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  1. FHP: Tarpon Springs man sought after crashing vehicle, abandoning passenger in Palm HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | St. Petersburg Times

    Reynond Anthony Sefton, 28, of Tarpon Springs, lost control and overturned the SUV he was driving in Palm Harbor on Wednesday. Following the crash, Sefton fled the scene and left his passenger, Annie M. Bell, 44, behind, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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  2. Tampa Bay native founds Cuban skateboarding team and apparel lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | St. Petersburg Times

    Skateboarding and the Cuban culture were a large part of Steven Andrew Garcia's upbringing in the Tampa Bay area. Now he has combined the two into a business and international relations venture called Toda Fuerza, a skateboarding brand sponsoring what he hopes will become the first skateboarding team from Cuba to perform globally.

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  3. Gallery's April exhibit gives a nod to springRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | St. Petersburg Times

    The West Pasco Art Guild and Gallery is giving a nod to spring while preparing to wind down its seasonal shows with the exhibit "How Does Your Garden Grow?" this month. "We're really impressed with the showings for this exhibit," said guild board member Chuck Simmons, who headed the April exhibit with fellow artist Marilyn Wescott.

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  4. Tax foes not confident they can stop renewal of Penny for Pinellas sales tax in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    The anti-tax foes that helped defeat the Greenlight Pinellas transportation sales tax in 2014 don't believe they can thwart the coming renewal of the Penny for Pinellas sales tax. The 30-year tax is coming up for another vote in November.

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  5. Tarpon Springs to honor 'Billy the Kid' for his musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Florida Folklife Program and the city will recognize 2017 Florida Folk Heritage Award recipient William "Billy the Kid" Emerson, at 3 p.m. Sunday in a ceremony at the Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane. The event will recognize Emerson's lifelong contributions as a songwriter, performer, and producer.

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  6. Deputies arrest suspects in smash-and-grab vehicle burglaries at Pinellas, Pasco day-care centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | St. Petersburg Times

    Reginald S. Williams, left, and Whitney D. Smith were arrested on March 30, 2017, after deputies say they were responsible for multiple smash-and-grab vehicle burglaries at day-care centers in Pinellas and Pasco counties. [Pinellas County Sheriff's Office] Three suspects from South Florida were arrested Wednesday night after deputies say they are responsible for multiple smash-and-grab vehicle burglaries at day-care centers in Pinellas and Pasco counties.

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  7. Joint Pinellas effort has reduced number of unwanted pets and strays that are euthanizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | St. Petersburg Times

    A five-year effort by Pinellas County animal welfare agencies coordinating data and resources helped lower the number of unwanted and stray animals being euthanized and trapped in shelters. Euthanasia is down 40 percent and stray pickup has dropped 25 percent since 2012 between Pinellas County Animal Services, Humane Society of Pinellas, SPCA Tampa Bay and Friends of Strays.

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  8. Pinellas school news: Pinellas offers a second shot at choice...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Pinellas County school system's Book Bus will show up at Summer Bridge sites and community centers as part of the district's summer reading initiative. Nearly 50 choice programs in the Pinellas County school system still have open seats available for the 2017-18 academic year.

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  9. At new West Marine store, the focus is all about the waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | St. Petersburg Times

    The next best thing to cavorting on or in Florida waters might be a dewy-eyed wade through the depths of recently opened West Marine. From a $3 nose clip to a $1,300 kayak, through navigation electronics, fish finders and fishing poles, "We are a water life outfitter," store manager Will Henster said.

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  10. Richard Wagner's 'Rienzi' will be presented by Tarpon Springs' New Century OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    T here is a populist leader. The disenfranchised are pitted against the wealthy.

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  11. Police: Palm Harbor man arrested after sending nude photos to detective posing as childRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Detectives on Monday arrested a 25-year-old man accused of sending explicit photographs to a detective posing as a 13-year-old girl. Charles Eric Dudley, of Palm Harbor, faces five charges of transmission of harmful materials to a minor, according to Tarpon Springs police.

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

    Mar 13, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Paddyfest Blarney Bike Ride : Dress in a crazy, Irish themed costume and jump on your bike for a ride to Irish 31 Pub in Hyde Park with samples of the new Dayblazer brew. The scavenger hunt style ride includes 10 clues taking you to two bonus stops.

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  13. Captain's Corner: Huge king mackerel schools arrive earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Huge schools of king mackerel have arrived early. Unusually warm weather seems to have brought them to town.

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  14. Valspar Championship journal: Tampa amateur Jimmy Stanger misses cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Standing next to his final hole of Friday's second round at the Valspar Championship, Tampa amateur Jimmy Stanger said his first experience in a PGA Tour tournament didn't go like he had hoped, yet he still "loved every minute of it." Stanger, a Gaither High graduate and the only amateur in the field at Innisbrook, missed the cut after shooting 7-over 149 in the first two rounds.

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  15. Flipping houses stays red hot and Tampa Bay remains one of its favorite marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Last April, he and a partner paid $275,000 for a house in a coveted South Tampa neighborhood. After renovations, they sold it in November for $515,000 - a gross profit of $240,000.

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  16. No charges filed as FAA closes investigation on machine gun shot out of planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday it has closed its investigation into three people who fired a fully automatic submachine gun out the windown of a single-engine plane above the Gulf of Mexico and posted the stunt to YouTube. "We were unable determine that any Federal Aviation Regulations were violated.

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  17. 'Can this be legal?' YouTube host fires submachine gun from plane into gulfRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Two men and a woman take turns poking a fully automatic submachine gun out the slightly open window of a small plane in flight. "What are the legalities of this," asked Dan, the host, as they walk toward a single-engine plane at Peter O. Knight airport for their flight.

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  18. Henderson: Dipa Shah shakes off school board loss to guide Obamacare talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Dipa Shah, campaigning here in September against Hillsborough school board incumbent April Griffin, right, lost the race but is speaking in public again on a topic of national interest -- affordable health care. [ JOHN PENDYGRAFT The battle over what to do about the Affordable Care Act can't be won by slogans and slights.

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  19. Youth wins the day in Gasparilla Distance Classic 5KRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    When Ellie Pleune finished as the runnerup in last year's Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K by 19 seconds, she wasn't satisfied with her result. In the year following that race, the 13-year-old Pleune went to work to assure she would have her best shot to stand alone as the winner.

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  20. Pinellas news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Sponsors sought for wellness fair: The Shepherd Center, 304 S Pinellas Ave. in Tarpon Springs, is seeking sponsors for its Wellness Fair being held April 11. For information call 939-1400 or email [email protected] Top Local Chef seeks participants : LocalShops1's Top Local Chef returns for its eighth year on April 30 from 5 to 7:30 p.m., this year aboard a luxury yacht.

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