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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....
Published: 07/23/14
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
Published: 07/22/14
Updated: 07/23/14

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.
Published: 07/22/14
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...
Published: 07/22/14

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
FDOT urges upgrades at deadly Clearwater intersection

FDOT urges upgrades at deadly Clearwater intersection

CLEARWATER — The death of a longtime Pinellas County school crossing guard shook the community around Oak Grove Middle School, and it also spurred local officials to take steps to prevent another tragedy at one of the city’s most danger...
Published: 07/18/14

Documents: Slain Tarpon doctor shot, stabbed

CLEARWATER — A physician found dead in his Tarpon Springs home in May suffered stab and gunshot wounds, according to court records made public this week.
Published: 07/18/14
Buyers flock to Eckerd’s auction of students’ castoffs

Buyers flock to Eckerd’s auction of students’ castoffs

ST. PETERSBURG — The sustainability program at Eckerd College has come up with a responsible — and profitable — strategy for dealing with the mountain of stuff students leave behind when they leave campus in the spring....
Published: 07/17/14

Pinellas tourism up; tax revenue sets record

CLEARWATER — Tourism season is stretching past spring break and a couple of months into summer vacation.
Published: 07/17/14

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