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  1. Habitat for Humanity kicks off Faith Build campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    To kick off the new Faith Build campaign, Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County held a special ceremony at the beginning of construction of a home in Largo April 17. Ten Pinellas churches in Largo are sponsoring the home for the Acevedo family. As the foundation of the home was poured, a blessing was said and a Bible signed with good wishes for the homeowner candidates was placed in the footer to be part of the foundation.

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  2. Pinellas County clubs claim titles in tennis championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County was the big winner, claiming two tennis titles among five men's and women's division winners, at the 2015 United States Tennis Association Adult 65 & Over League Sectional Championships held April 10-12 at the Florida Tennis Center in Daytona Beach. The Shipwatch Tennis Club in Largo came out on top in the Men's 8.0 Division.

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  3. Bay Pines VA offers support for amputeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Ten fingers, ten toes, two arms and two legs are physical attributes of the human body that most people take for granted. Whether walking up and down stairs, taking a light morning jog, typing on a keyboard or simply getting out of bed and walking to the kitchen, these daily functions, for most people, are seamless.

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  4. Message against drug abuse delivered via trampolinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Members of the Dunedin High School LiveFree club, from left, Tyerin Hass, Miguel Ronoso, Genesis Raynor and Leany Diaz, take a break after spending time on the trampoline. LARGO - Teenagers were encouraged to say no to drugs and alcohol with the help of trampolines during LiveFree! Clubs of Pinellas County's year-end celebration April 17. About 90 members of the club throughout Pinellas County gathered at the Airheads Trampoline Arena at 12401 Belcher Road in Largo to celebrate their involvement in trying to spread the word about drug and alcohol abuse.

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  5. Sheriff Gualtieri promotes 5 in April 17 ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri hosted a promotion ceremony April 17 recognizing five Sheriff's Office members. The ceremony was held at the Sheriff's Administration Building, 10750 Ulmerton Road in Largo.

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  6. Largo delays decision on basketball courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Largo commissioners were divided with a 3-3 vote April 21 on whether to spend a total of $250,000 to replace the aging basketball courts at Bayhead Complex. 'This is not a priority item by any stretch of the imagination,' said Commissioner Curtis Holmes.

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  7. Blue Rose Yordan wins Largo Teen Idol 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Blue Rose Yordan has been named winner of the 2015 Largo Teen Idol Competition, which took place on April 9 at the Largo Cultural Center. In additional to the grand prize package, Blue Rose is offered the opportunity to perform the national anthem at a Blue Jays Game and perform at local shows with the city of Largo's special events department.

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  8. Brobeil earns professional pet sitting certificateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pet Sitters International recently announced that Stephanie Brobeil, owner of Steph's TLC Pet Sitting in Largo, earned the PSI Certificate in Professional Pet Sitting. The CPPS indicates that an individual has acquired the knowledge necessary to make vital assessments on pet health and nutrition, canine and feline behavior, separation anxiety, pet loss and more.

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  9. Letter typical of climate change alarmistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Re: 'Evidence of global warming all around us,' letter to the editor, April 9. Editor: Mike MacDonald has once again posted a letter to the editor, this time repeating climate change talking points from MSNBC. He claims that 97 percent of scientists agree, that 'manmade climate change is occurring.'

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  10. Largo Central Park celebrates with birthday concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    To celebrate the 20th birthday of Largo Central Park, the city of Largo will present a free concert on Saturday, May 2, 7 to 10 p.m., at the park, 101 Central Park Drive. There will be live music, a beer and wine garden, statue unveiling and a short fireworks display.

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  11. Animal Services to close April 22 for system upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Animal Services will be closed on Wednesday, April 22, as the facility upgrades its computer system. The major computer upgrade will allow online licensing and better customer service for the pet owners and residents who seek services at Pinellas County Animal Services.

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  12. Pets from St. Petersburg abuse case ready for adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Animal Services received notice April 17 that it had gained legal custody of 51 animals from an animal cruelty case in St. Petersburg. A majority of the animals are expected to be returned to their originating adoption agencies.

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  13. Students travel back in time as junior docentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Each summer, teens from Pinellas County join the volunteer team to help visitors discover Heritage Village. This summer, Heritage Village's Junior Docent Program runs from Wednesday, June 17 to Friday, Aug. 7. Approved as a Bright Futures volunteer activity, the program encourages pre-teens and teens 12 to 17 to learn about local and Florida history.

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  14. Largo man charged with littering hazardous wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Largo police arrested a 46-year-old man just before 4 p.m. Thursday, April 16, for illegally dumping bags of sodium hydroxide into dumpsters at Central Park Plaza, 1404 N. Missouri Ave. He was booked into the Pinellas County Jail and charged with one count of littering hazardous waste. He was released April 17 on $5,000 bond.

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  15. Heritage Village celebrates Clearwater's centennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    In celebration of Clearwater's centennial and as part of the Speaking of History lecture series, Jim Schnur will examine important moments in the history of the Clearwater area since the mid-1800s. The 'Celebrating Clearwater's Centennial' lecture is scheduled for Sunday, April 19, at 2 p.m. in the Pinellas Room at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N. in Largo.

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  16. Largo native serves aboard USS Ronald ReaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A 2009 Largo High School graduate and Largo native is serving on one of the world's largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. Petty Officer 3rd Class William Holden is a hull technician aboard the San Diego-based ship, a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and one of only 10 operational aircraft carriers in the Navy today.

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  17. Largo Rotary Club gets lesson on polioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Rotary Club of Largo welcomed Rotary Assistant Governor and Indian Rocks Beach club member Bruce Sobut April 6. Sobut participated in the 167.5-mile Across Florida bike ride April 12, taking the opportunity to raise awareness and donations for Rotary International's End Polio Now efforts. This year, there have only been 21 new cases of Polio reported worldwide, mostly in endemic countries.

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  18. Largo reconsiders park impact feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The moratorium on park impact fees - directly responsible for several new developments in Largo - could expire for good in 2016. Largo commissioners discussed April 14 whether the fee, designed to fund the purchase of future parkland, should be reinstated past its expiration date on May 31, 2016.

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  19. Pool safety - Firefighters practice pediatric rescuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    In preparation for the summer season, Largo firefighters have been practicing how to save children from drowning in a pool. The new, live pediatric training is a step beyond required training for paramedics and emergency medical technicians, or EMTs, in the department.

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  20. Crime Stoppers seeks tips in Largo Subway robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County is seeking the public's assistance to help identify the suspect responsible for the armed robbery of two Largo Subway restaurants. According to Largo Police detectives, the first robbery occurred March 24, about 7:46 p.m. at 1200 N. Missouri Ave. The second robbery occurred April 10, about 10:32 p.m. at the Subway located at 1886 West Bay Drive.

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