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Police: Clearwater woman sets boyfriend on fire

A 23-year-old Clearwater woman was arrested early Wednesday after police said she set her boyfriend on fire during an argument.
Updated: 38 mins ago
Pasco commission OKs expansion for immigrant youth shelter

Pasco commission OKs expansion for immigrant youth shelter

NEW PORT RICHEY — A Pasco youth shelter that had become tied to the debate over federal immigration policy will be allowed to expand.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Walking dead to again invade NPR downtown

Walking dead to again invade NPR downtown

NEW PORT RICHEY — Downtown is bracing for an invasion of zombies this weekend inspired by the hit AMC series “The Walking Dead//.”
Updated: 1 hour ago
Superintendent Grego earns high marks, raise

Superintendent Grego earns high marks, raise

ST. PETERSBURG — From boosting the performances at more than a dozen failing schools to improving graduation rates and narrowing the achievement gap between black and white students, Pinellas County Schools Superintendent Michael Grego has a l...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Poynter to welcome African journalists disinvited by USF St. Pete

A group of African journalists who had been scheduled to come to the University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus will instead visit the Poynter Institute.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Pinellas waste-to-energy contract stalls

CLEARWATER — The battle over who gets the lucrative contract to run the county’s waste-to-energy plant seems set to rumble on.
Updated: 1 hour ago
St. Pete recruits new tech to help citizens fight crime

St. Pete recruits new tech to help citizens fight crime

ST. PETERSBURG — The police department has spent more than $100,000 to upgrade technology, create a smartphone application and add several new ways for residents to submit anonymous tips.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Local historian to share Pasco lore Friday night

Local historian to share Pasco lore Friday night

NEW PORT RICHEY — It’s no surprise that Jeff Cannon has a deep passion for the history of Pasco County. It is in his blood.
Updated: 18 hours ago
St. Pete plans $12.50 minimum wage for city workers

St. Pete plans $12.50 minimum wage for city workers

ST. PETERSBURG — St. Petersburg is planning to introduce a $12.50 per hour minimum wage for all city workers.
Updated: 21 hours ago

Largo death briefly spurs Ebola suspicion

LARGO — A Nigerian passport belonging to a recently deceased man created a brief Ebola scare at an apartment complex today.
Updated: 21 hours ago

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