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Rowdies, Al Lang referendum an easy sale for Rick Baker

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This week, St. Petersburg residents start receiving ballots for the May 2 referendum asking to give the Tampa Bay Rowdies a 25-year lease for Al Lang Field. St. Pete Entrepreneur Bill Edwards is advocating — and paying for — the measure. However, considering the questions fielded in public forums by Edwards’ spokesperson Rick Baker, the referendum will be something of an easy sale. Baker, the former (and possibly future) mayor, is making his pitch to neighborhood and community groups throughout the city.…

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