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St. Petersburg (Pinellas, Florida)

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  • As Atlantic City's fortunes fade, casino workers fear bleak future

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — After 19 years working as a cook at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino, Dave Rose is counting the weeks until he and about 2,000 fellow workers lose their jobs when the casino is shuttered at the end of the summer. The Showboat...
  • Art-A-Fair kicks off with premiere night

    Art-A-Fair kicks off with premiere night
    As the minutes ticked down to Art-A-Fair's premiere night Wednesday, a pair of closed black gates kept visitors out on the lawn. But the wide gaps between the bars left little mystery about what was inside — and Diane Briones, peering through, was...
  • 10 for the road: Fishing holes

    Top family friendly places to fish, from Takemefishing.org (tinyurl.com/p2nrom7): 1. Lake Berryessa, Pleasure Cove Resort and Marina, Napa Valley, Calif. 2. Bahia Honda State Park, Big Pine Key, Fla. 3. Skyway Fishing Pier State Park, St....
  • Florida business groups court more internationals for tourism, labor

    Florida business groups court more internationals for tourism, labor
    Many interests in Florida want more internationals coming here and they are working hard to make that happen. The inscription on the Statue of Liberty about "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free," doesn't apply...
  • Orlando economy ranks 30 in U.S., above Morocco

    Orlando economy ranks 30 in U.S., above Morocco
    The Orlando economy generated $110.7 billion in 2013, ranking 30th in the United States and above some nations like Morocco, according to a new report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors. That figure was just behind Cincinnati and just ahead of the state...
  • Mystery group compares 'Chain Gang Charlie' to slavery

    Mystery group compares 'Chain Gang Charlie' to slavery
    TALLAHASSEE – The mystery “Progressive Choice” group has a new radio ad blasting Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist for pushing a bill to bring back “chain gangs” as a legislator, likening it to slavery.   The $...
  • Leesburg's Elizabeth Fechtel gears up for spotlight after being crowned Miss Florida

    LEESBURG — Spending time at mom and dad's house during her summer break from UF is the most perfect setting for Elizabeth Fechtel as she prepares for the next year in the spotlight and all that comes with being Miss Florida. The 20-year-old...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hersey produces debate 'team of stars'

    Hersey produces debate 'team of stars'
    John Hersey High School debate coach Jack Stanislaw said his 2014 debate team was the best in his 10 years of coaching. "We've had one real star in the past and a number of supporting players, but on this team, we had six people in IHSA finals and any...
  • What's next for the Columbia Festival of the Arts

    What's next for the Columbia Festival of the Arts
    When Nichole Hickey became the executive director of the Columbia Festival of the Arts in 2004, she says she imagined she would stick around for three years, just until the annual summer festival celebrated its 20th anniversary. She stayed on 10 years,...