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Tarpon Springs boat builder selected for $6M Institute of Oceanography vessel

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Tarpon Springs’ Duckworth Steel Boats has been picked to build a new, $6 million ship for the Florida Institute of Oceanography. Money for the multimillion dollar project came in from the Florida Legislature, with a good bit of help from local Rep. Kathleen Peters, as well as the City of St. Petersburg and contributions to FIO from its member institutions. “It will be an indispensable research platform to aid the faculty, researchers and students across the State of Florida. Additionally,…

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Panel on Gulf oil spill to meet tonight in St. Petersburg

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From Mitch Perry: Tonight in St. Petersburg there will be a major discussion on the Deepwater Horizon gulf spill at The Palladium Theatre from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., sponsored in part by Repower America and Clean Energy Works. The event will be broken into three one hour discussions.  From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. the discussion is entitled “About the Spill,” and will feature Bill Hogarth, the Dean of the USF College of Marine Sciences, D.T. Minich from Visit…

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