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PSTA fell behind on bus inspections After tires fell off of of two buses, 10 Investigates found that the PSTA was behind on bus inspections.
Surveillance photos catch a suspect removing money from the cash register Aug. 9 at Doe Doe's Diner in unincorporated St. Petersburg.
Parent groups have railed against it. School board leaders have deplored it. Just four days ago, Gov. Rick Scott called on his Department of Education to conduct a "thorough investigation" of standardized tests.
Earlier this month the Pinellas County Republican Executive Committee voted unanimously to oppose Greenlight Pinellas, the tax swap proposal that would include a one-cent sales tax increase for enhanced bus and light-rail service in the county.
Just in time for Labor Day, a $16 million beach renourishment project along Pinellas County beaches is coming to a close.
This city will join a growing number of Florida communities when the City Council takes up the issue of marriage equality at Tuesday's meeting.
Three chickens were located in Cross Bayou in the unincorporated Seminole area and one chicken was located in Lake Maggiore in St. Petersburg.
Buses: PSTA buses will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule. For information, visit PSTA.net or call 540-1900.
Meeting for the first time since their CEO, Brad Miller, had to humbly return $354,000 to the Department of Homeland Security, the PSTA board heard intense criticism from some members of the public this morning, with some calling on Miller and PSTA chairman Ken Welch to resign, saying that that they have abused their positions.
Nature's Food Patch has loads of leafy greens and other healthy products, but you can also check out the healthy deli and cafe.
Youth vs. experience, and likely lots of money vs. not so much, appears to be the scenario already forming in two Pinellas County House races taking place his fall between the Republican and Democratic Party candidates in House Districts 65 and 67. On Wednesday afternoon, the four candidates involved in those two races met at the Tiger Bay Club in ... (more)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla - Duke Energy officials announced Wednesday afternoon they will be crediting the accounts of more than 300,000 customers whose bills were impacted as a result of a meter reroute in the Pinellas County area.
Three incumbents kept their seats on the Pinellas County School Board in Tuesday's primary election, while a fourth race will be decided with a runoff in November.
Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives assigned to the Burglary/Pawn Unit arrested two suspects Aug. 25 in connection to a car burglary that occurred in the area of 74th Avenue and 125th Street in Seminole on Monday, July 28. According to detectives, the two suspects were observed walking through a neighborhood just south of 74th Avenue and 125th ... (more)
The monthly CRAFT meet-ups hope to bring art professional together to create connections and foster collaborations.
Tourism is up for the first half of 2014, according to a report from Research Data Services, presented by President and CEO Walter Klages to the Pinellas County Tourist Development Council Aug. 20. The report shows that 589,300 visitors stayed overnight during the month of June - up from 562,800 in 2013.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 03:03 am
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