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Already fighting a type of leukemia, Terri Hesse didn’t worry much about the pink spot on her buttock. But it didn’t go away.BRENDAN FITTERER | Times

Port Richey woman moves on with life after two cancer diagnoses

PORT RICHEY Terri Hesse keeps the photo handy, ready to show to anyone with just a few finger swipes to her cell phone. "Does that look like skin cancer to you?" she asks, holding up the selfie she snapped of the small, pink and white spot that showed up on her backside a couple of years ago. To the average person, …

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    Wrestlingpreps

    TAMPA — Saturday's Class 2A, District 8 championship for Jesuit marked the fourth in a row for the program.

  2. District wrestling: Pasco wins third straight title

    Wrestlingpreps

    BROOKSVILLE — Pasco wrestlers held up three fingers following Saturday's Class A, District 6 tournament, signifying the Pirates three-peat of district titles.

  3. Mother of cold case victim had prayed that attacker was dead

    Human Interest

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    Criminal

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  5. Tears and praise as New Port Richey fire chief prepares to depart

    Fire

    NEW PORT RICHEY — Fire Chief Alex Onishenko is leaving the only place where he's ever gone to work as a firefighter.

    Alex Onishenko will be fire marshal for the East Manatee Fire Rescue District.
  6. Port Richey woman moves on with life after two cancer diagnoses

    Human Interest

    PORT RICHEY

    Terri Hesse keeps the photo handy, ready to show to anyone with just a few finger swipes to her cell phone.

    Already fighting a type of leukemia, Terri Hesse didn’t worry much about the pink spot on her buttock. But it didn’t go away.
  7. Two Saint Leo newspaper leaders benefited from Pasco's Take Stock in Children program

    College

    ST. LEO — As they were growing up, Jessica Miller and Autumn Murray both were deemed to be at risk. Coming from low-income families, they qualified to be part of Pasco County's Take Stock in Children program.

    Jessica Miller and Autumn Murray head the editorial and art layout staffs at Saint Leo University’s weekly newspaper.