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(Lucky bastard) Charlie Crist to get sneak peak of EA’s NCAA 2010

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Charlie Crist will get a sneak peek of NCAA Football 10 on the eve of its launch while visiting EA’s world renowned studio in Orlando. NCAA Football 10, set to launch Tuesday, July 14, delivers the excitement and pageantry of college football at its best and continues to push the bar with several new innovations this year including Season Showdown, TeamBuilder, Online Dynasty and Road to Glory. Not only will Gov. Crist meet the brains behind the football brawn, he’ll…

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A.K. Desai raises money for Charlie Crist in Orlando

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St. Petersburg physician and GOP financier A.K. Desai, who is Charlie Crist’s finance chairman, held a $2,400-per-person fundraiser for him at the Car Club in Orlando on Friday night.

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Tampa Trib suggests Rays should look across the bay for a new stadium

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From the Tampa Trib’s Sunday editorial page: The Rays know what’s needed for success. Kalt and his associates have been researching stadium designs, profitable ballparks and baseball’s economic reality. Of course, this doesn’t mean they should get what they want right away. Public officials need to safeguard tax dollars, especially during the recession, when the city can’t be expected to invest in a new facility. But St. Petersburg and Pinellas officials need to be ready when the economy picks back…

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Sunday’s editorial pages

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Daytona Beach News-Journal – Cap, trade, conserve, tax: Florida’s way out of crisis: The warming of the planet is a severe global problem. It’s just as severe a local and state problem. Volusia and Flagler counties’ economies, from tourism to real estate, depend on a quality of life — and, literally, on square footage — that’s increasingly vulnerable to climatic shock. Lakeland Ledger – A mind boggling increase: Florida Power & Light Co. is skating on thin ice (mostly melted…

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Sunday’s editorial pages

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Highlights from Sunday’s editorial pages from the newspapers along the I-4 Corridor, with h/t to Rob Pickering: Lakeland Ledger – Public Plan Needed For Health Care: “In a country that pays far more for health insurance than other, less wealthy nations – and gets less for its money – there must be a way.” Daytona Beach News-Journal – Single Payer Silence: “If Medicare is good enough for the 65-and-older set, why wouldn’t it, or a similar system — paid for,…

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