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The Tampa Tribune
Hillsborough Democrats have everything going for them except historynot improve, his affect on down-ballot races will be the story of 2018. It's al
The Tampa Tribune / Posted an hour ago
not improve, his affect on down-ballot races will be the story of 2018. It's already in play locally. St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman successfully staved off a challenge from popular former mayor Rick Baker, in part by nationalizing the race and... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
60 candidates, including St. Petersburg's Holloway, sought Tampa police chief jobof the race could have decided Holloway's fate with the city — Rick Baker, the
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
of the race could have decided Holloway's fate with the city — Rick Baker, the former mayor who was challenging incumbent Rick Kriseman, would not commit during the campaign to keeping Holloway if Baker won. Holloway said he applied for the Tampa... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Dollar Tree store on 18th Avenue S. in St. Petersburg to closeout of the stores." Earlier in 2017, Walmart closed its grocery store in the a
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
out of the stores." Earlier in 2017, Walmart closed its grocery store in the area's Tangerine Plaza. St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman said to his knowledge the city was not made aware of the Dollar Tree location closing. However, he did tell us... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Ernest Hooper: Modern times demand new commitment to tradition of media literacybias, perceived and real. Many liberals decried the Tampa Bay Times' endorseme
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
bias, perceived and real. Many liberals decried the Tampa Bay Times' endorsement of Republican Rick Baker over Democrat Rick Kriseman in the recent St. Petersburg mayoral election, insisting the paper had turned conservative. At the same time,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Barricades reinforce security for holiday events on St. Petersburg's downtown waterfrontAvenue NE meets Beach Drive. The intersection offers a perfect view of the Nort
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Avenue NE meets Beach Drive. The intersection offers a perfect view of the North Straub Park Christmas tree, which Mayor Rick Kriseman will light the day after Thanksgiving. The waterfront park also will also be a gathering spot for other holiday... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
St. Petersburg council okays restaurant deal for Manhattan CasinoAfrican-American businessman who donated land for nearby Jordan Park and who bu
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
African-American businessman who donated land for nearby Jordan Park and who built the Manhattan Casino decades ago. Mayor Rick Kriseman rejected two prior proposals for the facility. The Callaloo Group subsequently submitted an unsolicited... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
For Kriseman, second term means finishing what he's started, experimentingST. PETERSBURG — Mayor Rick Kriseman says he is ready to put a recent nasty re-
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
ST. PETERSBURG — Mayor Rick Kriseman says he is ready to put a recent nasty re-election fight behind him and, continuing a theme from the campaign, is looking to the future. In an interview last week, he said he is relishing the chance to see big... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Mayoral race election results come instatewide races giving it outsize influence.St. Petersburg On the other side o
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 5 days ago
statewide races giving it outsize influence.St. Petersburg On the other side of Florida sits St. Petersburg, where Mayor Rick Kriseman declared victory for his re-election bid on Tuesday against Republican Rick Baker, who conceded as votes rolled... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
The Penny Hoarder launches new St. Pete HQ, adding 165 jobswe welcome a new business to St. Petersburg, I see it as our vision coming to f
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
we welcome a new business to St. Petersburg, I see it as our vision coming to fruition," St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman said. St. Petersburg wasn't the only city vying to become the company's headquarters; New York and Washington... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Rick Kriseman lays out plans for St. Petersburg's futureas St. Petersburg's mayor He has several projects underway Kriseman also has
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 11 days ago
as St. Petersburg's mayor He has several projects underway Kriseman also has 30-year vision for the city Mayor Rick Kriseman won re-election, but it comes with the responsibility of finishing the projects he started in his first... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Adam C. Smith: 8 takeaways from the St. Pete mayor's racethat's what happened. The popular former mayor nearly came back in the campaign
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
that's what happened. The popular former mayor nearly came back in the campaign's final weeks, but fell short against Rick Kriseman because of a serious strategic miscalculation. First, we should acknowledge what's easily overlooked in... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
The Cross Bay Ferry won't come back this fall. What about 2018?to return? It's going to be a while — say, 2018 at the earliest. The ferry's s
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
to return? It's going to be a while — say, 2018 at the earliest. The ferry's supporters, most notably St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, had hoped to bring the boat back for another season after the first six-month trial run ended in April. But... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Lane: Post-election: An un-nonpartisan election and rising watersthe nonpartisan St. Petersburg mayor race nonetheless was a significant Democra
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
