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  1. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of Aug. 29th-Sept. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Times Description: Gecko items you can buy in Gulfport at the Gecko fest. These colorful gecko wood blocks are available at Domain on Beach Boulevard, starting at $25.

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  2. Oldsmar plans to keep tax rate steadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    City officials plan to keep the property tax rate flat, but because of increasing property values, the proposed budget of $30 million includes a redesign for Canal Park, raises for city employees as well as putting $2.1 million in reserves. With the rate holding steady at $4.05 per $1,000 in assessed, taxable property, the owner of a home valued at $150,000 with a $50,000 homestead exemption would pay $405 in city taxes.

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  3. Florida Zika outbreak will be small and done by winter, scientists predictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    Aaron Anderson, spray technician with Pinellas County Mosquito Control, uses a fogger on Tuesday to distribute VectoBac, a biopesticide engineered to kill mosquito larvae, into a stand of bromeliad plants behind a home in the East Lake Woodlands neighborhood in Oldsmar. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD Just under 400 people will be infected with the Zika virus by mosquitoes in Florida by mid-September, and about 80 of them will develop symptoms, according to projections developed by an international team of scientists from the University of Florida and half a dozen other research institutions.

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  4. Can Oldsmar become the Ray's new home?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    To city officials in this 14,000-resident community - a place of historic bungalows, civic parades, a renowned BMX Supercross facility and a new zipline course - it is not a shock-the-world movement. Oldsmar is among the sites being considered by the Tampa Bay Rays, who are studying possibilities for a new stadium in either Pinellas or Hillsborough counties.

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  5. Led by PayKings, 73 Tampa Bay firms make 2016 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Inc. 5000 lists Clearwater digital security company KnowBe4 as one of the fastest growing companies in the region. In this photo, account manager Liz Dawson has a view of downtown, Clearwater Bay and the distant Gulf of Mexico from her office.

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  6. Trader Joe's? Publix?: New construction and new market heading to Woodlands SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | St. Petersburg Times

    Although the name has yet to be revealed, hurdles are being cleared to give Oldsmar a new place to load up on groceries. Although the specific store has not been identified, other facts have been disclosed, including the exact location.

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  7. Walmart expands curbside pick up program in Tampa BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | St. Petersburg Times

    Walmart is expanding its grocery curbside pick up program in Tampa Bay this month by adding the service to three more supercenter stores in New Port Richey, Palm Harbor and Oldsmar. These stores join three others in the area, two in Tampa and one in Brandon, that now offer the service.

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  8. New parking fees at Tampa's Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino unpopular with someRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | St. Petersburg Times

    Every Saturday - and some Fridays - George Boyer and his wife, Beverly, make the 40-mile drive from their Lakeland home to play poker and the slot machines at Tampa's Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. It was their tradition, one that continued even after Beverly suffered a stroke.

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  9. Oldsmar water ski show brings beach funRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | St. Petersburg Times

    With the start of school just days away, we have a last-minute item to add to your summer bucket list. Take the kiddos Saturday to Oldsmar's Tower Lake, where the Tampa Bay Water Ski Show Team will have Fun, Fun, Fun till their daddy takes their water skis away.

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  10. New crop of principals take the reins in PinellasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Michael Rebman , 39, was promoted from assistant principal to principal of Azalea. He launched his career in the Pinellas school district in 2005 and has also served as an assistant principal at Fairmount Park Elementary.

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  11. Romano: Tell the Realtor we've seen enough Rays stadium sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    So Pinellas County has come up with a bunch of potential stadium sites, and the Rays have promised to carefully consider them all. Forget about the one in Oldsmar, forget about the cluster around U.S. 19 in Clearwater and forget about the Sunshine Speedway location.

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  12. Discussion may lead to horse trails in OldsmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Equestrians turned out in force on Tuesday to persuade the City Council to reverse a 15-year-old ordinance disallowing trail riding in Oldsmar. By the end of a 90-minute discussion, it appeared riders received a leg up when the council agreed to ask city staff to develop "requirement documents for horseback riding trails.'

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  13. Caf Mezze's grilling up Mediterranean cuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Caf Mezze, a restaurant offering Mediterranean cuisine, opened in Oldsmar in late June. It moved into the space formerly occupied by Chicago's Stuffed Pizza.

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  14. Pinellas identifies 10 potential stadium sites for Tampa Bay RaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pinellas County officials plan Tuesday to unveil a report that details 10 potential sites for a new stadium to replace St. Petersburg's Tropicana Field and keep the Tampa Bay Rays on the Pinellas side of the bay. [LOREN ELLIOTT In the effort to keep the Tampa Bay Rays from fleeing across the bay, Pinellas County officials plan Tuesday to unveil a report that will identify 10 10 potential sites for a new baseball stadium in Pinellas.

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  15. Oldsmar neighbors dead in murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Two men who were neighbors were found dead in a murder-suicide Saturday, according to the Pinellas Sheriff's Office.

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  16. Oldsmar City Council to take up horse issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    After horse advocates have made repeated requests in the last several months for the City Council to consider changing regulations geared toward keeping horses out of Mobbly Bayou Wilderness Preserve, the subject will be discussed when the council meets Tuesday. Vice Mayor Eric Seidel on July 5 asked that it be put on the agenda.

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  17. A Checkers fast food success story takes the road less traveledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Checkers franchise owner Shaji Joseph of Tampa in the walk-up window of one of his newest restaurant locations in Tampa. By 2019, he plans to have 12 restaurants.

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  18. Algae bloom in Lake Tarpon outfall canal causes large fish killRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    An algae bloom of unknown origin has killed what a Pinellas County official described Thursday as "thousands and thousands" of fish in an outfall canal between Lake Tarpon and the northern reaches of Tampa Bay. The algae bloom near Oldsmar appears to have absorbed much of the oxygen in the water in that area, suffocating thousands of juveniles of a type of fish known as menhaden.

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  19. Pinellas deputies: Trio uses dating app 'Plenty of Fish' to rob people at Oldsmar motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pinellas County deputies have arrested three people they say used the dating app Plenty of Fish to lure victims to motel rooms and rob them. Once people arrived at the Bayview Motel on Bayview Boulevard, men robbed and battered the victims at gunpoint, investigators said.

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  20. iLovekickboxing kicks off in OldsmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    A state-of-the-art kickboxing fitness facility for men and women, iLoveKickboxing, is set to open in late June. The workout is based on the training of professional kickboxers. You don't have to be a professional kickboxer to workout at Oldsmar's new iLoveKickboxing facility, but you can learn how to train like one.

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