Trump Mistakes Literal Red Tide for Figurative “Red Wave,” Tells Governor Scott to Keep Up Good Work

According to a source close to Rick Scott, President Trump recently reached out to the governor to congratulate him on increasing the severity of this year’s red tide epidemic, an algae bloom that is wreaking havoc on Florida’s gulf coast and putting stress on an already fragile ecosystem. “The President is very pleased,” said our … Continue reading Trump Mistakes Literal Red Tide for Figurative “Red Wave,” Tells Governor Scott to Keep Up Good Work

Kenwood Witch Coven Protests Proposed Canal

A women's group based in St. Petersburg's historic Kenwood neighborhood protested a new canal planned for the area yesterday morning. The women, who call their group the Muskeg Occult Preservation Society, or MOPS, gathered outside City Hall with signs painted with “Justice for Swamp Witches,” and “For the Love of God, Stop Draining the Swamp,” … Continue reading Kenwood Witch Coven Protests Proposed Canal

Florida Attorney General Demands Face-to-Face Meeting with Facebook Execs

A top deputy at Attorney General Pam Bondi's office wants to meet face-to-face with Facebook to discuss the release of more than 50 million users' personal data. Patrice Malloy, AG Bondi's Privacy Bureau chief, wrote a letter to Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerburg detailing her plans to set up a meeting with Facebook leadership … Continue reading Florida Attorney General Demands Face-to-Face Meeting with Facebook Execs

Cambridge Analytica Headquarters Raided by UK Investigators

Agents of the British Information Commission raided the London offices of Cambridge Analytica in light of reports that the UK company had a hand in influencing the 2016 US presidential election. A British High Court granted the Information Commissioner's Office a warrant for the raid, allowing more than a dozen ICO agents to search the … Continue reading Cambridge Analytica Headquarters Raided by UK Investigators

Trump heads to Mar-a-Lago as Florida students head to Washington

While hundreds of thousands of students and adults are packing their bags and boarding planes to take part in the March for Our Lives in Washington DC, President Trump will be heading down to his Florida golf resort in Palm Beach. The President is scheduled to leave the Capitol late this afternoon. While his plans … Continue reading Trump heads to Mar-a-Lago as Florida students head to Washington

County Commissioner Ken Welch Expresses Interest in 2021 St. Petersburg Mayoral Race

There are still Rick Baker yard signs waiting to be picked up on bulk trash day, but that didn't stop Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch from expressing his interest in a 2021 mayoral bid. No formal announcement has been made, but when put on the spot about a possible 2021 mayoral campaign while meeting with … Continue reading County Commissioner Ken Welch Expresses Interest in 2021 St. Petersburg Mayoral Race