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By The Dispatch On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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Gary Busey, Paul Sorvino headline celebrities headed to St Pete for Sunscreen Film Festival

Sunscreen Film Festival – the longest running mainstream film festival in Tampa Bay –  has announced celebrity guest appearances by Gary Busey, Paul Sorvino with other notable film makers and directors from More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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Sandi Patty previews Forever Grateful tour, music, working with World Vision

Grammy® winner Sandi Patty is currently touring for her farewell tour, Forever Grateful, and took out time to speak with Dispatch Radio about her tour, the move away from music, new interests, partnering with More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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‘Spare Parts’ with George Lopez, Jamie Lee Curtis kicks off Sunscreen Film Festival

The Sunscreen Film Festival – the longest running mainstream film festival in Tampa Bay – has officially announced its selection of films for the 2016 event, which returns to St. Petersburg Thursday, April 28 More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Florida man, Wayne Barfield, steals $1600 Yorkie from pet store, sells it for crack

An expensive, 2-pound dog was stolen from a Florida pet store and when the man was caught by police, he revealed he sold the dog for crack cocaine. Wayne Junior Barfield, 38, was arrested after going in All About More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, January 7th, 2016
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Abrion Witcher arrested in connection with the shooting death of teen Gabriel Wallace

A man wanted in connection with the December shooting death of a Florida teen was arrested at a Pinellas Park motel Wednesday afternoon. St. Petersburg police got a tip through Crimestoppers that Abrion Witcher, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
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Florida Libertarian Party of Pinellas calls for Augustus Invictus to exit party over principles, change registration

The Libertarian Party of Pinellas County (LPPC) calls Augustus Invictus, US Candidate for Senate, to immediately disassociate from the Libertarian Party of Florida (LPF). Seeing as the Executive Committee of the 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 Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
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Libertarian Party of Pinellas County hosts St. Pete City Council Candidate Forum at SPC Gibbs Saturday

The Libertarian Party of Pinellas County will host a St. Pete City Council Candidate Forum on Saturday, August 8th from 11am-1pm. All qualified candidates have been invited to participate. The intent is to promote More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Libertarian Robert Saviola to challenge Kathleen Peters for Florida House seat

Robert Saviola filed his campaign paperwork to declare his candidacy for Florida State House Rep District 69. The area encompasses south-west Pinellas County including a portion of St. Pete. “I wanted to just 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 Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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Florida woman, Rachel Hayes, arrested having hitting grandmother over Facebook ‘disagreement’

A Florida woman was arrested after striking her grandmother during a disagreement over Facebook. The drunk woman now faces charges of felony battery of an elderly person. Rachel Hayes, 27, was told by her grandmother More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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Libertarians to host Town Hall for Florida State House Candidates

Pinellas County, FL, August 14, 2014:The Libertarian Party of Pinellas County Executive Committee is officially inviting the public and local media to attend our final installment of the Town Hall Voter Education More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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Florida Libertarians organize Town Hall in Pinellas for Voter Education

The Libertarian Party of Pinellas County Executive Committee is honored to announce the continuation of their Town Hall Voter Education Series events with the School Board Candidate Forum being held on August 3, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Elementary school teacher, Lesley Brown, caught in bathroom with teen, nude photos found on phone

A Florida fourth grade teacher at has been arrested after police said nude photos and “lewd” text messages were found on a 17-year-old boy’s phone. Lesley Brown, 45, a teacher at Fuguitt Elementary More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Vacationing Massachusetts man, George Baletsa, drowns off of Florida beach

Authorities have identified a 46-year-old man who drowned off the coast of Florida as a Massachusetts man on vacation. George Balesa and Linda Frazier George Baletsa was reportedly vacationing with his family, playing More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Dr Steven Schwartz death still unsolved, described as ‘mystery’

The Tampa paper’s headline read “Physician’s death in waterfront home a mystery” and readers will be certain to search the details for themselves. Rebecca Schwartz found her husband, Dr. More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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John Patti, missing Florida boater, found dead after saving his dog

Authorities reported Sunday that they have recovered the body of a missing boater from Lake Tarpon. John P. Patti, 70, was reported missing on Saturday after 4 p.m. after leaping into the water to rescue his dog. 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 Brian Cole On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Lucas Overby to be lone challenger to David Jolly as Democrat drops out of race

Due to an unforeseen set of circumstances in the last two days, Libertarian Congressional Candidate Lucas Overby, who had originally intended to wait until 2016 to run for the Congressional District 13 (CD–13) More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Marquez Dunbar joins teens Xavier Peterson, Antonio Peterson, Jazmine Burney in stabbing case arrests

Another person has been arrested in in connection to last week’s attack on an 83-year-old man in Pinellas Park, florida. Marquez Dunbar St. Petersburg police arrested 20-year-old Marquez Dunbar Monday overnight after More...


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