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  1. The road to somewhere - Habitat for Humanity building homes on 11th Ave. in LargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The road to home ownership can be a long and arduous journey. For the family of Miguel DeJesus and Ivelisse Marcano, that road ended Feb. 18 on 11th Avenue Northwest when the couple received the keys to their new home from Habitat for Humanity.

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  2. City leaders discuss future of Largo tree courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Before construction on the tree adventure course behind Highland Recreation Complex can begin, city officials must await a parking and restroom analysis. That report should be arriving soon, said City Manager Henry Schubert during a City Commission meeting Feb. 21. 'Hopefully we should be able to resolve these issues fairly quickly so we can proceed with the development process,' he said.

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  3. Largo leaders balance needs of renters, residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    If anyone needed evidence about the demand for affordable housing in Pinellas County, all they would have to do is look at the capacity and waiting lists of some Largo developments. Pinellas Heights: full.

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  4. New faces on board in Indian ShoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Change is in the air at Indian Shores with the election of council members Michael Hackerson and Michael Petruccelli along with the pending retirement of Town Clerk Elaine Jackson and the hiring of her replacement, Stephanie Waters. These substantive shifts in personnel were officiated at the Feb. 14 town hall meeting.

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  5. St. Petersburg Opera Guild announces competition winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The St. Petersburg Opera Guild hosted its 45th high school vocal competition Feb. 4 at Opera Central. The first place winner was Sarah Johnson, a resident of Largo.

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  6. Amplified telephones available free to residents with hearing lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Florida residents with hearing loss can receive amplified telephones and specialized equipment for free from the Family Center on Deafness, a nonprofit agency in Largo, with distribution locations throughout Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. Several new telephone models have recently been added to the program, including cordless amplified phones with caller ID.

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  7. Pinellas County sailors take honors in regattaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Five Pinellas County sailors placed among the tops in their divisions in the 2017 Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design Regatta that concluded Feb. 19 in St. Petersburg. Jim Lindsey of St. Petersburg, skippering 'Sight Seeing,' tied with Seth Rosenthal of Crystal Beach aboard 'Shock Wave' to take top honors amongst five yachts in the J 24 division.

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  8. 17-year-old arrested in Largo home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The 17-year-old stepson of a pregnant woman injured in what was thought to be a home invasion Feb. 21 was arrested hours after the incident and taken to the Juvenile Detention Center. Largo police reported Tuesday morning that they were investigating a home invasion that occurred about 6:15 a.m. at a residence on Seventh Street Northwest in Largo.

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  9. Pregnant woman injured in Largo home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Largo police are investigating a report of a home invasion that occurred about 6:15 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at a residence on Seventh Street Northwest in Largo. The 42-year-old female victim told police that she woke up after hearing a noise in the bathroom.

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  10. Idaho man arrested after traveling to meet minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    An Idaho man was arrested about 3:30 p.m. Feb. 19 after traveling from California to meet a 17-year-old male in Pinellas County. He also is accused of using the internet to send inappropriate sexual photographs and a video of himself to the minor.

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  11. Scenic Eagle Lake Park proves to be 'a point of pride'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Walking through Eagle Lake Park in Largo, it's easy to forget you're in an oasis of green space located in the heart of bustling Pinellas County. Wandering along the county's 163-acre park's crushed-shell trails and 2,000 feet worth of shaded boardwalks while observing dozens of species of flora and fauna, the speeding traffic on nearby Keene Road is reduced to a low hum, and the only congestion inside the park's borders comes in the form of birdwatchers and nature lovers, joggers and dog walkers and kids playing at the playground.

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  12. Largo summer camp registration coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Largo Summer Camp registration will begin Saturday, March 4, 8 a.m. to noon, at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave. NE, and Southwest Recreation Complex, 13120 Vonn Road. This year's theme is Play @ Largo and will include more than 60 full- and half-day summer camps for preschool, elementary, middle school and teenage children.

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  13. Largo seeks to score discounts for those with flood insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A few minor changes to the city of Largo's Comprehensive Development Code could mean a few more bucks in the bank accounts of property owners who have flood insurance. At least that's what the city hopes as it prepares an ordinance in an effort to score more points in the Community Rating System for the National Flood Insurance Program.

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  14. Largo tree course remains groundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    When Largo commissioners approved construction of a tree adventure course behind Highland Recreation Complex in September, the course's owners hoped to hold its grand opening before the end of 2016. A parking and restroom analysis by the city, however, has kept the project on the ground and construction has yet to begin, leaving a timetable for opening up in the air.

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  15. California man arrested in Largo magazine scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Largo police arrested a 20-year-old California man Feb. 14 for felony scheme to defraud and home solicitation sale after reports from residents that he was going door-to-door attempting to sell magazines. Police responded to Belcher Road, north of East Bay Drive, after receiving a call from Vice-Mayor Curtis Holmes, who reported that he didn't think the man was being honest about his reason for selling magazines, according to a press release.

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  16. Largo facilities to close for Presidents DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    City Hall, Largo Public Library, Central Park Performing Arts Center, Community Center, and Highland Recreation and Southwest Recreation complexes will be closed Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of Presidents Day. Also, Largo Solid Waste will not be collecting residential garbage, recycling or bulky items.

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  17. Unique landmark should stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Editor: In response to the letter on Feb. 9 titled 'Tear down the water tower.' I too have lived in the Seminole area for 60 years and have seen many changes.

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  18. Largo woman injured in accidental shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A 19-year-old Largo woman getting a pedicure at a salon in unincorporated Largo was shot Feb. 10 when a gun accidentally discharged at a neighboring business. According to detectives assigned to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Robbery/Homicide Unit, deputies were called to Dara's Nail Salon and Day Spa, 9049 Starkey Road in unincorporated Largo about 6:30 p.m. due to a female victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

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  19. Man arrested after fleeing and battering deputy in LargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A 32-year-old Cape Coral man was arrested Feb. 9 after he fled from a Pinellas County deputy during a traffic stop and then battered the deputy while resisting arrest in the backyard of a residence on Dryer Avenue in Largo. According to a press release from the sheriff's office, the incident started about 7:15 p.m. Feb. 9 when Deputy Richard Curry, 29, noticed a 2004 Toyota SUV fail to make a complete stop for at a stop sign at the intersection of 134th Avenue North and Trotter Road.

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  20. Signings biggest wins of all for Largo High football coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Largo High School football team only had three wins on the field this past season. But for head coach Marcus Paschal, three wins off the field made all the effort worthwhile.

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