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PEMHS honors Kathleen Peters, Michael Grego

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State Rep. Kathleen Peters received the 2016 Pacesetter Award for outstanding service in governmental affairs. The award, from Personal Enrichment through Mental Health Services, was one of five given out during a banquet Thursday at the Coliseum in St. Petersburg. Michael Grego, superintendent of the Pinellas County School System, received a special recognition award. Pinellas Safe Harbor received a Pacesetter award in law enforcement. The other two went to the Tampa Bay Rays in the business division and the Heart…

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What happens to the homeless in Williams Park when the buses go away?

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On a sunny day, the lush green lawn at Williams Park in downtown St. Pete is scattered with people lying on the grass on tattered blankets with garbage bags full of clothes and other belongings propped under heads as pillows. Last Saturday, the scene was different. Heavy rain and thunderstorms rolled through St. Pete most of the day sending the dozens and dozens of people taking up residence in Williams Park scattering to shelter in one of the many bus…

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