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2017 race for St. Pete mayor

Rick Baker makes closing of 40th Ave. bridge a campaign issue

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Mayoral candidate Rick Baker is using the recent closure of the 40th Avenue bridge into a campaign issue in his quest to knock incumbent St. Petersburg Mayor  Rick Kriseman out of office.

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Billionaire developer of prime St. Pete real estate donates $23K to Rick Kriseman

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The candidates running for St. Petersburg mayor faced a Monday deadline for filing reports showing campaign-finance activity through June 30. Bill As first reported on SPB, Rick Baker raised more than $300,000 in June for his bid to unseat incumbent Rick Kriseman. That is a staggering amount for a St. Pete municipal race.

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