St. Petersburg

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Here’s how to get your Hurricane Ian debris picked up in St. Pete

On Monday, St Petersburg will start collecting tree and plant debris from residential homes because of hurricane Ian.
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St. Pete mayor on the redevelopment of the Gas Plant District and the possibility of keeping the Rays

St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch speaks with WMNF about what to expect from the redevelopment of the Gas Plant District.
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Working people in St. Petersburg struggle to afford living in the city in which they work

The Sunshine City is becoming unaffordable for working-class residents, including essential workers in the public sector.
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Thousands of households remain on Tampa and Hillsborough County waitlists for housing vouchers

About 2,500 low-income households remain on a waitlist to receive housing vouchers in Tampa and Hillsborough County.

A new law in St. Petersburg bans landlords from discriminating against housing voucher recipients, but some argue it doesn’t go far enough

Under a new city law, landlords in the increasingly unaffordable city of St. Petersburg can now face a financial penalty for denying housing to applicants who use government assistance, such as Section 8 housing vouchers,...

WaveMakers: Publisher and entrepreneur Joe Hamilton

Joe Hamilton, publisher of the St. Pete Catalyst and developer of MetaCity is bringing the local news to the locals and helping the region  tay connected.

WaveMakers: Jennifer Yeagley, CEO of the St. Petersburg Free Clinic

When it comes to fighting for equitable treatment and a healthier lifestyle, Jennifer Yeagley is at the forefront. She is the CEO of St. Petersburg Free Clinic, an organization helping to give everyone an opportunity...
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Police will use “Dedrone” tech to protect St. Petersburg Grand Prix from drones

Police will use drone detection technology as part of security for the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg in Florida.
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Study on St. Petersburg’s affordable housing crisis

St. Petersburg’s affordable housing crisis was examined by Harvard University students. The study released this month reviewed solutions.

WaveMakers with Aaron Dietrich of St. Petersburg People’s Council

The Tampa Bay area is facing a housing crisis, with rent prices rising and citizens being forcefully evicted from their homes without another place to go. For the past year, the St. Petersburg People’s Council...
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Flashback to five years ago: Women’s March in St. Pete draws crowd of 20,000

20,000 people marched along the waterfront in downtown St. Petersburg in coordination with the Women's March in Washington, D.C.
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No cars allowed along the St. Pete waterfront the next two Saturday evenings

Part of the downtown St. Pete waterfront will be closed to vehicle traffic the next two Saturday evenings.

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