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15 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

Dan Slaughter chosen as Clearwater's new police chief

Last time Clearwater chose a new police chief, City Manager Bill Horne launched a national search, sifted through more than 100 applications and conducted about a dozen interviews in a span of roughly five months.

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Related Topix: Clearwater, FL, Clearwater-Beach, FL

4 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

Pinellas expands parental choice options

Teachers for the new Centers for Innovation and Digital Learning receive hands on training on how to integrate newly issued iPads into classroom curriculum.

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Related Topix: St. Pete Beach, FL, Clearwater, FL, Tarpon Springs, FL, Pinellas Park, FL

6 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

City does not support Greenlight Pinellas

City does not support Greenlight Pinellas The City of Seminole recently voted 5-2 not to endorse Greenlight Pinellas.

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Related Topix: Seminole, FL, Clearwater, FL

9 hrs ago | ABC Action News

Dog freed from under Clearwater home

Gagliardi discovered on Monday her dog had been trapped under her Clearwater home the entire time, according to the Humane Society of Pinellas County.

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Related Topix: Clearwater, FL

10 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

Commission OKs tentative millage rates

Pinellas County Commissioners discussed the budget proposal presented July 15 by Interim County Administrator Mark Woodard during a July 22 work session and agreed to accept the millage rates as proposed.

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Related Topix: Palm Harbor, FL, Belleair Bluffs, FL, Clearwater, FL, Dunedin, FL

14 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Father and Daughter dead after being hit by a small plane

VENICE, Fla. UPDATE: WINK NEWS just got off the phone with the Pinellas County Medical Examiner they tell WINK News the 9 year old girl died overnight.

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Related Topix: Venice, FL

17 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

Back-to-school tax holiday coming Aug. 1-3

Clothing, school supplies, and computers and related accessories are on the list of tax-exempt items during the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, Aug. 1-3.

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Related Topix: Computers, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Watches, PC

22 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

Small clinic may replace health campus

Pinellas County's grand plans to build a one-stop center to provide care to its homeless and indigent population will likely be replaced with a project much smaller in scale.

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Related Topix: St. Petersburg, FL, Largo, FL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Pinellas gets few applicants for top job; interim Mark Woodard could be easy choice

The field of applicants for Pinellas County government's chief executive is likely to reaffirm the gut feeling of some commissioners that the right man for the job is already doing it.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Bicyclist killed in crash on McMullen Booth Road

A bicyclist was killed in a collision with a pickup truck around 4:47 Monday afternoon on McMullen Booth Road at Curlew Road Bicyclist killed in crash on McMullen Booth Road A bicyclist was killed in a collision with a pickup truck around 4:47 Monday afternoon on McMullen Booth Road at Curlew Road Check out this story on wtsp.com: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Palm Harbor, FL

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

3rd case of chikungunya confirmed in Pinellas

Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1rLsEEW A scientist examines tiger mosquitos, which are known carriers of human diseases including chikungunya, West Nile virus and dengue fever.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, World News, El Salvador, Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Travel, Central America, Haiti

Business Journal

Pinellas restaurant delivery service enjoying off-the-charts growth

Tanner Loebel got the idea for Food Now, his fast-growing Pinellas County restaurant delivery service, from hungry nights in a condo at 400 Beach Drive in downtown St. Petersburg.

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Related Topix: St. Petersburg, FL, Life, Food, Pizza

Business Journal

Pinellas restaurant delivery service enjoying off-the-charts growth

Tanner Loebel got the idea for Food Now, his fast-growing Pinellas County restaurant delivery service, from hungry nights in a condo at 400 Beach Drive in downtown St. Petersburg.

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Related Topix: St. Petersburg, FL, Life, Food, Pizza

St. Petersburg Times

Pinellas tourism chief leaving for Kissimmee tourism agency

The CEO of Pinellas County's convention and visitors bureau, D.T. Minich, will leave the tourism agency next month to take the same position with Kissimmee's tourism agency.

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Related Topix: Kissimmee, FL

Business Journal

D.T. Minich leaving Visit St. Pete Clearwater for Kissimmee

D.T. Minich is leaving the Visit St. Pete/Clearwater CVB after seven years to join the Kissimmee CVB, he announced this morning.

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Related Topix: Clearwater, FL

Business Journal

D.T. Minich leaving Visit St. Pete Clearwater for Kissimmee

D.T. Minich is leaving the Visit St. Pete/Clearwater CVB after seven years to join the Kissimmee CVB, he announced this morning.

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Business Journal

Pinellas Technical Education Centers wants to call itself a college

In an effort to rebrand itself, Pinellas Technical Education Centers hopes to change its name to Pinellas Technical College.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Voter registration deadline: July 28

Pinellas County voters have a number of decisions to make by Election Day - Aug. 26. Voter registration paves the way.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Young

Tampa Bay Newspapers

SPC to host forum for judges candidates

The Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions at St. Petersburg College will host a candidate forum for those vying for seats on the Sixth Judicial Circuit bench.

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Related Topix: Saint Petersburg College, Clearwater, FL, Pasco County, FL, Stetson University

Sat Jul 26, 2014

News Talk Florida

Talk Back Florida: All About Caring For Your Parents

The balancing act that many of us are going through is caring for an aging parent or grandparent.

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