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Toast to the Bay/Dump in the Bay: Tampa Bay Times and the Mosley Motel

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Toast to the Bay: The Tampa Bay Times It’s not every day you catch us folks at SaintPetersBlog praising the Tampa Bay Times. But we like to give credit where credit is due. The Investigative Reporters and Editors group awarded a handful of Times talent its prestigious Philip Meyer Award for investigative journalism for the “Failure Factories” report. No group of reporters, and the subsequent expose, could be more deserving. Named in the award were Cara Fitzpatrick, Michael LaForgia, Lisa…

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Mosley Motel set for public Auction January 29

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St. Pete’s long battle with the long-term stay Mosley Motel may soon be over. The embattled motel at the center of numerous nuisance abatement cases in St. Pete is set to be sold at auction January 29. The motel’s owners reportedly owe HSBC Bank $6.27 million. Despite public listings for an auction, unconfirmed tips from two anonymous sources hint the property may be obtained by owners of Skyline Fifth Apartments, a tower apartment home community directly behind the Mosley. Even…

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