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Clearwater names 22-year veteran Slaughter as police chief

Clearwater names 22-year veteran Slaughter as police chief

Daniel Slaughter, a veteran of more than two decades with the Clearwater police, was named the 13th chief of the department Tuesday.
Updated: 5 hours ago
PH  firefighters rescue pair of ducklings from sewer

PH firefighters rescue pair of ducklings from sewer

PALM HARBOR — Anyone familiar with the intersection of U.S. 19 and Tampa Road knows that no news involving that general area typically means good news.
Updated: 5 hours ago

$1.2B schools budget faces public scrutiny

LARGO — The public will have its first opportunity to weigh-in on the Pinellas County school district’s proposed $1.2 billion budget for 2014-15 after the regular school board meeting at 5 p.m. today.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Third Pinellas chikungunya case involved Rays’ Peralta

Third Pinellas chikungunya case involved Rays’ Peralta

State health officials said Monday they received confirmation of a third case of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus in Pinellas County.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Bicyclist struck, killed by pickup in Countryside

A 52-year-old bicyclist was struck by a pickup truck at a North Pinellas intersection and later died at a hospital, investigators said.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Bicyclist killed in Palm Harbor accident

Hit by vehicle near McMullen Booth-Curlew intersection
Updated: 21 hours ago

Pinellas tourism director leaves for Kissimmee

ST. PETERSBURG — After seven years at the helm of Pinellas County’s tourism promotion arm, Visit St. Pete-Clearwater Executive Director D.T. Minich announced Monday he is moving on.
Published: 07/28/14
Pinellas tech centers consider adding ‘college’ to name

Pinellas tech centers consider adding ‘college’ to name

ST. PETERSBURG — Pinellas County School Board members hope changing the name of Pinellas Technical Education Centers to Pinellas Technical College with boost the school’s enrollment and reputation.
Published: 07/28/14
Group: St. Pete needs breakwaters in any pier plan

Group: St. Pete needs breakwaters in any pier plan

ST. PETERSBURG — Water taxis, kayaking and courtesy boat slips all made the short list for the city’s new pier, reflective of a community eager to turn its signature waterfront into a maritime playground.
Published: 07/28/14
New St. Pete police chief to meet public Saturday

New St. Pete police chief to meet public Saturday

The public will have to have the opportunity to meet St. Petersburg’s new police chief on Saturday.
Published: 07/25/14

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