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  1. Larry Lunn appointed to Treasure Island CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Isle of Palms resident and past Treasure Island Chamber of Commerce Board member Larry Lunn was selected by the city commission Tuesday night, Feb. 2, to serve as District 2 commissioner, filling the seat left vacant by the resignation of Commissioner Tim Ramsberger in January. Lunn was selected from a field of four candidates, including Mitchell Shenkman, chairman of the city's Vision Steering Committee; Tim Butler, a former Planning and Zoning Board member; and Hugh Ruckdeschel, a former St. Petersburg city councilman in the 1970s.

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  2. 74-year-old pedestrian dies at scene of crash in GulfportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a vehicle versus pedestrian crash that occurred about 6:36 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, on Gulfport Boulevard, east of Beach Boulevard in Gulfport. According to investigators, Sharon Odell, 86, of St. Petersburg, was traveling eastbound on Gulfport Boulevard when she struck Jackie Lewis, 74, of Gulfport, who was in the curb lane.

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  3. Madeira Beach Fire Department to add ladder truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The pending purchase of a new ladder fire truck for the Madeira Beach Fire Department will significantly increase the safety of residents by aiding in fire suppression and rescues, city commission members were told at their Jan. 26 meeting. The new fire engine, which will cost around $700,000, is well worth the purchase price, said Madeira Fire Lt.

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  4. William Shatner brings one-man show to MahaffeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Legendary actor, director and author William Shatner will bring his acclaimed stage show 'Shatner's World: The One Man Show' to the Tampa Bay area on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m., with a performance at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets start at $59.50.

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  5. SPC February concerts include St. Petersburg Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Fred Johnson plays Feb. 27 at the Music Center at St. Petersburg College as part of the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival. ST. PETERSBURG - St. Petersburg College will sponsor a number of concerts and music series throughout the month of February, including performances that are part of the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival.

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  6. Florida CraftArt to host Sounds of ClayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    'Sounds of Clay,' a musical treat featuring clay instruments by Brian Ransom, will be presented Sunday, Feb. 7, 3 to 4:30 p.m., at Florida CraftArt, 501 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. 'Role Models,' the latest Florida CraftArt exhibition, emphasizes the important relationships between mentor and artist in the ceramics community.

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  7. Pinellas commissioners pass resolution to fund ferry pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Commissioners voted, 6-1, Jan. 26 to approve a resolution promising $350,000 to a pilot project to offer high-speed ferry service between St. Petersburg and Tampa. Commissioner Dave Eggers voted no.

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  8. Staying socially active is important for healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    One doesn't have to run a mile every day or swim laps or bicycle on the Pinellas Trail to be active. Just ask Louise Harrison.

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  9. NOOD Regatta to kick off 28th season in St. PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design Regatta series, the largest national sailboat racing circuit in the United States, will launch its 28th season in St. Petersburg. The St. Pete NOOD - running Friday through Sunday, Feb. 12-14 - will be the first stop on the five-city circuit, with about 1,000 sailors competing on Tampa Bay for the event's top prize - a trip to the British Virgin Islands to compete in the Helly Hansen NOOD Championship Regatta, hosted by Sunsail.

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  10. SPC welcomes two new board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    St. Petersburg College welcomed its two newest board members at its Board of Trustees meeting Jan. 19. Bill Foster, former mayor of the city of St. Petersburg, and Nathan Stonecipher, co-owner of Green Bench Brewing Co., were appointed in December, for terms ending in 2019 and 2018, respectively. Foster is the former mayor of the city of St. Petersburg, and an attorney and shareholder at Foster and Foster PA.

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  11. Parks department focuses on safety at Pinellas County beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Tragedies sometimes result in action to help prevent future occurrences. The drowning of a 9-year-old St. Petersburg boy Oct. 3 on the beach just west of 18th Avenue and Gulf Way in St. Pete Beach is one example of an event that has prompted officials to do something to improve safety on local beaches.

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  12. Eckerd College presents International Cinema SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Kirk Douglas stars in "Ace in the Hole," one of three films in a Billy Wilder retrospective that is part of the International Cinema Series at Eckerd College. The film will be shown on April 22. ST.

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  13. Third annual MUSE Awards recognizes five localsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance will host the 2016 MUSE Awards Friday, Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m., at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE. The organization recently announced the recipients of the third annual MUSE Awards.

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  14. New Disney and Dali 1 2 exhibit on display through June 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Salvador Dali, Study for Sentimental Colloquy Salvador Dali. Fundacio Gala-Salvador Dali, Artist Rights Society , 2015.

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  15. Student aid forums scheduled for Pinellas school seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    FAFSA Nights will be presented on select dates at various locations to help Pinellas County high school seniors and their parents complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid forms to qualify for the most financial aid possible. These events are open to Pinellas County High School seniors and their parents as well as current college students.

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  16. Stolen puppy found at local animal hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Yorkshire terrier puppy stolen from a Largo pet store and then traded for drugs and cash has been recovered, Largo police say. The dog, which police say was stolen by Wayne Junior Barfield on Jan. 12 from All About Puppies on Ulmerton Road, is being checked out by a veterinarian who identified the dog via its microchip.

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  17. Bright House Networks to host Pet Festival 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Bright House Networks and the Humane Society of Pinellas will present the Pet Festival 2016 on Saturday, Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 300 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg. This interactive event will feature fun for the whole family with a pirate flare including Plunder Packs filled with event booty such as a pass to enjoy Dunkin Donuts, an event shirt, bandana for your pet and more.

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  18. Healthy Food Access Bill advances in Florida SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Editor: Together with the American Heart Association, I applaud the Florida Senate's Committee on Agriculture for recognizing the issue of reliable accessibility to healthy foods for the 2.5 million Floridians who live in food deserts by unanimously passing the Healthy Food Financing Initiative, House Bill 153 and Senate Bill 760. In the Tampa Bay area, 42 percent of residents in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties live in areas with little to no access to healthy foods.

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  19. Eckerd College to host environmental film festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    As part of the 18th annual Visions of Nature/Voices of Nature Environmental Film Festival, Eckerd College presents a screening of 'Florida Wild: The Forgotten Coast,' directed by Eric Bendick, on Feb. 22. ST. PETERSBURG - The 18th annual Visions of Nature/Voices of Nature Environmental Film Festival will run Feb. 19-27 at Eckerd College, 4200 54th Ave. S., St. Petersburg.

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  20. St. Petersburg mayor asks for support for ferry serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman is brokering a deal to offer high-speed ferry service from his city to the city of Tampa, using regional resources from four local governments. And, he wants to start a pilot program by Oct. 15 of this year.

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