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Baywalk protests continue after sidewalk privatization. listen

11/23/09 Joshua Lee Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Last Friday night 20 people with St. Pete for Peace protested outside the Baywalk shopping center, opposing further privatization of sidewalks in downtown St. Pete.

The decision by the St. Petersburg City Council to privatize a portion of the sidewalk near Baywalk has met with resistance from local peace groups who they say they will continue to exercise free speech outside the Baywalk development.

Chris Ernesto with [St. Pete for Peace](www.stpeteforpeace.or...

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Protesters rally against veterans fair listen

08/11/08 Concetta DeLuco
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Rain did not stop hundreds from gathering at East Lake High School on Saturday for the second annual Military Day and Veterans Resources Fair held by Rep. Gus Bilirakis. While most of the crowd was there to enjoy the festivities, about 50 protesters rallied on the edge of the school property.

Rep. Bilirakis said the purpose of the fair was to raise public awareness of the services and benefits available to veterans and their families in Pinellas County. Organizations such as Disabled Amer...

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