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Sunday, Sep 21, 2014

Aging buildings in downtown St. Pete get a new life
Mark Ferguson’s new business, which is under construction, will sell salvaged home goods he has amassed over the years. The recycled items should appeal to artists and creative home renovators. “Everybody’s buying stuff and fixing it up,” he said.
Grungy, derelict warehouses are going quickly in this industrial stretch of First Avenue South.
41-story condo planned for downtown St. Pete property
Bogus Pomp Orchestra performs tonight at the Palladium Theater in St. Petersburg. Tickets range from $24.50 to $44.50.
To celebrate Zappa, tribute band adds an orchestra
Suspect arrested in St. Pete homicide, Polk trafficking case
County aims to clean up Ed Radice Sports Complex

County aims to clean up Ed Radice Sports Complex

TAMPA — The Ed Radice Sports Complex is Hillsborough County’s premier center for amateur soccer tournaments.
Updated: 11 hours ago

St. Petersburg has seldom approved increases for some ex-firefighters

ST. PETERSBURG — Bob Christy put out fires in St. Petersburg for 21 years until retiring from St. Petersburg Fire and Rescue in 2006 and receiving a pension worth about $16,000 per year.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Oktoberfest helps ring in fall in Tampa Bay area

Oktoberfest helps ring in fall in Tampa Bay area

ST. PETERSBURG — It felt vaguely like fall Saturday morning with a cool, cloudy blanket covering the sky, the right kind of weather for this downtown neighborhood’s annual German beer festival.
Updated: 11 hours ago

Pinellas school district on a mission to make college education affordable

ST. PETERSBURG — The cost of college is climbing, and financial aid programs are running dry. But if the Pinellas County school district succeeds in its mission to expand its partnership with St. Petersburg College, more students may be able t...
Updated: 11 hours ago
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It might be old, but it’s not worthless

On Friday, Apple debuted a new iPhone. In the days and weeks leading up to it, people camped out and stood in lines at electronics stores to purchase it. I’m betting that the model most of those campers currently own is less than a year old.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Suspect in attack on 80-year-old nabbed near Lake City

Suspect in attack on 80-year-old nabbed near Lake City

Percy Chance, the suspect in the attack of an 80-year-old store clerk, was arrested Saturday as he drove the victim’s car into a truck stop near Lake City, Winter Haven police said.
Updated: 17 hours ago

Man walking on U.S. 19 in Hudson struck, killed

A pedestrian in the center lane of U.S. 19 in Hudson was struck by a car and killed early Saturday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Updated: 22 hours ago

Largo man thrown from scooter, dies in hit-and-run

A Largo man was thrown from his motor scooter in a rear-end collision and killed after a second vehicle ran over him early Saturday, police said.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Aging buildings in downtown St. Pete get a new life

Aging buildings in downtown St. Pete get a new life

Grungy, derelict warehouses are going quickly in this industrial stretch of First Avenue South.
Updated: 23 hours ago

The Children’s Initiative is expanding to several Pinellas schools

ST. PETERSBURG — Some of Pinellas County’s lowest performing schools are beginning a new program that combines high expectations for parents and a variety of social services in hopes of boosting student performance. ...
Published: 09/20/14