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Seminole athletics, electric bus charging station top shortened list for Pinellas BP money

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It took about four hours, but Pinellas commissioners whittled down 54-item wish list to a shorter list of projects that could be done using settlement money from the BP oil spill. The 54 suggested projects had a price tag of about $23.5 million. The total price tag on the shorter list was about $6.2 million, under the $7.1 million available from the settlement. But the commissioners also had a “research” list of possible projects they need more information about before…

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PolitiFact follows up on my story, rules for Charlie Justice’s claim that Young spent campaign money on a luxury car

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Following up on a story I first wrote about on February 1, Politifact weighs in on Charlie Justice’s claim that Bill Young spent money on a luxury car: An online video by the Charlie Justice for Congress campaign tries to link opponent Rep. Bill Young with jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. It is a case of guilt by association without proving any association. In a separate item, we’ve rated the suggestion of an Abramoff connection as Pants on Fire. But the video…

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PolitiFact follows up on my story, rules for Charlie Justice’s claim that Bill Young spent campaign money on a luxury car

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Following up on a story I first wrote about on February 1, Politifact weighs in on Charlie Justice’s claim that Bill Young spent money on a luxury car: An online video by the Charlie Justice for Congress campaign tries to link opponent Rep. Bill Young with jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. It is a case of guilt by association without proving any association. In a separate item, we’ve rated the suggestion of an Abramoff connection as Pants on Fire. But the video…

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