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Downtown St. Pete Kapok tree-cutting rumors are not true

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Put the chains away. The Kapok tree in front of the St. Pete Museum of Fine Arts is not coming down. A rumor surfaced over the weekend that the giant Kapok tree in front of the museum where generations of children have climbed along St. Pete’s Beach Drive was going to be removed to make way for an addition to the museum. According to Susan Robertson, MFA’s marketing director, there are no plans whatsoever to expand. “Somebody started a rumor,”…

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