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They considered him an expert because he had dealt with Scientologists in politics, according to a St. Petersburg Times story from October 1984. In the '80s, when the ... The largest active community of Osho sannyasins in Florida might be just outside of Miami in Hallandale Beach. They meet every Sunday ...
... per year in 7 different counties in Florida. On Tuesday, Rice visited Pinellas Hope, which came to fruition in response to one of the darkest spots in St. Pete's recent history. In 2007, the St. Pete Police Department slashed and destroyed the tents of a homeless encampment in downtown St. Petersburg.

The U.S. Justice Department is suing a longtime Liberty Tax franchisee who was also involved in corporate efforts, for filing fraudulent tax returns. The agency announced Tuesday that it was suing to permanently bar Steven Doletzky as well as franchisees he trained, Michael A. Garno and Michael A. Bass, ...
A proposal for a Sarasota facility providing permanent housing for the homeless could faces opposition. City commissioners today will discuss an ... Moran earned a bachelor's degree in International Relations and Area Studies from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL. He served for 22 years in the US ...
With Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater seeing growth in tech firms, the area is no longer just a nice place to retire, or a great destination for travel when ... The Clearwater-based Tech Data Corp., which is now the largest company in Florida, is ready and willing to do its part to stimulate innovation, says ...
Florida was among the top five states for defense spending in 2015, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Place them in ... A homeless woman once hid out on the super-secure MacDill base. ... The U.S. Coast Guard has operated out of Bayboro Harbor in St. Petersburg since 1924.

One of the most-Florida of all is the Underwater Egg Hunt and Spring Festival at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center where kids will dive for Easter eggs in ... It topped 150 feet last year, with the prize winner donated to a homeless shelter. ... 8 p.m. Friday at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg.
Under Florida law, juries in capital cases must unanimously recommend a death sentence. Every juror confirmed their vote, thus ... Expert witnesses for the defense testified about the neglect and physical abuse Parilla suffered as a child, at one point living in a homeless shelter. The defense also presented ...
We've spotted an unwelcome trend in Florida politics, and, for once, it doesn't involve the usual suspects — such as guns, illegal immigrants, tax cuts, ... that the St. Petersburg City Council violated the law by holding a closed-door meeting to discuss a controversial ordinance related to shooing homeless ...
Times Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG — For the second time in eight years, the City Council again passed an amendment to its trespassing ordinance on Thursday after losing a long legal challenge. So ends a saga that began in 2011, when city officials were desperate to alleviate the large homeless ...
Florida, one of the most gun-friendly states in the nation, which took 30 years to enact any gun-control measures, whose governor consistently gets the .... that the St. Petersburg City Council violated the law by holding a closed-door meeting to discuss a contested ordinance related to shooing homeless ...
We've spotted an unwelcome trend in Florida politics, and, for once, it doesn't involve the usual suspects. ... A state appellate court last month ruled the St. Petersburg City Council violated the law by holding a closed-door meeting to discuss a controversial ordinance related to shooing homeless people out ...
We've spotted an unwelcome trend in Florida politics, and, for once, it doesn't involve the usual suspects — such as guns, illegal immigrants, tax cuts, ... that the St. Petersburg City Council violated the law by holding a closed-door meeting to discuss a controversial ordinance related to shooing homeless ...
Nearly 60 cities and counties in Florida have passed ordinances barring pet stores from selling animals bred at facilities critics call puppy mills. St. Petersburg is one of these. The idea is to encourage adoption of homeless or abandoned animals in need of a home, or at least ones from reputable breeders ...
Supportive homeless micro-housing projects are springing up in other cities and have proven to be very effective at helping chronic homeless recover from their disabilities. Leading examples include the Celebrate Outreach project in St. Petersburg, The Dwellings in Tallahassee and the Community First ...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Robin Murphy was not shy about asking for new underwear on social media. The volunteer at the Baldwin Women's Center, a transitional house for homeless women in St. Petersburg, knows all too well how quickly anyone's life could change for the worse. “Anyone can be on top ...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The tracks that run from 22nd Ave. N to 30th Ave N in St. Petersburg are a hot zone for police responding to 489 calls for service along the stretch over the past year. “It really bad. I don't feel safe,” said Quyen Truong who owns Quick Way Laundry and has been in business for 25 ...

Emergency shelters open when the temperatures dip below 40 degrees, said Cliff Smith, manager of veterans, social and homeless services for the city of St. Petersburg. The county will determine whether the shelters will remain open Friday based on the temperature. Families with children are asked to ...
TAMPA BAY, Fla. — Chilly weather is back in Tampa Bay and cold weather shelters are opening up. The weather is supposed to dip, leaving many people looking for options to ... Hillsborough County cold weather shelters will open for the homeless and for those who live in homes without adequate heat.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) -- Cornell Devore may be heading to state prison for stealing frozen shrimp from Publix the day after Christmas. And getting to jail wasn't any party either. A St. Petersburg police officer shocked him for at least 21 seconds with a Taser device while he flailed on the ground ...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — Cornell Devore may be heading to state prison for stealing frozen shrimp from Publix the day after Christmas. And getting to jail wasn't any party either. A St. Petersburg police officer shocked him for at least 21 seconds with a Taser device while he flailed on the ground ...
The couple moved into the shelter two weeks ago after taking refuge from the cold in their home state of Indiana, where they were homeless. The shelter is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month. Pinellas Hope, a program of Catholic Charities Diocese of St. Petersburg, is celebrating it's 10-year ...
Police arrested a teenager Thursday in connection with the fatal shooting of a homeless man Monday. Pinellas Park police charged the 16-year-old with first-degree murder in the shooting death of John Asch, 44. The state attorney's office will decide if he will be charged as an adult, according to Spectrum ...
St. Petersburg, Fla., prepares for the possibility of a direct hit. 11:48 a.m.. Another collapsed crane is dangling above Miami buildings and streets. 10:59 a.m.. Braving the gusts in downtown Miami. 11:17 a.m.. Stations keep football on TV despite the hurricane. 10:50 a.m.. Hurricane Irma heads north with 130-mph winds.
But a fresh wave of homeless has emerged downtown in recent months, unique from what he's seen before. Driven in part by a crackdown in St. Petersburg's Williams Park and Clearwater's Crest Lake Park, officials say transients are increasingly migrating to Clearwater's comfortable waterfront, bringing ...
ST. PETERSBURG — Baby in tow, Ariana Turner followed her boyfriend to Florida about 20 months ago to chase dreams of a better life. They never ... A homeless family in Pinellas also faces another hardship: There is no emergency shelter that can take in a family that shows up on its doorstep. The county ...


 

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