Kriseman signs mask order for public, pressures Pinellas County to follow suit

“Please know, while we will be doing education for a few days and giving everyone time to find or create a face covering, we will begin enforcing this order this weekend,” Kriseman said. “So please, take it seriously.”

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Pinellas County docs tackle COVID-19 myths

There are more positive COVID-19 cases simply because there are more tests. Young people won’t suffer serious consequences if they get COVID-19. “Herd immunity” is the best way to approach the virus.

Two top Pinellas County public health officials debunked those statements and others during a 45-minute Facebook Live discussion Tuesday morning.

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DeSantis: Liquor licenses at risk for bars and restaurants in violation of state guidelines

Halsey Beshears, Secretary of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, said that there have been 106 complaints statewide about bars and restaurants violating state guidelines. One bar in Orlando that is tied to 41 cases of COVID-19 had its liquor license suspended Monday night.

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‘Catalyst Sessions’ recap: Mountain Holler

One of the bay area’s most unique performers, Mark Etherington is a singer, songwriter and guitarist who combines all three disciplines into an atmospheric dreamscape, thick with applied reverb, sounds that bear little to no resemblance to the strumming and/or tuneful picking of your average folkie.

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Former Army medic chronicles her poetic journey through a PTSD minefield

As she makes all too clear in her book The Invisible Wounds of War: My Redemption, Smith-Tillery’s experiences were horrific. She saw things that will never leave her subconscious.

This began a lengthy journey to deal with – there is no “cure” – her chronic PTSD.

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District 7 candidates to face off at Pinellas County School Board candidate forum

The race to replace Pinellas County School Board Chair Rene Flowers in District 7 is heating up as the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club hosts another virtual candidate forum Wednesday.

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Developers offer ideas for a south St. Pete redevelopment

Four developers have responded to the city of St. Petersburg’s request for proposals for a redevelopment plan for Tangerine Plaza.

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Abercrombie Park expansion promotes education and recreation


Community Voices: Accountability and Action During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The racial disparity data for Pinellas County paints a bleak picture: Blacks are 3.85 times (2.37 times in Hillsborough County) more likely to be COVID-19 positive than whites.

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Adam Grant on how jobs, bosses and firms may improve after the crisis [The Economist]

A legacy of the coronavirus may be more work satisfaction, more ethical leadership and a deeper sense of trust

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