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Pasco schools struggle to hire and keep speech pathologists


Docks extend into the Pithlachascotee River behind the Whiskey River Sports Bar & Grill along the Port Richey waterfront. (BRENDAN FITTERER  |  Times)

Port Richey council rescinds previous denial of permit for dock at Whiskey River

PORT RICHEY — Fearing a lawsuit, the Port Richey City Council on Tuesday night rescinded last month's denial of a post-construction permit for a dock sought by the owner of a popular waterfront restaurant, opening the door for a new hearing regarding the long-debated structure. The City Council again took up debate …


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    Pasco County sheriff's detectives said Thursday they believe the death of a 91-year-old New Port Richey woman was a homicide.

  2. Pasco County School District 2015-16 calendar


    Aug. 17-21: Teacher planning days.

  3. Meet Pasco County's new principals


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    Fivay High

    Marsha Van Hook

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    As she climbed down a huge set of stairs on the set of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, carrying a cat, completely drenched, Willow Shields had an epiphany.

    Willow Shields as Primrose Everdeen in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1.
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    Real Estate

    In another sign that Tampa Bay's economy is on the upswing, bankruptcy filings are way down.

  7. Pasco schools struggle to hire and keep speech pathologists


    LAND O'LAKES — When it comes to providing speech and language therapy to students, Pasco County schools have few options.