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Local media coverage of Rays stadium saga shows desperation

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It may not be the biggest or most breaking news, but locally it’s the St. Pete City Council workshop talking about the Tampa Bay Rays and its current use agreement barring them from looking at stadium sites outside of St. Pete. The outcome of that meeting, though not binding, was telling of the city’s next steps. Council is deadlocked on moving forward with a brokered agreement between Mayor Rick Kriseman and the Rays to lift that ban and allow them to consider…

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Happy anniversary to Noah Pransky’s Shadow of the Stadium

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Happy Anniversary to Noah Pransky’s Shadow of the Stadium: One year ago this week – when the ABC Coalition was still in its relative infancy, before the Rays started pining about attendance, and before the Rays-to-Tampa bandwagon had picked up any steam – I started a blog. My first post identified what the ABC Coalition, the Rays, and dozens of media outlets would go on to say later – that the real reason for the team’s attendance troubles is the location…

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Happy anniversary to Noah Pransky’s Shadow of the Stadium

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Happy Anniversary to Noah Pransky’s Shadow of the Stadium: One year ago this week — when the ABC Coalition was still in its relative infancy, before the Rays started pining about attendance, and before the Rays-to-Tampa bandwagon had picked up any steam – I started a blog. My first post identified what the ABC Coalition, the Rays, and dozens of media outlets would go on to say later — that the real reason for the team’s attendance troubles is the location…

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