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2 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers
With a tiny curled fist, the toddler next to me, held by her mother, pounds on the Plexiglass that separates us all from the Amscot employees on the other side.
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7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times
Pinellas County School Board members generally supported a plan to significantly increase the number of new magnet schools in the district, offering only a few criticisms at a board workshop today.
11 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers
Pinellas County Commissioner Susan Latvala, who has represented District 4 since 2000, is not running for re-election.
15 hrs ago | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper
Michael Doster, husband of the victim, placed a call to 911 July 13 to report his wife missing, and the Manatee County Sheriff's Office and Pinellas County authorities began a search.
On Wednesday, July 30, at 6 p.m., the first in a series of free monthly cultural meetups comes to the Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Ave., followed by a 7:30 p.m. happy hour at Green Bench Brewing Company, 1133 Baum Ave. N. Organized through a partnership between local arts agency Creative Pinellas and local literary champions Wordier Than Thou, ... (more)
Pinellas County Congressman David Jolly made news Monday night when he announced his support of same-sex marriage in a statement to the Washington Post , making him only the eighth such Republican member of Congress to approve of gay marriage.
Sam Haneiwich said he wanted to start collecting tolls from all of the people walking by his house to take pictures.
Pinellas residents can find out more about the Greenlight Pinellas transit referendum and offer opinions during three telephone town hall meetings this month.
Hundreds of people came to the South Florida Museum in downtown Bradenton on Saturday to celebrate Snooty the manatee's 66th birthday.
In Hillsborough and Pinellas counties, the Parbawatiya Kadampa Buddhist Center, based in Safety Harbor, offers weekly meditation courses with topics ranging from the art of compassion to reducing stress.
Eighteen months in the works, Shephard's Beach Resort has finished an extensive makeover, and now stands six floors tall on the sands of Clearwater Beach.
The latest figures from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity show Pinellas County's unemployment numbers unchanged for June.
The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority will host a series of interactive telephone town hall meetings to share information and gather feedback about Pinellas County's transit future.
Pinellas County deputies say an 11-year-old helped pull an unresponsive toddler from a hotel pool in Indian Rocks Beach.
Pinellas County deputies say an 11-year-old Plant City boy saved a 3-year-old from drowning in a pool Thursday.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 02:46 pm
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