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Mitch Perry Report for 4.4.16 – Time to play ball

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If the Tampa Bay Rays ever get a new, retractable domed stadium somewhere in the Tampa Bay area, days like Sunday are the days that stadium’s roof would be open. You couldn’t get better weather conditions to kick off the 2016 Major League Baseball season here, where the Rays dropped their home opener to the outstanding Toronto Blue Jays, who some experts predict could be in the World Series this fall. I’ll avoid writing about what a big drop off…

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David Jolly Middle East sojourn includes hanging out with Bono at a refugee camp in Turkey

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Pinellas County Congressman David Jolly, on a trip to the Middle East this week, visited a refugee camp on Friday that is the home to victims displaced by the war in Syria. The GOP senate candidate placed some photos of his trip on his Facebook page, including one with rock icon and global humanitarian Bono. Jolly’s part of a contingent of lawmakers who made national security and intelligence trip meeting this week to meet with the prime ministers of Israel and Turkey,…

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Uber, (RED) join forces Tuesday to raise money & awareness for World AIDS Day

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Uber kicks off the holiday season Tuesday with an ambitious goal: an AIDS Free Generation. In celebration of the third annual World AIDS Day — December 1, also known as “Giving Tuesday” — the San Francisco-based on-demand service is partnering with AIDS charity (RED) in its mission to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV globally by 2020. Users in over 150 cities will see cars turn red in the Uber app, and will have an opportunity to add five dollars above…

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Celebrating the anniversary of the greatest ‘live’ moment of Dave Matthews Band

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123 shows.  That’s the number of Dave Matthews Band concerts I have had the privilege of attending over the last decade and a half.  I’ve flown to Chicago, camped out in Wisconsin and road-tripped for weeks at a time, just to see DMB.  I’ve seen the band when they played in front of 700 and in front of 70,000.  I’ve seen Dave with the band, I’ve seen him solo, with Tim Reynolds and with his ‘friends’ like Trey Anastasio.  I’ve seen DMB open up…

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Celebrating the anniversary of the greatest ‘live’ moment of Dave Matthews Band

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123 shows.  That’s the number of Dave Matthews Band concerts I have had the privilege of attending over the last decade and a half.  I’ve flown to Chicago, camped out in Wisconsin and road-tripped for weeks at a time, just to see DMB.  I’ve seen the band when they played in front of 700 and in front of 70,000.  I’ve seen Dave with the band, I’ve seen him solo, with Tim Reynolds and with his ‘friends’ like Trey Anastasio.  I’ve seen DMB open up…

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