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When students make racially insensitive comments, should schools be held accountable?

Actions may speak louder than words, but in the age of social media, the opposite may be true.

Since Tuesday, Stetson University College of Law has been under fire after a video of student making racially insensitive comments surfaced online. Although Stetson leaders announced on social media that they were aware of the "disturbing" posts and said they were actively looking into the situation, angry tweets and Facebook comments demanding action continue to flood the school's social media pages.

Duke Energy Florida unveils $1 billion plan to expand solar power

Duke Energy Florida unveils $1 billion plan to expand solar power

‘Catalyst Sessions’ recap: Jerid Fox of American Stage

‘Catalyst Sessions’ recap: Jerid Fox of American Stage

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Businesses largely complying with mask orders, with a few exceptions

As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to rise, the City of St. Petersburg is taking a proactive approach to ensure businesses are doing their part to keep the community safe.

James Corbett, director of the city’s Codes Compliance Assistance Department, said his team of 22 investigators is going door to door at businesses in the city’s 21 zones. They’re checking to see if businesses have posted their COVID mitigation plan at the front door and that employees are wearing masks. Both measures are required under executive orders from Mayor Rick Kriseman.

Seedfunders’ Irv Cohen helps close the opportunity gap

On this episode, Irv Cohen, co-founder and managing partner of Seedfunders in St. Petersburg, joins Chris & Joe, to talk about the new Seedfunders' Opportunity Fund.

Dairy Queen, Walmart execs join Bloomin’ Brands board
PSCU buys payment card support firm
Tropicana Field concessionaire cuts hours, lays off workers
Ticketing system planned for new St. Pete Pier

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The Catalyst Sessions: Staci Sabarsky

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Suncoast Tiger Bay – Coming Together

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