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Pinellas County (Florida)

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  • State job-creation accounting is even worse than reported

     
    Turns out that the record-keeping by the state of how it spent job-creation funds — and what the state got for its money — is even worse than we're already reported. Business columnist Beth Kassab — the soon-to-be local columnist,...
  • Cain supporters set up debate-watching parties

     
    The Friends of Herman Cain has set up 13 debate-watching parties tonight for people to gather to watch the Republican presidential candidates have at it on CNN at 8 p.m. It's an indication that Cain's statewide organization — which he announced...
  • Is Casey Anthony in California?

    Is Casey Anthony in California?
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Casey Anthony has been flying under the radar, so-to-speak, since her release from a Florida prison and acquittal in the murder of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee. But, there are reports that Anthony may be in California --...
  • Petition: Open Brevard beaches to dogs

     
    In Brevard County, a movement is afoot to change beachside rules that prohibit dogs on the beaches. A petition has been set up online and a Facebook group has been started for Make Brevard County's Beaches Dog Friendly. The petition is aiming for 1,000...
  • Florida deputies wrangle, handcuff 7-foot-long alligator near elementary school

     
    OLDSMAR, Fla. --Deputies in Florida had to handcuff a rather unusual suspect -- a 7-foot-long alligator. A crossing guard at a Tampa-area school spotted the gator lounging near an elementary school Monday morning around the time children would be walking....
  • Scott names GOTV chairs in 67 counties

     
    Republican gubernatorial nominee Rick Scott, a first-time candidate who once joked that he hoped to learn the names of all 67 Florida counties before Election Day, has learned enough to appoint “grass-root” chairpersons in every county. His...
  • GOP likely to strengthen its hold on Florida Legislature

     
    By John Kennedy, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida Republicans look poised to tighten their grip on the Legislature in next week’s elections, with at least one Senate Democratic seat expected to flip to the GOP and the party...
  • Retiree health costs: More businesses, governments sign up for federal help

     
     Thirty more businesses and local government agencies in Florida have signed up for help paying medical costs of their early retirees — people who aren't yet eligible for Medicare. Created by the Affordable Care Act,  the Early Re...
  • DOE names teacher who won chicken

     
    Remember  last month when Florida Education Commissioner Eric Smith and the DOE gushed that in appreciation for all that the state's public school teachers do for students they intended  to give free chicken sandwiches and maybe some wa...
  • RPOF Chair candidates make their final pitches

     
    By John Kennedy, The News Service of Florida Five contenders vying to become Florida’s next Republican Party chair squared-off Friday night in an hourlong candidate forum, vowing to continue working to shed the tarnished image left by indicted ex-GOP...
  • Critics say pizza menu crackdown sought by Orlando hotels goes too far

     
    Legislation sought by Orlando hotels to make it harder for outsiders to distribute pizza menus and other fliers on their properties cleared another hurdle in Tallahassee this morning, but it picked up opposition from critics who say it gives too much...
  • Tampa CAIR reacts to man stabbed because he’s Muslim

     
    The Tampa chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations today called on elected officials nationwide to repudiate growing Islamophobia in American society following an attack on a Florida man who was allegedly stabbed because he is Muslim....