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St. Petersburg (Pinellas, Florida)

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  • Cars.com sale shows success, struggle for news companies

    WASHINGTON The Gannett Co.'s announcement Tuesday that it was buying out its four media partners in Cars.com to the tune of $1.8 billion is both a success story for the struggling newspaper sector and a sign of the challenges ahead. The largest U.S....
  • Crist's promise of 'First Day of Fairness' draws an Obama-like smackdown from GOP

    Crist's promise of 'First Day of Fairness' draws an Obama-like smackdown from GOP
    TALLAHASSEE -- Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist is courting voters with what he calls a "First Day of Fairness." Republicans backing incumbent Gov. Rick Scott are blasting him for "lifting a dangerous page from President Obama's playbook."...
  • Orphan who pleaded for family to adopt him back in Florida

    Orphan who pleaded for family to adopt him back in Florida
    A St. Petersburg orphan who had spent his entire life in the foster care system and pleaded in 2013 for any family to adopt him made national headlines. Now, after what looked like what might have been a happy ending for Davion Only, has taken a sad...
  • Martin Dyckman: Times change, and politicians can also

    Our texts today are not Biblical, but they are definitely topical. A wise man changes his mind often, a fool never -Spanish proverb. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines –...
  • New York to push Congress on response to oil train fires

    WASHINGTON New York state fire officials are pressing Congress for $100 million in emergency funding to pay for a nationwide training program for firefighters to address the new scale of risk presented by trains carrying millions of gallons of flammable...
  • Social media with a message

    ATLANTA In the newfound arena of social media as activism, few hashtags have generated as much buzz as "IfTheyGunnedMeDown," which has been circulating around Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Still, the trending hashtag was several hours old before...
  • Pavlik competes in AVP event in Utah

    The third stop on the 2014 Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Tour is Thursday in Salt Lake City, Utah. There, the top beach volleyball players, including Whitney Pavlik of Laguna Beach, will contend for titles in the women's and men's divisions. Pavlik...
  • Royals' Vargas close to return

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Left-hander Jason Vargas threw a four-inning simulated game Tuesday and could be ready to return to the rotation by the end of the week. The Royals are listing "to be announced"...
  • Rules prevent solar panels in many states with abundant sunlight

    Rules prevent solar panels in many states with abundant sunlight
    Few places in the country are so warm and bright as Mary Wilkerson's property on the beach near St. Petersburg, Fla., a city once noted in the Guinness Book of World Records for a 768-day stretch of sunny days. But while Florida advertises itself as the...
  • Snook appear to have made full recovery in Everglades National Park

    Snook appear to have made full recovery in Everglades National Park
    FLAMINGO, Fla. - The fishing near Flamingo in Everglades National Park is so good these days you almost forget about the bloodthirsty insects descending on you and the cloying heat enveloping you the minute you get out of the car. Snook fishing, in...
  • Thousands of Citizens customers could be switched

    Thousands of Citizens customers could be switched
    Thousand of customers of Citizens Property Insurance Corp. might be switched to other insurers without realizing they have a choice. The state is allowing four private insurance companies to select nearly 100,000 policies to take over from Citizens by...