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  1. Florida's ABC Fine Wine & Spirits looks to grow through delivery services like Shipt and DrizlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | St. Petersburg Times

    ABC partnered with Drizly, a mobile-app company based in Boston, to launch an online alcohol delivery in Tampa in November. By February, it had expanded into St. Petersburg.

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  2. Editorial: How Pinellas commissioners wasted $16.5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | St. Petersburg Times

    Pinellas County commissioners squandered $16.5 million of the taxpayers' hard-earned money to protect their political futures. That is the only reasonable conclusion from a strongly worded court decision this week that found the commissioners ignored the rules and clear legal advice to reject a proposed apartment complex and appease angry residents.

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  3. a July Fourth that Pops WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | St. Petersburg Times

    A hearing in February will determine whether Curtis Reeves Jr. acted in self-defense under Florida law in the fatal shooting of another man inside a Wesley Chapel movie theater. Local, 1B A judge rules the county is financially liable for rejecting a West Palm Beach developer's apartment project in Safety Harbor.

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  4. Judge rules that Pinellas County owes developer $16.5 million in apartment complex disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | St. Petersburg Times

    Ed Armstrong, attorney for the Richman Group, at right, holds back comments as Pinellas County Commissioner Norm Roche, county attorney James Bennett and county administrator Robert Lasala participate in a discussion in 2014 about an administrative law judge's ruling that commissioners had erred in their decision to deny the Richmond Group's plans for a 246-unit luxury apartment complex at McMullen-Booth Road and State Road 590 in Safety Harbor. Moments later the commission voted unanimously to deny the judge's recommended order.

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  5. Eating his words? What Marco Rubio said about not running for Senate againRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Marco Rubio said many times he had no intention for conducting a bid for Senate. Here are just a few.

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  6. Twin sisters went from glamor life of West Palm Beach to tragedy in HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Rrescue workers respond to the scene of a car crash off Maui's Hana Highway in Hana, Hawaii, on May 29. A Maui woman who was driving the vehicle when it plunged off the cliff is charged with murder in the death of her twin, who was in the passenger's seat. Prosecutors say Alexandria Duval, who is also known as Alison Dadow, intentionally caused the death of her sister, Anastasia Duval, also known as Ann Dadow.

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  7. Upheaval amid 'alarming' revelations at William Koch's Florida schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    The youngest of the billionaire Koch brothers had a dream: to found a private high school where academically gifted students of all socioeconomic backgrounds would do hands-on projects and learn by solving problems. He poured more than $75 million into building the school, the Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches.

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  8. A teen is beaten to death at a Miami jail, and here's everything that went wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Elord, who wasn't taken to the hospital until just under 24 hours after the beating, became the second child to die in the custody of state juvenile justice administrators last year. He was the fourth to die since the Department of Juvenile Justice, in the wake of a horrific 2003 death at the Miami detention center, pledged that its officers would "treat every child as if he were own."

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  9. Zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeperRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    The president of a zoo defended Thursday the decision to tranquilize and not kill a rare Malayan tiger that had fatally attacked a keeper and was preventing rescuers from giving her aid. Palm Beach Zoo president Andrew Aiken told a news conference rescuers feared a bullet could ricochet off the steel and concrete enclosure and strike keeper Stacey Konwiser, whom the 13-year-old male animal was standing over after the April 15 attack.

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  10. Grand jury will review police shooting of Corey Jones in South FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    A grand jury will decide whether a former police officer should face charges in the fatal shooting of a legally armed black musician who was waiting on the side of the road for a tow truck, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg said during a news conference that his office would continue its investigation of former Palm Beach Gardens Officer Nouman Raja in the death of Corey Jones and present the case to a grand jury.

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  11. Hillary Clinton's Florida headquarters to be in Tampa?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    During the run-up to the Florida primary, the Hillary Clinton campaign had several Florida field offices, including spaces in Ybor City, Jacksonville, Orlando and West Palm Beach. But while Clinton's Florida finance operation will continue to be headquartered in South Florida, her state headquarters is expected to be in Tampa, local party insiders are saying.

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  12. Patrick Murphy 'hates' super PACs, but family's company gives $300,000 to one backing him for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy consistently expresses disdain for super PACs - even while being a shareholder in a family business that recently dumped $300,000 into a super PAC supporting his bid for higher office. The Jupiter congressman owns between $1 million and $5 million worth of stock in his father's company, Miami-based Coastal Construction Group, according to financial disclosures Murphy has filed with the U.S. House of Representatives since his first election in 2012.

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  13. Tiger attacks, kills worker at Palm Beach ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Stacey Konwiser, 38, was killed by the 13-year-old male tiger in an enclosure known as the night house that is not visible to the public, Palm Beach Zoo spokeswoman Naki Carter said. It's where the tigers sleep and are fed.

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  14. Woman sues Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office over son's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    A Florida woman is suing Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw and a deputy over the fatal shooting of her son in 2014. Deputy Ernest Cantu fatally shot Tinoris Williams in his West Palm Beach apartment.

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  15. Tampa Bay Times' All-Tampa Bay boys basketball teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    After helping USA Basketball's under-16 team win a national title last summer, Knox continued on his meteoric rise, becoming the Class 4A state player of the year while leading the Crusaders to the state semifinals for the first time since 2011. The five-star recruit had the spotlight on him with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and North Carolina coach Roy Williams flying down to watch him play.

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  16. Can late preservation effort save St. Pete's old Pheil Hotel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    The owners of a historic downtown St. Petersburg block want to raze its vacant buildings as they prepare to sell what will be prime real estate. ST. PETERSBURG - Preservationists say they will prolong their battle to save a historic downtown block earmarked for demolition and redevelopment.

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  17. Marco Rubio reflects on candidacy ahead of Florida primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Marco Rubio began the Republican presidential race as a pesky upstart unafraid to show up his political friend, Jeb Bush, for a shot at the White House. He enters Florida's primary Tuesday as a short-lived GOP establishment favorite overwhelmed by the popular force of Donald Trump.

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  18. Ben Carson plans to endorse Donald Trump on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Conservative favorite Ben Carson, who last week suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, plans to endorse Donald Trump on Friday morning, the Washington Post reports. The endorsement, perhaps the most high-profile nod for Trump since New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie backed him, was finalized Thursday morning when Carson met with Trump at Mar-a-Lago, the luxury club owned by the Republican front-runner, according to the Post, which cited two people familiar with his thinking.

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  19. Florida Senate sends sweeping education proposal to HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    A wide-ranging education bill with more than a dozen significant policy proposals passed the Florida Senate on Wednesday without any debate on the measure's most consequential components. HB 7029 deals with capital funding for both charter and traditional public schools, accountability measures for charter schools, open enrollment in K-12 public schools, high school athletics and funding for state colleges and public universities, among other areas.

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  20. Relations between Gov. Rick Scott and Florida Legislature hit low point a " and could get worseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Gov. Rick Scott's relations with fellow Republicans who control the Legislature are at an all-time low, and as the 2016 session enters its last week, he's perilously close to becoming a lame duck with nearly three years left in his term. With cool efficiency, Republicans have bludgeoned Scott's agenda, especially on his signature issue of jobs, and the worst may be yet to come.

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