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Elfers Democrat William Vernon Pura is challenging state Rep. Brad Yeager, R-New Port Richey

Elfers Democrat William Vernon Pura opened a campaign account to run against Yeager in November in Pasco County’s House District 56.
The Scoop: WMNF's daily digest of news headlines for the Tampa Bay area & Florida

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Monday, April 10th, 2023

Black Lives Matter demonstrator files lawsuit Attorneys for a “Pasco County man who was charged and acquitted of battery on a law enforcement officer during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in 2020 have filed a...
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New Port Richey Police Corporal fired for inappropriate contact with teen

A New Port Richey Police Corporal has been fired. Bobby Lubrido was fired for having improper contact with a teenage girl.

Death threats and rule changes cause some to fear for the First Amendment in New Port Richey

Racial strife has brought national attention to the Tampa Bay suburb of New Port Richey and now activists fear their voices are being silenced. Proposed rule changes to city meetings and a rash of death...

Black Lives Matter Activist attacked by ‘community patriot’ at New Port Richey council meeting

A New Port Richey City Council meeting turned violent Tuesday when a Black Lives Matter activist was attacked outside of City Hall. One arrest was made after tensions between activists and a group called “community...

New Port Richey officer who gave intel to armed counter-protester is out of a job and activists want department investigated

A New Port Richey police officer who provided department information about Black Lives Matter protests to a “Back the Blue” activist is no longer employed by the city’s police department. Listen: According to the New...

Pasco Black Lives Matter leader to plead not guilty on police battery charge, activists say he’s being targeted

A Black Lives Matter activist in Pasco was arraigned Friday on charges he battered a New Port Richey police officer in July and obstructed the officer without violence. Marlowe Jones will plead not guilty to...
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Anti-racists protest Waffle House in New Port Richey

Recently there have been several incidents at Waffle House restaurants across the country in which Black customers have felt they’ve been discriminated against or treated badly. In response, Wednesday morning, an activist group held signs...

Free bike helmets for kids with hearing loss in New Port Richey

Free bike helmets for kids with hearing loss in New Port Richey

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