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St. Pete listed as one of 30 rising vacation spots

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St. Petersburg has landed itself on Trip Advisor’s list of 30 rising vacation hot spots. While the list appears to be in no particular order, it is listed ninth in the rundown. Two other Florida destinations made the list including Ana Maria Island just to the South of St. Pete and Sunny Isles just north of Miami. The list was compiled using data from Trip Advisor about how many “clicks” destinations received on the site. That represents the number of…

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No paperwork required when Go Davis goes on vacation

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In economic times like these many of us may have forgotten what it’s actually like to go on vacation, but if you think hard enough you may remember.  You may even remember how hectic it is leading up to when you actually leave for vacation.  The time before a few days off are often filled with moments of racing around to get everything done before you leave. Of course, there is probably some paperwork you had to fill out before…

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Go Davis is, um, on vacation. Riiiggghhhttt

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After three days of not showing up for meetings, including a meeting scheduled for Wednesday with a member of the St. Petersburg City Council, the (un)official word from Deputy Mayor Tish Elston is that Go Davis is on vacation. At least that is what she told a television reporter yesterday. Of course, Ms. Elston did not return my call.  Maybe because she’s tired of making excuses for Davis’ erratic behavior. Because what I don’t understand is how nobody knew where Davis…

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