the nonpartisan St. Petersburg mayor race nonetheless was a significant Democratic win. Victorious incumbent mayor Rick Kriseman had been down in the polls last summer but linked Rick Baker, a popular former mayor and Republican, to... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Clean slate? Reelection gives Kriseman fresh start with councilST. PETERSBURG — Now that Mayor Rick Kriseman has prevailed after a bruising el
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
ST. PETERSBURG — Now that Mayor Rick Kriseman has prevailed after a bruising election, City Council members say they hope for the same thing in his second term: a clean slate. Council chair Darden Rice said it. So did Charlie Gerdes. Both are... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Romano: How ya feeling about Donald Trump today, Gov. Scott?Petersburg mayoral race Tuesday. We'll never know for sure how much Trump back
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Petersburg mayoral race Tuesday. We'll never know for sure how much Trump backlash cost Rick Baker in his bid to unseat Rick Kriseman in St. Pete, but the circumstantial evidence doesn't look good. Kriseman's entire campaign was tailored around... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Breaking down the data behind Mayor Rick Kriseman's decisive victoryIn two months, Mayor Rick Kriseman turned a 70-vote lead in his bid for reelect
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
In two months, Mayor Rick Kriseman turned a 70-vote lead in his bid for reelection into a more than 2,000-vote victory. He and former Mayor Rick Baker finished an August primary in a dead heat, but the incumbent won decisively on Election Day. How... Read more
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Reuters
Democrats ride grassroots wave to major statehouse gainsthe mayor’s office in New Hampshire’s largest city, Manchester, while the Democ
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
the mayor’s office in New Hampshire’s largest city, Manchester, while the Democratic mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida, Rick Kriseman, beat a former Republican mayor. Democrats also notched a win in Maine, where voters approved a referendum to... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Top 5 at Noon: Students walk out of local schools; HART CEO stepping down; Is it too soon for Christmas music?to move on the ballpark issue until after the St. Petersburg mayoral race. Well
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
to move on the ballpark issue until after the St. Petersburg mayoral race. Well, that election ended last night with a Rick Kriseman win. So when should fans expect a decision from the team on Tampa or St. Pete? TEAMS REACT TO THE DEATH OF ROY... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Rick Kriseman wins re-election for mayor of Saint PetersburgST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Rick Kriseman has won re-election in the race for Mayor
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 16 days ago
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Rick Kriseman has won re-election in the race for Mayor of St. Petersburg, according to unofficial results from the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections. The epic battle for office came down to the wire between former mayor... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Romano: Great job Mayor Kriseman, now don't blow itis what victory looks like. In another four years, we'll know if it's also wha
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
is what victory looks like. In another four years, we'll know if it's also what vindication looks like. This is your time Rick Kriseman. Even more so than your first mayoral victory four years ago. That election started you on a new path, and this... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
xx elected mayor of Saint PetersburgST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In an epic battle against the Ricks for Mayor of St. Pe
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 16 days ago
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In an epic battle against the Ricks for Mayor of St. Petersburg, Rick Kriseman has won re-election, according to unofficial results from the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections. With just one precinct left to report,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
St. Pete Mayor's Race: Kriseman takes early lead in first returnsST. PETERSBURG — Incumbent Mayor Rick Kriseman held a slight edge in Tuesday's
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
ST. PETERSBURG — Incumbent Mayor Rick Kriseman held a slight edge in Tuesday's historic mayoral battle, taking 51.38 percent of the early vote, partial mail ballots and 55 of 92 precincts counted, according to early results. His challenger, former... Read more
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MLive.com
Key gubernatorial races in New Jersey, Virginia viewed as test for Trump's 1st yearObama, his Vice President Joe Biden and the attention of the Democratic Nationa
MLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
Obama, his Vice President Joe Biden and the attention of the Democratic National Committee. The race is between incumbent Rick Kriseman and former Mayor Rick Baker. Politico reports that Obama offered a rare endorsement of the incumbent Kriseman... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Top 5 at noon: Rick Baker casts vote, gets in final digs at Rick Kriseman; Rick Scott urges prayer, not action, to combat mass shootings; and moreHere are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com: RICK BAKER CASTS VO
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Here are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com: RICK BAKER CASTS VOTE, GETS IN FINAL DIGS AT RICK KRISEMAN Rick Baker and his family walked through the parking lot clad in campaign T-shirts, readying to cast their votes at the Church of... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Atlanta to St. Paul: Mayoral races to watchsits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for h
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 17 days ago
sits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for his re-election bid. Democratic Mayor Rick Kriseman faces Republican Rick Baker. Politico reported in August that given the closeness of the race, former... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
What if the St. Petersburg mayoral race goes to a recount?If history is an indicator, Tuesday's mayoral race could be a very close one.
