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Introducing the Rick Baker Back-to-School Meter

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With only eight more days until St. Petersburg’s municipal elections, you may want to prepare yourself for the eventual sense of campaign (and blog) withdrawal. What ever will we blog about? Oh, I don’t know, maybe the most exciting Senate campaign in the country? A slew of competitive congressional and legislative races? The new Ford administration? I doubt we’ll run out of topics (even if I am expanding into bigger and better things; more on that later). One topic sure…

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The Worst Election Ever

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

Who would believe the fate of St. Petersburg could be changed by a car accident that occurred well beyond its city limits? On a brisk October evening, the Lord decided to call home Patrick Brett, the 20-year-old son of Terry and Kim. The high school student body president, homecoming king, and president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, died well before his time in a car accident on his way home from a college football game. Because it was near…

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