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Friday, Jun 23, 2017

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Motorcyclist in serious condition after crash in St. Petersburg

A motorcyclist is in serious condition after he crashed into a car in St. Petersburg on Thursday afternoon, according to St. Petersburg Police.Shaun W. Arnold, 25, was riding a Ducati westbound on 38th Avenue N shortly after 2 p.m. while a black Acur...
Updated: 2 hours ago

Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle near USF Tampa campus

A University of South Florida studene was killed Friday pedestrian was killed near the University of South Florida Tampa campus on Friday after he was struck by a car on Fletcher Avenue, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.The incid...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Exploratory Lab Boot Camp provides real-life technology training to students

Exploratory Lab Boot Camp provides real-life technology training to students

CLEARWATER — At this graduation ceremony featuring some of the brightest local minds in tech, it was the youngsters who stood out. The "no fear creativity" of a handful of local high school students participating in the Exploratory Lab Boot Cam...
Updated: 2 hours ago
William March: Capin and Cruz appear destined for District 1 race

William March: Capin and Cruz appear destined for District 1 race

Tampa City Council member Yolie Capin and state Rep. Janet Cruz, D-Tampa, appear headed for a primary in the District 1 County Commission race, which has Democrats worried they'll once again have strong candidates competing against each other in prim...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Lookback: Hurricane Matthew causes North Carolina floods

Lookback: Hurricane Matthew causes North Carolina floods

Hurricane Matthew bushed past the North Carolina coast causing record-breaking flooding in the state
Updated: 3 hours ago
Editorial: Learning from Florida tragedies to prepare for the next one

Editorial: Learning from Florida tragedies to prepare for the next one

Two reports analyzing how police responded to the deadly shootings at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando and the Fort Lauderdale airport are expected to be published later this year. While there were heroic efforts made by law enforcement officers in bot...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Editorial: Trump, not military, should set troop levels in Afghanistan

There is no task more solemn for any American president than the decision to send troops off to war. In delegating authority over troops levels in Afghanistan to the Pentagon, President Donald Trump has shirked his obligation to own and defend his Af...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Largo fire station gets another rescue truck

LARGO — Largo Fire Rescue is adding a rescue truck to help alleviate the call load at the fire station that responds to Pinellas Safe Harbor and the Pinellas County Jail.According to Chief Shelby Willis, Fire Station 40, 2990 Whitney Road in th...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Pinellas Suncoast fire chief leaving for new job

INDIAN SHORES — Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue District Chief Salvatore D'Angelo announced Tuesday night that he was leaving the department for a new job.D'Angelo said after a district commission meeting that he had accepted a position as th...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Mayor, commissioners salary increase takes next step

DUNEDIN — The city's finance board moved a recommendation one step forward to increase salaries of city commissioners and the mayor. The board was asked to consider whether the city should increase the salary of commissioners to $11,500 a year ...
Updated: 3 hours ago