BayNews9St. Petersburg TimesA Conversation with the Candidates,
live on TV from the Palladium

The St. Petersburg Times and Bay News 9 will present a televised Conversation with the Candidates on Wednesday, Aug. 19, from the Palladium Theater at St. Petersburg College. This community forum will provide a wide audience the chance to listen to mayoral candidates as they discuss many of the issues most important to St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay area. Among the questions will be several submitted by citizens online and in videos. Times Political Editor Adam Smith and Bay News 9's Al Ruechel will moderate the conversation, which will air live from 7-8 p.m. in its entirety on Bay News 9 and also be available on Bay News 9 On Demand. Audience tickets will be available to the public in August.

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