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Four St. Pete City Council races are on the 2021 ballot: listen to the candidates here

WMNF aired a forum with the candidates running for St. Pete City Council in 2021.

Get vaccinated in St. Pete and get a month of free downtown parking

At the City of St. Petersburg's vaccination event on Sunday, August 22, get vaxxed and get a month of free parking.
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St. Pete Mayor asks state for help to clean up massive fish kill from red tide

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman suggests that the cost so far of the cleanup of tons of dead fish from an ongoing red tide outbreak is “six figures.” He’s asking the state for help. Kriseman...
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Pop-up COVID-19 vaccination sites in St. Pete

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County has announced two pop-up community vaccination clinics on May 1 and May 9 in St. Petersburg. The health department says the purpose is to “make COVID-19 vaccinations...

As specter of HB1 looms, St. Pete protestors return to streets demanding justice for Daunte Wright

With the specter of Florida’s HB1 “anti-riot” bill looming, protestors in St. Pete returned to the streets Friday to demand justice for Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old Black man killed by police in a Minneapolis Suburb,...

St. Petersburg community holds memorials to honor bicyclist killed in November crash

A number of bars and restaurants in downtown St. Petersburg this week are holding fundraisers to honor the life of Chad Bennett, a bicyclist who was killed in a crash last month. Bennett was a...

St. Pete residents say ‘Enough is Enough’ violence in the city

St. Petersburg residents led by a few city council members gathered Saturday to say “Enough is Enough” violence in the city. The movement comes just days after a 20-year-old Black man was killed on the...

Trump supporters gather in Downtown St. Pete to counter Black Lives Matter activists in tense, but peaceful night

One week after a counter-protester pulled a gun during a Black Lives Matter march in downtown St. Petersburg, activists and counter-protest groups again clashed in St. Pete Saturday. With an increased police presence, no violence...

St. Pete protesters supporting Breonna Taylor face threats from police supporters and more vehicles after viral video

Before they marched, they prayed. Protesters marched with renewed vigor this week after a grand jury in Kentucky chose to not bring charges against officers who killed Breonna Taylor. Listen: After four straight months of...

Today only: free mask distribution in St. Pete

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources If you need a reusable face covering to keep you protected during the coronavirus pandemic, you can get a free reusable one in St. Pete. St. Petersburg...
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New York Governor sends coronavirus testing help to St. Petersburg

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources Sufficient testing for coronavirus in Florida remains a challenge. In an effort to help with that, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that his state is...
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St. Pete city council candidate forum at USF SP

On WMNF’s MidPoint Monday we hear from seven of the eight candidates running for St. Petersburg City Council. The audio from a League of Women Voters forum at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg...

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