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Pinellas beaches to get a sandy facelift listen

06/11/14 Samuel Johnson
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Tags: treasure island, Pinellas County, beach, US Army Corps of Engineers, nourishment, sand, erosion, sea turtle, easement

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Some Pinellas County beaches are scheduled to get another facelift this summer. During an information session Tuesday night at city hall, Treasure Island citizens were enthusiastic about the beach renourishment but they still have some concerns.

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy and Tropical storm Debby, Pinellas beaches took a beating. Ten million dollars in federal emergency funds has been earmarked to pump fres...

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Treasure Island drum circle regulars worried about arrests and regulations listen

07/06/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Drum enthusiasts who flock to Treasure Island on Sunday nights might be facing more regulations. City officials are already beefing up police presence at the weekly drum circle.

According to Treasure Island city manager Reid Silverboard, participation at the long-time drum circle gathering has soared to more than 400 people over the past month and it’s starting to cause problems. He said that forced the city to increase police ...

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