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By The Dispatch On Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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Judge Kenneth Bell, State Sen Jack Latvala say Amendment 2 protects ‘pot candy’ and is a ‘dangerous precedent’

During a press conference former Florida Supreme Court Justice Kenneth B. Bell and State Sen. Jack Latvala (R-St. Petersburg) urged Floridians to vote no on the scam that is Amendment 2. Justice Bell and Sen. Latvala More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 11th, 2016
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Fathom Events, SpectiCast presents ‘St Peter’s and The Papal Basilicas of Rome’ with ‘Art and Architecture in Cinema’ series

Fathom Events and SpectiCast present the last tour of the “Art & Architecture in Cinema” series on July 14, 2016 as “St. Peter’s and The Papal Basilicas of Rome” from the third season of Seventh More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Quotes: Media outlets attack Donald Trump over response to Orlando shooting

Following the tragic mass shooting in Orlando, Donald Trump by many newspaper outlets, saying the GOP candidate “…descended this week to a new low of bigotry, fear-mongering and conspiracy-peddling.” New More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Joshua Malone arrested after fleeing Florida police, crashes and totals new police ATV

Two men are under arrest Monday afternoon after they sped away from a traffic stop, crashed into a new St. Petersburg police vehicle (ATV) and tried to flee. Joshua Malone was charged while his passenger was released More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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St. Petersburg man is alive this Donate Life Month, Thanks to the generosity of an organ donor

The life of a musician is peppered with excitement. The thrill of traveling around the globe and sharing one’s musical gifts with throngs of fans is rewarding and cathartic. This was the case for St. Petersburg More...

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 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 Sierra Jones On Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Bail set for Allison Hoffman in tow truck hit-and-run death of Roger Perez-Borroto

The woman suspected of hitting a tow truck driver on the Howard Frankland Bridge and leaving him for dead early Monday admitted to being behind the wheel, according to court documents. Allison Huffman, 36, acknowledged 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 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 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 Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
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Jeremy Mayers murder: Brittany Detwiler sentenced to 15 years for luring man to his death

The third Florida teen linked to the brutal murder of Jeremy Mayers has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for second-degree murder after luring man she friended on Facebook. Brittany Detwiler, now 19, used a More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Florida woman, Ramona Braswell, arrested after using taser on 3-year-old nephew

A Florida woman was arrested this weekend after using a Taser on 3-year-old toddler’s left arm, causing visible injuries. She was laughing when the mother entered the room. Ramona Braswell, 39, of St. Petersburg 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...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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St Pete Florida moves to end red light cameras, the battle over refunds is ongoing

In a lopsided 6-2 vote, St Petersburg City Council members joined Mayor Rick Kriseman in ending the red light camera program, no later than September 30. public domain photo Kriseman sent a memo to council Wednesday More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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‘rePLAY Symphony of Heroes’ will debut in St Pete, features music from popular video games

PRESS RELEASE: “rePLAY: Symphony of Heroes”—the spiritual successor to one of the most acclaimed concerts to ever hit the stage, “Play! A Video Game Symphony”—is an exciting new concert series that celebrates More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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Anna Frank’s stepsister, Eva Schloss comes to Florida to discuss holocaust

PRESS RELEASE: The stepsister and childhood friend of Anne Frank, Holocaust survivor and author, Eva Schloss will be speaking in St. Petersburg on Monday evening, February 10 at The Palladium Theatre.  Her compelling More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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David Jenson, Florida homeless man throws brick through hotel window, says ‘zombies were chasing him’

A St Pete, Florida man was arrested after throwing a brick at a Hilton hotel window Wednesday morning.   The homeless man, David Allen Jensen, age 41, used a donut-shaped piece of concrete to break glass outside More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 25th, 2013
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Mark Johnson, Florida killed by falling elevator, remembered as ‘great family man’

Described as both shocking and heartbreaking, the TradeWinds Resort on St. Pete Beach is the scene of bizarre accident which left a man dead. Mark Allen Johnson, father of two, was crushed to death by an elevator More...


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