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Suspect in Pinellas Park rape of girl, 15, turns himself in

Suspect in Pinellas Park rape of girl, 15, turns himself in

A suspect in the rape of a Pinellas Park girl was in custody Thursday after he turned himself in to a television news crew that recognized him from a surveillance image, police said.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Big turnout expected for “Girl Talk” event next week

Big turnout expected for “Girl Talk” event next week

PALM HARBOR — Personal health and wellness is a serious matter, but there’s no rule against having a good time while learning how to properly maintain oneself.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Greenlight passage anything but certain

Greenlight passage anything but certain

ST. PETERSBURG — Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority leaders expected a tough political battle when they decided to back a sales tax increase to pay for an overhaul of the county’s transportation network.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Incumbent, newcomer seek House District 65 seat

Incumbent, newcomer seek House District 65 seat

DUNEDIN — The moderate Democrat who represents North Pinellas County in the Florida House faces a challenge from a young Republican running for the first time in a general election.
Published: 10/23/14
Chance to meet ex-Beatle up for auction

Chance to meet ex-Beatle up for auction

TARPON SPRINGS — It’s a win-win night Saturday at Ruth Eckerd Hall.
Published: 10/22/14
Hurricane season nearing its end

Hurricane season nearing its end

The Atlantic hurricane season went easy on the Suncoast once again this year, but Pinellas County Emergency Management officials advise residents to not let their guards down just yet.
Published: 10/22/14
Haunted trails, festivals, more in Tarpon this weekend

Haunted trails, festivals, more in Tarpon this weekend

TARPON SPRINGS — If boredom sets in this weekend, it won’t be for a lack of things to do around town.
Published: 10/22/14

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.
Published: 10/22/14
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...
Published: 10/22/14

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.
Published: 10/22/14

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