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Largo death briefly spurs Ebola suspicion

LARGO — A Nigerian passport belonging to a recently deceased man created a brief Ebola scare at an apartment complex today.
Published: 10/21/14

Officials weigh scaled-down homeless clinic

ST. PETERSBURG — County officials seem set to move ahead with a new health clinic for the homeless, although the facility will be much smaller than originally planned.
Published: 10/21/14

Few millennials earn the ‘I voted’ sticker

SEMINOLE — Most of the students assembled in a St. Petersburg College classroom to watch the gubernatorial debate between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist could see the connection between what goes on in Tallahassee and in their own lives, from th...
Published: 10/21/14
Race for North Pinellas commission seat heats up

Race for North Pinellas commission seat heats up

CLEARWATER — After a frenetic primary campaign between seven Republican candidates, the general election contest to replace retiring County Commissioner Susan Latvala has been a more low-key affair.
Published: 10/20/14
Commission District 2 candidates don’t mince words

Commission District 2 candidates don’t mince words

CLEARWATER — A seat on the county commission is sometimes seen as a first step into public office for political unknowns.
Published: 10/20/14
St. Pete Science Fest, MarineQuest make learning fun

St. Pete Science Fest, MarineQuest make learning fun

ST. PETERSBURG — Wyatt Walters carefully built up his sandy barrier island, piling handfuls of rocks in front of miniature box homes to act as a protective seawall.
Published: 10/20/14
Suit against Young VA center claims veteran died as a result of treatment delays

Suit against Young VA center claims veteran died as a result of treatment delays

Back in April, the Department of Veterans Affairs released the results of its investigation into cancer deaths that occurred as the result of delayed gastrointestinal treatment.
Published: 10/20/14
65-foot-tall, four-lane span opens over Boca Ciega Bay

65-foot-tall, four-lane span opens over Boca Ciega Bay

ST. PETE BEACH — A few residents have said they would miss the quaintness of the old drawbridge that linked Isla Del Sol to St. Pete Beach, which had for decades been a haunt for local fishermen.
Published: 10/20/14

Lawsuit: Store shouldn’t have sold gun later used to kill 2

A gun shop accused of selling the weapon used by a mentally ill man to kill his mother and her boyfriend two years ago has been sued by a national gun control group that says the shop is liable for the deaths.
Published: 10/20/14
Police: St. Pete woman stole from dead neighbor

Police: St. Pete woman stole from dead neighbor

A woman stole items from her neighbor while his body was still in his apartment, St. Petersburg police said.
Published: 10/20/14

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