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Bill Foster not so proud of what he saw at St. Pete Pride on Saturday

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Michael Van Sickler asked Bill Foster for his impression of the St. Pete Pride parade on Saturday: Alas, as he did four years ago, Foster said he saw much of the same adult-themed behavior. “Nothing was really different,” Foster said. “The organizers can’t control the revelers, who are along the parade route, but they can control the parade participants and the vendors. I’m not going to go into specifics, but it was tailored to an adult audience.” Asked what he saw that was…

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***Updated*** Exclusive: Clear Channel rejects gay-themed artwork for billboards promoting St. Pete Pride

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***Update***6:14 p.m.*** St. Pete Pride responds to Clear Channel’s efforts to remedy the situation: Thank you for your response. First off, St. Pete Pride would be happy to continue our relationship with Clear Channel Outdoor Tampa Bay and appreciate your mentioned commitment to promoting Pride in the Bay area. However, we feel that the two ads in question were tasteful representations of our community and our event. Again, I repeat that neither ad included any image that would be seen…

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