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Door to Cooperstown closing on Pete Rose

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Pete Rose was back in the news this week for the wrong reasons. Banned for life in 1988 for betting on baseball, Rose first denied the accusations entirely, before finally backing off that stance. It took 15 years to finally admit to ABC’s Charlie Gibson that he bet on baseball and his Cincinnati Reds team while he was their manager. Rule 21, posted in professional baseball clubhouses, is baseball’s foremost rule that promises a lifetime ban for gambling on the…

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Pinellas GOP outraises local Dems, yet both have same amount of cash on hand. In other words, where’s the money, JJ?

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For the first time since 1996, the Florida Democratic Party outraised the Republican Party of Florida. Unfortunately for Pinellas Democrats, that trend did not extend to the local level, as the Pinellas County Republican Executive Committee still crushes the Pinellas Democratic Party. For the last quarter: Pinellas GOP $29,891 Pinellas Democrats $22,700 Through June 30, the parties have raised: Pinellas GOP $96,598 Pinellas Democrats $33,882 But, the Pinellas Republican Executive Committee is blowing through money like I do at Derby…

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