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  1. Movie planner: 'Don't Think Twice,' 'Ben-Hur,' movies with causes

    Movies

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    An improv team is disrupted when a member hits the big time in Don’t Think Twice.
  2. Fierce on the field, benevolent off it

    Footballpreps

    For the past week, Jordon Litowchak has been the big man on campus at Palm Harbor University. The 6-foot, 200-pound linebacker was inundated with congratulatory phone calls and emails after diving into a retention pond to rescue a 71-year-old man from a sinking car. …

    Palm Harbor University linebacker Jordon Litowchak recently saved a 71-year-old man from drowning.
  3. Tony Dungy's impact on those who knew him

    Bucs

    The impact of Tony Dungy, who was inducted Saturday night into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, reached far beyond Tampa Bay and the NFL. Here are a few stories of how he touched the lives of many who never played for him but came to know Dungy as a friend in the 20 years since he took over as Bucs coach. …

    HE’S IN: Former Bucs and Colts coach Tony Dungy delivers his enshrinement speech to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Story, 1A
  4. A touching moment

    Perspective

    When it happened, when the robotic hand that Tim Hemmes willed to move only with his mind reached out and touched girlfriend Katie Schaffer's outstretched palm, emotions flashed like lightning. …

    Paralyzed in a motorcycle accident years ago, Tim Hemmes uses his mind to tell a brain-controlled prosthetic arm to reach out and touch his girlfriend, Katie Schaffer. This loving moment also made medical history and creates hope for disabled patients.
  5. Red Bull Flugtag: Why do people sign up for this?

    Events

    Kayla Antonio, 23, pilot, Gods of Rock: I really wanted to do it in 2008. I went, and was really jealous of everybody that was in it, like: Why didn't I think of this? Why didn't I hear about that?  …

  6. Gov. Rick Scott's school board appointee is wrong for Hernando County

    Letters

    New appointee is wrong choice Attorney Matt Foreman's appointment as the new school board member for Hernando County School District, by Republican Gov. Rick Scott, is another example of how the good old boy network is alive and well in Hernando County. …

  7. Cobra Pride shows in Hudson High memorabilia collection

    K12

    Yearbooks and letter jackets from days gone by. The coveted spirit stick from 1991. News clippings featuring accolades from local papers and Hudson High's own publication, The Cobra Connection. Charlene Prahasky's old track team shirt from 1988; a 2010 homecoming DVD; scrapbooks and class pictures from back in the 1970s featuring smiling young ladies and a few young men sporting hair swept to the side Justin Bieber style. …

    Pam Paone, right, instructional assistant at Hudson High and school volunteer Denise Watson put out a call over the summer for school memorabilia that now fills a case in the foyer at the school. The response from the community was overwhelming.
  8. Sports in brief

    Sports

    soccer U.s. remains winless under klinsmann BRUSSELS — The United States lost to Belgium 1-0 in a friendly Tuesday, leaving Jurgen Klinsmann without a win in three games since he was hired as coach. …

  9. In motorcyclist's death, a cautionary tale

    Accidents

    SAFETY HARBOR — Eric Schnetzer of Tampa, an athletic 40-year-old, loved to surf, windsurf, kayak and ride water scooters. But there was another challenge he itched to try: riding motorcycles.  …

    Eric Schnetzer, 40, a sports enthusiast and electrical engineer, bought a Honda CBR sport bike in May. He crashed in Safety Harbor less than a week after this photo was taken.
  10. Blood drives planned around Hernando County to fill urgent need

    Briefs

    COUNTYWIDE Blood drives planned to fill an urgent need …

  11. For courage against Huntington's disease, my son deserves a Father's Day medal

    Columns

    My son Jeff deserves a medal. So, for a Father's Day gift to myself, I'm going to give him one. …

  12. Special-needs hurricane shelter accepting registrations

    Briefs

    Countywide Special-needs shelter taking registrations …

  13. One motorcyclist dead, another injured in holiday weekend crashes

    Accidents

    SAFETY HARBOR — A 40-year-old Tampa man injured in a motorcycle accident on Memorial Day died Tuesday morning, officials said. …

  14. More motorcycle accidents likely near hangout

    Letters

    Re: 5 hurt in motorcycle wrecks | story, April 7 More motorcycle accidents likely It was just a matter of time before a big pileup like this was reported. I would venture to bet that if the riders were asked where they had just come from, their collective answer would be Quaker Steak and Lube. …

  15. Hopeful Nick Andries springs from local roots

    Autoracing

    ST. PETERSBURG — Nick Andries was 5 when he first settled into the seat of a go cart and took several spins around Sunshine Speedway. He could barely reach the pedals, but he sure knew how to hit the gas.  …

    Nick Andries of Pinellas Park takes laps in his Star Mazda car at testing last week at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala.
  16. Readers give advice on friends who complain, disfigurement and tattoos

    Relationships

    While I'm away, readers give the advice. On friends who complain all the time P.R.: Sometimes complaining is actually a form of bragging. In current society, we are not allowed to brag overtly lest we seem narcissistic.  …

  17. One dead after motorcyclists collide on U.S. 19

    Accidents

    TARPON SPRINGS — If you ask anyone in the local cadre of motorcyclists in New Port Richey, they'd tell you James Perrini was one of their brothers. "He'd take the shirt off his back if you needed it," said friend and colleague Andrew Mackay. …

  18. Pioneer female bodybuilder still an iron maven at 79

    Humaninterest

    RIVERVIEW Doris Barrilleaux can barely reach the steering wheel of her champagne Honda anymore, not without one of those humiliating little pillows. She used to be 5 feet 4. Now she's 5-3. This seems to irritate her far more than all the other reminders of her 79 years.  …

    Doris Barrilleaux strikes a pose after winning her first bodybuilding competition in the 1970s. Before then, the competitions for women had been basically beauty contests. Barrilleaux had been weight training since the 1950s.
  19. Shorecrest Preparatory School caught up in lawsuit

    K12

    ST. PETERSBURG — Shore­crest Preparatory School touts itself as the oldest independent day school in Florida. The elite school of about 1,000 students is regarded as one of the best private institutions in the bay area. …

    Curt Schlager, owner of a Pinellas Park metal fabrication business, alleges the Geigers paid tuition with his money.

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