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Registration for academic year begins March 4

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REGISTRATION FOR ACADEMIC YEAR BEGINS MARCH 4

New student and kindergarten registration for the 2013-2014 school year begins March 4. Students must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 to start kindergarten this fall. Find out more at pcsb.org or call the district's Student Assignment office at (727) 588-6210.

Accept invitation before Wednesday

Wednesday is a key deadline for thousands of Pinellas students who applied to get into a magnet, fundamental or high school career program next school year. To complete the process, families must accept an invitation. If they don't, their applications will be voided. Accept an invitation at the Student Reservation System at pcsb.org.

Bloom to discuss 'Bombshell' book

Author and leading terrorism scholar Mia Bloom will deliver a lecture on her latest book, Bombshell: Women and Terrorism, at 2 p.m. Monday in Davis Hall on the campus of USF St. Petersburg. The event is free; it is co-sponsored by the Florida Holocaust Museum. In Bombshell, Bloom traces the motivations and influences on women terrorists. She has worked in Turkey, Sri Lanka, Israel and Northern Ireland and speaks eight languages.

School lunch menus

Monday: No school.

Tuesday: Grilled cheese, barbecue pork sandwich, chicken Caesar salad, tomato soup, veggie dippers.

Wednesday: Fish taco, chicken nuggets, fruit and yogurt plate, corn and romaine salad.

Thursday: Corn dog, spaghetti and meatballs, farmers salad, baked beans, veggie dippers.

Friday: Pizza, bean burrito, chicken dipper salad, mixed vegetables, romaine salad.

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Jon Mott wins record fifth Times Turkey Trot 10K

Jon Mott wins record fifth Times Turkey Trot 10K

By BOB PUTNAMCLEARWATER — The Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot has long been a fixture on Jon Mott’s sporting calendar. Not even a 103-degree fever Tuesday could keep him away from the event, in its 39th year. Mott, a record four-time 10k champion, added ...
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Woman killed in Largo motorcycle crash could ‘out-game any dude’

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Valrico intersection closed after car-sized hole opens in road

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Days after a high fever, Jon Mott wins his fifth Times Turkey Trot 10K

Days after a high fever, Jon Mott wins his fifth Times Turkey Trot 10K

CLEARWATER — On Tuesday, Jon Mott had a 103-degree fever. That was not enough to keep him from maintaining his dominance Thursday at the 39th Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot.The former Northeast standout added to his record with his fifth title in the ev...
Updated: 7 hours ago

Update: Mother, toddler hit by car in critical condition at TGH

TAMPA — A mother and one of her two small children who were hit by a car while trying to cross Dale Mabry Highway on Wednesday were still in the hospital on Thanksgiving, according to Tampa General Hospital.Cassandra Marie Spicola, 29, and 18-month-o...
Published: 11/23/17

Pasco County put under immediate tornado warning

The National Weather Service has put out a tornado warning for Pasco County. Thunderstorms capable of producing a tornado and strong winds are expected over Jasmine Estates, New Port Richey and Hudson until 1:15 p.m., according to the NWS warning. Ba...
Published: 11/23/17
Thanksgiving forecast: Rain today, but sunny skies this weekend

Thanksgiving forecast: Rain today, but sunny skies this weekend

It’s going to be a wet Thanksgiving across Tampa Bay, but sunny skies are coming during the long weekend, according to WTSP 10Weather meteorologist Ric Kearbey. 10News WTSPThe latest Tampa Bay-area radar 10...
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