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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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Local beer brewer not as excited about ending the growler war as you’d think

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When Gov. Rick Scott signed the growler bill last week, Scott’s signature on Senate Bill 186 repealing Florida’s longstanding and sort of silly ban on 64-ounce growlers was a win for several Tampa Bay lawmakers, including state Sen. Jack Latvala and state Rep. Dana Young, who have been working on the issue for three years. It’s been a high-profile issue attracting both news and satire throughout the state as lawmakers literally argued over beer. But surprisingly, it’s not the growlers that…

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