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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
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Luke Smallbone talks For King & Country awards, Winter Jam, ‘Priceless’

After an exciting award season, For King & Country took home two Grammy Awards and three K-LOVE Fan Awards. Luke Smallbone talked with Dispatch Radio about the experience, heading out on tour and rejoining with More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Doreen DiPolito Announces Run for Clearwater City Council

Clearwater City Councilwoman Doreen DiPolito will run for Clearwater City Council Seat 2, the seat she currently holds. DiPolito has been a Clearwater resident since 1972 and in February of 2012, she ran unopposed More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Libertarian, author Adam Kokesh sets Clearwater free event next week

The Libertarian Party of Pinellas County is hosting a meet and greet with Adam Kokesh, Iraq Veterans Against the War, “Adam vs the Man” Talk Show Host, Libertarian Activist, Marine, and Author of “Freedom!” Come More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 7th, 2015
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Merrell Vannier outs Scientology secrets, leads call for David Miscavige resignation

Merrell Vannier reveals secrets of church takeover and absolute control by David Miscavige in fascinating exposé, Arrows in the Dark. Scientology has always been a high profile religion. This is especially true More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, December 27th, 2014
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Body on Florida beach identified as Cliford Minej, a cruise ship worker

The man’s body which washed up on a Florida beach Friday morning has been identified as an Indian man who worked for a cruise line, a Clearwater Police Department spokesman said. Cliford B. Minej, 27, was More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Florida identify four arrested in beach shooting

Four men have been arrested and will face charges after two people will hurt in a shooting on Clearwater Beach in Florida. Clearwater police spokeswoman Joelle Castelli says the Monday evening shootings were between More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Granville Ritchie, murderer of Felecia Williams, accused of sexual contact with another girl

The man arrested for the murder of a Florida 9-year-old, found dead near Clearwater, will face now face additional charges of sexual misconduct. Authorities say Thursday a girl came forward to allege the man had More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Julious Johnson identified as driver who struck and killed Florida crossing guard, Doug Carey

Police have increased patrols and coverage near an intersection where a tragic accident left the crossing guard dead and two children injured. Douglas Carey was a retired police officer and police now detail the More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Missing girl Felecia Williams, ‘Sugar Plum’ identified as body found in Florida waters

The naked, small body was found off of the Courtney Campbell Causeway near Clearwater spelled disaster for a family hopeful that their missing 9-year-old girl would be found safe. Police identified the body as More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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Florida elementary students bring LEGO robots to life, thanks to grant from Suncoast

PRESS RELEASE: Fourth and fifth graders at Leila Davis Elementary are bringing LEGO robots to life by participating in an evidence-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program funded by More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Clearwater TigerDirect.com store honored as ‘superior,’ awards $25K to Curtis Fundamental Elementary School

“Superior Performance” was the description of the TigerDirect.com Clearwater store in a nationwide Intel training competition. As a Sunday celebration at The Sage for the staff, TigerDirect.com, the go-to retailer More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 18th, 2013
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Geri Trautlein, Clearwater woman donates $1 million for Capitol Theatre restoration

Capitol Theatre in downtown Clearwater received a $1 million gift to help fund restoration Wednesday. The theater may be 92 years old, but it received the largest single gift so far to the restoration of the city-owned More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
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Ellis Vaughn, Clearwater Man crashes car into Dillards at Florida mall, trying to kill himself

The hole remains at the Dillard’s in Clearwater, Florida when a man crashed his car into the building as part of a failed suicide attempt photo WFLA video coverage Investigators say a man who drove his car More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
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Florida toddler injured by lawnmover, Ireland Nugent, will endure more surgeries

The little girl whose legs were severed by a lawn mower has suffered a setback as she recovers from her injuries. Doctors discovered that a skin graft on Ireland Nugent’s right leg was not successful, leading More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, November 5th, 2012
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Walter Smith, Florida tattoo artist, banned from school career day: ‘it’s an alternate lifestyle’

Walter Smith is a tattoo artist in Clearwater, Forida and has several tattoos and piercing himself. screenshot ABC News coverage Over several years he has participated in school functions as the Great American Teach-in More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
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Clearwater murder suicide claimed Zander and Zayden Brown, two McMullen Booth Elementary students

Clearwater police arrived to a horrific scene, which was later determined to be a murder suicide. Zander Brown myspace photo Dawn Brown murdered her two boys, Zander and Zayden Brown and then hung herself. Police More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
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Clearwater mom, Dawn Brown, and her two children dead in murder suicide

Clearwater residents are shocked as a mother has murdered her two children before killing herself. According the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call shortly after 2 a.m. and they More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 20th, 2012
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Rick Scott leads attack on human trafficking in Florida, suspends 81 massage therapists’ licesnses

Florida Governor Rick Scott suspended the licenses of 81 massage therapists with fraudulent licenses during a crackdown against human trafficking. Photo/Sawso.org No arrests have been made and no incidents of prostitution More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 25th, 2012
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Photos of Tropical Storm Debby on Florida

Pinellas County resident woke up to flooded streets and were cautioned of areas of standing water, road blockages and travel delays. Photo/C Maraghy The slow moving tropical storm, Debby, has dumped tons of rain More...


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