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Mitch Perry Report for 12.2.16 – The Rock in 2024?

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Rick Kriseman’s appointment of former WTFS weatherman Bill Logan to serve in the newly created position of communications director for the public works department is getting (predictably) negative reviews in the Pinellas County GOP world, who think it is more “big government” from the Democratic-leaning administration. It naturally fuels speculation about who will the Pinellas County Republican prop up to challenge the mayor next year, if Rick Baker opts not to not to get into the race. As is usually the case with the former St. Pete Mayor, no one on…

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Mitch Perry Report for 6.1.15 — Waiting for the Big One

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Happy June 1, the beginning of Hurricane season. So cue up the the stories about how we are or are not ready for a major storm. Journalism can be so predictable sometimes… Much more importantly is the fact that though Florida hasn’t been hard hit by a weather event in a decade,  a recent national report showed that Florida’s average homeowner premium of more than $2,000 a year is twice the national average, as reported by the AP’s Gary Fineout. Speaking of…

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