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Group protests Times’ suit against city ***Updated with photos from protest***

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Some are upset about a recent lawsuit opposing the city’s recent ban on street solicitation. About 35 people waved signs in front of the St. Petersburg Times building Sunday to protest the suit filed by the paper’s parent company against the city of St. Petersburg. “I just don’t appreciate the Times suing the city for a valid ordinance,” said Jeremiah Rohr, 56, who held a sign saying “Drop the suit or Drop the Times.” The group congregated between 10 and 11 a.m.…

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Group protests Times’ suit against city ***Updated with photos from protest***

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Some are upset about a recent lawsuit opposing the city’s recent ban on street solicitation. About 35 people waved signs in front of the St. Petersburg Times building Sunday to protest the suit filed by the paper’s parent company against the city of St. Petersburg. “I just don’t appreciate the Times suing the city for a valid ordinance,” said Jeremiah Rohr, 56, who held a sign saying “Drop the suit or Drop the Times.” The group congregated between 10 and 11 a.m.…

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Protest of Times lawsuit against City of St. Petersburg planned for Sunday

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Looks like Jim Longstreth is organizing a protest of the St. Petersburg Times‘ lawsuit against the City of St. Petersburg over the solicitation ban is planned for this Sunday.  From the Facebook page: This is a peaceful protest against the St. Pete Times regarding the ridiculous lawsuit against the city of St. Petersburg regarding the new ban on street solicitation. This ban includes but is not limited to street vendors selling newspapers, panhandlers and fundraising initiatives. The ordinance prohibits any…

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