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Pinellas Greenlight rhetoric heats up

ST. PETERSBURG — Even by modern standards, the rhetoric in the Greenlight Pinellas campaign has been acrimonious with accusations of political cronyism, extremism and taxpayer boondoggles commonplace.
Published: 10/07/14
Run, drink, repeat at first Brew Mile run in Tampa Bay area

Run, drink, repeat at first Brew Mile run in Tampa Bay area

It’s not totally uncommon to find runners hoisting a beer or two to celebrate completing a run, but a new event coming to Clearwater won’t force you to wait even that long for a taste of cold gold.
Published: 10/06/14

Florida conservation amendment faces hurdles

ST. PETERSBURG — A proposed state constitutional amendment dedicating money for environmental preservation is yet another source of contention between Republicans and Democrats aiming to win, or keep, seats representing Pinellas County in the ...
Published: 10/06/14
Greenlight bus element could have greatest impact

Greenlight bus element could have greatest impact

ST. PETERSBURG — Long before the first piece of light-rail track is laid, the number of buses jostling for space on Pinellas County streets is set to soar if the Greenlight Pinellas referendum is approved by voters....
Published: 10/05/14
Updated: 10/06/14
Clearwater’s bluff offers excitment for boxcar racers

Clearwater’s bluff offers excitment for boxcar racers

CLEARWATER — The bluff on Cleveland Street that drops down to Clearwater Harbor is one of the few spots on the Suncoast where there’s a real thrill to racing downhill in a wooden, homemade car.
Published: 10/06/14

East Lake student, 15, struck by hit-and-run driver

A 15-year-old student at East Lake High School was seriously injured this morning after being struck in a hit-and-run driver.
Published: 10/06/14

Elk nose into Grand Canyon water stations

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Grand Canyon officials have reduced waste by banning disposable plastic water bottles and installing water stations for visitors.
Published: 10/06/14
Eight selected to make St. Pete Pier proposals

Eight selected to make St. Pete Pier proposals

ST. PETERSBURG — The inverted pyramid pier’s chances of survival may have risen today as a city committee selected eight firms to submit pier designs, six of whom plan to renovate the city icon.
Published: 10/03/14
Clearwater man accused of stealing city storm grates

Clearwater man accused of stealing city storm grates

A Clearwater man accused of stealing city storm grates, valued at about $1,500, was arrested Thursday.
Published: 10/03/14
Midtown St. Pete residents hear Greenlight pitch

Midtown St. Pete residents hear Greenlight pitch

ST. PETERSBURG — One of the biggest criticisms of the Greenlight Pinellas transit plan is the one-cent-per-dollar sales tax increase would affect low income residents disproportionately.
Published: 10/03/14

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