Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

The Week in Words: Dec. 6-12

"I am not going to allow us to be bullied into signing off on something we don't fully understand.''

Lynne Webb, United School Employees of Pasco's president, reacting to an urgent push for local school districts to apply for federal funds for education reform.

"When I first met them, I was entranced by the glamor and theatrics of the brotherhood.''

John Ditullio, testifying during his trial about his attraction to a group of militant neo-Nazis in west Pasco.

"I want to be known as the guy who donated a TON.''

Elijah Bartz, who with his wife, Valerie, donated 2,665 pounds of clothing, household items and other stuff to Goodwill to win a contest.

"I'm getting kind of used to it.''

Jeffrey Crouch, a Port Richey man who has been arrested 15 times in 20 years, most recently for allegedly beating a homeless man known as "Little Pauly.''

"We've been dreaming of this day.''

April Harrelson, as she toured her new home in Dade City, courtesy of the Warrick Dunn Foundation.

"It feels just fine to me.''

County Commissioner Jack Mariano, regarding the Florida Turnpike Enterprise's plan to resurface part of the Suncoast Parkway — but not include the Ridge Road extension in its five-year plan.

"Right now I'm working from my cell phone and from my home."

Stew Gibbons, who was president of the Connerton development in Land O'Lakes until he was laid off Friday when the project shut down. Gibbons said he's working without pay to close the sale of Connerton to an undisclosed investor.

The Week in Words: Dec. 6-12 12/12/09 [Last modified: Saturday, December 12, 2009 1:00pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1.   Jake Faria has pitched 6-1/3 innings and has allowed one run in each of this first three starts.
  2. Lightning takes defenseman Cal Foote with top pick in draft

    Lightning Strikes

    CHICAGO — Former Avalanche defenseman Adam Foote said his son Cal lived in the locker room.

    Cal Foote, second from left, is welcomed to the Lightning by GM Steve Yzerman, far left.
  3. It's Rays' turn to pound Orioles pitching (w/video)

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG - Ah, the fantastic four.

    The Rays smashed the reeling Orioles 15-5 on Friday, scoring a season-high in runs, to climb four games above .500 for the first time since July 1, 2015.

    Rays third baseman Evan Longoria scores on a triple by Logan Morrison during the first inning against the Orioles.
  4. Lightning picks defenseman Cal Foote

    Blogs

    Cal Foote is the son of former Avs defenseman Adam Foote.
  5. Kids today: They don't work summer jobs the way they used to

    Business

    WASHINGTON — It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie The Shining, where Patrick Doyle earned his first real paycheck.

    Teens Ben Testa, from left, Hannah Waring and Abby McDonough, and Wegmeyer Farms owner Tyler Wegmeyer walk the strawberry rows at the Hamilton, Va., farm in late May.