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Clearwater, Florida is located in Pinellas County. Zip codes in Clearwater, FL include 33766, 33769, and 33765. The median home price in Clearwater is $169,900 which is roughly $107/per square foot. More Clearwater information.

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Wine Talk: You can find Greece in Florida, and really old Florida, too

Next in our summer of '14 road trips was a terrific driving tour of Florida's West Coast and Panhandle.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Historic Preservation Summit changes locale

Due to overwhelming demand, the location of the Pinellas County Historic Preservation Summit has changed, and the registration deadline has been extended. The event is Wednesday, Sept.

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Hernando Today

Taste of Dunedin kicks off citya s Restaurant Week

For Robin Rey and her husband Mike, the scene was a dream come true. Two years ago when the couple opened their restaurant, they chose the name because it means “to dream.” And as 32-year residents of Dunedin, where the restaurant scene has blossomed to include the annual Dunedin Restaurant Week, the couple knew the small town was the best place to make that dream a reality.

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St. Petersburg Times

Bay area takes top box office spots with 'No Good Deed,' 'Dolphin Tale 2'

Someone from Pinellas County was bound to win Hollywood's weekend box office race. The surprise was who finished on top.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

CBS Local

Tampa Bay Area Law Enforcement Reviews Diversity

Tampa Bay area law enforcement agencies are taking a hard look at the makeup of their forces in the wake of last month's police shooting of unarmed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Most of the region's departments have far fewer black and Hispanic officers than the populations they serve, the Tampa Bay Times reported Saturday.

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Examiner.com

Jim Warren, the Jim Morrison door and Pawn Stars

Stories grow. This one started on the TV show Pawn Stars on the September 8th episode of the show a man brings in a door with Jim Morrison 's portrait on it and asks for $100,000, but the expert Rick Harrison brings in appraises it at between $40,000-$50,000 and the man ends up keeping it and leaving the store with it .

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Stores begin decking the halls for holidays

Retail stores are already trying to entice holiday shoppers, and holiday displays are going up in early September. NBCA a a s Kerry Sanders reports from Clearwater, Florida.

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St. Petersburg Times

Pinellas schools get enrollment boost from charters

"Every day we're enrolling kids, believe it or not," said Mike Grego, Pinellas County Schools District superintendent. Grego said increased enrollment was the result of special programs and greater communication with parents.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

MTV

11 Burning Questions 'Dolphin Tale 2a 2 HAS To Answer

As you've probably heard by now, " Dolphin Tale 2 " has officially swum into theaters as of Friday, September 12. And while I'm obviously extremely excited about this, I'm also a bit apprehensive - there were just so many questions left unanswered by the first "Dolphin Tale," and without further knowledge of another sequel, it's worrisome that the franchise might pull a "Lost" and leave me hanging.

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New York Magazine

Dating Naked: Just Put Your Clothes Back on Already

We're almost at the end of the first season of Dating Naked, and it's like the nakedness doesn't even faze me anymore. Does it faze anyone? We've reached a post-naked era on this show.

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Tampa Bay Newspapers

Thirteen years later - Clearwater firefighter runs to remember

Concerned that as time goes on people might not remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001 as distinctly, a Clearwater firefighter decided to do something unique in the hopes of keeping the memory of those who lost their lives alive.

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USA Today

Clearwater Beach a favorite of 'Dolphin Tale 2' star

Clearwater Beach a favorite of 'Dolphin Tale 2' star "Dolphin Tale 2" star Nathan Gamble shares his favorite things to do in Clearwater, Fla. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rZFLDv The latest movie, like its predecessor, is set at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home of dolphins Winter and Hope, the true stars of the films.

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St. Petersburg Times

Largo homeowners fear food pantry's effect on neighborhood

Residents have had some success. But they still have a way to go - contending with a narrow street lined by steep ditches, few sidewalks, foreclosed houses that sit empty, no street lights.

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St. Petersburg Times

Giving tax rebate to Seminole Mall developer would set precedent

It would apparently be a first for Pinellas County if elected officials here give a developer millions of dollars in tax rebates for rebuilding Seminole Mall. The developer, Richard Trzcinski, president of Primerica Group One, wants taxpayers to kick in about $7.6 million in what is labeled "public benefit enhancements" to the overall $80 million project.

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Tampa Bay Newspapers

Kiwanis donate to children, theater

The Kiwanis Club of Largo/Mid-Pinellas gave two donations - $500 to the Suncoast Voices For Children and $250 to the West Coast Players - during its meeting Sept. 5. The Suncoast Voices for Children provides financial assistance and community resources for abused and neglected children in the foster care system of Pinellas and Pasco counties.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Clearwater police warn of scam

Clearwater Police warns the public of a scam that is circulating in the area. In this scam, citizens receive a text message from thieves posing as Mastercard representatives.

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Tampa Bay Newspapers

Clearwater finalizes Penny III wish list

Every five years, municipal officials throughout Pinellas County sit down and decide how to spend the money they expect to receive from the Penny for Pinellas sales tax in the upcoming five years. Sept.

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Tampa Bay Newspapers

Clearwater police announce promotions

Clearwater Police Chief Dan Slaughter recently announced three significant promotions in the department, some caused by a ripple effect from the resignation of Deputy Chief Sandra Wilson. All promotions went into effect on Saturday, Sept.

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St. Petersburg Times

Clearwater red-light camera data might lead to expansion

Even as red-light cameras are in retreat elsewhere in Florida, some elected officials in Clearwater are thinking about spreading the cameras to more intersections. They said so after hearing a report from Clearwater's new police chief, Dan Slaughter, about how the cameras are working.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Dolphin Tale films have huge effect on Aquarium

The year before the original 'Dolphin Tale' came out, attendance at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium was under 78,000. The year after, it was 750,000.

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