sought to clinch the opening-round series.Nowhere was...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Nikita Kucherovís goal sets Lightning playoff series scoring record

Nikita Kucherovís goal sets Lightning playoff series scoring record

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Updated: 3 hours ago
New Port Richey Woman dies in single-car crash on SR 580

New Port Richey Woman dies in single-car crash on SR 580

A 49-year-old woman died early Saturday in a single-car crash on State Road 580.Kristin Carlin, of New Port Richey, was driving in the eastbound lanes of SR 580 when she failed to round a curve and veered off the road near Charles Avenue, a Clearwate...
Updated: 3 hours ago