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Sunshine City needs more green, gets more grey

Last October, a 6,500-pound wrecking ball pulverized sections of the 1920’s style Pheil hotel, on the Central Avenue 400 block, clearing way for yet another superstructure in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg. For years the property remained in limbo, while the surrounding area flourished with new retail, restaurants, residential towers, and craft breweries. “St. […]

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On the rise and fall of “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey

In 2015 she was dubbed the “world’s most dominant athlete” by Sports Illustrated. Now she’s a meme. The last 14 months have not been kind to the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first-ever female champion. After losing her bantamweight title to Holly Holm Nov. 15, 2015, via the “kick heard around the world” Ronda Rousey largely dropped […]

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Abolishing An Antiquated System: Tear Down The Electoral College

Citizens of our fair country have a right to the most potent and influential power in shaping government, their inalienable democratic voice. This power, however, is not fully demonstrated in letters to local policymakers, the signing of petitions or even in voting for the leader of the free world. Instead, we seem to focus our […]

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