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Counter protest planned for St. Pete Pier celebration

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City officials and St. Pete residents will gather near the St. Pete Museum of History overlooking the ill-fated Pier currently being ripped down by heavy machinery to honor its history and celebrate the future of a new Pier. But Mayor Rick Kriseman and supporters of the new Pier design, Pier Park, won’t be the only ones there for the event. Beginning at 5 p.m., the same time the mayor’s event begins, opponents of demolishing the Pier will also gather for…

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Tom Lambdon: Pier petition is far from over

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After reporting Tuesday evening the window to place a petition-based referendum on the November ballot had passed, supporters of the effort were quick to take to social media pointing out their efforts are not dead. Tom Lambdon, head of the group Vote on the Pier and Preserve our Waterfront, said he’s continuing to gather petition signatures to place a referendum before voters asking whether or not construction and demolition on downtown waterfront property should be voted on at the ballot…

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