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Citizens weigh in on Pinellas County steep budget cuts listen

03/04/10 Concetta DeLuco
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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In the face of a steep budget cut, Pinellas County citizens and government officials came together last night. The first of three budget meetings to discuss the county’s options was held at Palm Harbor University High School. The result was mixed views and heated debates.

Pinellas County faces a $60 million budget cut for the 2011 fiscal year which begins this October 1st. County Administrator, Robert LaSala, said the deficit comes from less property tax revenue, the main source of income ...

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Pinellas candidates debate in Clearwater listen

09/19/08 Concetta DeLuco
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Words were their weapon of choice as the candidates for several Pinellas County offices battled it out in Clearwater on Thursday evening. Candidates for county commissioner, sheriff and property appraiser participated.

The evening heated up as the candidates for sheriff took the stage amid a small crowd of Pinellas County residents. Randall Jones is the Democratic candidate; he served in the Sheriff’s Office for 18 years. When asked about how racism within the Sheriff's Office will be dea...

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