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Was Go Davis really coming from the hospital on the night he was stopped for suspicion of DUI?

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On December 15, 2009,  just before two o’clock in the morning, City of St. Petersburg Deputy Mayor Goliath Davis was stopped for suspicion of DUI.  During the stop, Davis told the police officer who had pulled him over that he did not have his driver’s license because he had just returned from the hospital — as if going to the hospital excuses one from carrying their driver’s license. But that is beside the point: was Go Davis really coming back…

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We’re waiting, Mayor Foster…

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I know, I know, it’s only been two weeks since Bill Foster was inaugurated as only the third strong Mayor in St. Petersburg’s history, but isn’t it time for him to announce some sort of bold staffing decision or policy initiative? Foster has actually been the defacto leader of St. Petersburg since he won the Mayoral election in November. Since that time, Foster has done little to establish a tone for his administration. His inaugural speech, for those few outside…

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St. Pete Times pulls questionable online story about Goliath Davis

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Editors of the St. Petersburg Times; Bay Buzz pulled an online story about St. Petersburg Deputy Mayor Goliath Davis which, according to a source who works in the police department but remains close to Davis, included a headline the former police chief found objectionable. “Goliath Davis questions some of Mayor Bill Foster’s plans” read the January 6 story written by Cristina Silva (cached here), who reported that Davis has some concerns about Mayor Bill Foster’s proposed policies regarding a plan…

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Go Davis ‘reassigned’ to head St. Petersburg’s housing department

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A senior manager in the City of St. Petersburg’s Housing Department tells Saint Petersblog that Deputy Mayor will be demoted, err, “reassigned,” to head the city’s Housing and Community Development Department. Developing…

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