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Election results: Pinellas County

Election results: Pinellas County

Pinellas County Commission
Published: 08/27/14
Light turnout is likely for primary

Light turnout is likely for primary

LARGO — Polling places throughout Pinellas County open at 7 a.m. today for the primary election to determine who will be on the November ballot in partisan races, and the final results in other races, including the school board and judges....
Published: 08/26/14
Board to rein in PSTA boss Miller

Board to rein in PSTA boss Miller

ST. PETERSBURG — Embattled Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority leader Brad Miller still seems to have the support of his governing board, but its members say they’re planning to keep tighter reins on the agency that federal officials sa...
Published: 08/26/14
Huge solar grid will keep beer cold in St. Pete

Huge solar grid will keep beer cold in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG — Keeping a 246,000-square-foot warehouse full of beer icy cold can rack up a monstrous power bill.
Published: 08/25/14
Head Start gets restart after two years

Head Start gets restart after two years

ST. PETERSBURG — The Head Start program has been around since 1965, but its history in Pinellas County has some gaps. This school year, however, the program is back and hoping to expand.
Published: 08/25/14
Scallop tally modest in annual monitoring hunt

Scallop tally modest in annual monitoring hunt

TIERRA VERDE — Just before the fleet of boats, kayaks and paddleboards fanned out over the still waters of Tampa Bay on Saturday morning, volunteers were reminded of their goal at the annual Great Bay Scallop Search....
Published: 08/25/14
Clearwater Aquarium unveils streamlined plans

Clearwater Aquarium unveils streamlined plans

CLEARWATER — When Clearwater Marine Aquarium officials said they would significantly cut costs for a new downtown facility originally estimated at $160 million, they really meant it.
Published: 08/22/14

Voters have choices in 5 races for circuit judge

Voters in the Sixth Judicial Circuit will see five circuit judge races on the ballot when they go to the polls for early voting or on Election Day on Tuesday.
Published: 08/22/14

Duke Energy says higher bills a one-time thing

ST. PETERSBURG — Duke Energy officials say the longer billing cycle and higher rates appearing on thousands of customers’ bills this month are a one-time hassle that will make business more efficient as they change travel routes for pow...
Published: 08/22/14
St. Pete tries mounted officers after incidents along corridor

St. Pete tries mounted officers after incidents along corridor

ST. PETERSBURG — City police plan to amp up patrols on the Pinellas Trail by using their biggest officers, Brooklyn and Jacob.
Published: 08/22/14

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