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St. Pete 2.0 Results: Silver linings and surprises from six months of Covid-19 (Part Three)

It’s easy to see the negative impact Covid-19 has had in our community. Some of us have lost friends and family members while others were forced to close the businesses they worked so hard to build. And then there’s that pervasive sense of uncertainty that hangs over all of us as the pandemic drags on with no end in sight.

But like in most bad situations, there’s usually a silver lining if we’re willing to look hard enough for it, and in part three of our St. Pete 2.0 survey, that’s exactly what we asked people to do. We also inquired about the biggest surprises they’ve experienced since the pandemic began. Here’s what we discovered:

St. Pete’s Anderson Group settles into a new home in Grand Central District

St. Pete’s Anderson Group settles into a new home in Grand Central District

St. Pete manufacturer plans expansion, more jobs

St. Pete manufacturer plans expansion, more jobs

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Pinellas commissioners keep mask requirement, delegate emergency authority

A mandatory face covering ordinance has saved lives in Pinellas County, according to the chief medical officer at HCA Healthcare West Florida.

Dr. Larry Feinman was among a panel of doctors who told the Pinellas Board of County Commissioners that masks and social distancing are the primary tools available to control the spread of Covid-19 and that those tools are working in the county.

‘Catalyst Sessions’ recap: Jessica Thonen

Tuesday on The Catalyst Sessions, our guest was Eckerd College professor of theater Jessica Thonen, who co-wrote her students’ first production of the semester, the ambitious, all-virtual Into the Wind. Presented Sept. 24-27, Into the Wind is directed by Thonen’s co-writer, New York choreographer Jenn Rapp.

Political Party with Adam Smith: ‘We’re being heard, but not yet respected’

The protest movement that's taken to Tampa Bay's streets and to local budget hearings is just getting started. "I feel like we're being heard. I feel like we are not seen as powerful enough yet,"  St. Petersburg-based community organizer and activist Ashley Green said in the latest episode of Political Party with Adam Smith.

Pinellas commissioners approve 2021 budget
UPC Insurance takes a hit from six storms
Pinellas County Schools to offer workshop for people interested in becoming teachers
Tampa General in line for tech upgrades in deal with Philips
Pinellas County names new assistant county administrator

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