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Allegiant flight returns to St. Pete-Clearwater after takeoff

Allegiant flight returns to St. Pete-Clearwater after takeoff

An Allegiant Air flight had to turn around and return to St. Pete-Clearwater Airport after takeoff on Wednesday, the latest in a string of problems affecting the airline in recent days.
Updated: 8 hours ago
USF St. Pete business school gets $12.3 million

USF St. Pete business school gets $12.3 million

ST. PETERSBURG — Gov. Rick Scott and Florida lawmakers want to create jobs and spur economic growth, and the University of South Florida St. Petersburg has positioned itself to contribute to those goals.
Updated: 8 hours ago

St. Pete police warn about vehicle break-ins, thefts

ST. PETERSBURG — With vehicle thefts and burglaries spiking, police are reminding people to lock their car doors and hide valuables.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Fourth of July events in Tarpon scheduled

Fourth of July events in Tarpon scheduled

TARPON SPRINGS — Is the next Joey Chestnut, Eater X or Black Widow right here in North Pinellas?
Published: 07/01/15
Tarpon Greek community optimistic about Greece’s money woes

Tarpon Greek community optimistic about Greece’s money woes

TARPON SPRINGS — Mahi Hatzina’s family for years has owned the home her father left for them in Greece, and they didn’t have to pay taxes.
Published: 07/01/15
Chesnut Park a wildlife haven

Chesnut Park a wildlife haven

EAST LAKE — In populous areas of Florida, it’s rare to find county parks with a multitude of wild animals, especially of the antlered variety. A notable exception lies within our region: John Chesnut Sr. Park in Palm Harbor. ...
Published: 06/30/15
Tarpon, Ryland Homes join to plant over 100 trees

Tarpon, Ryland Homes join to plant over 100 trees

TARPON SPRINGS — A recent project brought the city together with a home builder to plant over 100 trees at the site of a new Tarpon Springs development.
Published: 06/30/15
Cuts, route changes helping PSTA balance budget

Cuts, route changes helping PSTA balance budget

With budget season in full swing, officials with the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority are highlighting strategic planning and cost cuts that will provide financial stability over the next six years.
Published: 06/30/15
Curbside recycling finally debuts in St. Pete

Curbside recycling finally debuts in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG – Mayor Rick Kriseman, flanked by city staff and officials, stood on the front lawn of a home in the Old Southeast neighborhood Monday morning, watching and waiting.
Published: 06/30/15
Pinellas sees meth activity nearly double in 2015

Pinellas sees meth activity nearly double in 2015

ST. PETERSBURG — An overdose during the weekend and the discovery of a mobile home lab showcase a resurgent crime problem in Pinellas County: Methamphetamine activity, by one measure, has nearly doubled in the past six months.
Published: 06/30/15