Bars ordered to close in midst of another record-breaking day of COVID-19 cases

On-premises consumption of alcohol in bars has been suspended statewide, effective immediately, according to a tweet from Secretary of Department of Business and Professional Regulation Secretary Halsey Beshears.

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Sale planned for Bayfront Health St. Petersburg

Community Health Systems Inc. has a deal to sell Bayfront Health St. Petersburg to a subsidiary of Orlando Health.

Financial terms were not disclosed in a news release announcing the deal.

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Front-runners Rayner, Oliver emerge in House District 70 race

Key endorsements and fundraising prowess are pushing candidates Michele Rayner and Mark Oliver into front-runner status in a four-way race for the Florida House District 70 seat.

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Podcast Pedagogy - Episode One: Colonization

Join Hillary Van Dyke down the rabbit hole of American racism.

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‘Catalyst Sessions’ recap: Roger Bartlett

Musician Roger Bartlett has only lived in the St. Petersburg area for two years, but he brought a whole lot of history with him. The prolific singer, songwriter and guitarist was a key member of Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer band in the mid 1970s...

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Drive-through testing begins Monday at Tropicana Field

Beginning June 29, Tropicana Field will be the home to a new COVID-19 test site. Pinellas County, the City of St. Petersburg and the Pinellas County Department of Health are teaming up with BayCare Health System to establish a drive-through COVID-19 collection site at Tropicana Field. It will open to the public Monday.

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Free mask distribution sites set up countywide

With face coverings now required at indoor public places in Pinellas County, masks have become a must-have accessory in fighting the spread of COVID-19.

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Community Voices: The hope for good sleep and sweet dreams in a troubled world


St. Pete 2.0: What should we prioritize as we rebuild? [Survey]

Challenges related to COVID-19, an economic downturn and demands for racial equity and social justice have changed our world in significant ways. Every city in America has an opportunity to emerge from this time in ways that will shape our future, and St. Petersburg seems uniquely suited to meet these challenges...

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Partner Story: IncentiCare projected to save one company $10M in health costs

BeniComp Health Solutions, an InsureTech company in Tampa, is radically transforming healthcare by saving employers millions of dollars while providing smart solutions that improve the health of populations. This 58-year-old startup has created a new health plan that is quickly becoming a proof-of-concept for reformation of the nation’s healthcare system.

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