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St. Pete drinking water is safe, tests confirm

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Results of the city’s latest water quality testing reaffirm that St. Pete’s water is safe, and lead levels are well within federal regulatory requirements. In accordance with Environmental Protection Agency requirements, the city’s Water Resources department conducts water quality testing every three years. Five or more samples of the 50 samples tested (90th percentile) cannot exceed the action level of 15 parts per billion (ppb). The last tests, done in 2014, showed only one sample exceeded the action level. Water…

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Florida Democratic Party establishment discusses task force report

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Among the headlines of a just-released review on what happened to Florida Democrats in 2014 is a familiar woe – a lack of financial resources to compete with the Republican Party. The report, called the Leadership Expansion to Advance Democrats (LEAD) task force, is scheduled to be released to the public on Sunday, but the Florida Democratic Party released it to select reporters on Friday. “We raised more money in this last election cycle than we ever raised,” said Florida…

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