The Skyway Bridge tragedy at 40: The survivor

#Know: The extraordinary story of Gulfport's Wesley MacIntire, the lone survivor of the 1980 Sunshine Skyway Bridge disaster.

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Sheriff’s office launches a new tool for beach visitors

We’re coming up on 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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What Tampa-St. Pete residents want in order to get ‘back to normal’

Cleaning is in and crowds are out, according to a new survey by the Tampa Bay Partnership.

Nearly four out of five area residents — 79 percent — said businesses would have to intensify cleaning and disinfection in order for them to feel comfortable to return to normal activities.

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Homelessness and Covid-19: Resources and how to access Pinellas CARES dollars

On this episode, Susan Myers, CEO of Homeless Leadership Alliance of Pinellas joins Chris Steinocher, CEO of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Joe Hamilton, publisher of the St. Pete Catalyst to talk about how the most vulnerable in our community are faring during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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

As the 40th anniversary of the Skyway Bridge disaster drew closer, Bill DeYoung took on a new title: playwright.

His one-man play, Mayday: Captain Lerro and the Skyway Bridge, is written from the perspective of Captain John Lerro...

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The Shuffle

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New Clearwater group aims to amplify female voices in marketing technology

Women of Martech plans to promote the experiences, contributions, successes, achievements and innovations of women who work at marketing technology firms.

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Catalyst Sessions

‘Catalyst Sessions’ recap: Helen Hansen French

Juilliard-trained dancer and choreographer Helen Hansen French returned to her hometown six years ago to find little in the way of organization among creative movement-makers.

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Covid Map

Covid-19 Cases by Zip Code


ICYMI: $2.1 million distributed in first round of St. Pete’s Fighting Chance Fund; more help on the way

The City of St. Peterburg’s Covid-19 emergency relief fund, the Fighting Chance Fund, closed out the first round of its applications with 703 individual approvals of $500, and 356 business approvals of $5,000, totaling $2.1 million distributed in the first round.

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How to run the world remotely [Vox]

The coronavirus has transformed how national governments operate and how diplomacy works. Technical glitches aside, it’s not all bad.

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