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  1. LHS Key Club inducts members, officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Largo High School Key Club inducted new members and officers in the high school cafeteria Jan. 23. The Kiwanis Club of Largo/Mid-Pinellas sponsors the Key Club at Largo High. The Key Club, a Kiwanis International program, is designed to teach high school students leadership skills while providing community service to their school and the local community.

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  2. Suncoast Hospice adds new programRead the original story

    Wednesday | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Suncoast Hospice, a member of Empath Health, has created a program with Diagnostic Clinic Medical Group designed to help physicians and patients engage in important end-of-life conversations so that patients and caregivers can establish a plan for their health care that is centered on their goals and choices. The Timely Access Partnership brings Suncoast's expertise into DCMG's multi-specialty physician practice.

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  3. Operation PAR gets $1.5 million grantRead the original story

    Wednesday | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Operation PAR, a nonprofit substance abuse and mental health treatment facility, has received a $1.5 million grant over the next three years from the Substance and Mental Health Services Administration. The grant is through SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.

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  4. Fire station tops Belleair Bluffs agendaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Construction of a controversial new fire station will be the topic of discussion when the Belleair Bluffs City Commission begins its one-meeting-a-month schedule in February. The station would be built on city-owned property across from city hall.

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  5. Largo business news briefsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Oketo Japanese Express opens LARGO - Oketo Japanese Express recently opened its doors at 12199 Indian Rocks Road, Largo. According to a press release, Oketo Japanese Express specializes in authentic Japanese cuisine.

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  6. Largo resident pledges serviceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Sidney Chesley of Largo is one of 96 men and women pledging to perform 10 months of national service as part of the Atlantic region's 21st class of the National Civilian Community Corps, or NCCC, an AmeriCorps program. As a corps member, Chesley will spend 10 months getting things done for America while strengthening communities and developing his leadership.

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  7. The arts keeps Largo woman activeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Largo resident Juanita Spinos, 86, has many facets of the arts to keep her active, something she said is important to a healthy life. 'I consider myself a singer, a teacher and an author, in that order,' she said.

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  8. Largo community 'Turns a Page'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Largo Public Library invites the entire community to read a book together. The library bought more than 75 copies of the chosen selection, 'Learning to Die in Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy' by Carlos Eire.

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  9. Economic forecast predicts improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce President Tom Morissette presents a prize to Randy Haskins, CEO of GradePower Learning Center in Largo, during the chamber's Focus on 2015 breakfast Jan. 21. Haskins was declared Economist of the Year for making the best economic indicators predictions for this year during last year's breakfast. CLEARWATER - Four industry leaders gave their predictions for 2015 to the Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce, based in Largo, during the chamber's annual breakfast, A Tampa Bay Economic Forecast Jan. 21. Jenn Holloway, community affairs director of Great 38 TV, moderated the breakfast, at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater.

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  10. Treasure Island considers restorationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    If all goes as expected, undergrounding of utilities will begin some time in March along Gulf Boulevard on the north end of Treasure Island. Coupled with that, city commissioners moved forward on a resolution Jan. 20 to award a contract to Midcoast Construction Enterprises for $417,999 to perform restoration work following Duke Energy's undergrounding job.

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  11. Largo man faces death penaltyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Jury deliberations were expected to begin this week in the first-degree murder trial of a Largo man. That same jury convicted Joel Adrian Cruz, 29, of the first-degree murder of a two-year-old child Jan. 22. The Largo Police Department investigated the toddler's death in May 2013.

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  12. Registration ends Jan. 30 for Valentine's weddingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Registration for the Pinellas County Clerk of the Court's ninth annual Valentine's Day Group Wedding ends Jan. 30. Up to 50 couples are expected to be joined together for one group wedding ceremony on Valentine's Day, Saturday, Feb. 14, in the romantic and picturesque Wedding Garden of the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo. As of Jan. 14, More than 30 couples had already reserved their place as of Jan. 14 to take part in the group wedding.

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  13. Creative Pinellas seeks public inputRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Creative Pinellas, the county's designated non-profit Local Arts Agency, takes the next step in developing a proposal for increased Pinellas County arts funding by launching a series of five public meetings accessible to residents in the northern, central, and southern parts of Pinellas County. Facilitated by Frank Biafora, dean of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus, these meetings will invite comment from the public, who are encouraged to express the needs and desires of their creative communities, as well as to share ideas on how the arts can impact all areas of daily Pinellas life.

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  14. Tampa Bay gas prices lowest in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Motorists in the Tampa Bay area are paying less to fill up their vehicle than any other metro area in the state. A Hess station in Largo advertises regular unleaded for $1.99 a gallon on Jan. 22. Pinellas County motorists are paying less than $2 for a gallon of unleaded - the lowest pump price in the state, according to AAA Auto Club's Fuel Gauge report for Jan. 23. The average price in the Tampa-St.

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  15. Agency on Aging to honor Pat BellRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    In December 2014, the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas Inc., established a special award in memory of a long-time aging advocate, Patricia J. Bell of Largo who passed away in September 2014. Bell had a 35-year career with the state of Florida, almost entirely specializing in aging and adult services.

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  16. Rug auction closed, top bid $9,650Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The last recorded bid was $9,650 when the auction closed on the Pinellas County Sheriff's 'doggone rug' Wednesday afternoon. A deputy found a typo on the rug, which had been on the floor for a couple months in the lobby of the Pinellas County Sheriff's new Administration Building at 10750 Ulmerton Road in Largo.

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  17. Vitamin Shoppe opens in LargoRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Vitamin Shoppe recently opened a new location in Largo at 13100 Seminole Blvd. The Vitamin Shoppe is a multi-channel specialty retailer of nutritional products - from vitamins and minerals to supplements, sports nutrition, beauty aids and more. Additionally, the new Largo location of the Vitamin Shoppe will host a Share the Health event on Saturday, Feb. 7, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. During the event, customers will be invited to speak with the store's local wellness partners about their health and wellness needs and get free product samples.

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  18. Ridgecrest Y director speaks to KiwanisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Andrea 'Dre' Nix, Director of Ridgecrest Boys & Girls Club was the featured speaker at the dinner meeting of Kiwanis Club of Largo/Mid-Pinellas at Roosterfish Grill Jan. 15. Programs of the Ridgecrest Boys & Girls Club are available to children ages 5 to 18. They are designed to teach them character, leadership and life skills as well as provide education and career development help, introduction to the arts and sports and recreation activities, Nix explained. The club supports two dance groups - one for teenagers and the other for elementary age.

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  19. Largo preps formal censure processRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Largo Commission asked for a resolution that will establish a process for censuring an elected official Jan. 20, in response to nearly censuring a commissioner last year. When Commissioner Curtis Holmes faced a potential censure over inappropriate use of an iPad, the commission had no formal process in place for enacting the public reprimand.

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  20. Largo Touch-a-Truck is Saturday, Jan. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A fleet of fire trucks, dump trucks, 18-wheelers, police cars, motorcycles and buses are coming to Largo Central Park for Touch-a-Truck this Saturday. The popular event will be open Jan. 24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive.

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