Here are the businesses that received funding from Fighting Chance – and some that were denied

St. Pete Catalyst has received a full list of the approved and denied business applications for Fighting Chance. Based on figures provided by City Development Administrator Alan DeLisle, the city approved just under 30 percent of business applications in the first round, and 34 percent of individual applications.

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The Skyway Bridge Tragedy at 40: A five-part series

Brought to you by Bill DeYoung, St. Pete Catalyst Culture Editor and author of "Skyway: The True Story of Tampa Bay's Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought it Down," is a full five-part series on the victims and survivor of the Skyway Bridge disaster.

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What’s ahead for St. Pete’s leisure services as the city reopens

St. Petersburg City Council members got a sneak peek at how administrators hope to gradually reopen city recreation centers and libraries during a workshop this week.

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Impact Catalyst Ep. 14: Bridgette Heller - Shirley Proctor Puller Foundation

Impact Catalyst is where donors, nonprofits, and volunteers gather to get information, search for opportunities, engage and are inspired to transform their community.

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‘Catalyst Sessions’ recap: Cindy Stovall

Friday’s guest on The Catalyst Sessions, Cindy Stovall, is well-known to St. Petersburg and its vast, varied arts community. Since 2014, she’s been the host of the Beauty and the Burg podcast, which has an enormous – and global – audience via the Helium Radio Network.

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The Shuffle

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Beach goers: Sheriff’s office launches a new tool for you

It's the first weekend that Pinellas County beaches are open since mid-March. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is taking a new approach to keep crowds under control.

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40 years after the Skyway Bridge disaster, ‘Mayday: Captain Lerro’ is video-previewed

The first 22 minutes of the 70-minute play will premiere on the Mayday Facebook page at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 9, the 40th anniversary of the disaster. The virtual production was filmed in just two hours while the actor, director, video crew and playwright were all social distancing, six feet apart at Opera Central.

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Electronics manufacturer moves to St. Pete after acquisition

American Fibertek is relocating to St. Petersburg from Somerset, New Jersey as a result of the deal, said Donna Poulos, president and owner of Sunny-Z.

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Facebook and the Folly of Self-Regulation [Wired]

The company's new review board is designed to move slowly and keep things intact.

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