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MLB will protect Athletics, not the Rays

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Without saying it directly, Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred sent a message to the Tampa Bay Rays and as well as local and state politicians on Tuesday. That message is “get moving on your stadium or prepare to lose your team.” During Manfred’s press availability prior to Tuesday night’s All-Star Game, he was asked about possible future expansion in Major League Baseball. The Commissioner stated that adding new teams was not on the horizon. He explained expansion will not be discussed…

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Today on Context Florida: Primary power, sales jobs, decoupling and traffic

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Today on Context Florida: The power for a candidate to qualify for Florida’s Presidential Preference Primary ballot power rests solely with the Republican Party of Florida and its Chairman. In the opinion of RPOF Chair Blaise Ingoglia, this is too much power in the hands of one person or organization. Florida is one of the few states in the nation that does not have any qualifying criteria to appear on the ballot in statute or Republican Party rule. William Steiger says…

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