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Political spot Tucson’s Southwest Grill shutting down

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From David DeCamp: Tuscon’s Southwest Grill, the restaurant near Ulmerton Road that was home to monthly meetings of the Democratic and Republican parties of Pinellas County, has closed, majority owner Leslie Rubin confirmed on Monday. Continue reading here.

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Political spot Tucson’s Southwest Grill shutting down

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From David DeCamp: Tuscon’s Southwest Grill, the restaurant near Ulmerton Road that was home to monthly meetings of the Democratic and Republican parties of Pinellas County, has closed, majority owner Leslie Rubin confirmed on Monday. Continue reading here.

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times (6/28)

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I’m not the only blog-reporter upset with the St. Petersburg Times and the way it interacts with the online community.  Last week, I shared a drink at St. Pete Brasserie with Elizabeth Dougherty of Eat St. Pete and Brian Bailey of I Love the ‘burg.  Both talked about something I have complained about for over a year: The Times‘ blatant thievery of scoops and stories that begin in the blogosphere. Dougherty specifically mentioned how the Times’ food writers made no…

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times (6/28)

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I’m not the only blog-reporter upset with the St. Petersburg Times and the way it interacts with the online community.  Last week, I shared a drink at St. Pete Brasserie with Elizabeth Dougherty of Eat St. Pete and Brian Bailey of I Love the ‘burg.  Both talked about something I have complained about for over a year: The Times‘ blatant thievery of scoops and stories that begin in the blogosphere. Dougherty specifically mentioned how the Times’ food writers made no…

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Pinellas to lay off 211 county workers

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A must-read from David DeCamp: Pinellas County began handing out pink slips Thursday to 211 employees who face layoffs under budget cuts — the start of dramatic reductions in basic services as the county contends with slumping tax rolls. The layoffs run through virtually every department, affecting everything from parks and street repairs to customer service and health care. “These are people with house payments, car payments, kids in school — it’s just a shame,” County Commissioner John Morroni said.…

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