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  1. Suspended Lakewood player transfers to non-FHSAA member schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | St. Petersburg Times

    Two weeks ago, Cortez McKenzie was among five Lakewood football players who received a six-week suspension from the Florida High School Athletic Association for their involvement in a post-game fight with Lehigh. McKenzie, a sophomore, said he withdrew from Lakewood on Monday and enrolled at Superior Collegiate, which was denied membership into the FHSAA in June.

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  2. Pinellas Juvenile Welfare Board still wants answers over firing of county commissioner's wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County demanded Thursday to know why the James B. Sanderlin Neighborhood Family Center fired the director of its reading program, Donna Welch, the wife of Pinellas County Commission chair Ken Welch. "With regards to Mrs. Welch, we voted three times," said Sanderlin executive director Celeste Thomas, who sat on the family center's board when it fired Welch in June.

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  3. September was the hottest month on record in Tampa, ever. October is no better so far.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | St. Petersburg Times

    The 49-year-old sticks to water, and fruit for the electrolytes. His truck, a refrigerated rig that hauls meat and provisions for area restaurants, slurps gasoline all day long to ensure the air conditioner stays running.

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  4. Tarpon Springs woman hit and killed as she pushes stroller along U.S. 19, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | St. Petersburg Times

    A 27-year-old Tarpon Springs woman died Saturday after she was struck by a car as she walked along U.S. 19 pushing a stroller with a 2-year-old in it while two 6-year-olds walked beside her, police said. Tymira Latrel Leverson and the three children were going south on U.S. 19, just south of Spruce Street, when she was struck at about 6 a.m. Police gave this account of what happened: As she walked, Leverson was straddling the fog line, which is the white line marking the outside edge of the road, between the shoulder and the right-hand turn lane for Pine Street.

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  5. Epilogue: Aaron Barnhouse, an eccentric motorhead who created communityRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    It was Sunday, about noon, and the 19-year-old was cruising west down State Road 54 on his orange KTM 520, a dirt bike with racing wheels he had long sought and finally snagged. Stretched over his helmet was a fuzzy orange Elmo mask, with bulbous eyes and a gaping mouth cut out for his visor.

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  6. Baby choked with diaper wipe faces uncertain futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Kassandra Morales, 30, uses a stethoscope to confirm the proper placement of a feeding tube in the stomach of her son, 6-month-old Jaxon Hurley, during one of his six daily feedings. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD TARPON SPRINGS - The blood still on the wall is a constant reminder.

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  7. Pinellas County sheriff's corporal fired after DUI arrest in single-car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pinellas County Sheriff's Corporal James R. Miller, a 16-year veteran of the force, was fired after a DUI arrest Saturday. [Pinellas County Sheriff's Office] Pinellas County sheriff's deputies arrived to the scene of an early morning car crash in Dunedin Saturday to find a man with bloodshot eyes who smelled like alcohol.

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  8. Loyola celebrity nun Sister Jean celebrating 99th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Sister Jean is celebrating her 99th birthday months after gaining national attention as chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago basketball team that reached the NCAA Final Four. The university held a campus party with students and school staffers Tuesday for Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt.

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

    Aug 10, 2018 | 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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  10. St. Petersburga s appeal for Midtown investment faces pushback from residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | 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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  11. Florida Bar wants emergency suspension of foreclosure lawyer Mark StopaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | 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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  12. The genius: At age 11, he's graduating from St. Petersburg College - then it's on to astrophysics.Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2018 | 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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  13. Chickens remain free to range in YborRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | 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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  14. Ted Williams' Mexican-American heritage explored in PBS filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | 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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  15. Police: Pinellas infant on life support after father stuffs balled-up baby wipe down his throatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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