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  1. As St. Pete's Grand Prix enters its 13th year, city support is solidRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    As IndyCar officials and race promoters gathered Tuesday for their annual winter meeting at the Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort and Golf Club, their message was clear: The city has reached landmark status for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. "Landmark.

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  2. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Fanni Green and Kim Sullivan practice a scene during rehearsal for Joe Turner's Come and Gone on January 11, 2017 in St. Petersburg. Joe Turner's Come and Gone will open on January 18 and run through February 19, 2017 at American Stage in St. Petersburg.

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  3. Jan 17 8:38 Am Fsu's Kermit Whitfield hopes for big week at Shrine GameRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    At 5-foot-8 and 178 pounds, Kermit Whitfield is the smallest of 100-plus prospects in St. Petersburg this week for the East-West Shrine Game, but he sees hope all over the NFL in similarly sized players who have used their speed to find success. "Tavon Austin's doing good.

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  4. Taste test: imitation meatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Food trend followers say fake meats are going to be all the rage in 2017. These are the products manufactured to resemble meat in texture and taste, particularly marketed to vegans and vegetarians.

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  5. Remembering King: Thousands gather around bay area to celebrate life of civil rights leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    The lifelong St. Petersburg resident, now 90, remembers all of the places she once couldn't go. When she went to work with her mother, they had to walk in the back door to go sweep the front porch.

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  6. EditorialsEditorial: Kriseman's sewage claims smell funnyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | St. Petersburg Times

    Sewage flows into Tampa Bay in September. More than 200 million gallons of sewage was released into the bay and other watersheds last year.

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  7. Celebration and concern march together at St. Petersburg's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | St. Petersburg Times

    The distant swell of music echoed down Central Avenue on Monday morning, a sign of the fanfare to come. Kids hung from barricades, calling to grinning St. Petersburg police officers: "We want beads!" Katherine Jones sat in a folding chair with her hands on her lap, waiting for the marching bands.

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  8. Bird watching 101: Snowbirds aren't the only ones around in winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | St. Petersburg Times

    Ever seen a white pelican? Or a yellow-rumped warbler known affectionately as a "butter butt?" Or how about a yellow-bellied sap sucker? . They are all around us right now, hiding in plain sight on the waters or in the trees of Tampa Bay.

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  9. Charlie Crist's beach house sells for just over $1 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | St. Petersburg Times

    According to the Multiple Listing Service, the sale closed Friday for $260,000 less than what Crist, Florida's former governor, and his wife, Carole, asked in July when the house first hit the market. Yet, they still made a $123,750 gross profit on a small, 77-year-old house they owned for barely a year and a half.

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  10. Save-A-Lot carves niche serving communities that Publix and others overlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | St. Petersburg Times

    Publix Supermarkets is 2.5 miles down the road and she'll pass by a Winn-Dixie and a Walmart Neighborhood Market on the way there. Two miles in the other direction is an Aldi and a Walmart Supercenter.

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  11. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of Jan. 16-22.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | St. Petersburg Times

    In this April 10, 2016 file photo, George Lopez arrives at the 2016 TV Land Icon Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Lopez, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin and Charlie Murphy will be making a series for the BET Network on the behind-the-scenes world of a comedy tour.

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  12. Kriseman scoffs at Foster's claim that sewage dumps hurt Tampa Bay, endangered public healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hours after Mayor Rick Kriseman took full responsibility for the city's sewage crisis, he told the Tampa Bay Times Saturday that more than 100 million gallons of sewage dumped into Tampa Bay had done no environmental harm nor risked public health. Saying he put his faith in science, Kriseman said no evidence exists that shows the city's dumping hurt marine life, damaged sea grass or spread dangerous bacteria.

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  13. Sheryl Oring wants to hear your stories for a Tampa International Airport art installationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | St. Petersburg Times

    Serenity Grey-Lodge sat on her hands with her small body scooted to the edge of the chair. The kindergartner's turquoise sneakers hung above the concrete as she swung her feet and looked into Sheryl Oring's eyeglasses.

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  14. Events: Poets, professors to speak at Writers ResistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | St. Petersburg Times

    More than 20 Tampa Bay area writers, professors, musicians and others will appear at Writers Resist , a call for human rights and reinauguration of shared commitment to democracy and free speech taking place in cities across the United States. Florida poet laureate Peter Meinke , National Book Award poetry finalist Jay Hopler , St. Petersburg poet laureate Helen Wallace , civil rights author Julie Armstrong and others will speak at the event, which is from 3 to 6 p.m. Jan. 15 at Mount Zion Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 955 20th St. S, St. Petersburg.

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  15. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | St. Petersburg Times

    Treasure Island Kite Festival : Competitors send their kites to the sky in this festival featuring dual-line and multi-line sport kite flying set to music. The weekend long show features tricks, precision flying, huge patriotic themed kites, kite games, kite making classes and a lighted night fly.

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  16. St. Petersburg police look for man involved in triple shooting that killed oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | St. Petersburg Times

    St. Petesrburg police had issued an arrest warrant for Saveon Barbery, 22, who is accused of being involved in the Jan. 4 triple-shooting that killed one man. ST. PETERSBURG - Police are looking for a 22-year-old they say was involved in the triple-shooting that left one man dead on Jan. 4. Antonio Adams, 39, died from his injuries while the other two men recovered from their wounds at an area hospital.

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  17. With Buccaneer Jameis Winston, FAMU, Tuskegee marching bands, MLK parade stepping high this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | St. Petersburg Times

    With Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston as grand marshal and the popular marching bands from Florida A&M and Tuskegee University, the city's Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade got a high-stepping shot in the arm this year. This year's parade has new organizers, a new name - the MLK Dream Big Parade - a new route and a new burst of ambition, said Rosita Hubbard, parade organizer and executive secretary of Advantage Village Academy.

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  18. For Jamerson Elementary staffer, teaching 'Oscar' comes with $25,000 and national buzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | St. Petersburg Times

    Lukas Hefty, center in tie, stands with his wife, Kelly Hefty, waving, and their son, Cameron, after Lukas Hefty received the Milken Educator Award in Florida on Thursday at Douglas L. Jamerson, Jr. Elementary School. At left is senior vice president of the awards, Jane Foley, who made the announcement.

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  19. Going, goinga one of Tampa Bay's last prime waterfront properties eyes redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | St. Petersburg Times

    Every day, thousands of motorists zip on and off the Howard Frankland Bridge oblivious to what could be 16 of the most valuable acres available for redevelopment in the entire Tampa Bay area. After decades of ownership, Tampa's L. M. Hughey Company is selling the Tampa Bay Marina complex, the adjacent Mariner Square and their aging, half-empty office buildings just off 1-275 between Kennedy Boulevard and the upscale Beach Park neighborhood.

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  20. Time capsule at Heights project holds memories of neighborhood's lifebloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | St. Petersburg Times

    There was a time, before the construction of the interstates, when the neighborhood surrounding Tampa's historic Armature Works building was bustling with dozens of homes and the popular Mirabella's Seafood Co. That was decades ago, before poverty overtook the area and the city declared it blighted.

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