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  1. Pinellas unemployment declines in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County's not-seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate dropped down to 5.2 percent in February, according to a March 27 report from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. That's good news.

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  2. World War II revisited - Re-enactors portray 1940s Dunedin residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Staff. Sgt. Merton Crisman was one of seven Dunedin soldiers who didn't return home alive during World War II.

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  3. Veterans share stories - Telling Project comes to Largo stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Veteran Scott Owens of Largo suffered a traumatic brain injury during a bombing in Iraq in 2006. He came home to battle memory issues and post-traumatic stress disorder, sinking into depression as he searched and failed to find a job as a civilian.

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  4. Demolition of Seminole 8 slated for April 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Demolition of the former Seminole 8 Touchstar Cinema located next to the Seminole Mall is slated to begin Monday, April 6, said Jim Ford, a city building official. Because of the demolition, 80th Avenue east of 113th Street and Liberty Lane north of Temple Terrace will close for approximately 45 days starting Thursday, March 26. Traffic will be routed through the mall parking lot.

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  5. Empowering the homeless - Barbara Green committed to helping the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Barbara Green isn't taking her 'retirement' very seriously. The co-founder of the longstanding and respected nonprofit Homeless Emergency Project, or HEP, retired as president and CEO more than a year ago, after four decades of steering the organization.

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  6. Pinellas rethinks criteria for transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Commissioners gave staff permission March 18 to work with new criteria for ranking future transportation improvement projects. The new criteria would be used to prioritize long-range transportation plans through 2040.

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  7. Dar Williams returns to Capitol TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    American pop folk singer-songwriter Dar Williams returns to the Capitol Theatre in downtown Clearwater for her first show since 2011 Friday, March 27, 7:30 p.m. With a reporter's keen eye and a fiction writer's feel for nuance, Williams takes an honest, objective look at life - her own and that of those around her. Once a neo-folkie influenced by Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez and Judy Collins, she is now a seasoned artist with an uncanny ability to understand the characters in her songs and treat them with unbiased compassion.

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  8. Three injured in crash with transport vanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Non-life threatening injuries were reported in a Monday morning crash involving a car and Pinellas County Sheriff's Office prisoner transport van in Clearwater. The crash occurred about 9:24 a.m. March 23 on 49th Street North just north of 110th Avenue North.

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  9. The Cap welcomes comedian Tom PapaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Capitol Theatre in downtown Clearwater welcomes veteran stand-up comedian Tom Papa Saturday, March 28, 8 p.m., as he returns for the first time since opening for Jerry Seinfeld at Ruth Eckerd Hall. With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Papa has found success in film, television and radio as well as on the live stage.

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  10. 18-year-old charged with attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    An 18-year-old was charged with attempted homicide and aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer after he struck a deputy several times and choked him early Saturday morning. The incident occurred about 2:23 a.m. March 22, inside the Leisure World mobile home park at 60th Street North and 137th Terrace North in Clearwater, according to a report from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.

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  11. Roundabout opens at Belleair intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    After years of talking and months of construction, the roundabout in the center of town is now open. It opened on Saturday, March 14, and by all accounts it should solve several ongoing problems at the intersection of Ponce De Leon Boulevard and Indian Rocks Road in Belleair.

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  12. Human, Veteran Services closing earlyRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County's Human Services Department and the offices of Veterans Services will close at 11 a.m. Friday, March 20, for an in-service day. All offices will resume normal business hours on Monday, March 23. The closure includes the following offices: * 2189 Cleveland St., Clearwater * 440 Court St., Clearwater * 501 First Ave. N., Suite 514, St. Petersburg * 647 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg * 8751 Ulmerton Road, Largo * 301 S. Disston Ave., Tarpon Springs The offices of the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County on Ulmerton Road in Largo and on Disston Avenue in Tarpon Springs will remain open.

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  13. Clearwater announces road, lane closuresRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The following road and lane closures will take place in the city of Clearwater. Currently under way: * The east side of Saturn Avenue at Cleveland Street will be under construction due to stormwater pipe replacement through Friday, March 20, daylight hours only.

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  14. Clearwater police seek perfume thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Clearwater Police detectives are asking for the public's help to identify three women who allegedly teamed up to steal thousands of dollars of perfume from a local store on March 5. According to March 17 media release, two of the women distracted employees at Ulta Beauty, 2683 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., while the other woman concealed about $2,000 worth of perfume in her purse. She then left without paying during the visit to the store at Clearwater Mall.

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  15. Clearwater Marine Aquarium rescues 3 otter kitsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Clearwater Marine Aquarium rescued three North American river otter kits over the last few days, all approximately three months of age. The three, named Audi, Bentley, and Camino, suffered from low blood glucose levels and needed medical attention.

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  16. Pinellas unemployment on the rise in 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County's not-seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate rose to 5.5 percent in January, up from 5.1 percent in December 2014, according to a March 17 report from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Not-seasonally-adjusted unemployment figures for Florida and United States also trended upward with the state reporting unemployment of 5.8 percent in January compared to 5.4 percent in December, and U.S. unemployment rising to 6.1 percent from 5.4 percent reported in December.

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  17. Bronx Wanderers return to Capitol TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    In the Bronx of the '50s and early '60s, there was magic in the air with the liberating sound of doo wop and rock and roll. Due to popular demand, The Bronx Wanderers return to the Capitol Theatre on Sunday, March 22, at 3 and 7 p.m. They will perform the greatest hits and share heartwarming stories from Dion, The Beach Boys, the Four Seasons, Jay and the Americans, and all the stars of the golden second wave of rock and roll in this musical event.

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  18. Murray Theatre celebrates grand openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Celebrate the transformation of the Murray Theatre into the latest shining gem in the Ruth Eckerd Hall crown of jewels Monday, March 23, at 5:30 p.m. for a public ribbon-cutting ceremony. Namesakes Ray and Nancy Murray's love for the theater and their devoted support of the Hall will be honored.

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  19. Oldsmar Days offers family-friendly funRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The 54th edition of the Oldsmar Days and Nights Spectacular will rock the shores of Old Tampa Bay March 27-29 at R.E. Olds Park. in Oldsmar The three days of family-oriented music, food and fun gets underway with the opening of the always-popular carnival and midway at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 27. All-you-can-ride wristbands are $20 and $25 for a 12-hour span on Saturday, March 28. Among the bands on stage will be The Stone City, an up and coming group that is a unique blend of old school blues and timeless rock and roll.

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  20. Pinellas hosts Preservation SummitRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Pinellas County Historic Preservation Board will host a Historic Preservation Summit and Training Wednesday, March 18, 1 p.m., at the Pinellas Realtor Organization headquarters, 4590 Ulmerton Road in Clearwater. The Historic Preservation Summit and Training is geared towards preservationists, Realtors and those interested in historic preservation.

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