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  1. Tip leads to arrest of armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... rged with one count of armed robbery (attempted). Her bond was set at $50,000. Detectives are working with the Pinellas Park Police Department due to similarities in cases they were investigating. Pinellas Park Police continues its investigation.

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  2. Pinellas Park police chief turns over helm to successorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    After 40 years in policing, Dorene Thomas will hang up her badge this morning at a change of command ceremony. Thomas will officially turn over command of the Pinellas Park Police Department to Michael Haworth at the 11 a.m. ceremony.

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  3. Coyotes are here to stay - FWC offers tips to cope with the 'emerging nuisance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... Scotten talked about coyote problems in hobby livestock areas and said she has received several calls from Pinellas Park from people who have chickens or ducks. 'Coyotes are smart. If there are animals - chickens - that are free-ranging, coyotes ...

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  4. Father: Convicted predator raped sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... on at least 7 children. Shepard had been living in Cedar Hollow Apartments, 7231 Cedar Court N, #211 in Pinellas Park, where he gained parents' and kids' trust. "I want to whoop his ass," says the father. The father says from what he knew of family ...

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  5. Father: Convicted sexual predator raped son, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... on at least 7 children. Shepard had been living in Cedar Hollow Apartments, 7231 Cedar Court N, #211 in Pinellas Park, where he gained parents' and kids' trust. "I want to whoop his ass," says the father. The father says from what he knew of family ...

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  6. Tornado Warning for Pinellas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was detected on doppler radar over Pinellas Park moving east at 40 mph.

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  7. Transitions Names Sherianne James Vice President of Marketing and John Ligas Vice President of R&DRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Vision Monday

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla.- Transitions Optical has named Sherianne James, vice president, marketing and John Ligas, vice president, R&D, effectively immediately. "Maintaining what is unique about Transitions Optical, and looking for new ways to build the Transitions brand and our technology continues to be a priority for us," said Paddy McDermott, president, Transitions Optical.

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  8. District track: East Lake girls nab third straight titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... East Lake also won the 4x400 (4:12.08) and the 4x800 (9:56.69). Three more county girls athletes won titles - Pinellas Park's Kihla Holloway in the discus (106-10), St. Petersburg's Zarria Hollis in the high jump (5-2) and Countryside's Shannon ...

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  9. Crime Stoppers and police seek tips on armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Crime Stoppers of Pinellas and Pinellas Park police are asking for help from the public to identify a suspect in connection with two April 15 robberies. The first occurred about 2:42 a.m. at the Circle K, 4860 62nd Ave. N. Police said that an unidentified suspect entered the store and placed an item in the door to prop it open.

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  10. Plato charter school to open in Pinellas ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    Acreage that once held a church and was destined to become a housing complex will be the site of a new charter school. Pinellas Park council members approved a zoning change this month that will pave the way for the Plato Academy to open its seventh charter school in Pinellas.

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  11. St. Pete Deputies Arrest Bar Shooting SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | News Talk Florida

    ... er as the shooter and he was arrested with the assistance of the US Marshals on 4/15/15 at 7025 70th Street in Pinellas Park.

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  12. Man charged with April 6 shooting outside St. Petersburg barRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... lfriend, according to police. Santos was shot multiple times but survived his injuries. Jaeger was arrested in Pinellas Park, and police said a witness to the shooting identified him.

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  13. Miller: This season is my lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... high school coach. Like longtime Pinellas coaches Bill Brinker (Seminole), Lee Byers (St. Petersburg Catholic, Pinellas Park, East Lake) and Greg Nichols (Dunedin), Miller has made his mark on area baseball. "I always wondered why those guys were ...

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  14. Cause of Pearl Street fire Tuesday undeterminedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... was not present when the fire was reported. No one was injured. The building is owned by Donna Hodkinson of Pinellas Park, Fla. The building was significantly damaged by the blaze, the department said. Because of the building's old age, the fire ...

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  15. District softball: Countryside, Seminole dispatch top seedsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | St. Petersburg Times

    In Wednesday's Class 7A-9 playoffs at Pinellas Park, Seminole survived a pair of deficits to take down second seed Northeast 7-6 while Countryside leapt out to a big lead then held on to dispatch No. 1 East Lake 5-4.

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  16. Armed robbery at Pinellas Park Circle KRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Pinellas Park, Florida -- Police are looking for an unidentified man who robbed the Circe K at 4860 62nd Avenue North. The suspect entered the store Armed robbery at Pinellas Park Circle K Pinellas Park, Florida -- Police are looking for an unidentified man who robbed the Circe K at 4860 62nd Avenue North.

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  17. Transitions Optical Partners With National Geographic as a Part of 'See Life' CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Vision Monday

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla.-After debuting its "See Life Through A New Lens" public relations and social media campaign earlier this year, Transitions Optical has announced a partnership with National Geographic . The program, which utilizes photography to emphasize their theme of seeing the world how it is meant to be seen, also encompasses the overall goal of the campaign by making eyeglass wearers aware of how fashionable, functional and innovative Transitions lenses are.

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  18. Deputies: Man asks for work, sharpens machete when rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | St. Petersburg Times

    Joseph Lyle Matthews, 43, of Pinellas Park, walked up the street to a neighbor's house April 5 and asked for work, according to an arrest report. The neighbor refused, sheriff's deputies wrote, so Matthews began sharpening a machete in the man's front yard.

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  19. Bay Area Armenians Heartened By Remarks Of Pope FrancisRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Groong

    BAY AREA ARMENIANS HEARTENED BY REMARKS OF POPE FRANCIS Tampabay.com April 13 2015 Waveney Ann Moore, Times Staff Writer PINELLAS PARK ---When the Tampa Bay Armenian community learned that Pope Francis had labeled the early 20th century slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Turks a genocide, they were surprised and gratified. Adrienne Ekizian had grown up hearing her mother and grandmother tell of being driven from their home in Turkey, suffering hunger and exhaustion, seeing the elderly and children left to die along the way and of soldiers throwing babies in the air and using their bayonets to spear them.

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  20. Parents seek changes after third-grader goes missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Pete police," says Lisa Wolf, public information officer for the school district. The boy was found along a Pinellas Park road, three and a half miles from where he was last seen. "It's disturbing. It really is. Because you would think they have ...

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