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Pinellas News

Forum set on domestic violence

CLEARWATER — The more people know about domestic violence, the more they are able to help.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Eckerd marine rescue team teaches lessons

Eckerd marine rescue team teaches lessons

ST. PETERSBURG – When a troubled soul jumps from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge that spans Tampa Bay, the person’s slim chance of survival could rest in the hands of 20-year-old Melody Chaplin and her college classmates.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Rainbow Circus tries to rebound

Rainbow Circus tries to rebound

ST. PETERSBURG — Rainbow Circus, the first traveling LBGT circus in the United States, was set to have its grand opening in St. Petersburg last Tuesday. Unfortunately for the group, a lack of funds resulted in the grand opening being postponed...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Pro, amateur folk artists gather in St. Pete

Pro, amateur folk artists gather in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG — Folk art takes a lot of forms for Creative Clay artist Dolores Murawski.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Pinellas schools use ‘co-teachers’ to meet class size requirements

ST. PETERSBURG — With student enrollment increasing for the first time in a decade, Pinellas County school officials have bolstered their unusual methods of complying with strict student-teacher ratios mandated by the state Legislature....
Updated: 7 hours ago
Residents will get a say on Pier’s new design

Residents will get a say on Pier’s new design

ST. PETERSBURG — As the eight teams shortlisted to submit designs for The Pier hone their ideas, city officials are finalizing how they will choose a winning design they hope the public will get behind.
Published: 10/25/14
District 66 foes differ vastly

District 66 foes differ vastly

LARGO — For voters in Florida House District 66, the question of which candidate to have represent them in Tallahassee comes down to one question: whether they like the way things are going up there.
Published: 10/24/14
Old cold cases are never closed for Clearwater homicide detectives

Old cold cases are never closed for Clearwater homicide detectives

CLEARWATER — For homicide detectives, DNA, family support and a bit of luck are keys to solving murder cases that have gone cold.
Published: 10/24/14

Pilot program will give teens more control over schoolwork, schedule

ST. PETERSBURG — Next school year, students at several Pinellas County high schools will plan their own school days.
Published: 10/23/14

St. Petersburg planning funding boost for the arts

ST. PETERSBURG — Since arts funding was slashed in the recession, St. Petersburg artists have complained that city is benefitting from its Bohemian reputation while doing little to help the local arts community survive....
Published: 10/23/14