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Tarpon water plant on budget, but slightly off schedule

Tarpon water plant on budget, but slightly off schedule

TARPON SPRINGS — Work on the city’s reverse-osmosis water treatment plant continues to flow toward its 2015 completion date, according to project managers.
Updated: 19 mins ago
‘Dolphin Tale 2’ has a new tale to tell

‘Dolphin Tale 2’ has a new tale to tell

CLEARWATER — In December 2010, cast and crew of the film “A Dolphin Tale” were in the middle of their wrap party at a nearby restaurant when rescuers pulled up to Clearwater Marine Aquarium in a wildlife ambulance with a dolphin ...
Updated: 34 mins ago

Federal grant could help add programs at five schools

LARGO — Battling long waiting lists for their most successful programs and little diversity in struggling schools, Pinellas County officials on Tuesday discussed a long-term plan to add new magnet programs in schools that could use the help. ...
Updated: 38 mins ago

GCS Energy sues over Pinellas recycling pact

CLEARWATER — The company that runs Pinellas County’s waste-to-energy plant is seeking more than $200 million in damages after being denied a chance to bid on a long-term contract with revenues around $35 million a year....
Updated: 42 mins ago
Massive rush-hour backups again on U.S. 19

Massive rush-hour backups again on U.S. 19

Accident shuts down all southbound 19 lanes at Tampa Road intersection
Updated: 9 hours ago

Police: Man falls off street sweeper, run over in St. Pete

A Tarpon Springs man was critically injured this morning after St. Petersburg police say a street sweeper that he was operating rolled on top of him.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Tarpon's Beckett Bridge to be closed Monday for repairs

Tarpon's Beckett Bridge to be closed Monday for repairs

Cracking on 90-year-old span needs addressed
Updated: 19 hours ago
House panel demands VBA records on fired whistleblower

House panel demands VBA records on fired whistleblower

The chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is demanding that the Veterans Benefits Administration’s St. Petersburg Regional Office turn over personnel records for a former employee and union official fired days after deliv...
Updated: 23 hours ago

St. Pete police investigating man’s body found in water

St. Petersburg police are investigating the discovery of a man found floating in the water off Municipal Marina this afternoon.
Published: 07/21/14
Clearwater chief picked to head St. Petersburg police

Clearwater chief picked to head St. Petersburg police

ST. PETERSBURG — After rejecting the four finalists for police chief, Mayor Rick Kriseman announced this morning that Clearwater Police Chief Anthony Holloway is his choice to lead the St. Petersburg Police Department. ...
Published: 07/21/14

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