Karl Nurse enters Pinellas County School Board race, drawing praise and ire

Nurse, who would succeed Pinellas County School Board Chair Rene Flowers if elected, drew criticism from both leaders in the black community and progressive white leaders, for running in one of the only districts in the county reliably held by an African American representative

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Crist says he’s losing confidence in Florida’s COVID-19 data, calls for more transparency

Rep. Charlie Crist is calling on Florida officials to provide more information about how public health data is being reported among the COVID-19 crisis.

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Pinellas commissioner asks board to reassess boating limit at Fort DeSoto

Pinellas County Commissioner Janet Long is asking other members of the county board to reconsider last week’s decision to limit boating in part of Fort DeSoto Park.

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Equity and COVID-19: How the crisis is affecting communities of color

On this episode, Erik Smith, managing member of Inclusivity LLC joins Chris Steinocher, CEO of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Joe Hamilton, publisher of the St. Pete Catalyst.

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‘Catalyst Sessions’ recap: Paul Wilborn and Eugenie Bondurant

Tuesday on the 40th installment of The Catalyst Sessions, we turned something of a COVID-corner by welcoming back Paul Wilborn and Eugenie Bondurant, who had been the guests on our inaugural program in late March.

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The Shuffle

Elliot Large
TrueFire Studios


Vintage St. Pete

ICYMI: Making ‘Cocoon,’ aka ‘Close Encounters on Golden Pond’

For three months in 1984, young director Ron Howard and cast of senior actors were in St. Pete making a movie about aging ... and aliens.

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Truist doubles commitment to COVID relief

Truist Financial Corp. is providing financial help for nonprofits and small businesses throughout its footprint, including in the west Florida area.

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Covid Map

Covid Cases by Zip Code


St. Pete City Council chairman recovering from heart attack

St. Petersburg City Council Chairman Ed Montanari is recovering at home after he was hospitalized and treated over the weekend for myocardial infarction, the medical term for a heart attack.

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ICYMI: Startup Report Episode 60: Synapse Converge & Seedfunders

Brian Kornfeld & Dave Chitester join Joe Hamilton via Zoom.

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