Monday, November 19, 2018
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Pinellas news briefs

SPC to host pizza night with local candidates

St. Petersburg College will host a "Pizza and Politics" night on Oct. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the SPC Seminole Campus, 9200 113th St. N. All candidates running for Pinellas County Commission, Florida Senate, Florida House of Representatives and Congressional District 13 have been invited and voters are invited to engage in one-on-one conversation with them over free pizza and soda. Register at http://solutions.spcollege.edu.

Tickets for Treasure Islettes annual holiday luncheon on sale

The Treasure Islettes, the women’s club of Treasure Island, will host its annual Hollyfest fundraiser, Candyland — Sweetest Hollyfest Ever, Dec. 1 at the Treasure Island Community Center, 1 Park Place. Tickets cost $15 and include the luncheon and beverage. The event will feature the annual holiday bazaar, crafts, a money tree, 50/50, baskets, jewelry and holiday shopping. Proceeds benefit city beautification projects. For tickets, call BJ Flowers at (863) 420-1226 and Judy Koepkey (615) 556-4977.

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Buccaneers Morning After, Week 11: On Jalen Ramsey, the Monken-49ers connection and Rachel Ray

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Updated: 4 minutes ago
Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: Defense again fails Bucs in loss to Giants

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The Bucs again rack up big yards offensively, but turnovers and defensive shortcomings let them down in a 38-35 loss to the Giants.
Updated: 28 minutes ago
Who’s selling sports goods after midnight on Black Friday? Where do you go to get a tie at 3 a.m.?

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This holiday overview of area retail outlets guides you to the answers
Updated: 1 hour ago
Ernest Hooper: Initiative provides chance to make a better Tampa for pedestrians, cyclists

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Viable, safe alternatives to using a car in Hillsborough County remain as uncommon as snow.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Hawaii woman, 33, falls off motorcycle, is struck and killed on I-4

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Updated: 1 hour ago
Know the Foe: UCF

Know the Foe: UCF

The Knights arrive at Raymond James Stadium on a 23-game win streak
Updated: 2 hours ago
Forecast: A pleasant Thanksgiving week in store for Tampa Bay

Forecast: A pleasant Thanksgiving week in store for Tampa Bay

Expect cloudy skies giving way to sunshine later in the day, with highs approaching 80 with a slight chance of a stray shower and increased humidity, according to the National Weather Service.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Two killed in St. Petersburg crash; portion of 38th Avenue N closed

Two killed in St. Petersburg crash; portion of 38th Avenue N closed

Two people were killed early Monday morning and a portion of 38 Avenue N is closed following a single-car crash.
Updated: 3 hours ago
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For the past 15 years, Lorraine Stevenski has been part of the recipe contest scene.
Updated: 3 hours ago
The Daystarter: All the recount results (including wins by Scott, DeSantis); another new QB, another Bucs loss; Turkey Trots on Thanksgiving day

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Updated: 3 hours ago