For the past two months, city leaders have discussed the question of whether a body camera program for the police department is needed and worth the high cost. That question was answered Aug. 6 when the City Council unanimously agreed to pay roughly $2.56 million over five years to implement the program.
Dr. Ulyee Choe, director of the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas, said 11,000 new COVID-19 cases had been reported last week, compared to only 573 three weeks ago.
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