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Kentucky priest arrested in Pinellas on child porn charges

Kentucky priest arrested in Pinellas on child porn charges

A priest was arrested Friday on child pornography charges, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and a Kentucky television station.
Published: 08/24/15
St. Pete Museum of Fine Arts names chief curator

St. Pete Museum of Fine Arts names chief curator

The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg has appointed a new chief curator.
Published: 08/24/15

Public PSTA workshop Monday in Tarpon

TARPON SPRINGS — The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority will hold a public workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday (Aug. 24) at the Tarpon Springs Recreation Center, 400 S. Walton Ave.
Published: 08/23/15
Divided St. Pete council modifies historic preservation rules

Divided St. Pete council modifies historic preservation rules

ST. PETERSBURG – After seven hours and eight failed votes, city council members finally adopted new requirements for neighborhoods to apply for historic designations.
Published: 08/21/15

Deputy suspended for bringing gun into jail

LARGO — A Pinellas County deputy is facing a 120-hour suspension for carrying a loaded gun in a maximum security holding cell.
Published: 08/20/15
Event offers chance to say goodbye to St. Pete Pier

Event offers chance to say goodbye to St. Pete Pier

As the St. Pete Pier comes down, the city is offering residents a chance to say goodbye and take home a piece of the structure.
Published: 08/20/15
Tampa Bay’s seagrass beds to take big hit from rain-fueled algae blooms

Tampa Bay’s seagrass beds to take big hit from rain-fueled algae blooms

TAMPA — Besides the standing water in yards and homes and the cars left half submerged in the streets, the constant rains over the past month are poised to claim another victim: Tampa Bay....
Published: 08/20/15
Lawyer: Bay Pines VA Health System faces scrutiny after lawsuit

Lawyer: Bay Pines VA Health System faces scrutiny after lawsuit

The senior investigative counsel for a congressional oversight subcommittee is looking into whether there are systemic problems at Bay Pines Veterans Affairs Health System, according to an attorney representing clients alleging harassment and a possi...
Published: 08/20/15
St. Pete’s Tuskegee Airman honored with portrait

St. Pete’s Tuskegee Airman honored with portrait

ST. PETERSBURG — A 100-year-old World War II veteran of a highly decorated, segregated unit was honored Wednesday evening with a portrait unveiling at St. Petersburg’s Museum of History.
Published: 08/20/15
Happy hobbyists flock to Palm Harbor shop

Happy hobbyists flock to Palm Harbor shop

PALM HARBOR — On Oct. 6, 1962, a high school lad infatuated with such things as slot cars and train sets opened a hobby store on Fort Harrison Street in Clearwater. He managed to do so with no outside financial help....
Published: 08/19/15