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St. Petersburg (Pinellas, Florida)

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  • Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects

    Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects
    TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.” But the farming community of 7,000 on the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kid Cruz owners could be first openly gay couple to win a Triple Crown race

    Kid Cruz owners could be first openly gay couple to win a Triple Crown race
    Steven Brandt's road to owning a Triple Crown racehorse is built on relationships. It is about his late mother, Shirley Brandt, who told her son shortly before she died that he finally had a horse who would qualify for a classic race. It is about...
  • Nan Rich says she's in governor's race to stay

    Nan Rich says she's in governor's race to stay
    Nan Rich says she’s in the race to the end. The end, to Rich and more than 100 supporters who gathered Friday evening for the official opening of her campaign office in Weston, is winning the governor’s race in November. “I am...
  • Douglas C. Lyons: Biased drivers give new meaning to road rage

    Are South Florida motorists racist? I didn't want to believe skin color plays a significant role in driving, particularly at a time when many are starting to believe our nation has somehow moved beyond race and racism. But, now I'm not so sure. There may...
  • Dr. Bryan Traubert steps down from Chicago Run

     Dr. Bryan Traubert steps down from Chicago Run
    Chicago Park District board President Dr. Bryan Traubert is stepping down as chairman of Chicago Run, the school-based running program he founded with his wife, U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, in late 2007. Traubert, an ophthalmologist and...
  • 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....
  • Mike Conway wins IndyCar Long Beach Grand Prix

    Mike Conway wins IndyCar Long Beach Grand Prix
    The first half of the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach generally was a stately affair. There were no major accidents, though Sebastien Bourdais slammed into the tire barriers twice, and Ryan Hunter-Reay maintained the lead with apparent ease. Then...
  • Round Lake man's spring break trip to Florida ends with fatal crash

    Round Lake man's spring break trip to Florida ends with fatal crash
    A devoted family man from the north suburbs who was "larger than life" was flying his teenage daughter and a friend to Florida for spring break when he was killed early this morning during a crash that left the two girls injured, according to family and...
  • Billy Corgan's childhood home in Glendale Heights on the market

    Billy Corgan's childhood home in Glendale Heights on the market
    The four-bedroom, raised ranch-style house in west suburban Glendale Heights where Smashing Pumpkins founder and frontman Billy Corgan spent much of his preteen and teenage years has been listed for $175,000. One of the most successful rockers ever to...