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Jack Latvala endorses Joe Ayoub for Safety Harbor mayor

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Joe Ayoub has launched a campaign for mayor of Safety Harbor and continues to gain strong momentum while gaining key endorsements, this time from one of Pinellas’ most prominent leaders, state Sen. Jack Latvala. “Pinellas County isn’t just my home, it’s our future home and we must elect good leaders to protect it. Joe is one of the good guys and his background as a former Mayor and CPA will serve Safety Harbor’s residents well. Joe has a pragmatic approach…

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Survey names Bill Nelson Florida’s most popular politician

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Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is Florida’s most popular politician, according to a survey released Tuesday by Public Policy Polling. The poll found 40 percent of Florida voters approve of the third-term Senator, compared to 32 percent who disapprove. The numbers put him ahead of two of the Sunshine State’s other statewide elected officials: Gov. Rick Scott and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio. Democrats were the most satisfied with Nelson’s job performance, with 53 percent approving and 15 percent saying they…

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Prosecutor Pam Bondi leaves the courthouse and takes a hard right

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The St. Petersburg Times is running a pretty tough article about Pam Bondi in Saturday’s edition. This is not the Bondi who put away murderers, or the woman who made headlines with her personal legal fight over a Hurricane Katrina rescue dog. The Tampa native surprised friends, colleagues and even herself in December by declaring that she wanted to be Florida’s next attorney general. She quit her $107,000-a-year job as a senior litigator and spokeswoman for the Hillsborough State Attorney’s…

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Mirror Lake Clean-Up

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From Reverend Mishra of UUC of St. Petersburg: “I wanted to bring to your attention an opportunity for us to rally together as a community this Saturday, January 10th — the Annual Mirror Lake Clean-Up morning. Please join us for whatever length of time you are able to between 9am-12noon to help demonstrate our commitment to the neighborhood our religious community resides in. In the midst of these difficult (even at times depressing) economic times, this is a way to…

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