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Pinellas eTownHall tonight

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David DeCamp reminds us: Pinellas County is taking questions here for its Internet-based eTownHall meeting from 6:30 to 8 tonight on its budget. The county plans to cut $60 million this summer to cure a deficit in 2011 and prepare for more cuts in 2012. Some key points from the county’s news release on the event: County commissioners will answer blogged questions during the eTownHall meeting, which can be viewed via live streaming video on the Pinellas County website or…

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Pinellas, burned over recycling

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

From Darden Rice: I’m fired up over the embarrassing excuses for the lack of curbside recycling here in Pinellas County. What many thought was a done deal to create a countywide curbside recycling program now appears to be in big trouble. Sign our petition: we want a countywide curbside recycling program. We’ll hand deliver your petitions directly to the county commission. How far are we off track? Some county commissioners are openly asking if the funds for recycling should be…

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