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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Governments see Joel Chandler as a nuisance, a costly nuisance. Chandler argues he's a watchdog and civil rights advocate.
A 48-year-old Lakeland man may be setting records for the number of lawsuits he has brought against Florida government agenices in five years, according to media reports. Joel Chandler admits to filing suit against 100-plus government offices, including the city of St. Petersburg, as well as the sheriffs of Hillsborough and Pasco counties, according to an article in the Tampa Bay Times. Chandler is not about to stop either. Since November 2012, he has filed 41 lawsuits, the newspaper reports. His quest? "Ensuring Florida agencies follow public records laws," according to the Times. Chandler is editor of FOGWatch.org, an acronym for Florida Open Government. On FOGWatch, Chandler noted he is not an attorney but describes himself as as a …
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
People all over the world want to know how to help families affected by the shootings at Sandy Hook elementary.
In the wake of the unimaginable tragedy at Sandy Hook School Friday, people from all over the world—in Connecticut, Florida, Canada and much farther away in Australia and India—sent an outpouring of support and want to know how they can help. If you want to be notified via email of ways to provide comfort and support during this difficult time, please visit the original story on Newtown Patch and post in the comments section: "I want to help." That story has more than 1,000 comments from folks pledging to help. Patch will continue to update that article with ways to help. As the article is updated and new comments added, commenters can get email notifications. Already the United Way of Western Connecticut, in partnership with Newtown …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
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Keeping up with all the comings and goings in St. Pete isn’t easy. Fortunately, St. Pete Patch is here to help! Just sign up for our free daily newsletter and breaking news alerts and you’ll be able to keep up with local happenings with ease. The St. Pete Patch newsletter features the top headlines on the site, blog posts, events, announcements and even deals from local retailers. Signing up is simple, too! Just follow this link to get “Patched in!” If you want to submit news to the site so it has a chance to make in the newsletter, you can do that too! Just login and post to your heart’s content. Follow these links to get going: If you happen to be a shutterbug, you can even show off your skills by posting photos to our Pics & Clips …
Monday, November 5, 2012
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Monday, October 29, 2012
Show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by uploading photos of your and/or your family and friends supporting the cause.
Showing off your pink pride during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a favorite thing to do with survivors and supporters alike. Thousands of hats, shirts, and other pink breast cancer items are sold in October. Millions of tiny pink ribbons are worn to support the cure for breast cancer and hope for many women. Also, countless numbers of people show support of Breast Cancer Awareness by participating in fundraising events. Have you strapped on your pink running shoes for the Komen Race for the Cure? If a walk is more your speed, how about the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure? Have you joined a local support group? Joined efforts with other supporters to hold a fundraiser or night out? We want you to tell us your story in the …