Thursday, November 15, 2018
News Roundup

Pinellas news briefs

MarketSpace For Good opens in St. Petersburg

MarketSpace For Good will celebrate its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. Along with showcasing the products of local entrepreneurs, the retail space at 6785 46th Ave N in St. Petersburg will include an entrepreneurial mentorship program for people who have aged out of foster care through The Benevolution Foundation, Inc. It also will showcase local artists, artisans and entrepreneurs, and will include book signings by local authors whose works will be regularly available. For more information on the literary works being showcased, contact Tom Cuba at (813) 906-0353 or email [email protected]

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Port Tampa Bay negotiating to move ConAgra flour mill to Port Redwing

Port Tampa Bay negotiating to move ConAgra flour mill to Port Redwing

After 80 years in downtown Tampa, the ConAgra flour mill could be moving to Port Redwing near Apollo Beach, clearing the way for a future expansion of Water Street Tampa.
Updated: 2 minutes ago
Lee is renamed Tampa Heights Elementary School

Lee is renamed Tampa Heights Elementary School

TAMPA - Even the vote to rename Lee Elementary School - a treasured institution that weathered a devastating fire and a year-long relocation - did not happen without twists and turns.Tuesday's decision to call the rebuilt school Tampa Heights Element...
Updated: 3 minutes ago
Death investigation underway in Palm River-Clair Mel

Death investigation underway in Palm River-Clair Mel

The crime scene is near S 16th Avenue and Margaret Street. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has released few details.
Updated: 6 minutes ago
Animal activist who threw fisherman's catch back in the water on trial in Clearwater Friday

Animal activist who threw fisherman's catch back in the water on trial in Clearwater Friday

Michael Leaming threw a fisherman's catch back in the water to “save it,” went viral with millions of views, and now faces trial for what he did.
Updated: 18 minutes ago

Friday’s letters: Stop the ridiculous rise in drug prices

Here are Friday’s letters to the editor
Updated: 25 minutes ago
George Kotis resigns for the second time at Tarpon Springs

George Kotis resigns for the second time at Tarpon Springs

Tarpon Springs football coach George Kotis has resigned after three seasons. Kotis made the decision Tuesday night. He went 13-16 in his second stint with the program.This season, Kotis had to do some long-distance coaching. For about a month, he was...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Major shakeup at WDAE: Peterson out, Diaz and Beckles return

Major shakeup at WDAE: Peterson out, Diaz and Beckles return

Ron & Ian returns and J.P. Peterson is out as WDAE shakes up its lineup.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Florida recount results: Bill Nelson still in hunt for U.S. Senate, Ron DeSantis to win governor

Florida recount results: Bill Nelson still in hunt for U.S. Senate, Ron DeSantis to win governor

Also, Nikki Fried and Matt Caldwell remain in too-close-to-call race for Florida Agriculture Commissioner
Updated: 1 hour ago
Holder Bryan Anger is Lucy to Bucs’ ever-revolving list of Charlie Browns

Holder Bryan Anger is Lucy to Bucs’ ever-revolving list of Charlie Browns

Bryan Anger has had a toe-eyed view of the Bucs place-kicking woes over the past three seasons as the holder on field goals and extra points.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Cubs/ex-Rays manager Joe Maddon again helping Tampa Bay area homeless with Thanksmas events

Cubs/ex-Rays manager Joe Maddon again helping Tampa Bay area homeless with Thanksmas events

Maddon and his Respect 90 Foundation will provide PDQ meals, backpacks and socks at several area centers.
Updated: 2 hours ago