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Another week, another ridiculous comment by Times’ Ernest Hooper

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Last week, St. Petersburg Times columnist Ernest Hooper let out a whopper, claiming “…the general populace (of St. Petersburg) seems more interested in fixing the Pier and completing construction of the new Salvador Dali museum (than keeping the Tampa Bay Rays).” It’s just ridiculous to stipulate that there are more residents in the ‘burg who care about the new Dali Museum than they do about keeping the Rays. I think Hooper, who favors Tampa more than St. Pete, may have…

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Ernest Hooper is wrong

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In case you missed it, St. Petersburg Times columnist Ernest Hooper wrote this morning: My friend says Tampa’s declining crime rate will go up a tick if the city “steals” the Rays from St. Petersburg, but is it stealing if St. Pete wouldn’t be upset about the move? Sure, Mayor Bill Foster won’t concede the team without a fight, but the general populace seems more interested in fixing the Pier and completing construction of the new Salvador Dali museum. Let…

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