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Callaloo Group talks Manhattan Casino plans with St. Pete City Council

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The decision by St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman‘s administration to award the Callaloo Group to take over the historic Manhattan Casino last month was not exactly met with universal praise in the community – even amongst the mayor’s most fervent supporters in South St. Pete.

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Rick Baker reloads for general election with contributions from Rick Scott, Adam Putnam

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Political committees linked to Gov. Rick Scott, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and future House Speaker Jose Oliva poured tens of thousands of dollars last month into a PAC supporting St. Petersburg mayoral candidate Rick Baker, according to finance reports posted on the state Division of Elections website.

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Bill Edwards, Rick Baker to help open FEMA center

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St. Petersburg entrepreneur Bill Edwards, in association with the St. Petersburg branch of the NAACP, state Rep. Wengay Newton and mayoral candidate Rick Baker, will open a FEMA Disaster Recovery Registration Center Wednesday night. The center is slated to be open 6-9 p.m. and is located at 6090 Central Ave.

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Rick Kriseman asks St. Pete residents to conserve water for next 24 hours

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Pumping stations in St. Petersburg continue to not have power so Mayor Rick Kriseman is calling on residents to avoid using any running water over the next 24 hours. “You all in the community did really well conserving water when we asked you to,” Kriseman said late Monday morning. “We’re going to ask you to do it just for another 24 hours, as we continue to work through getting everything back online.” “If you can conserve your water that would…

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Justin Bean delivers powerful message about being a Republican in the time of Trump

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Like Rick Baker, Justin Bean is a Republican running this November in the municipal elections for St. Petersburg, a very Democratic-centric city. But unlike Baker, Bean is actually talking about Donald Trump.

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For Rick Baker to win mayor’s race, he’ll need to fire Adam Goodman

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“Cheer up!” “Don’t look so angry when you’re talking.” “Talk about Donald Trump.”

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Candidate forums announced for St. Pete Mayor, City Council

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Candidates for St. Petersburg mayor and three City Council races will face off with two city-sponsored forums set for September.

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