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An anticlimactic finish to St. Petersburg’s mayoral race? Or is Rick Kriseman closing on Rick Baker?

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In one week, St. Petersburg residents will know whether Rick Baker is returning to City Hall for a third term as mayor or if incumbent Rick Kriseman lives to fight another day. Whether Baker wins the August 29 primary outright is really the only drama left to unfold in what has turned out to be, at least compared to the previous two mayoral races, an anticlimactic affair.

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Voting underway for Chamber’s ‘Good ‘Burger’ awards

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Residents have until August 21 to vote for their favorite businesses, leaders, hangouts and restaurants. The 2015 Good ‘Burger awards are currently underway. Categories this year include Arts and Culture, Eats and Treats, Hot Spots and Hangouts, Community Conscious, Cool companies – small, medium and large – and the “Most Valuable ‘Burger.’” Among those nominated for the Chamber-hosted contest’s top honor are St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman, entrepreneur Bill Edwards and Chief of Police Anthony Holloway. Studio@620’s Bob Devin Jones,…

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