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
If history is an indicator, Tuesday's mayoral race could be a very close one. During the Aug. 29 primary, incumbent Mayor Rick Kriseman edged former Mayor Rick Baker by only 70 votes, or 0.13 percent of the 56,509 ballots cast. The primary wasn't... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Atlanta to St. Paul: Mayoral races to watchsits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for h
KECI Missoula / Posted 17 days ago
sits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for his re-election bid. Democratic Mayor Rick Kriseman faces Republican Rick Baker. Politico reported in August that given the closeness of the race, former... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Atlanta to St. Paul: Mayoral races to watchsits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for h
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 17 days ago
sits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for his re-election bid. Democratic Mayor Rick Kriseman faces Republican Rick Baker. Politico reported in August that given the closeness of the race, former... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Atlanta to St. Paul: Mayoral races to watchsits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for h
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 17 days ago
sits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for his re-election bid. Democratic Mayor Rick Kriseman faces Republican Rick Baker. Politico reported in August that given the closeness of the race, former... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Atlanta to St. Paul: Mayoral races to watchsits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for h
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 17 days ago
sits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for his re-election bid. Democratic Mayor Rick Kriseman faces Republican Rick Baker. Politico reported in August that given the closeness of the race, former... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Atlanta to St. Paul: Mayoral races to watchsits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for h
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 17 days ago
sits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for his re-election bid. Democratic Mayor Rick Kriseman faces Republican Rick Baker. Politico reported in August that given the closeness of the race, former... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Atlanta to St. Paul: Mayoral races to watchsits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for h
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 17 days ago
sits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for his re-election bid. Democratic Mayor Rick Kriseman faces Republican Rick Baker. Politico reported in August that given the closeness of the race, former... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
St. Petersburg mayoral race today: Interviews with Kriseman, Bakerand a recent poll indicates the race continues to be close. Today is Election
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 17 days ago
and a recent poll indicates the race continues to be close. Today is Election Day, the final push by current Mayor Rick Kriseman and former Mayor Rick Baker to vie for votes. Whoever ends up winning will take office in January 2018 and... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Atlanta to St. Paul: Mayoral races to watchsits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for h
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 17 days ago
sits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for his re-election bid. Democratic Mayor Rick Kriseman faces Republican Rick Baker. Politico reported in August that given the closeness of the race, former... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Atlanta to St. Paul: Mayoral races to watchsits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for h
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 17 days ago
sits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for his re-election bid. Democratic Mayor Rick Kriseman faces Republican Rick Baker. Politico reported in August that given the closeness of the race, former... Read more
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News 8000
Atlanta to St. Paul: Mayoral races to watchsits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for h
News 8000 / Posted 17 days ago
sits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for his re-election bid. Democratic Mayor Rick Kriseman faces Republican Rick Baker. Politico reported in August that given the closeness of the race, former... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Atlanta to St. Paul: Mayoral races to watchsits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for h
KTXS Abilene / Posted 17 days ago
sits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for his re-election bid. Democratic Mayor Rick Kriseman faces Republican Rick Baker. Politico reported in August that given the closeness of the race, former... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Atlanta to St. Paul: Mayoral races to watchsits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for h
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 17 days ago
sits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for his re-election bid. Democratic Mayor Rick Kriseman faces Republican Rick Baker. Politico reported in August that given the closeness of the race, former... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Atlanta to St. Paul: Mayoral races to watchsits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for h
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
