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10 things I think I think about Bill Foster’s first 100 days in office

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This week will mark the end of Bill Foster’s first 100 days as Mayor of St. Petersburg.  Here’s what I think of Mayor Foster’s first three months in office: 1.  So let me get this straight, Foster’s first three major personnel decisions have been to retain Goliath Davis, to eliminate five Park Ranger positions at Boyd Hill Nature Trail and to hire his former campaign manager for a $50,000 a year position. 2.  Foster is said to have narrowed the list…

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10 things I think I think about Bill Foster’s first 100 days in office

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

This week will mark the end of Bill Foster’s first 100 days as Mayor of St. Petersburg.  Here’s what I think of Mayor Foster’s first three months in office: 1.  So let me get this straight, Foster’s first three major personnel decisions have been to retain Goliath Davis, to eliminate five Park Ranger positions at Boyd Hill Nature Trail and to hire his former campaign manager for a $50,000 a year position. 2.  Foster is said to have narrowed the list…

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Grand Prix zooms into St. Petersburg this weekend, but where is the roar?

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Maybe it’s the economy, maybe it’s the weather, but, I can’t help but think that as the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg zooms into town next weekend, there is little buzz, or should I say roar, about the event. Actually, I don’t think the sagging economy can be blamed for the lack of excitement. Nor is the depressing weather the main reason why interest in the Grand Prix seems dampened. No, the real reason the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg…

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