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  1. Owner of exotic car dealership arrested for bounced checksRead the original story

    Friday Aug 10 | St. Petersburg Times

    The owner of a Tarpon Springs car dealership was arrested Friday afternoon as police investigate five cases of bounced checks from the business totaling more than $185,000. Wassim Rouh Nasr, 50, was arrested at Exotic Motorcars Dealership on U.S. 19, according to a Tarpon Springs police news release.

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  2. St. Petersburga s appeal for Midtown investment faces pushback from residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Midtown area has the largest concentration of poverty in Pinellas County. It hasn't seen sustainable economic growth in more than 30 years, according to Rick Smith, St. Petersburg's community redevelopment coordinator.

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  3. Florida Bar wants emergency suspension of foreclosure lawyer Mark StopaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    Foreclosure attorney Mark Stopa shown during a hearing in April. The Florida Bar is seeking Stopa's immediate emergency suspension, saying he appears "to be causing great harm" to the public by continuing to practice law.

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  4. The genius: At age 11, he's graduating from St. Petersburg College - then it's on to astrophysics.Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    William Maillis, 11, poses for a portrait at his father's Greek Orthodox church in Palm Harbor. On Saturday, he's graduating with an associate degree from St. Petersburg College, and is headed to the University of South Florida.

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  5. Chickens remain free to range in YborRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Tampa City Council on Thursday declined to do anything about a wild flock of poultry that drew a loud, strong throng of supporters to City Hall to ask council members not to disturb the 1989 bird sanctuary ordinance that protects the chickens. Council members listened.

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  6. Ted Williams' Mexican-American heritage explored in PBS filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | St. Petersburg Times

    Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to hit over .400. The Boston Red Sox slugger captivated millions with his dazzling swing and towering homers throughout the 1940s and 1950s in competition with New York Yankees hero Joe DiMaggio.

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  7. Police: Pinellas infant on life support after father stuffs balled-up baby wipe down his throatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    Michael Hurley is charged with attempted murder. He is accused of balling up a wipe and stuffing it down a 5-month-old's throat.

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  8. Endangered sea turtle found dead on Gulf shore with a beach chair around its neckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    The sea turtle was found dead after being strangled to death by a chair. [Photo courtesy of the Fort Morgan Share the Beach Facebook page] The Fort Morgan Share the Beach Facebook page posted that the Kemp's Ridley turtle had been strangled by a chair.

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  9. Bregman embracing All-Star attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, left, jokes with Alex Bregman after they were presented their All-Star jerseys before a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Houston. , The Associated Press HOUSTON - Houston third baseman Alex Bregman is a first time All-Star, will appear in his first Home Run Derby next week and has tried his hand at modeling to help promote a new art, fashion and music event during All-Star week called MLB Assembly.

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  10. A Florida corrections officer is accused of having sex with a woman on probation whom he oversawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    This is the booking mug shot of Jeffrey Desimone, charged with sexual misconduct based on accusations he had sex with a probationer he was overseeing while he worked as a probation officer for the Florida Department of Corrections. A probation officer with the Florida Department of Corrections who was working out of Tarpon Springs has been arrested on a charge that he had a sexual relationship with a woman whose probation he was overseeing.

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  11. Cavani scores twice, Uruguay ousts Ronaldo and Portugal 2-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, heads the ball during the round of 16 match between Uruguay and Portugal at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 30, 2018. , The Associated Press SOCHI, Russia - Edinson Cavani scored twice and Cristiano Ronaldo none, giving Uruguay a 2-1 victory over Portugal on Saturday at the World Cup.

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  12. Orioles reliever O'Day to have season-ending surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Manager Buck Showalter said the recovery time from the operation would be six months, compared to a 10- to 12-week absence if the right-hander attempted to rehabilitate the injury. Showalter said surgery gives O'Day "a lot better chance of it not being an issue again.

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  13. Have you seen this man? Tarpon Springs police say he's a suspected bank robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Photo of a bank robbery suspect who allegedly robbed a bank in Tarpon Springs June 30. Credit: Tarpon Springs Police Department [Digital video snapshot] A man walked into a Tarpon Springs bank Saturday morning, threatened a teller and walked out with a bag filled with cash, police say. The man entered the Chase Bank at 41206 U.S. 19 at around 10:15 a.m. and told a teller he had a gun, Tarpon Springs Police Department Sgt.

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  14. Plato Academy leader Steve Christopoulos dies in Costa RicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Steve Christopoulos, the CEO of one of the largest charter school operators in the Tampa Bay area, died Wednesday in Costa Rica. The 59-year-old was vacationing there with his three daughters, according to a company spokesman.

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  15. Hurricane Maria family resettles in Riverview, only to be left homeless by lightning strikeRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Times Joel Jaca and his son Nelson Jaca visit their burned apartment building at Allegro Palm in Riverview to see what was once their home surrounded by a security fence and patrolled by a guard. [Saturday June 16, 2018] [Photo Luis Santana They had finally gotten out of their relief hotel and into their own apartment.

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  16. Who's allowed to charge a fee for using credit cards in Florida?Read the original story

    May 31, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    A Florida law prohibits charging a fee for customers paying with credit cards. But that doesn't apply to government entities and public utilities.Pictured is a holiday shopper paying with a credit card.

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  17. Remember that upscale Guy Harvey RV resort near Tarpon Springs. Forget the Guy Harvey partRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    A year ago this month, Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts announced plans for its first-ever RV park, near Tarpon Springs where the Anclote River empties into the Gulf of Mexico. The $35 million resort, named after the popular Jamaican marine artist and conservationist, would include lots starting at $150,000 and cottages at $250,000.

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  18. Wenger in demand as he prepares for life after ArsenalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger applauds before his lap of honor at the Emirates Stadium in London, Sunday, May 6, 2018. The match is Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger's last home game in charge after announcing in April he will stand down as Arsenal coach at the end of the season after nearly 22 years at the helm.

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  19. Michigan biologists seek fish data from sport anglersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    As the open-water fishing season begins in Michigan, state biologists are asking anglers to share information about their catches. The Department of Natural Resources is assigning creel clerks to boat launches and piers around the state.

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  20. D-backs, county agree to give team right to look elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    In this June 18, 2014, file photo, the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Milwaukee Brewers play a baseball game at Chase Field in Phoenix. The Diamondbacks have reached an agreement with Maricopa County that, among other things, would give the franchise the immediate right to explore rebuilding Chase Field or moving to another site.

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