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When reporters attack! Watch as Times reporter Christina Silva question St. Pete City Council Chair Jeff Danner

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From Chris Hrabovsky of The Daily Loaf: “When reporters attack! Watch as St. Petersburg Times reporter Cristina Silva nails St. Pete City Council Chair Jeff Danner on his lies about allowing peace groups to have input in the Baywalk sidewalk issue.” This vide was recorded and posted on YouTube by Danner’s opponent Leonard Schmiege.

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Bill Foster raises another $55K in two weeks, but will it be enough to beat Kathleen Ford

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The latest campaign finance information (through October 9) is now available online. Mayor Kathleen Ford raised $7,340 for an overall total of $66,488.76, now having spent $46,485, leaving Ford with just over $20K cash-on-hand. Bill Foster raised $55,055 for an overall total of $207,242, spent $30,508, now having spent $141,143 overall, leaving Foster with just over 66K cash-on-hand. District 2 Steve Corsetti raised $50 (from former City Council candidate Joe Smith), for an overall total of $7,505, now having spent…

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Agenda 2010’s Bizarro World straw poll

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My favorite rabble-rouser Gypsy Gallardo helped organize a forum of the St. Petersburg City Council candidates, during which a straw poll was held to, supposedly, gauge the favorites of the African-American community. And like the Bizarro World in which up is down and black is white, most of the winners of the Bizarro Straw Poll are the candidates who will probably lose. And even those candidates who might win, the results are so lopsided, that only Bizarro Superman could make…

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League of Women Voters to host candidate forums tonight and Thursday at City Hall

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Either way, seeing and hearing the candidates will help you to make your ballot choices for the November 3rd election. St. Petersburg will choose a mayor (Kathleen Ford or Bill Foster) and City Council members for Districts 2 (Stephen J. Corsetti or James Kennedy Jr); 4 (Leslie Curran or Pamella Settlegoode); 5 (Steve Kornell or Angela Rouson); 6 (Karl Nurse or Vel Thompson); and 8 (Jeff Danner or Leonard Schmiege); voted citywide. On Tues., Oct. 6th at 7 p.m. the…

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