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The Week in Words: Dec. 12-18

"I'm guilty of being an a------, but not of murder."

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Neo-Nazi John Ditullio, right, maintaining his innocence in the 2006 stabbing that killed Kristofer King and injured Patricia Wells. A jury found him guilty.

"These cases are never closed. They are never forgotten, and we are going to do everything we can to solve them."

Sgt. John Urquhart of the King County Sheriff's Office, which used new DNA tests to identify New Port Richey resident John Wayne Folds as the suspect wanted for a murder near Seattle 27 years ago.

"Members of the community have lost jobs, are between jobs, have taken pay cuts, are unsure about the future or are anticipating a tax hike. We are paying the price."

John Durkin, the retired Marine reservist who oversees West Pasco's Toys for Tots program, which struggled this year to collect enough toys for all the families in need.

"This is a great day for the Wesley Chapel community."

Norm Stein, retired administrator for Tampa-based University Community Hospital, on Tuesday's groundbreaking of the first hospital in central Pasco.

"It's always an adventure when we get together."

Heather Davis-Hura, right, who cut her thick hair as a sign of solidarity with mother-in-law Jane Hura, who has lost her hair while undergoing chemotherapy.

"He never wanted to leave Pasco. This was his home. He loved cattle, he loved this lifestyle."

Dewey Mitchell on his father, Jim Mitchell, left, the Pasco rancher and patriarch who died last week after a lengthy illness.

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