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WW II vet, 90, makes maiden parachute jump

WW II vet, 90, makes maiden parachute jump

The thrill of skydiving’s been on the mind of Charles “Chuck” Kerekes Jr. for a while now.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Law enforcement braces for spring break-Pinellas style

Law enforcement braces for spring break-Pinellas style

ST. PETERSBURG — While the 35 miles of Pinellas County’s Gulf Coast beaches don’t attract the same kind of spring break pilgrimage as Panama City or Daytona Beach, the extra hustle and bustle throughout March requires some planni...
Updated: 17 hours ago

FHP seeks driver in fatal Largo hit-and-run

A person standing in a Largo roadway Tuesday night was struck by a vehicle and killed, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Dunedin loses best-water crown to Hernando

Dunedin loses best-water crown to Hernando

DUNEDIN — In an era of bottled water obsession, Friday’s event at Honeymoon Island State Park aimed to promote the tap.
Published: 03/03/15

Crash closes Beckett Way in Tarpon Springs

A crash has closed Beckett Way in Tarpon Springs after a power line fell into the road, police said.
Published: 03/03/15

Water main leak slows traffic on Pinellas Bayway

Traffic on the Pinellas Bayway in St. Pete Beach will be slowed possibly through Wednesday as crews repair a water main leak.
Published: 03/03/15
Technical issues crop up with state standards test

Technical issues crop up with state standards test

TAMPA — Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart is looking into technical issues that are causing delays with state tests, after school districts reported problems with delivering the new Florida Standards Assessment, which students are tak...
Published: 03/02/15
Pinellas Urban League’s leader has devoted life to service

Pinellas Urban League’s leader has devoted life to service

ST. PETERSBURG — It was a ritual of Watson Haynes’ boyhood.
Published: 03/02/15
Waters to put ‘X in Xmas’ in Clearwater one-man show

Waters to put ‘X in Xmas’ in Clearwater one-man show

Cult film director John Waters will put “the X in Xmas” during an adult-themed performance at the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater.
Published: 03/02/15

Hillsborough, Pinellas among worst Florida counties for wage theft

TAMPA — Every year thousands of Floridians are cheated, one way or another, out of wages they’ve earned on their jobs.
Published: 03/02/15