Operation Lower The Boom Underway 

Posted: 3:38 am Thursday, July 12th, 2018

By Ann Kelly


The Pinellas County Sheriff’s office wants loud car stereos turned down.  You can actually report them yourself at Operation Lower The Boom and a first notice of the noise ordinance get mailed out. The second notice will get the offender a visit from a deputy. But a ticket won’t be issued unless the deputy actually witnesses the offense. Then that first offense will carry a $218 fine.




How do you lose a 202 pound St Bernard? Owner William O’Shea thinks his dog Logan was actually stolen and is offering a $500 reward for his return, and others have kicked in another $1,000. Logan disappeared from their home on Treasure Island Monday and needs special care. If you can help call 727-452-3424 or go to fidofinder.com.




The stadium would be located in Ybor City.

The Tampa Bay Rays gave us a look at plans for the proposed new stadium in Tampa  Monday. The park would be built in Ybor City and includes a translucent roof and sliding glass exterior walls. Seating capacity would be the smallest in Major League baseball at  30,842. The projected cost for the project is $892,429,823.




Governor Rick Scott issued an emergency order to fight a toxic algae bloom caused by water discharges from Lake Okeechobee . That order includes more water testing and sampling, and a statewide hotline (855-305-3903) so they public can report issues with algae  and the use the Florida Department of Environmental 




Say Goodbye to Peanuts on All Southwest Airline Flights

No peanuts for you! Southwest Airlines will no longer serve them on flights and depend on pretzels alone. The airline wanted to avoid any peanut allergy issues. The new serving rule goes into effect August 1st.




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