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Four Pinellas mayors endorse Jack Latvala

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Clearwater Mayor Frank Hibbard, Pinellas Park Mayor Bill Mischler, Safety Harbor Mayor Andy Steingold, and Oldsmar Mayor Jim Ronecker today joined St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker in endorsing Jack Latvala for the Florida Senate, District 16. “Every day I can look around my city and see evidence of the accomplishments of Jack Latvala when he previously served in the Florida Senate – the Clearwater Memorial Causeway Bridge, the Willa Carson Health Resource Center, and Bayview Park to name just a…

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Pinellas Park leaders go unopposed

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Candidate qualifying in Pinellas Park ended yesterday at 5 p.m. and no one — I repeat, no one — bothered to file against any of the incumbents up for re-election. The seats that were up for grabs were mayor, currently held by Bill Mischler, and the council seats held by Ed Taylor and Sandy Bradbury. The mayor serves a two-year term, and council members serve four-year terms.

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SINN, a ‘bikini dance club,’ opens next door to Scientology’s Life Improvement Center in downtown St. Petersburg

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With a homeless population that probably makes Mumbai feel hospitable, the last thing downtown St. Petersburg needed was a low-grade, white-trash bikini club opening across the street from Williams Park. But there is a certain irony in the fact that this club, with a stripper pole that’s not even attached to the ceiling and dancers that make the strippers in Pinellas Park look like Victoria’s Secret models, opened up next store to the Scientology Life Improvement Center. The 5,500-square-foot establishment…

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Rock-a-Thon 2009

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In October of 2005, Jim Rexroad, a Pinellas Park Police Officer, lost a childhood friend to Leukemia. He passed away at the age of 40 leaving behind two children and a wife. Victor Griffin, a deputy with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, is providing support to a family member who is courageously battling the same disease. On October 18, 2006, Victor’s nephew finally lost his battle with this disease at the age of 40. He left behind a wife and…

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