News

Jabil’s playbook for a trade war

Jabil is prepared to move production out of China, if customers ask the St. Petersburg-based electronics manufacturing services company to do so.

Mark Mondello, Jabil’s CEO, described how the company is responding to concerns about tariffs during an interview at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference Tuesday in San Francisco

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Want to know how the Tampa Bay economy is shaping up? Ask an architect.

Architects are the bellwether for economic development, and the trend they are seeing in the Tampa-St. Pete area is one of long-term strong growth.

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Why St. Pete’s Triad dropped its middle name

One of the largest marketing firms in the Tampa-St. Pete area has a new brand identity.

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Media

The story behind 1A’s live broadcast: A showcase of what makes St. Pete great

On Monday, the University of South Florida St. Petersburg hosted a live recording of one of the most popular shows circulated by NPR, WAMU’s 1A. But the story of the morning was less the show itself and more the impressive showcase of guests, a veritable parade of talent and expertise local to St. Pete, who shared their perspectives on some of the most pressing issues of our time.

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Culture

Bluegrass greats Dailey & Vincent roll into town

In advance of Dailey & Vincent’s Feb. 18 concert at the Palladium Theater, Darrin Vincent called to chat about their distinctly American form of music, and why it speaks to people all over the world.

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The Shuffle

Stephanie Hedblom
Triad

Zaps

The Hustle

Gregory Spadaccini

Greg Spadaccini runs a coffee shop, but he knows that it's about more than coffee - it's about community.

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Profile

USFSP

University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, offers graduate and undergraduate programs to students in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg.

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Influencer

Kim Anstett
Nielsen

Focus: Taxes

New York Millionaires Tell Albany: Tax Us, Please [New York Times]

ALBANY — A millionaire walks into the State Capitol and says, “Raise my taxes.”

Please.

This was no joke: The millionaire was Morris Pearl, a former BlackRock executive who is the chairman of Patriotic Millionaires, a group dedicated to pushing for higher taxes on businesses and the ultrarich.

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Events

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St. Pete edtech firm aims to create the ‘Netflix of education’

Two teachers with a combined three decades of classroom experience have created an online resource that gives parents tools to help their elementary school children.

Cohesion Education is a subscription-based online library filled with videos on math, reading, and writing concepts for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, and intended to give parents insight into what their kids are learning. The lessons are created and taught by certified teachers.

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