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St. Pete to add optional curbside recycling for a price listen

09/02/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Being green hasn’t been easy for those living in St. Petersburg, where most residents have to sort, then lug their recyclables to a recycling center. Today, that changed. The city will soon offer curbside recycling – for a fee.

It was a unanimous decision, which St. Pete City Council member Steve Kornell summed up well: it's long overdue.

The City Council has entered into a 2-year agreement with the Florida division of Waste Services Incorporated, the third largest solid waste manag...

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Activists Discuss Upcoming Baywalk Decision listen

09/30/09 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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The occupancy of the once-thriving complex is now at a dismal thirty percent. Some believe the only way to save it is to allow the owners of Baywalk to take over the sidewalk that skirts the main entrance; a site known for political demonstrations. Others, like NAACP president Ray Tampa, say the move would be blatantly unconstitutional and deliver a clear message about where the city’s true intentions lie.


A coalition of groups that include the International People’s Democratic U...

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