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Tampa Tops List Of Emerging Craft Beer Towns

Tampa tops a list of "America's Top Ten Emerging Beer Towns,'' says The Pour Fool, a Seattle-based blogger who reviews  wines, beers and spirits from the Pacific Northwest and around the globe.

The ranking follows a recent story in 83 Degrees titled "Local Breweries Set Stage For Florida's Craft Brew Revolution.''

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Vote Yay Or Nay On Greenlight Pinellas?

Pinellas voters should weigh their experiences and vision for the future, then trust their gut when it comes to voting for or against the Greenlight Pinellas ballot initiative in November, says Tampa Bay Times Columnist John Romano.

The largely suburban community has the population density required for a successful transit system but voters must decide whether a tax increase is a worthy investment in the future.

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Tampa, St. Pete, Dunedin Make Short List For Best Places To Live

Destination Seeker, a website high on creating lists, ranks Tampa Bay area cities St. Petersburg (2), Tampa (5) and Dunedin (11) among the top 15 Best Places to Live in Florida.

No surprise there. The only question is how they left out Sarasota, Bradenton, Temple Terrace, Safety Harbor and a few of our other favorite places.

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Greenlight Pinellas Campaign Kicks Into High Gear

Pinellas County is spending about $400,000 to educate the public about Greenlight Pinellas, the effort to pass a transit referendum in November 2014.

The education effort targets community and business leaders as well as frequent voters likely to go to the polls.

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Investors Buy Up Tampa Bay Area Homes

Increased demand for rental properties combined with low interest rates and relatively low prices for housing mean investors are having a field day in Tampa Bay, buying up homes almost as fast as they go on the market.

Some of the biggest players include the Blackstone Group, American Home 4 Rent, Silver Bay Realty Trust, the American Home Real Estate Partnership and Progress Residential, according to a Tampa Bay Times report.

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Pinellas Students Flock To Summer School

A new K-12 Summer Bridge program in Pinellas County aims to keep kids in school learning even more during the break between spring and fall. The program, geared toward elementary and middle school students, is designed to stem the loss of knowledge that sometimes occurs during long periods outside the classroom.

More than 8,500 kids are expected.

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Investors Buy Tampa Bay Homes To Use As Rentals

The mobility of Florida's workforce attracts all kinds of investors and the latest trend shows big-name investors from out of state spending billions of dollars on thousands of homes to turn them into rental properties.

The Tampa Bay Times takes a look at the extraordinary number of sales and what it means for access to housing in the Tampa Bay region.

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New Growth Emerges In Pinellas Beach Towns

Developers and residents of Pinellas County beach towns have long clashed over how growth should take shape, but disagreements may be lessening as both become more sensitive to each other's perspectives and value.

The new economy is attracting tourists back in droves and cities looking for part of that economic boost are finding ways to accommodate growth without turning their backs on the natural environment.

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Planning For Improved Highway Safety, Tampa Bay

The Metropolitan Planning Organization examines the most crash-prone intersections and worst traffic congestion in the Tampa Bay region to plot strategy on making roads and highways safer.

A study makes recommendations like adding turn lanes and intentionally slowing traffic.

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Editorial: Time For Transit Merger, Tampa Bay

Hillsborough and Pinellas taxpayers and transit users stand to gain by combining public transportation systems in both west central Florida counties.

The Tampa Times editorializes for a merger.

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Tampa Home Sales Up, Prices Up Too

Home sales are up in Tampa and Hillsborough County as demand increases and supplies decrease.

Prices for homes are also on the rebound along with the local economy.

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Tampa-St. Pete Grows Talent, Attracts Smart People

If it's true that smart people flock to places that attract other smart people, the Tampa Bay region may be the next hot place for the college-educated to call home.

In Tampa-St. Petersburg, the share of the population that's college-educated grew from 21.7 percent to 26.2 percent, a gain of 21 percent. This is roughly twice the increase in the Washington, San Francisco and Seattle metropolitan areas.

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Mars Rover Includes Equipment From Dunedin FL

An innovative piece of equipment aboard the Curiosity rover on Mars was developed by a Dunedin company.

The spectrometers, which measure light to determine the composition of the planet's surface, were created by Ocean Optics.

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Planet Green Group Builds Smart Energy Homes, Dunedin

A Florida homebuilder proposes a townhouse project that depends on solar and other alternative energy sources, going easy on homeowners' wallets and the environment.

Paavo Salmi of Plant Green Group says he plans the 25-unit "net zero energy'' project in Dunedin.

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Done Deal: Progress Energy-Duke Energy Merge

The long-in-the-making merger of Progress Energy of St. Petersburg and North Carolina-based Duke Energy is finally complete.

The $31 billion deal creates the largest power provider in the U.S, with more than 7 million customers in six states.

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