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St. Petersburg Tribune

Allegiant adds flights from Memphis to St. Pete beginning Oct. 1

Low-fare carrier Alliegiant Airlines will add twice-weekly nonstop flights from Memphis, Tennessee, to St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport, beginning Oct. 1.
Published: 07/21/15

Boy, 7, dies after being found in Pinellas Park pool

Pinellas Park police have identified the 7-year-old boy who died Monday night after being found floating in a pool at his home.
Published: 07/20/15
Updated: 07/21/15
Beach bombs are legacy of Tampa’s role in WWII training

Beach bombs are legacy of Tampa’s role in WWII training

A historian for Largo’s Armed Forces History Museum said finds like this are to be expected given the region’s history with the war. Combat pilots trained at Drew Army Airfield, known today as Tampa International Airport, and MacDill Air Force Base, conducting training missions over the Gulf.
Published: 07/20/15
Updated: 07/21/15

Clearwater woman drowns in backyard pool

A 49-year-old woman drowned in a backyard pool in Clearwater on Monday, police said.
Published: 07/20/15
Crist says he’ll run for Congress if he’s in new district

Crist says he’ll run for Congress if he’s in new district

Just hours after U.S. Rep. David Jolly announced he’s running for Senate, former Gov. Charlie Crist said on Twitter he intends to run for Jolly’s seat.
Published: 07/20/15

Car crashes into porch in Treasure Island

Three people were injured in a two-car crash in Treasure Island Sunday night in which one of the vehicles left the road and struck a porch and building.
Published: 07/20/15
Court order to redraw St. Pete’s 13th District gives Democrats a chance

Court order to redraw St. Pete’s 13th District gives Democrats a chance

ST. PETERSBURG — The Florida Supreme Court’s order to redraw the 13th Congressional District has energized Pinellas County Democrats, who see their best chance at capturing that seat since Republican Bill Young won it in 1970....
Published: 07/19/15
Bomb detonated after washing up on St. Pete Beach

Bomb detonated after washing up on St. Pete Beach

A barnacle-encrusted bomb that washed ashore on St. Pete Beach early Sunday forced authorities to evacuate the waterfront and surrounding homes before it was detonated in front of a crowd of onlookers.
Published: 07/19/15

Event let Pinellas people with warrants resolve cases without arrest

Dozens of people took advantage of an event that allowed people with outstanding misdemeanor warrants to surrender without being arrested Saturday, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 07/18/15
COLUMN

Can St. Pete-Clearwater airport tone down sound of money?

The Chicago stockyards were well past their heyday when I entered this world. In 1916, Carl Sanburg called the city “Hog Butcher for the World.” At one time, meatpacking and its associated industries employed one out of every five work...
Published: 07/18/15