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Some advice if you’re participating in St. Anthony’s Triathlon

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If you live in or around St. Petersburg, or decided now would be a great time to visit, you may have noticed something is a bit different in the Burg. A bit off. The vibe has been altered. Elderly folks looking for a reasonably priced brunch or Mah Jongg tournament are suddenly outnumbered by Type A personalities with zero body fat. Conversations at the local pharmacy switched from circulation issues and diabetes medication to chafing and chamois cream. People are…

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Diane Roberts: Charm and grace again flow downhill from Capitol

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OCCUPIED TALLAHASSEE – Another Special Session! Why, it’s just like Christmas – minus the joy. Minus the presents, too. While the members of the Florida Legislature rake in lobbyist largesse during committee weeks and every other hour that God sends, trawling for dollars during a Session is verboten. This makes them surly. Surlier. They aren’t exactly enjoying being forced to revisit redistricting for about the 400th time since the spring. No one expects the Special Session, which is supposed to…

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