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Pinellas County now offers grants for industrial development

Pinellas County is mostly built out. But new construction could expand by renewing older sites. The Urban Land Institute held its Florida Summit last weekend to explore what communities are doing to attract new businesses...

Pinellas County leaders tackle housing affordability crisis amidst soaring prices

Listen: Pinellas County leaders came together today to discuss housing affordability amidst increasingly unaffordable housing prices. The recent population boom in Florida has had both positive and negative effects, especially for Pinellas County. The county...
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Candidates for state senate seat all want to tackle poverty; just differently

Four Democrats are running for a State Senate seat that includes parts of Hillsborough and South Pinellas Counties. They faced-off at a forum in the Enoch Davis Center in St. Petersburg. But the pre-screened questions...

Fixing the Failure Factories: Pinellas school board candidates offer their plan

Pinellas County School Board candidates are sharing their ideas to change the school system. During a forum last Saturday at Childs Park Recreation Center in Saint Petersburg, three candidates acknowledged dire problems. But they differed...

Pinellas and Hillsborough to join South Florida counties in combating wage theft

By Rob Lorei Hillsborough and Pinellas counties will soon be joining several South Florida counties in passing local ordinances aimed at protecting workers from wage theft. Wage theft is when employees are withheld  rightly owed wages or...

US Department of Education lambastes Pinellas County for educational disparities

Last Friday afternoon U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Campbell Park Elementary, one of the South Saint Petersburg schools singled out in a Tampa Bay Times investigation noting severely underperforming schools. Outgoing US secretary...

‘Failure Factories’ reporters discuss Times’ series on failing schools in Pinellas

On Today’s Radioactivity, Host Rob Lorei speaks with Lisa Gartner and Michael LaForgia, two reporters who worked on the Tampa Bay Times investigative series “Failure Factories”, which chronicles the fallout from a 2007 decision by the Pinellas...

Same-sex couples get legally wed all over Florida

Same-sex couples are rejoicing as they legally tie the knot in Florida today

Pinellas manatee protection zone meeting gets heated pushback from boaters

Some Pinellas County boaters are upset about proposed manatee protection zones.

Labor unions hard at work at Pinellas HOPE on Labor Day weekend

Many Americans marked Labor Day weekend as a start to the football season, a day to fire up the barbeque, and enjoy a national holiday away from work. But the holiday began to honor labor...

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