Tag: St. Pete Pride

Mitch PerryAugust 30, 2016

Former St. Petersburg City Councilman Wengay Newton is now one step closer to serving in Tallahassee, after besting attorney CJ Czaia and businessman Dan Fiorini in Florida’s House District 70 race, which encompasses portions of Pinellas, Hillsborough, Sarasota and Manatee counties. Newton received 61 percent. Florin was second with 21 percent, and Czaia finished with 17 percent. Fiorini was the legislative […]

Anne LindbergJune 16, 2016

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and police Chief Anthony Holloway met with members of the community and media Thursday to reassure them Pride weekend would go ahead as planned, but with a bit more security. The reassurances became necessary in the wake of Sunday’s shooting at the gay Pulse nightclub in Orlando that left 49 […]

Mitch PerryJune 14, 2016

When it comes to foreign lands, Americans can sometimes be strangely provincial. Polls traditionally show Americans think we give too much foreign aid. The Kaiser Family Foundation found last year that the average respondent estimated 26 percent went toward assisting other countries, when in fact it’s just less than 1 percent. So when Donald Trump says in […]


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