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Ireland has been at peace for decades: did a Pinellas beach bar play a role?

An encounter at a Pinellas County beach bar is connected to the enduring peace in Ireland after decades of violence during The Troubles.

Pinellas County emergency beach restoration projected to cost over $20 million

The county’s new emergency beach restoration project is projected to cost upwards of $20 million dollars. WMNF's Chris Young reports.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Tues., October 17, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

From crime to care A new wellness hub opened yesterday on the site of a former nightclub associated with crime issues in East Tampa. It will offer a pharmacy, family health services, and a service...
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The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, June 28th, 2023

LISTEN HERE: Climate change and its effect on Florida’s temperature Many heat records are already being broken this summer. Human-caused climate change means a warmer North Atlantic Ocean. But meteorologists are unclear how a periodic...

Pinellas County beach town hosts event to educate pedestrians before holiday

Listen:  The upcoming Fourth of July holiday is expected to bring record travel in Florida, and one beach town in Pinellas County is trying to educate pedestrians on how to stay safe. Treasure Island aims...

Treasure Island LEED Cities Gold certification

Treasure Island implemented changes that improve sustainability which led them to receive the LEED for Cities Gold certification.
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Tuesday, March 14 is Election Day for many Pinellas cities and towns — what you need to know

Tuesday, March 14 is Election Day for many Pinellas cities and towns. Here's what you need to know to vote.
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St. Pete businesses unveil voluntary plastics-reduction program; environmentalists want more

This Thursday, the St. Petersburg City Council will begin to discuss how to reduce the amount of single-use plastics in the city; and Tuesday morning a coalition of restaurant owners and civic groups unveiled a...
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St. Pete plans to be able to handle Hermine-like stormwater event by next summer

The Public Works Administrator of St. Petersburg insists that stormwater improvements over the next year will allow the city to be prepared for another rain event on the scale of Hurricane Hermine by next August;...
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Art project will be part of Hands Across the Sand

Environmentalists who support clean energy, oppose dirty fuels and say no to offshore drilling will join Hands Across the Sand this Saturday at beaches in Pinellas County and elsewhere. The guest on WMNF News’ MidPoint, , Lisa Hinton is...

Pinellas manatee protection zone meeting gets heated pushback from boaters

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

Pinellas beaches to get a sandy facelift

Some Pinellas County beaches are scheduled to get another facelift this summer.

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