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Work for Patch, Lowered FCAT and Romney Protest

See what you may have missed this week on Patch!

: If you have a passion for sales and love working in Pinellas County, Patch just might have a position for you. We’re currently looking for a sales associate to provide top-notch service to the businesses in Clearwater, Largo and the Gulf beaches.

: The passing grade for Florida's standardized writing test has been lowered by an emergency rule, keeping the failure rate basically unchanged, TBO.com reports.

: Standing outside the St. Petersburg Lyceum Wednesday morning, a small gathering of protesters accused Mitt Romney of being out of touch with the economic hardships of most Americans. "We're out here hurting," said St. Pete resident Bill Hurley, dressed in a suit and tie. Hurley said he has had to make difficult choices on whether to pay the electric bill or for medical care.

: Mimi is a smaller pitbull, commonly known as a "Pocket Pit". Don't let her small size fool you though, she's got the same amount of love to give as any of the bigger dogs! Mimi is super affectionate and would fit perfectly in with any family looking for a dog.

: According to a national agency, Tampa-St. Petersburg has the nation's most financially distressed consumers, due to high unemployment and difficulty paying for housing. Just how bad is it out there?

 

 

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