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  1. Recycling contest to begin againRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The city of Largo's Recycled Innovations Contest returns, a challenge for those who know how to get creative with trash. Participants of all ages, from the Tampa Bay area and beyond, are invited to this online contest and construct useful items consisting of at least 75 percent discarded material.

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  2. Little Lending Library arrives in LargoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The newest addition to McGough Nature Park, at 11901 146th St. N., is the Little Lending Library, a small container for community members to take or leave a book. The Friends of Largo Library provided funds to Eagle Scout Jacob Riek, of Troop 407, to construct the Little Lending Library.

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  3. Largo candidates face off for Seat 2Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The candidates for Largo's Seat 2 both said their campaigns began at a eureka moment - a sudden realization that they were qualified and capable of becoming a Largo commissioner, backed by a desire to make a difference in their community. For Daniel Ruffner, a longtime Largo resident with a 30-year career in banking and finance, the moment came at a Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce debate last year.

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  4. Largo police chaplain named Citizen of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The last award at the Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce's 62nd annual meeting and awards breakfast Sept. 25 was an unexpected surprise to its recipient.

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  5. Largo Commission refrains from censuring HolmesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    After hearing a volley of public opinion on the matter, it was Largo Commissioner Curtis Holmes' own response that prompted his fellow elected officials to back away from censuring him for inappropriate use of a city-issued iPad. Holmes spoke against the advice of his attorney, who argued in his client's defense for ten minutes during the public hearing Sept.

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  6. Elections office sends out mail ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    While campaign action continues ahead of the upcoming Nov. 4 elections, the voting has begun. Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark mailed 2,696 ballots to overseas voters Sept.

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  7. Pinellas County lowers some stormwater feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Kelli Levy, Natural Resources Section manager for the Department of Environment and Infrastructure, explains how surface water fees are calculated at a Sept. 23 meeting.

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  8. Largo High math teacher wins Yale awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Largo High School math teacher Mike Pease didn't know what to expect when he received a package from Yale University this fall. He was surprised to find the Yale University Educator Recognition Award inside, honoring him for positively influencing a member of the university's freshmen class.

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  9. Nominations open for healthy communitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Florida Department of Health invites local governments across the state to complete a nomination as part of the Healthy Weight Community Champion recognition program. The program highlights local government efforts to increase physical activity and improve nutrition as part of State Surgeon General John A. Armstrong, MD's Healthiest Weight Florida initiative, a public-private collaboration to help Florida's children and adults make consistent, informed choices about healthy eating and active living.

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  10. Resources help breast cancer patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Breast cancer survivor Cathy Lasky, right, is a graduate of the YMCA's LIVESTRONG program. With her are Y officials Stephanie Dushane, left, and Jenny Paquette.

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  11. Dispose of unwanted medications Sept. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The next Operation Medicine Cabinet is Saturday, Sept. 27. Seven locations will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for residents to drop off their expired or unwanted medications.

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  12. Go Girls Sports program boosts confidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Eight girls participate in the latest Go Girls Sports program at Highland Recreation Center Sept. 3. Pictured with coach Kris Foote, they are, front row, from left, Veronica Rowell, Keagan Brillant, Torri Roberson and Koral Douglas; back row, Jalene Knuth, Ava Ruscin, Emilee Fox and Shelby Lawson.

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  13. LongHorn team member honoredRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Enrique Silva-Santos, a culinary team member at the LongHorn Steakhouse in Largo, recently was presented with the company's top honor for local restaurant employees, the Team Member of the Year Award. A LongHorn veteran of 15 years, Silva-Santos is one of just four team members selected this year from the more than 28,000 LongHorn Steakhouse employees in North America.

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  14. American Legion honors delegatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pictured at the American Legion Post 119 ceremony honoring local Boys and Girls State participants are, front row, from left, delegates Shane Stockings, Aileen Jarvis, Madzid Coric and Matthew Eyer; back row, American Legion Post 119 Commander Phil Sowa, First Vice President Sue Heisler, Largo High School Principal Bradley Finkbiner, Largo Commissioner Harriet Crozier, Commander of Sons of the American Legion Mike 'Doc' Bowen, post Chaplain Bob Gibbia and Auxiliary President Linda Jackson-Bloomer. Not pictured is delegate Dalilia Kolar.

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  15. Largo votes 4-3 to overturn sign rulingRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Largo commissioners voted 4-3 Sept. 16 to overturn the city Planning Board's unanimous decision regarding a bigger sign for a car dealership along U.S. 19. Commissioners Michael Smith, Robert Murray and Jamie Robinson voted against the request to allow Dick Norris Pontiac GMC to have a 226-square-foot sign, almost 40 square feet larger than is allowable in the city's codes.

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  16. Women working together to help petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    At the SPCA Tampa Bay, Gretchen Gallagher is charged with finding new ways to fund necessary improvements or changes at the aging facilities in Largo. Her idea, which has become wildly successful, was to bring women together to make it happen.

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  17. Thomas Michalski - Why is television so complicated?Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    It was a big deal to own a television or a party line telephone when I was a kid growing up in 1940s and 1950s Brooklyn, New York. Life was very basic in those days of no air conditioning, coal heat, standard shift Chevys, and spending hot summer nights on tenement stoops or in local parks enjoying the companionship of neighbors and friends.

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  18. Driver's reasoning invalidRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Re: 'A growing weariness of things Islamic,' Bob Driver's column, Sept. 18 Editor: Bob Driver's condemnation of the dastardly deeds of ISIS which is terrorizing Iraq and Syria is valid.

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  19. Largo PD investigate crash on East BayRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    East Bay Drive was closed Tuesday morning as Largo police worked the scene of a crash at the intersection of Fulton Street and East Bay Drive. According to a preliminary report from Largo police, a pickup truck pulling a fifth-wheel recreation vehicle trailer crashed into a car and then a building on East Bay Drive Sept.

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  20. PCHA wins state housing awardRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    For the second time in three years, the Pinellas County Housing Authority, or PCHA, was honored as Housing Authority of the Year by the Florida Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials at its annual conference in Orlando. The award recognizes PCHA for providing outstanding affordable housing in Florida.

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