Poverty declines, but income inequality grows in Tampa-St. Pete

The gap between the wealthiest and poorest households in the Tampa-St. Petersburg Clearwater metropolitan area has swelled in the past nine years, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Coffee Pot Turkey Trot returns for third year on Thanksgiving morning

When the Coffee Pot Turkey Trot began in 2017, parents in the North Shore Elementary PTA knew it would be popular, but they had no idea how popular.

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What Heisman Trophy runner-up Casey Weldon learned from football that helped him build his Tampa business

When Casey Weldon was quarterback for the Florida State University Seminoles in the late 1980s and early ’90s, he learned valuable lessons that stayed with him as he built a successful business in Tampa.

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ICYMI: Episode 54: Duncan McClellan, Glass Artist [St. Pete X]

Through the looking glass: Placemaking and the business of art with St. Pete's own Duncan McClellan

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Phoenix rising: Seaside Seabird Sanctuary flies on its own

Between 2,500 and 3,000 wild birds arrive at Seaside Seabird Sanctuary every year, some dropped off in cardboard boxes by citizens who’ve discovered them injured or otherwise incapacitated, others picked up by volunteers on call, trained in the delicate art of handling large, frightened, feathered creatures in distress.

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The Shuffle

L.B. Sierra
Colliers International Tampa Bay


The Hustle

Crystal Bailes (GEMS)

Crystal Bailes is the CEO and founder of Girls Empowered Mentally for Success (GEMS), a local nonprofit organization that has provided support for at-risk adolescent girls for more than 15 years.

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Prospera is the largest statewide nonprofit in Florida specializing in providing bilingual assistance to Hispanic entrepreneurs who are trying to establish or expand their businesses.

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Chip Webster
Tiger 21

Focus: Dog Racing

Dog Racing Died Without A Funeral [Deadspin]

Just a few weeks ago Deb had 102 dogs in her kennel. Now there were half as many. By tomorrow, there would be no dogs.

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PitchLyst Company: TableDot

TableDot is a platform that connects on-demand private chefs with people wanting to have an in-home dinner party. TableDot allows hosts to search exactly what they want to serve at their dinner party, mix and match different menu choices and appetizers so that by the end of booking they know exactly what they are going to serve their guests and how much it is going to cost.

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