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Monday, Sep 22, 2014

Projects try to fight erosion washing away Egmont Key
Ranger Tom Watson, standing at Egmont Key’s shore, says “For years and years, it’s just been going on — even before me, and I’ve been here 13 years — the island is slowly eroding.”

— There’s an eerie quality to parts of Egmont Key’s shoreline.

Beer stein competitors during the St. Petersburg Grand Central District Oktoberfest in St. Petersburg Saturday. LUKE JOHNSON/ STAFF
Oktoberfest helps ring in fall in Tampa Bay area
41-story condo planned for downtown St. Pete property
An exterior of the Pinellas County Jail complex in Clearwater. Inmate Jackie Randall hanged himself in his cell last night. (staff/Jay Nolan)
$750,000 grant to help Pinellas offenders adjust outside prison

$750,000 grant to help Pinellas offenders adjust outside prison

ST. PETERSBURG — Some Pinellas County offenders soon will be getting more guidance and hands-on training from case managers while on probation.
Updated: 31 mins ago
Projects try to fight erosion washing away Egmont Key

Projects try to fight erosion washing away Egmont Key

ST. PETERSBURG — There’s an eerie quality to parts of Egmont Key’s shoreline.
Updated: 5 hours ago
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.
Published: 09/20/14

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.
Published: 09/20/14
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.
Published: 09/20/14

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...
Published: 09/20/14
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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.
Published: 09/20/14
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.
Published: 09/20/14

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.
Published: 09/20/14

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.
Published: 09/20/14