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Confederate monument supporters in Tampa mourn its upcoming removal

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On Saturday morning, supporters of the Confederate monument in Tampa that is now slated to be moved to a cemetery in Brandon held a vigil to mourn its removal.  

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Deputies follow as rally protesting black girls’ deaths moves from mall to Pinellas Sheriff’s Office

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A rally to highlight to point out the injustices faced by black girls, particularly to the girls who drowned in a stolen car in a cemetery pond last month, got the attention of Pinellas deputies and Largo police Thursday. Rally participants said the deputies threatened to arrest them although no arrests were made. Instead, the rally moved from Largo Mall to the nearby Sheriff’s Office, 10750 Ulmerton Road, where deputies let them stay for a few minutes before herding them…

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St. Pete City Council approves 10 Southside CRA programs and nearly $500,000 budget

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St. Pete City Council approved 10 items aimed at lifting poverty and boosting the economy in South St. Pete during its meeting. The vote was 7-0 with Council Vice Chairwoman Darden Rice absent for the vote. Council also approved unanimously a budget to support those items. The items were recommended by the Citizens Advisory Committee to be funded through the first round of appropriations from the newly created Southside Community Redevelopment Area. Five of the proposals would use county-approved Tax…

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