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A tale of two cities: Tampa and Salt Lake in contention for hosting ’12 GOP convention

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Tampa has made the list of final four cities being considered to host the Republican National Convention in 2012, according to the St. Petersburg Times’ political blog. No word on who the other finalists might be, but the Salt Lake Tribune reported over the weekend that Salt Lake City also is on the list. Other cities that were believed to have put in bids include Las Vegas, Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Antonio, Houston and Indianapolis. I mocked up…

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A tale of two cities: Tampa and Salt Lake in contention for hosting ’12 GOP convention

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

Tampa has made the list of final four cities being considered to host the Republican National Convention in 2012, according to the St. Petersburg Times’ political blog. No word on who the other finalists might be, but the Salt Lake Tribune reported over the weekend that Salt Lake City also is on the list. Other cities that were believed to have put in bids include Las Vegas, Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Antonio, Houston and Indianapolis. I mocked up…

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Anyone foolish enough to think the Rays can’t leave the Tampa Bay market (especially if Kathleen Ford is elected)…

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…need to read about the ongoing legal battle between the NHL and Canadian billionaire Jim Balsillie’s effort to move the Phoenix Coyotes. Balsillie offered the city of Glendale $50 million to drop its objections to the transfer of the franchise, an offer that city is evaluating. Imagine four years from now, when the Rays, frustrated by Kathleen Ford’s efforts to prevent the baseball team from building a new stadium, are wooed by out-of-town interests, such as Las Vegas’ Steve Wynn,…

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This post brought to you by poker

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I had to sell off my seat to the World Series of Poker, but if I hadn’t I would have written something like this…good luck Nate! I’ll be boarding a plane in the next few minutes headed to Las Vegas, where I’ll be for the next several days to conduct some research (yes, really!) for my book and to play in the World Series of Poker. I haven’t played cards for 18 months or so, should you probably be happy…

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