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Pew report: Blogging is for old people

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Teenagers and young adults spent less time blogging during the past three years as social networks like Facebook became more popular, according to a Pew Research Center study released last week. Still, one social network, Twitter, has failed to catch on with the vast majority of younger teenagers, according to the Pew study of social media and mobile Internet use among teens and young adults. The study conducted by the Washington, D.C., nonprofit think tank was designed to gauge the…

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District 4 candidate Pamella Settlegoode announces plan for summer youth employment

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Nothing like announcing a plan about Summer Jobs on Labor Day weekend. Here’s Pamella Settlegoode’s press release: Pamella Settlegoode, candidate for District 4 City Council, unveiled the first of a series of strategies designed to rebuild and revitalize St. Petersburg. The strategy released today is for a program designed to offer jobs funded by the city to local teenagers during the summer months, allowing them to receive training, skills and experience in government or business when out of school. “I’ve…

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