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Capitol Theatre double features include Big Lebowski, Tim Burton

Capitol Theatre double features include Big Lebowski, Tim Burton

The Capitol Theatre is trading ‘70s classics for cult films from the ‘80s and ‘90s and selections from some of the most beloved directors in Hollywood history for its next two film series....
Updated: 3 hours ago
Small plane crashes at St. Pete’s Vinoy Park

Small plane crashes at St. Pete’s Vinoy Park Video

ST. PETERSBURG - Charlotte Hernandez was three miles into her morning run along Vinoy Park when a low-flying plane caught her attention.Then she saw it hit a tree and it disappeared from her sight.“I was just thinking, ‘Oh Lord, oh Lord...
Updated: 4 hours ago

St. Pete NAACP branch ordered to cease operations

ST. PETERSBURG — Local NAACP President Manuel Sykes is preparing to fight state leaders after they ordered the St. Petersburg branch to cease operations citing concerns about how the group is run.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Detectives: Security cameras spot suspect stealing security cameras in St. Pete Video

Pinellas County sheriff’s detectives are searching for a grand theft shoplifting suspect they say was captured on security video walking out of a St. Petersburg Wal-Mart with a pair of security camera kits.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Pinellas charter school Plato Academy builds on success

Pinellas charter school Plato Academy builds on success

Plato Academy started out like many charter schools: broke, failing and struggling to keep students in the classroom. Yet with the dedication of one concerned father, the school now operates at six locations, with six more planned across the Tampa Bay area.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Taste of Dunedin kicks off city’s Restaurant Week

Taste of Dunedin kicks off city’s Restaurant Week

DUNEDIN — Gray clouds and a light sprinkle didn’t deter hundreds of hungry festivalgoers from standing outside Pensare Italian Bistro and Wine Bar Sunday afternoon, anxious to cast their votes in the fourth annual Taste of Dunedin. ...
Updated: 22 hours ago

Candidates target Duke billing

ST. PETERSBURG — If the protests and strongly worded letters are any indication, the public isn’t happy with Duke Energy.
Published: 09/14/14
Human trafficking’s dark secrets revealed

Human trafficking’s dark secrets revealed

CLEARWATER — The 17-year-old sex trafficking victim thought her life was over.
Published: 09/13/14
St. Pete museum showcases the first explorations to Florida

St. Pete museum showcases the first explorations to Florida

ST. PETERSBURG — The St. Petersburg Museum of History will open its new exhibit, “Imagining La Florida,” to the public on Tuesday.
Published: 09/13/14
Savory event in Clearwater celebrates Mexican independence

Savory event in Clearwater celebrates Mexican independence

CLEARWATER — The loud, enthusiastic brass notes of the Banda musicians echoed from the stage to a parking lot nearby where shoppers filed in and out of CVS, Save-A-Lot and Nature’s Food Patch Saturday evening....
Published: 09/13/14