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Charlie Crist to host town hall Friday

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U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist is hosting a town hall meeting Friday at the Clearwater campus of St. Petersburg College.

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Tom Rooney faces raucous crowd at town hall meeting

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It took about three minutes for the majority of the crowd at Florida Congressman Tom Rooney‘s town hall meeting Monday to start booing about everything from the environment to health care. “You are supporting an appropriations bill to help clean up the Everglades. You recently voted to repeal a rule that allows coal companies to dump toxic ash in waterways throughout the whole country. Would you care to explain?” one man asked. “We don’t live in a perfect world,” said…

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Gulfport mayoral candidates to answer questions at Stetson Town Hall

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Stetson University College of Law is hosting Gulfport mayoral candidates Sam Henderson, the incumbent, and Barbara Banno at a town hall forum Thursday in the school’s Mann Lounge. The candidates will first present their campaign platforms and then answer questions posed by moderator Lance Long, a professor at the school. Stetson’s Environmental Law Society, Maritime Law Society and Long’s Environmental Advocacy class are co-sponsoring the forum. It’s likely that the August sewage dump into Clam Bayou by St. Petersburg will…

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Barack Obama, Joe Biden to visit Tampa/St. Pete day after State of the Union speech

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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will visit the Tampa Bay area Thursday, Jan. 28, the day after his first State of the Union address, the White House has announced. Update – Monday, 2:33 p.m.: The town hall President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will hold in Tampa on Thursday is open to the public. But act quick, if you want to go. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis on Wednesday from 12 p.m.…

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