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Here's a look at what government-run offices and parks are open and closed Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day.
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Elections, Local Connections
Members of the Belleair Women's Republican Club waited with excitement for Ann Romney to speak at the Largo Community Center on Wednesday afternoon. Club members spent the morning waving campaign signs on street corners.
Elections, Public Safety
This week on the Patch Podium, the candidates explain their stance on contracting county sheriff's law enforcement services in place of municipal police departments.
Police & Fire, Elections
With the Republican primary drawing near, one candidate for Pinellas County Sheriff seems to be shying from the spotlight, according to candidate forum organizers.
This week, each of the four candidates for Pinellas County sheriff took the Patch Podium to explain what he would do if budget restraints were lifted. Follow along each week as we get ready for the sheriff candidates' debate July 17.
Each of the Pinellas County sheriff candidates took a moment on the Patch Podium to explain — in his own words — how his life experience will contribute to the job if he is elected sheriff.
Sheriff candidate Bob Gualtieri says he's proud of pushing the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office into a more cost-effective mindset.
Government, Police & Fire
The next Pinellas County Sheriff candidate debate, set for July 17, will feature all candidates who meet the June 8 qualifying deadline.
Elections, Local Connections, Awareness
Roughly 1,000 supporters packed into Pioneer Park on Monday to hear GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney speak on national security and unemployment.
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