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Pinellas schools rally to boost performance

Pinellas schools rally to boost performance

ST. PETERSBURG — It had a new principal and an almost completely new staff last school year in hopes of boosting student achievement. But when it comes to reading, Melrose Elementary in South St. Petersburg ranks the lowest in all of Florida. ...
Published: 07/25/14

Probe targets Pinellas school’s FCAT scores

ST. PETERSBURG — Pinellas County school officials have been ordered to investigate Bay Point Elementary School’s FCAT exams for possible cheating.
Published: 07/25/14
Visits to GE, other businesses power Scott’s jobs message

Visits to GE, other businesses power Scott’s jobs message

CLEARWATER — Gov. Rick Scott was up-front about his almost daily campaign stops at Florida business ceremonies when he appeared at a groundbreaking Thursday for a $50 million expansion at General Electric’s Clearwater plant. ...
Published: 07/25/14
Tarpon All-America City delegation shows off presentation

Tarpon All-America City delegation shows off presentation

TARPON SPRINGS — It came up a little short last month, but Tarpon Springs put its best foot forward while in the running to become an All-America City.
Published: 07/23/14
Updated: 07/24/14
PH dance studio helping visually impared learn some steps

PH dance studio helping visually impared learn some steps

PALM HARBOR — Jumping out on the dance floor can be a nerve-wracking experience for people in full possession of all their faculties.
Published: 07/24/14
Lightning strike at Sand Key sends Tampa man to hospital

Lightning strike at Sand Key sends Tampa man to hospital

A Tampa man was hospitalized Thursday after sustaining injuries from an indirect lightning strike at Sand Key Park, Clearwater officials said.
Published: 07/24/14
St. Pete VA center camera riles union

St. Pete VA center camera riles union

A week after a former employee and union official testified before congress about problems at the Veterans Benefits Administration St. Petersburg Regional Office, management installed a surveillance camera outside the office of the union representing...
Published: 07/24/14
Vehicle crashes into Dunedin building; 3 injured

Vehicle crashes into Dunedin building; 3 injured

Investigators are working to find out why a driver sped through a parking lot in Dunedin Wednesday, striking two people and another vehicle, which then crashed into a business, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 07/24/14
Vehicle crashes into Dunedin business, 3 hurt

Vehicle crashes into Dunedin business, 3 hurt

Dunedin man, 73, runs Audi into building
Published: 07/23/14
Signs show Pinellas residents storm surge heights

Signs show Pinellas residents storm surge heights

Pinellas County is giving residents a visual clue of what they can be expected in the event of a major hurricane.
Published: 07/23/14

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