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Pasco deputies make arrest in Tuesday night murder in Dade City

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Centennial Middle School sixth-graders Tymar McKever and Tatiana Sanchez sort books about human body systems during class in late January. The district no longer requires a reading course, so some sixth-graders are learning research methods.BRENDAN FITTERER | Times

New research course helps Pasco sixth-graders master needed skills

Sixth-graders in Stephanie Wisnieske's fourth-period class sifted through books on body functions, sorting them by topic and putting them into separate bins. The work, though somewhat tedious, held the promise of making it easier for the students to find materials as they study and report about body functions. It m …

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  1. Pasco deputies make arrest in Tuesday night murder in Dade City

    Crime

    DADE CITY — Pasco sheriff's detectives on Friday arrested Alfreddie Elmonise, 32, on a charge of first-degree murder in the slaying earlier this week of 38-year-old Ricardo Hernandez.

  2. Getting it wrong: Suncoast Parkway set to expand even as it fails to meet projections

    Growth

    Before the Suncoast Parkway opened, a consultant predicted that it would be so full of cars its toll booths would rake in $150 million a year by 2014.

    A short line of vehicles forms in the only lane open Jan. 27 at a Suncoast Parkway toll plaza in Tampa.
  3. Spring Hill motorcyclist dies after Hudson crash

    Accidents

    HUDSON — A 31-year-old Spring Hill man who lost control of his motorcycle on Little Road Wednesday has died, authorities said Friday.

  4. Man behind public safety campus plan trailed by civil fraud, theft allegations

    News

    LAND O'LAKES — Skip Drish, the man who proposed putting a security academy's public safety campus in central Pasco County, faces a barrage of civil litigation.

    Skip Drish became known in Land O’Lakes in 2012 after applying for a permit to run a firing range.
  5. New research course helps Pasco sixth-graders master needed skills

    K12

    Sixth-graders in Stephanie Wisnieske's fourth-period class sifted through books on body functions, sorting them by topic and putting them into separate bins.

    Centennial Middle School sixth-graders Tymar McKever and Tatiana Sanchez sort books about human body systems during class in late January. The district no longer requires a reading course, so some sixth-graders are learning research methods.
  6. Bowen: VA site selection clouds west Pasco redevelopment vision

    Local Government

    Nobody said the long-term redevelopment of Pasco's west side would be easy.

  7. Art exhibits, a Greek fest and other Things to Do on the North Suncoast

    Events

    On stage

    Lovers and street gangs: West Side Story continues with Thursday matinee, Friday and Saturday evening and Sunday brunch performances through Feb. 14 at the Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. Dinner and show, $49.50, plus tax and tip. Call (727) 863-7949 or visit …