St. Petersburg Newswire (Page 10)

St. Petersburg Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. At Trop, Tampa Mayor also waiting for chance to talk stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Before and after throwing out a ceremonial first pitch, with gusto, on Thursday, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn chatted with team president Brian Auld and other Rays officials. That level of banter is about all they can do for now, at least until St. Petersburg and the Rays work out a deal for them to discuss stadium sites on the other side of the bridges.

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  2. ACLU calls for stop to Tampa's bike stop program as police chief defends itRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Flanked by top union officials, Police Chief Jane Castor told the City Council Thursday she "vehemently" disagrees with a Tampa Bay Times investigation questioning the fairness of police bike enforcement efforts that have given 80 percent of its tickets to black riders. That said, Castor said she recognizes that her agency's ability to do its job is based on trust.

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  3. RunningSt. Anthony's Triathlon launches a pro careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Robbie Deckard, a 19-year-old professional triathlete from Indiana, got his start here in St. Petersburg at the St. Anthony's Meek & Mighty Triathlon. Photo Credit: Erik Schelkun/USA Triathlon John Deckard remembers the day his 14-year-old All-Star baseball playing son came home and announced that he was abandoning the sport he loved.

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  4. Pinellas news briefs: Curlew Creek principal resigns abruptlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The longtime principal of Curlew Creek Elementary School has resigned suddenly, and there is no public explanation as to why. Robert McFadden, who had been the school's principal since 2009, resigned last Friday, according to the Pinellas County School District.

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  5. Seafood, blues and boat show highlight annual Cotee River festRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    This weekend's 2015 Cotee River Seafood and Blues Festival promises to serve up some of the gulf coast's best offerings, whether it be a basket of deep-fried grouper bites drenched in lemon, a lazy paddle down the Pithlachascotee River or a slice of local blues - all played out over three days at Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey. Live music is the main attraction at the three-day event, and there's plenty to like, particularly since admission is free.

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  6. School notes: District to hold STEM expo Saturday at USFSPRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Pinellas County School District will host its second annual STEM Expo on April 25 at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. The event, geared to elementary and middle school students, will showcase more than 150 student projects.

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  7. Gov. Rick Scott threatens Republican senators with veto powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    As a confrontation over the state budget escalated, Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday privately called several Republican senators into his office individually, threatening to veto their priorities without their cooperation. He reminded them he wants $673 million in tax cuts while showing them a list of local hospitals which he suggests are making unreasonable profits.

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  8. Florida Orchestra presents diverse set at latest concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Three different sorts of musical stories comprised the Florida Orchestra's concert Friday evening in Tampa, one more deeply pleasing than the rest. The most unusual was Blue Cathedral , a piece written by Jennifer Higdon in 1999 to commemorate both the 75th anniversary of the Curtis Institute where she teaches and the premature death of her younger brother.

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  9. Greg Sestero to sign 'The Disaster Artist' at InkwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The University of South Florida Humanities Institute's Poetry Month programs continue with a reading by poets Sandra Beasley and Meg Day at 6 p.m. Tuesday; Beasley, Day and poet Erica Dawson will appear on a panel on gender and poetry at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Both events are in the TECO Room, Education Building, USF, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa.

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  10. Plan your weekend with these top eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Raymond Wirick from East Kennett, England, gets ready for the 2015 Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival's Sand Walk Exhibit. Chillounge This year's outdoor lounge party in Tampa takes on a Cirque du Soleil twist, adding contortionists, aerialists, jugglers, hand balancers, a high-flying daredevil and from America's Got Talent , John Nock's Aerosphere Aerial Balloon Show with the artist floating under a giant helium orb.

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  11. St. Petersburg debuts solar-powered charging stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The solar-powered charging stand at Crescent Lake Dog Park was getting plenty of energy Friday morning under a sun already hot enough that Mayor Rick Kriseman's brief remarks were accompanied by thirsty dogs slurping at a nearby water fountain. Five stations, capable of charging cellphones and tablets on even cloudy days, thanks to a battery, are now available, including at Vinoy Park as well as Lake Vista and Walter Fuller dog parks.

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  12. Trigaux: A deeper bench of Tampa Bay startups, but entrepreneurs still voice needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Regional leaders have spent several productive years building a better place for business startups, which led us to ask a range of area entrepreneurs: What's high on your wish lists? 1. Better regional branding: So that "Tampa Bay" or Tampa or St. Petersburg generate broader buzz and credibility as places to launch and nurture business startups. 2. More opportunities for start ups to benefit from established area companies: So that entrepreneurs can bounce their startup services off real customers and the expertise of bigger companies.

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  13. St. Petersburg city attorney to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The mayor has tapped Chief Assistant City Attorney Jackie Kovilaritch to replace him on Aug.1, pending the approval of City Council. Reached by phone Friday afternoon, Wolfe said he felt the time was right to retire as he approached his 72nd birthday and felt the office was in good hands with Kovilaritch.

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  14. Dick Greco's move reflects a shift in attitudesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    If nothing else, former Tampa Mayor Dick Greco's bombshell decision to move to St. Petersburg strikes a blow for a growing subset of bay area residents: Those who embrace a life lived on both sides of Tampa Bay. Harder to count but increasingly easy to find are those with friends and calendars that take them to all points of the bay area's compass.

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  15. Animals seized from Pinellas home to be returned to adoption agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Dozens of dogs and cats kept in fetid conditions at the home of a St. Petersburg woman have been taken into custody by the county to be returned to their original adoption agencies. Of 59 animals seized in an animal abuse investigation on March 24, Pinellas County Animal Services has gained legal custody of 51, according to Mary Burrell, county spokeswoman.

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  16. Rays sign catcher Arencibia, send him to Triple ARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Rays added a familiar name with a potentially powerful bat to their depth at Triple-A Durham, signing former Blue Jays and Rangers C J.P. Arencibia . The Rays plan to have Arencibia, who was released after spending spring training with the Orioles, get most of his at-bats while playing first base and DH, though he will catch occasionally.

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  17. HealthTraining for a triathlon? You might want to team up with othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    It wasn't the swimming, biking or running that drew Tom Kennedy to triathlons back in the early '80s. It was the camaraderie.

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  18. Pitch-perfect practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Tim Riley, 32, smiles as he plays a crystal wine glass that has been carefully filed with the right amount of water to be in tune as The Florida Orchestra plays "Blue Cathedral" by Jennifer Higdon during a rehearsal at the Straz Center Wednesday, April 15, 2015 JOHN PENDYGRAFT During Thursday's Florida Orchestra rehearsal, Tim Riley, 32, runs a finger on the rim of a crystal wine glass that has been filed with water to create the right pitch. The glasses are featured in the performance of Jennifer Higdon's Blue Cathedral.

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  19. Bars & Spirits Florida's crop of new craft distilleries stands ready to sell more liquorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Feeling thirsty? It's looking like Florida drinkers may have something to celebrate when a measure moving through the legislature loosens purchase restrictions at craft breweries. But it's not just about beer.

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  20. Tonight: St. Pete to vote on measure that would let city intervene in wage disputesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The City Council is expected to pass the Tampa Bay region's first municipal wage dispute ordinance tonight. Council member Darden Rice has pushed the measure as a way for workers who have not been paid what they are owed, forced to work for free or not paid at all to seek redress without having to hire an attorney and file a lawsuit.

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