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  • Review: CSO launches 'Truth to Power' festival on powerful note

     Review: CSO launches 'Truth to Power' festival on powerful note
    Audience members drawn to the festival of Shostakovich, Prokofiev and Britten symphonic works the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is presenting over the next three weeks at Symphony Center are advised not to take the umbrella title, "Truth to Power," at face...
  • State champs St. Thomas, Heritage and Pines Charter ranked high in final poll

    American Heritage won its sixth FHSAA softball state championship, tying Miami Gulliver Prep for third most in Florida high school history. St. Thomas Aquinas repeated as Class 7A state champion, winning back-to-back state titles as it last did in 2002-...
  • As separatists press attacks, Putin vows to respect Ukraine vote

    As separatists press attacks, Putin vows to respect Ukraine vote
    Russian President Vladimir Putin asserted Friday that he is ready to deal with whoever wins Ukraine's presidential election. But his latest vow to facilitate a return of elected leadership in Kiev coincided with new attacks and incursions by pro-Russia...
  • WKMG hires anchor from St. Petersburg

    WKMG hires anchor from St. Petersburg
    WKMG-Channel 6 has found its newest anchor in St. Petersburg. Ginger Gadsden joins Orlando's CBS affiliate on June 16. She will co-anchor the station's new 5:30 p.m. newscast with Matt Austin and solo anchor at 7 p.m. That 5:30 p.m. newscast debuts July...
  • Few surprises on Brazil's World Cup team

    Brazil, as the host country, will play the first game in this summer’s World Cup, so it seems only fitting that on Wednesday it was also among the first countries to announce its 23-man roster for the tournament. Not that any of the players...
  • Vinoy House once was oilman's winter home

    Vinoy House once was oilman's winter home
    How historic is St. Petersburg's Historic Vinoy House? Well, it was built in 1910 to serve as a winter getaway for wealthy Pennsylvania oilman Aymer Vinoy Laughner, whose middle name has been immortalized in the Mediterranean Revival masterpiece known...
  • Van Zweden, CSO probe below the cheery surface of Shostakovich

    The 20th century orchestral program directed by Jaap van Zweden Thursday night at Symphony Center was the closest reflection yet of the theme of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's "Truth to Power" Festival. What we heard were potent examples of composers...
  • Gulfport: A pampering gem, steps from the beach

    Gulfport: A pampering gem, steps from the beach
    Only minutes from the Interstate and seconds from the beach, the Sea Breeze Manor in Gulfport is a strikingly friendly, beautiful base camp for enjoying the best of St. Petersburg and its beaches. You can greet the dawn while strolling across the white...
  • The Sochi Olympics and the facade of Russian progress

    In the mid-19th century, a Frenchman described the reconstruction of St. Petersburg's monumental Winter Palace after a fire. To meet the czar's deadline during a bitterly cold winter, the "unprecedented efforts" included heating the structure's interior...
  • Sato claims pole for IndyCar opener

    Sato claims pole for IndyCar opener
    Takuma Sato weathered a three-hour rain delay on Saturday to win the pole for Sunday's Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the first race of the season in the IndyCar series. Sato, driving for AJ Foyt Racing, posted the fastest lap of 1 minute, 1....