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  1. Wal-Mart should act to cut police burdenRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Re: City looks to ease load on Largo Police Department, May 19 Editor: Once again the residents have to subsidize the earnings of a very profitable corporation like Wal-Mart. What is never said about plans to raise the minimum wage is that when corporations don't pay their employees properly, the people of our state and our communities end up picking up the slack in the form of welfare.

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  2. Pinellas County offers business waste trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County is offering free hazardous waste training for the healthcare industry on Wednesday, June 1, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, at Gus A. Stavros Institute, Achieva Conference Room, located at 12090 Starkey Road in Largo. The training is designed to provide a general overview of hazardous, biomedical and other waste management practices specific to the healthcare industry.

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  3. Largo police seek help in death investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Largo police are asking for help as they investigate the death of a white male found in a lake about 2:23 p.m. Wednesday, May 25. Officers responded to the 900 block of Seventh Street Northwest after receiving a report of a body in a nearby lake. Detectives identified the deceased as Lucus Andrews, 34, of Largo.

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  4. Free health exams available for people with disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Healthy Community Tampa, a program sponsored by Special Olympics Florida, is working with the St. Paul Handicapable Ministry to offer free health exams to people ages 8 and older with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The free exams will be available on Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Christian Life Enrichment Center of St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1199 Highland Ave. in Largo.

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  5. Largo announces for Memorial Day closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    City of Largo Facilities, including City Hall, Largo Public Library, Cultural Center, Community Center, Highland Recreation and Southwest Recreation complexes will be closed Monday, May 30, in honor of Memorial Day. In addition, there will be no residential trash collection.

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  6. Safety improvements in Largo no accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A pedestrian hasn't been killed in a Largo car crash since December, and if you ask members of the Largo Police Department, they'll tell you it's no accident. That's because a state grant has helped the LPD increase its efforts the past several months to keep pedestrians and bicyclists safe at some of the city's most dangerous roadways.

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  7. Uplifting endeavor - Largo teams up with Habitat for HumanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Employees from the city of Largo lift a roofing truss in place at a workday with Habitat for Humanity on May 20 at 3221 Hillsdale Ave. For employees of the city of Largo, the workday typically involves building relationships with the community and residents. On May 20, about 20 of those employees, including Mayor Woody Brown, went from building bonds to building a home.

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  8. Corky Laing Plays Mountain at Largo Cultural CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Legendary drummer Corky Laing is back on the road with his first solo project since 1977 entitled 'Corky Laing plays Mountain.' Laing makes a stop at Largo Cultural Center Saturday, June 4, 8 p.m. Kofi Baker will be the opening act for the show.

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  9. Curtain Call - Eight O'Clock Theatre plays tribute to comedy's evolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Those in the mood for a comedy tonight might want to check out Eight O'Clock Theatre's production of 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,' running through May 29 at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Performances are Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 p.m. Eight O'Clock Theatre has taken one of Broadway's greatest farces - based on the work of Plautus, the famous comedic Roman playwright - and given it the frivolity it deserves.

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  10. Largo PD seeks armed carjacking suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Largo police are looking for a white male in connection with an armed carjacking that occurred about 12:37 a.m. Monday, May 23, at Farrington Apartments, 2738 Roosevelt Blvd. According to a Facebook post by Crime Stoppers, a white male subject with a shirt wrapped around his face approached a female who had just parked her car in front of a building at the apartment complex. The male produced a semi-automatic handgun and demanded the victim's car and money.

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  11. Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards local grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded more than $51,000 to local organizations to help fund programs aimed at supporting youth, family and summer literacy programs. These local grant awards are part of over $7.1 million in grants awarded today to more than 900 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 43 states the company serves.

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  12. Officials get first look at Belleair Bluffs fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Six years in the planning, City Commission members and residents saw the concept for their new fire station - its look, setting and content - for the first time at a special workshop following the commission's May 16 regular meeting. After a presentation by the project architect, residents were able to ask questions and comment on what will be the replacement for existing Largo Fire Station 43 on Indian Rocks Road.

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  13. Nursing school opens on Largo Medical Center campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Largo Medical Center recently announced that nursing school Jersey College will provide the community with opportunities to pursue nursing education from within the hospital. This hospital-based, nurse residency program is one of the first of its kind in Pinellas County capitalizing on the expertise of each partner and expanding Largo Medical Center's reputation as a premier teaching hospital.

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  14. Golf event benefits Clearwater footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The third annual golf tournament to benefit Clearwater High School Tornado football will be Saturday, June 4, 7 a.m., at Bardmoor Golf and Tennis Club, 8001 Cumberland Road, Largo. Check-in will begin at 7 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Registration is $100 per person or $360 for a team foursome before May 30. After May 30, cost is $125 per person or $400 for a team foursome.

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  15. Largo's Tri-City Plaza hits roadblockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The path to completing the long-anticipated Tri-City Plaza at the corner of East Bay Drive and U.S. 19 has run into a 30,000-square-foot roadblock. While most of the construction has been completed on the set of new stores at the shopping center, Sports Authority, which was slated to be an anchor tenant, probably won't be moving in.

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  16. City looks to ease load on Largo Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A recent Tampa Bay Times report highlighting the drain on resources that big-box retailers such as Wal-Mart have on police departments revived a discussion by the City Commission about possible solutions May 17. Commissioner Samantha Fenger said she recalled during budget talks last year Police Chief Jeffrey Undestad citing Wal-Mart as an example as to why the department needed more money and officers. ' had brought it to our attention how many calls they had to respond to, and at that time we were talking about if there was a way to recover costs after a certain point,' Fenger said.

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  17. Seminole Recreation introduces art galleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The city of Seminole's Recreation Division has created a new art gallery in the upstairs senior lounge at the Howard G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. The first artist, Largo-based photographer Carla Mogan, will be on hand for a gallery opening and reception Thursday, May 19, 6 to 7 p.m. Duane Crandall, the city's recreation program coordinator, has been trying to introduce more visual arts to the community in recent months. In April, he organized the inaugural Art in the Park event at City Park.

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  18. Unsightly donation bins should be bannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Editor: It's amazing that while Largo, on the one hand, continues upgrading the city and wanting to make it a pedestrian-friendly place, most of the commission is turning a blind eye to the unsightly donation bins all over the city. If the for-profit bins can't be banned they should be tightly regulated; maybe boldly identified with the name of the for-profit company.

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  19. Charter Review Commission sets public hearing datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Pinellas County Charter Review Commission has announced the dates, time and locations for two public hearings to review proposed amendments to the Charter. The public hearings are scheduled as follows: * Wednesday, June 1, 6 p.m., St. Petersburg City Council chambers, 175 Fifth St. N., St. Petersburg.

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  20. Largo offers theater camp for ages 12-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Teens ages 12 to 18 who want to act out their dreams of becoming a performer are invited to sign up for 'Legally Blonde The Musical Jr.' theater camp, scheduled from June 13 through July 2, at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Campers will spend three weeks developing audition skills, solo and ensemble voice development, choreography and prop and scenic design.

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