sits St. Petersburg, where the city's mayor has received national backing for his re-election bid. Democratic Mayor Rick Kriseman faces Republican Rick Baker. Politico reported in August that given the closeness of the race, former... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Let's do this: Election Day finally here for Pinellas votersAfter months of heated rhetoric, attack ads and a couple of protests, voters wi
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
After months of heated rhetoric, attack ads and a couple of protests, voters will finally choose whether incumbent Mayor Rick Kriseman or former Mayor Rick Baker will lead the city for the next four years. So, too, will Clearwater voters decide... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Election Day: What you need to knowprimary back in August. Such a close margin-- there's no telling what might ha
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 17 days ago
primary back in August. Such a close margin-- there's no telling what might happen at the polls tomorrow between Mayor Rick Kriseman, and former Mayor Rick Baker. Nightside reporter Mark Rivera shows you what's really at stake at the polls... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Voters in Pinellas, Manatee, Polk counties set for Election Dayfor various referendums. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. One of the
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 18 days ago
for various referendums. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. One of the biggest races will culminate with either Rick Kriseman remaining the mayor of St. Petersburg, or former mayor Rick Baker taking back the office. The two have staged... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Meet the middle man helping to bring the Tampa Bay Rays to Ybor Cityare above reproach," he said. "Their track record of community service speaks f
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
are above reproach," he said. "Their track record of community service speaks for itself." After St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman negotiated an agreement in 2015 to allow the Rays to explore the possibilities east of Tampa Bay, Hillsborough... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
St. Petersburg mayoral race tight between Kriseman, BakerFla. -- A final independent poll of the St. Petersburg mayor’s race on the eve
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 18 days ago
Fla. -- A final independent poll of the St. Petersburg mayor’s race on the eve of the election indicates incumbent Mayor Rick Kriseman might have a narrow lead over former Mayor Rick Baker. A poll released early Monday, Nov. 6, by... Read more
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The Hill
Races to watch on Election DayBEACH: Two mayors named Rick want to run one of the few swing cities in the swi
The Hill / Posted 18 days ago
BEACH: Two mayors named Rick want to run one of the few swing cities in the swingiest state in the nation. Incumbent Mayor Rick Kriseman will face off against his predecessor, Rick Baker, after the two finished within 100 votes of each other in the... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
St. Petersburg mayoral candidates make final appealsElection Day fast approaching, the mayoral race in St. Petersburg may be windin
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 19 days ago
Election Day fast approaching, the mayoral race in St. Petersburg may be winding down, but the candidates aren’t. Mayor Rick Kriseman and former mayor Rick Baker have busy schedules over the next few days leading up to Tuesday. “(We’re)... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Romano: Tell the critics to shut up, Election Day has arrived in St. Petefinal hour it's up to you to decide which issues are most important in your wor
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
final hour it's up to you to decide which issues are most important in your world. And that hour is rapidly approaching. Rick Kriseman or Rick Baker. The current mayor or the former mayor. If the choice were simple, the primary results in August... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Suit: Singer says St. Pete music promoter Bill Edwards hurt his careersuit comes just a few days before Edwards' right-hand man, former St. Petersbur
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
suit comes just a few days before Edwards' right-hand man, former St. Petersburg mayor Rick Baker faces incumbent Rick Kriseman in a costly, contentious election. In the suit, Orlando says he entered into agreements with Edwards'... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Rick vs. Rick: St Pete Mayor's race just 4 days awaynext mayor is approaching quick. November 7th, St. Pete will chose which Rick t
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 21 days ago
next mayor is approaching quick. November 7th, St. Pete will chose which Rick to take the city's top job. Current mayor Rick Kriseman and former mayor Rick Baker are both working hard to capture undecided voters. We asked you: What are the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
What you need to know for Friday, Nov. 3presidential candidate Martin O'Malley came to the Sunshine City to lend some D
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
presidential candidate Martin O'Malley came to the Sunshine City to lend some Democratic help to St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman's re-election fight. Former President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have also endorsed Kriseman in... Read more
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