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  1. OLLI offers courses for those who are never too old to learnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Bored? Curious? Tired of watching daytime TV talk and game shows? How about taking a class on "The Joys of French Cooking"? Or one on "The Best of Broadway: Tony Winners"? Or, perhaps your curiosity lies more on the road and "The History of Route 66." You were an art lover in college 40 years ago? How about taking a workshop on "The Christmas Masterworks of the Baroque Era"? These and scores of other courses that are open to the public - all designed to be intellectually stimulating and noncredit - are offered year-round at Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes. Popularly known simply as OLLI, the program offers courses throughout the country, including at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg and the University of South Florida in Tampa.

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  2. Nov 24 10:54 PM Rays will continue Thanksmas events in Tampa Bay areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Joe Maddon won't be cooking or serving the food this year, but the Rays will continue the Thanksmas program providing meals to needy residents throughout the Tampa Bay area and expanding into Orlando. Meals will be served the week of Dec. 15-19 at Salvation Army shelters in St. Petersburg, Tampa and Bradenton; the Sallie House in St. Petersburg; the Homeless Emergency Project in Clearwater; and the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida in Orlando.

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  3. St. Petersburg Council approves recycling contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The City Council gave final approval on Monday night to a new ordinance and two multi-million dollar contracts needed to launch its universal curbside recycling program. During the next several months, the city will spend $4.1 million on new 95-gallon bins and a little more than $2 million on new trucks for the residential recycling pickup program ,which will be rolled out next summer and cost residents $2.95 a month.

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  4. A dark side of 'Laughter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    That's the idea behind Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor , a fast-paced and funny piece of entertainment with sorrow at its core now playing at American Stage Theatre. First produced in 1993, Simon's play recreates the writers' room for one of the greatest television comedy shows ever, Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows , in 1953.

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  5. Eckerd president blames sexual assault on excess drinking, casual sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    St. Petersburg 11/03/2006 Friday Eckerd College President Donald Eastman in his office. Five years ago Eastman became the Eckerd College's fourth president in 40 years.

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  6. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    So You Think You Can Dance: The 11-time Emmy Award-winning show presents performances by the top 10 finalists from Season 11. Show is at 7:30 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $39.50-$79.50.

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  7. Top things to do in Tampa Bay the week of Nov. 24-30Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Times Turkey Trot: Working up an appetite is the first thing anyone should do on Thanksgiving Day, right? You can do so Thursday morning with 17,000 other runners at Clearwater High School for races like a 1-mile Gobbler, 5K Wingding and 10K Turkey Trot. Earn that dinner, folks! $14-$40.

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  8. Ruth: Bruised but unbowed after a bitter campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    This was probably the tipoff that Judithanne McLauchlan was not going to be your typical candidate. After all, what glad-handing office seeker says stuff like: "Well, I think my pedagogy has been experiential learning."

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  9. Top things to do for Nov. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Raymond Wirick, a professional sand sculptor from Wiltshire England, shovels more sand on to his "Old Man Winter" themed sand sculpture for the debut of Frenchy's Sugar Sand Festival on Clearwater Beach part of the 60th annual Fun On Sun Festival, taking place Friday, April 19th to Sunday, April 28th.. The sand sculpting is taking place under a 12,000-square-foot tent on Clearwater Beach just south of Pier 60. The exhibit will feature creative carvings and people will be able to walk through it for admission of $7 for adults, $5 for students 13 to 18, and $5 for seniors and military.

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  10. Troopers look for woman who hit Pinellas school bus then fledRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A woman in a minivan struck a school bus carrying 31 middle schoolers Monday morning and then fled the scene, Florida Highway Patrol troopers reported. The children and the bus driver, Diane Bonadonna, 54, of St. Petersburg were not injured in the crash, which occured about 9:20 a.m. on County Road 296 near 98th Street N. Bonadonna was driving the Pinellas County school district bus east on CR 296 when she stopped for traffic.

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  11. 3 picks: Neil Simon play, Florida Orchestra galore, 'So You Think You Can Dance' tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    American Stage's season was already in place when Sid Caesar died in February, but one play on the lineup unknowingly sat waiting in tribute. The St. Petersburg theater presents Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor , inspired by Simon's time as a writer on Caesar's Your Show of Shows .

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  12. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Picasso at the Lapin Agile: A Simple Theatre and Circle in the Water present a reading of Steve Martin's comedy about a fictional meeting between Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso at 7 p.m. at Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. , St. Petersburg. $20, $15 members.

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  13. Lantmannen Unibake looks to expand its St. Petersburg footprintRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Mayor Rick Kriseman is using at least $600,000 in incentives to woo a Danish food processing company thinking about expanding its footprint in the city, according to city documents. Lantmannen Unibake, located at 1927 Fourth Ave. S, wants to build a stand-alone baking facility for pastries, which currently are only made at the company's European bakeries.

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  14. Ebola guidelines pose challenges for funeral industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Ebola virus has only killed one person on U.S. soil, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued recommendations for how to deal with victims' bodies to prevent spread. Health care workers in the United States are not the only ones confused over evolving government directions for treating Ebola patients.

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  15. Gibbs perfect in preseason after beating St. PetersburgRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    After having just three days of practice with a full team, Gibbs coach Larry Murphy was curious to see how well his players would perform in the preseason. The Gladiators applied the pressure, which led to turnovers and points in transition, to beat St. Petersburg 69-54 on Saturday to cap an undefeated run in the Green Devils' tip-off tournament.

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  16. Top things to do for Nov. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Patti LaBelle : The soul diva has enjoyed one of the longest-lived careers in contemporary music, notching hits in a variety of sounds ranging from girl group pop to space-age funk to lush ballads. See her at 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg.

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  17. Events: YA authors Greg Neri, Madeleine Kuderick at InkwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Local YA authors Greg Neri and Madeleine Kuderick will discuss and sign their new novels at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa. Viviane Thereau Hucker will discuss and sign her memoir at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Ave. To place an item in Book Talk, send author's name, book title, appearance time, date, venue name and address, admission cost and a contact phone number to cbancroft@tampabay.com or Colette Bancroft, Tampa Bay Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731.

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  18. Poynter Institute reports 2013 loss of $3.5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Poynter Institute, which owns the Tampa Bay Times , lost $3.5 million last year, according to its financial statement filed Friday with the Internal Revenue Service. "It's been a challenging financial environment for Poynter and all media organizations nationally over the past five years, especially, because of tectonic changes in how news and advertising are delivered," Poynter President Tim Franklin said in a statement.

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  19. Editorial: Growing pains in St. PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The surest sign downtown St. Petersburg is on the move? Growing pains. Last week's daylong meeting of the City Council brought to light a host of complaints from residents about the booming downtown and the city's antiquated codes in dealing with it.

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  20. Top things to do Nov. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Florida Book Store Day: Modeled after Record Store Day, this celebrates local authors and independent bookstores with in-store literary events. See wordierthanthou.com/bookstoreday for participating stores.

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