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  1. Indian Rocks Beach may lower property taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Glenn Saldanah, left, receives a proclamation from Mayor R.B. Johnson thanking him for his role in saving the life of a 14-year-old boy on the Memorial Day weekend. INDIAN ROCKS BEACH - City of Indian Rocks Beach officials may lower the property tax rate for the next fiscal year.

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  2. Belleair Bluffs fire station in final design stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Planning for a new fire station on city-owned property across from Belleair Bluffs City Hall continues to move forward. Design of the station is now being finalized, and the construction phase will come next, said Largo Assistant Public Works and Facilities Manager Chas Jordon at the July 18 Bluffs commission meeting.

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  3. Largo man arrested for possession child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A 69-year-old Largo man is being held on $900,000 bond after being charged with six counts of possession of child pornography Wednesday morning. According to Pinellas County Sheriff's detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit, John M. King was arrested about 7:20 a.m. July 20 at his mobile home on 126th Avenue in Largo.

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  4. City of Largo news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Registration open for Citizens' Academy LARGO - Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 edition of the Citizens' Academy of Largo. The nine-week program consists of weekly sessions designed to educate residents about the inner workings of their city government.

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  5. Tutterow dancers embark on adventure through Western EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Dancers from Tutterow Dance Academy in Largo and their families embarked on a trip July 15 for a four-country performance tour through Western Europe, visiting Ireland, England, France and Germany. LARGO - A group of dancers from Tutterow Dance Academy in Largo left July 15 on the trip of a lifetime.

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  6. Adventure course coming to Highland Recreation ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    After two years of work and several 'ups and downs,' as Joan Byrne, director of Arts, Parks and Recreation, put it, a tree adventure course will finally be coming to Highland Recreation Complex City of Largo Commissioners unanimously voted July 19 to approve a contract with Treeumph! to construct and operate a course that will feature a zip line at Highland. 'We have a preliminary design for Largo that includes a children's course, two different sequentially more challenging adult courses and then a zip line course out over the ponds at Highland Recreation Complex,' Treeumph! owner Aaron Corr said.

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  7. City of Largo pumps brakes on state road projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    City leaders aren't ready to get aboard the state's new Gateway Expressway project, especially since Largo taxpayers will have to pay $4.6 million for it. Commissioners voted 7-0 on July 19 to postpone a vote on an agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation until they speak with state Sens. Jack Latvala or Jeff Brandes about the ramifications of denying it - a move that could cost the city even more.

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  8. Monsters invade Largo parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    James Spears of Clearwater searches for Pokemon with Brandy Larios, also of Clearwater at Largo Central Park on July 17. LARGO - Beware, Largo residents. Invisible monsters have invaded Central Park.

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  9. City of Seminole honors Dorothy PhillipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The City Council honored Dorothy Phillips with a Legacy Proclamation at its July 12 meeting. This was the first-ever Legacy Proclamation that the council has issued.

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  10. Driver's Seat - The day the waffles disappearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    One day about 16 years ago I lost the ability to think of the word 'waffles.' I was in a Publix store in Largo.

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  11. Curtain Call - Eight O'Clock Theatre makes history with production of 1776Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Heading into what promises to be a brutal presidential election, Eight O'Clock Theatre has selected as its final production of the 2015-16 season the beloved 1969 Tony Award-winning show that revolves around the events setting in motion the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The Eight O'Clock Theatre troupe has done a superb job bringing to life the Founding Fathers in its impressive '1776,' with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone.

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  12. Waste Pro receives beautification awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    From left are Ray Neri, Keep Pinellas Beautiful president; Charlie Justice, Pinellas County Commission Chairman; Tracy Meehan, Waste Pro municipal marketing manager and Keep Pinellas Beautiful vice president; and Patricia DePlasco, Keep Pinellas Beautiful executive director. CLEARWATER - Waste Pro was recognized as the 2015 Keep Pinellas Beautiful Commercial Recycling Partner at an awards luncheon held by the organization on June 16 at the Anona United Methodist Church in Largo.

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  13. Children and parents invited to 4-H open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Young people with an interest in developing leadership skills, volunteering in the community and looking for new and fun ways to learn are encouraged to attend an upcoming Pinellas County 4-H open house. The organization is holding an open house for youth ages 5-18 Wednesday, Aug. 20, 9 a.m.-noon, at the UF/IFAS Pinellas County Extension conference room, 12520 Ulmerton Road in Largo.

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  14. Hopes soaring for Friends of Largo Nature ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Matilda, a female barred owl, is a star in 'Turtle Tale,' a movie that was filmed at McGough Nature Park. LARGO - In the years following the Great Recession, Largo's Recreation, Parks and Arts Department was hit hard. 1 comment

  15. Indian Rocks Beach residents criticize fire tax proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Suncoast Fire & Rescue Chief Sal D'Angelo made his pitch for a new form of funding for his fire district at the Indian Rocks Beach City Commission meeting July 12. He was greeted with plenty of love from the residents in attendance who said they appreciated him and his department but made it clear they weren't in favor of paying any more money to keep it running. D'Angelo explained that the district's equipment and facilities were hopelessly outdated, right down to the borrowed copier they must use, and they couldn't afford to do anything about it.

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  16. Hopes soaring for Friends of Largo Nature ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Matilda, a female barred owl, is a star in 'Turtle Tale,' a movie that was filmed at McGough Nature Park. LARGO - In the years following the Great Recession, Largo's Recreation, Parks and Arts Department was hit hard. 1 comment

  17. Extra cash helps move fire station project aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Plans to rebuild Fire Station 43 in Belleair Bluffs have been a work in progress since 2009. The facility, which was housed in a 1960s gas station, needed major repairs and lacked the proper apparatus and equipment to meet current standards.

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  18. Avian Veteran Alliance spreading its wingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Steve Dittbenner, a Palms of Largo resident who suffers from Parkinson's, has been visiting the birds of prey at George C. McGough Nature Park for several months. His wife, Lynn, says the results have been drastic, as he has left hospice and has a new enthusiasm for life.

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  19. Rabies vaccination clinic closing July 14 onlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Animal Services will not be administering rabies vaccinations on Thursday, July 14. Rabies vaccination clinic will resume regular hours of operation, on Thursday, July 21, 1 to 4 p.m. Pinellas County Animal Services is located at 12450 Ulmerton Road in Largo. Normal hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., with the adoption center closing at 5:30 p.m. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and services include adoptions.

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  20. SPCA Tampa Bay offers dog training classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    SPCA Tampa Bay offers dog training classes at its own training school, Sniff University in Largo and a new satellite location Metro Wellness Center in St. Petersburg. At Sniff University, trainers teach how to use positive reinforcement training geared towards dogs in all stages of life.

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