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Mayor's Youth Showcase of Achievement

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 19, 2019NEW online submission available at Mayor Rick Kriseman, the St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation's #TASCO Teen Programs, and floridacentral Credit Union for an evening of teen entertainment and achievement at the Mahaffey Theater!The Mayor’s Youth Showcase of Achievement highlights Pinellas County’s m... Read more


Bodycam Footage Shows Vallejo Police Shoot Willie McCoy While Asleep in Car

Vallejo Police have released footage of the killing of 20-year-old Willie McCoy, who was in his car at a Taco Bell before six officers shot into his vehicle.
The body cam footage supports claims made by McCoy’s family who said their loved one, who rapped as Willie Bo with group FBG, was not alert when shot.
The footage can be seen below. The shooting begins 19:58 into the video.
Vallejo Po... Read more

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Belle of the Ball 2017 Homecoming Shopping days

Belle of the Ball Project is a 501(C) 3 non-profit organization, which provides homecoming and prom dresses to high school girls in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Polk, Hernando, Citrus. and surrounding counties for their high school dances. Shopping dates are September 23rd, September 30th, October 14th, and October 21st. All shopping days are held on Saturdays. Hours... Read more

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Johns Hopkins Healthy Start Baby Photo Contest

September 27, 2017 - What: Johns Hopkins All Childrens Healthy Start Baby Photo Contest 
 Winners: There will only be 1 grand prize winner whose photo will be featured on the HS 2018 calendar cover. You will also receive a 11x14 framed photo of your child (from the shoot).Twelve runner-ups will be featured during the different months of the year.
Deadline: Photos must be ... Read more

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500 Turkeys Will Be Given Out To Community Families In Need

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Beginning at 10:00 am 
Place: 622 Bypass Drive, Suite 100, Clearwater, FL 33764
The law firm of Carey Leisure & Neal will mark Tuesday, November 21st as their second annual Turkey Drive. This is a day of giving thanks and spreading cheer by handing out 500 turkeys to families who otherwise might not be able to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner. Known f... Read more

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Science Grant to help expand St. Petersburg College program

Aug. 10, 2017 - The National Science Foundation awarded St. Petersburg College a grant last month to help expand its biomedical engineering teachings.
Over the next three years, a nearly $620,000 grant from the foundation is aimed at helping the college develop a new certificate integrating medical device networking and cybersecurity. The college's Tarpon Springs campus is debuting a new biomedica... Read more

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#SpringZoneStPete Community Solution & Youth Empowerment Expo

Community Solution & Youth Empowerment Expo, Spring Zone St.Pete will be the first of its kind in the Bay Area. Click here for more information. 
When: August 19, 2017 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Where: The Mahaffey Theater400 1st Street SoutheastSaint Petersburg, FL, 33701United States
Featuring more than a dozen of Pinellas County's solution-based youth programs and a family-foc... Read more

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USF Recognized as #1 in Florida and #6 in Nation for Black Student Success

August 22, 2017 - 
New report analyzes nearly 700 institutions nationally, highlights USF's achievements
TAMPA, Fla. (March 1, 2017) -- The University of South Florida (USF) has been recognized as a top-performing university — number one in the state of Florida and sixth in the nation — for eliminating the completion gap between black and white students, ... Read more

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Explosion and Black Smoke Reported at Chemical Plant

August 31, 2017 - 
As water began to recede in some parts of flood-ravaged Houston and as Harvey, now a tropical depression, shifted its wrath to the Beaumont-Port Arthur area of Texas, there were reports early Thursday that a chemical plant at risk of exploding had done just that. There were two explosions at the Arkema plant in Crosby, about 30 miles northeast of downtown Houston, around 2 ... Read more

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These Celebrities have already helped raise over $8 million for Houston Flood Victims

August 31, 2017 - Houston may not be known as an entertainment capital. But it has, in one way or another, launched or advanced the careers of some of America's biggest stars. And now, as floodwaters continue to devastate the city, many of these celebs are responding with substantial aid pledges. Houston's most famous native daughter is Beyoncé. In an exclusive statement to th... Read more

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