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Pinellas schools hope new program will help students, save money
For years, Pinellas County Schools officials have debated what to do with chronically disruptive students.
Published on 05/15/13
Community leaders wary of investor-fueled rental properties
The ongoing trend of cash investors outbidding would-be homeowners and snatching up hundreds of homes for rental properties worries community leaders in Pinellas County, who are concerned about the long-term impacts on neig...
Published on 05/15/13
St. Pete man accused of killing his sick wife
A St. Petersburg man accused of smothering his ill wife last year went on trial on Tuesday.
Published on 05/14/13
Campaigns already gearing up for 2014 Pinellas transit vote
Prominent business and civic leaders in Hillsborough County raised more than $1.5 million three years ago hoping to persuade voters there to pay an extra penny in sales tax to build a light-rail system and put more buses on...
Published on 05/12/13
After 62 years of marriage, couple dies two days apart
When Richard Wheeley's daughter told him on Friday that his wife had died, he wouldn't believe it. On Sunday, another daughter went to check on her grieving dad, but he never answered the door.
Published on 05/10/13
St. Pete man faces death penalty in love triangle killings
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a convicted felon accused of killing his sometime girlfriend and a man she dated while he was behind bars, according to court documents made available today.
Published on 05/10/13
Pinellas schools looking to cut teaching positions
Pinellas County Schools officials are eyeing more teacher cuts as they begin preparing next year’s budget and looking for ways to reduce spending.
Published on 05/10/13
Tampa Bay area human trafficking and prostitution ring busted
State and local law enforcement officials announced today they have broken up a human trafficking and prostitution ring that operated throughout the Tampa Bay area.
Published on 05/10/13
Updated on 05/11/13
Pinellas commissioners deny Safety Harbor apartment project
Plans for a controversial new apartment complex in Safety Harbor were derailed Tuesday after Pinellas County commissioners sided with residents who said they would rather neighboring land remained an industrial site.
Published on 05/07/13
Updated on 05/08/13
Whole Foods store coming to Countryside Mall in Clearwater
Conscientious shoppers in Clearwater will have a new place to find cage-free eggs, organic chia seeds and locally sourced honey.
Published on 05/03/13
Pinellas County will explore raises for employees
Pinellas County employees have not had a pay raise in five years, a hardship that County Administrator Robert LaSala says has made it tougher for the county to recruit and retain workers.
Published on 05/03/13
Jury convicts St. Pete man of killing pregnant girlfriend
First, Larry Reed told a detective his pregnant girlfriend was twirling a .32-caliber five-shot revolver in her finger before it went off and killed her.
Published on 05/02/13
Ruling on Pinellas term limits case expected this month
A judge announced Thursday he would rule this month on whether four Pinellas County commissioners are violating term limits approved by voters in 1996 by remaining in office.
Published on 05/02/13
Pinellas looks to save millions by tweaking special education
Pinellas County Schools officials hope to shave about $6.5 million off their budget by retooling special education programs.
Published on 05/01/13
Pinellas arts scene making do without county grants
Budget problems led Pinellas County in 2011 to eliminate its Cultural Affairs Committee, which used to award about $500,000 in grants each year.
Published on 05/01/13