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Bill McCollum at Tiger Bay

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Mansion Envy, or, Navy Man Wants to Board Sinking Ship – When elected in 2006, Florida’s Attorney General was heard to say he’d gotten the best job in Florida! Yet just two years later, Bill McCollum is eying the Governor’s Mansion should the Governor decamp for the U.S. Senate. In his time as the “AG” McCollum has focused like a laser-beam on kiddy porn and cyber crime, hunted gas stations which might be charging too much, and generally avoided making…

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Karl Nurse calls for clear windows at stores

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St. Petersburg council member Karl Nurse wants the city to require gas stations and convenience stores to remove all window signs in the wake of a series of violent store robberies. Without the poster advertisements, there is a greater chance criminals could be seen from the street during robbery attempts, Nurse said. For years, the Police Department has advised store owners to remove the signs, with little success. The council voted Thursday to dis­cuss a potential ordinance in a future…

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