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ICYM: Fred Dudley apologizes for role in Brawl in City Hall

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In case you missed it, Fred Dudley authored a letter-to-the-editor in which he apologized for his role in the Brawl at City Hall. Unfortunately, Mr. Dudley does not appear as much sorry for starting the fight as he does for not winning it: I write this letter as an apology to the citizens of St. Petersburg for my participation in the spectacle in council chambers at the City Council meeting on Thursday, Oct. 15. Two weeks prior, at the Oct.…

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St. Petersburg Police at its finest? A frame-by-frame analysis of the Brawl at City Hall

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Hopefully not lost in the chaos of yesterday’s fight at City Hall over the City Council’s decision to vacate the sidewalk in front of BayWalk is the fact that this incident was clearly mishandled by the St. Petersburg Police. Look at the videos (here and here) frame-by-frame and yjudge for yourself: The first sign of trouble is right after the vote when opponents of the plan begin standing up – some even approaching the dias – while yelling at the…

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