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Charlie Crist to be ‘carved up’ at Suncoast Tiger Bay After Hours April 20

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Suncoast Tiger Bay Club often likes to “carve up” politicians for lunch. Next week, they will have one for dinner, too. Congressman Charlie Crist is the special guest for the Club’s “Tiger Bay After Hours” event Thursday, April 20. The St. Petersburg Democrat will appear at a special evening meeting, which begins 6:30 p.m. at The Hangar Restaurant at the city’s waterfront Albert Whitted Airport downtown. There will be appetizers and a cash bar. Sponsorship opportunities are available. As seating…

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Is the Pinellas County Commission a ‘real job?’ Mike Mikurak and Charlie Justice disagree

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Mike Mikurak is running hard to replace Charlie Justice on the Pinellas County Commission. He’s raised more than $100,000 to win the seat, including spending tens of thousands of his own money to unseat Justice. All for something Mikurak says is not a “real job.” Mikurak’s statement came Thursday during a visit both made to the Tiger’s Den during a luncheon of the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club. Both candidates were asked where they stand on term limits. Justice, a Democrat,…

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Here’s where sh*t stands in Tampa Bay politics — the ‘it’s October’ edition

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Hello, October. This is the final full month of the 2016 campaign cycle. In five weeks, we will know so much more about the future of the country, the state and our communities. But, no matter what, life will go on. For those in “The Process” — Florida Politics’ term for the unending legislative campaign/legislative session system — it’s just two months before committee meetings begin. In fact, like many people I talk to who are in “The Process,” we’re planning for the 2017…

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Pinellas School Board candidates enter the Tiger’s Den Wednesday

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The nine candidates for the three open seats on the Pinellas County School Board will be the featured speakers at Wednesday’s luncheon meeting of the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club. The nine are the latest in a line of candidates appearing before members of the non-partisan, political club in the run-up to the Aug. 30 election. That election is known more like a primary election, but non-partisan races for school board and judgeships are also on the ballot as is one…

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Tiger Bay elects new board of directors

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Suncoast Tiger Bay named (my tennis buddy) Rob Eschenfelder its new president, Rick Edmonds the new vice president, Linda Goldfarb the new treasuer and Pam Meader the new secretary, along with a new board of directors: George Burke Warren Eisenhower Mo Eppley Rhodell Fields Robert W. Fisher Ben Friedlander Stephen Galvin Andy Gangadharan Lou Kubler Martha Lenderman Robin Mitchell Beverly Mitlin Betty Morgenstein Darryl Paulson, Ph.D. Hon. Herb Polson Simon Shewmaker Gary Stempinski Hon. Ken Welch

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