St. Pete City Council urges caution in first look at nearly $300 million operating budget for upcoming year

St. Petersburg will face some hard decisions on the city budget for the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1, several city council members said during a workshop Tuesday.

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The Skyway Bridge tragedy at 40: ‘He could’ve swam somewhere’

The story of Seminole businessman James A. Pryor, who died on May 9, 1980. Part two in a series.

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Demolished: The Redington Long Pier passes into history

Demolition of the Redington Long Pier is nearly complete, the latest volley in a contentious battle between the owner of the historic structure and the Redington Shores Town Commission.

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Impact Catalyst Ep. 13 - Lindsey Grove and Maryellen Gordon [video]

The latest episode of Impact Catalyst features Linsey Grove and Maryellen Gordon of the League of Women Voters

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‘Catalyst Sessions’ recap: Colleen Cherry

Florida Bjorkestra singer Colleen Cherry raised more than $1,400 for SPCA Tampa Bay - by writing and performing original songs about people's pets.

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The Shuffle

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Electronics manufacturer moves to St. Pete after acquisition

Sunny-Z Inc., a St. Petersburg-based technology company, has acquired American Fibertek, a technology manufacturing firm that makes crucial digital network hardware.

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FlixBus to expand to St. Petersburg

FlixBus, a low-cost intercity bus service headquartered in Germany, recently launched its Florida service in Miami, Jacksonville, Tampa, Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale and Sarasota. Now, it’s looking to further expand service to St. Petersburg, Tallahassee and Gainesville.

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Covid-19 Cases by Zip Code


Seedfunders closes three deals in one week

Seedfunders, a St. Petersburg-based early stage investment firm, had its best week ever last week in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Pinellas Community Foundation talks relief funding and Mothers Day arts event

On this episode, Duggan Cooley, CEO of Pinellas Community Foundation joins Chris Steinocher, CEO of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Joe Hamilton, publisher of the St. Pete Catalyst to talk about the Fighting Chance Fund, the Tampa Bay Resiliency Fund and Creative Pinellas’ “We Are Family” Mother’s Day event.

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