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St. Petersburg extends bar hours, rejects greater parking lot regulation

ST. PETERSBURG - The party is going to last a little longer now that the City Council has approved extending bar hours to 3 a.m.

The council voted 6-2 Thursday (Leslie Curran and Herb Polson were the dissenters) to make last call an hour later. Read the full story here.

The council rejected a proposal by Wengay Newton to make parking attendants at private lots wear identification and register with the city to prevent a parking scam he witnessed last month at the Tampa Bay Rays home opener. Read the full story here.

Michael Van Sickler, Times staff writer


[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 12:35pm]


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