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High wind advisory moves Rick Kriseman’s State of the City to Palladium

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The sun won’t be shining on St. Pete City Hall on Saturday for the Mayor’s State of the City address. St. Pete Deputy Mayor Kanika Tomalin recently praised her boss, Mayor Rick Kriseman, for waiting until the last minute the day of his inauguration to decide whether or not to move his event inside. Ultimately the sun came out for Kriseman, whose city slogan involves lots of sunny rays and includes modern versions of songs all things sunshine. Well, he’s…

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Panel on Gulf oil spill to meet tonight in St. Petersburg

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From Mitch Perry: Tonight in St. Petersburg there will be a major discussion on the Deepwater Horizon gulf spill at The Palladium Theatre from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., sponsored in part by Repower America and Clean Energy Works. The event will be broken into three one hour discussions.  From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. the discussion is entitled “About the Spill,” and will feature Bill Hogarth, the Dean of the USF College of Marine Sciences, D.T. Minich from Visit…

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Now the Dick Morris event is free

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Who wouldn’t want to part with $75 to hear Dick Morris pontificate on the art of having your toes sucked? Evidently, not enough local Republicans, as the Pinellas GOP decided, rather than face a half-empty theatre, to give away tickets to Morris’ speaking engagement at The Palladium.

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Half-off sale on Dick Morris

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Evidently ticket sales to see Dick Morris “Live on Stage” (as opposed to Dead on TV?) at the Palladium are not the summer blockbuster the Pinellas County Republican Executive Committee expected. Regular and VIP tickets are now being sold at half what they were originally priced, which, no matter what the cost, are still too much to go listen that bloated blowhard pontificate.

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