Apr 16, 2024 - News

The Pulp: Fire union president jailed

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Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

St. Petersburg police arrested Tampa Fire Union President ​​Nicolas Stocco last month for "disorderly intoxication" after officers said they caught him drunkenly relieving himself in a downtown parking garage. (Tampa Bay Times)

🏥 ​​Hillsborough's NAACP chapter hosted its first-ever health expo over the weekend. Organizers hope the all-day event, which featured health screenings, will help address health disparities in the community. (WFTS)

🪧 Protests over the war in Gaza have ramped up this week around the country. In Tampa, around 50 protesters blocked traffic from the highway into downtown for about 15 minutes. (Axios)

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