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  1. Pinellas County DUI wolfpack nab 12 drunk driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Sheriff's Office, Tarpon Springs Police Department, Largo Police Department, St. Petersburg Police Department, Pinellas Park Police Department, Clearwater Police Department and the Florida Highway Patrol.

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  2. DUI Wolf Pack scheduled to patrol July 3-4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County deputies in conjunction with the Florida Highway Patrol, Tarpon Springs Police Department, Clearwater Police Department, Largo Police Department, St. Petersburg Police Department and Pinellas Park Police Department will conduct a DUI Wolf Pack operation, beginning the night of Friday, July 3, and continuing through the early morning of Saturday, July 4. Local law enforcement plans to maintain a proactive profile over the holiday weekend on the highly traveled roadways of Pinellas County. The DUI Wolf Pack is part of the Pinellas County Sheriff's on-going commitment to reduce deaths, injuries, and property damage associated with traffic crashes related to impaired driving.

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  3. Educators' grant helps students gain life skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Mary Footman, a Pinellas County Schools behavioral specialist, and Shuntial Green, of Pinellas Secondary School in Pinellas Park, have received a $2,000 Student Achievement Grant from the National Education Association Foundation to start a research-based behavioral skills program. The program, called Behavior and Management Moments, will teach students about real world issues and stories while providing them with life skills essential to making appropriate behavioral choices.

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  4. PSTA presents draft budget for FY 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... and that will not be compromised.' The PSTA Board will now focus on proposed route changes in East Lake, Pinellas Park, Seminole and St. Petersburg that will reduce costs and transfer resources to more productive services. These plans will be ...

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  5. Pinellas County selects Charter Review CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... was nominated by the Pinellas County Legislative Delegation. The Mayors' Council of Pinellas County nominated Pinellas Park Mayor Sandra Lee Bradbury. Clerk of the Court Ken Burke was nominated by the county's constitutional officers, and ...

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  6. Local projects axed from FY 2015-2016 state budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... local nonprofits wasn't one of them. The governor vetoed a funding request for $250,000 from Vincent House in Pinellas Park, which assists people recovering from mental illness and other disabilities. Scott also said no to $400,000 for Directions ...

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  7. Romano: In 1971, Confederate flag was at heart of St. Petersburg school's painful conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... was surrounded by working class neighborhoods in Kenneth City and drew a large portion of students from Pinellas Park, a city that once boasted a sign declaring "No N-----s after dark'' on a main thoroughfare. Like Charleston in 2015, the problems ...

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  8. 78-year-old injured in single vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A 78-year-old woman was transported to Bayfront Medical Center Friday afternoon after her car ran off the roadway and into a ditch. Pinellas Park police responded to a report of a single-vehicle accident in the 9000 block of 62nd Street North about 5:08 p.m. June 26. An elderly female was driving her car on 90th Avenue, when at some point, she started to back up, and the car ran off the roadway and into a ditch, police said.

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  9. Pinellas Park PD: 78-year-old hospitalized after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    At 5:06 pm an officer responded to a report of a single vehicle accident in the 9000 block of 62nd Street N. Pinellas Park PD: 78-year-old hospitalized after crash At 5:06 pm an officer responded to a report of a single vehicle accident in the 9000 block of 62nd Street N. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1NkzaJK PINELLAS PARK, FLA. -- At 5:06 pm an officer responded to a report of a single vehicle accident in the 9000 block of 62nd Street N. Initial reports say that an elderly female was driving her vehicle on 90th Avenue.

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  10. Disbelief, elation follow Supreme Court decision at St. Petersburg LGBT Welcome CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... "We were so beaten down and told we weren't worth as much as straight people," said Ron Gemmill, 67, of Pinellas Park. Gemmill grew up in Michigan, was schooled on the insidious evil of homosexuality, married a woman, had kids, then came out ...

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  11. Oldsmar, other Pinellas cities ranked high on family-friendly listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    Other Pinellas County cities that were included in the top 50 were Dunedin at 27, Pinellas Park at 33, St. Pete Beach at 34 and Tarpon Springs was at 42. Niche based the ranking on metrics including crime and safety, education, access to libraries, an area's investment in the community, housing, access to grocery stores as well as access to day care.

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  12. Police: Deceased woman, now ID'd, might have been huffingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Foul play is not suspected in the death of a woman whose body was found in a canal in Pinellas Park. Police: Deceased woman, now ID'd, might have been huffing Foul play is not suspected in the death of a woman whose body was found in a canal in Pinellas Park.

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  13. Music community rallies around producer Steve ConnellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... stadium with the Grateful Dead. As a producer, he's brought life to hundreds of songs at his Zen Recording in Pinellas Park, each bearing that hard-to-define Connelly touch. This year, musicians are giving back to Connelly at a time he needs it ...

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  14. Police: Woman's found in Pinellas Park canal may have been 'huffing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    A woman found dead Wednesday in a canal close to two quiet retirement communities might have died after huffing compressed air. According to Pinellas Park Police Department spokesman Michael Lynch, several cans of compressed air were found near the body, which was in water near 40th Street N and Gateway Centre Boulevard.

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  15. Lightning causes fire at Largo condominiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... About two apartments can no longer be occupied due to the fire. Firefighters from the cities of Clearwater and Pinellas Park assisted Largo Fire Rescue as crews searched for any additional flames.

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  16. Man charged with leaving the scene of an injury crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas Park police charged a St. Petersburg man with leaving the scene of an injury crash June 22. A passenger in the vehicle was transported to a local hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries. According to a media release, a witness observed a red 1999 Ford SUV traveling erratically about 3 a.m. June 22, as it headed southbound on U.S. 19. At some point, the SUV left the roadway, struck the west curb line, sending the vehicle in a southwest direction, reportedly rolling over before crashing into a vehicle signal sign at the southwest corner of U.S. 19 north and 70th Avenue.

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  17. Search warrants offer look at how St. Petersburg police tracked suspect in Realtor robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... the showings. Police learned June 4 that the TracFone phone had been bought at a Walmart on U.S. 19 in Pinellas Park on May 11. Someone used it for the first time June 3, about 11 a.m., to make an outgoing call. Another outgoing call followed, then ...

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  18. Pinellas County libraries fighting bed bugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | ABC Action News

    ... chances are the bugs will jump to a new location. A few weeks ago Clearwater main, St. Petersburg main and the Pinellas Park Library found not just books but bed bugs were returned. "People bring them home, they read their books in bed at night and ...

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  19. New restaurant in north St. Pete; Kenneth City PD gets interim chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... police chief took over the reins of the department last week. Capt. Kevin Riley, who has worked for the Pinellas Park Police Department since 1989, is essentially on loan while Kenneth City searches for a new chief. Kenneth City Town Manager Matt ...

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  20. The Laugh Tract - Who's Bringing the FunnyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... Theaters and Special Events Gallagher at the Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center. Gallagher, the godfather of the cable comedy special, brings his stand-up and sledgehammer to ...

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