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Tampa church battles health club over shared Gandy sign

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A local church is battling a health club over prime space on a commercial sign. In November 2015, Grace Family Church of North Tampa purchased two sections of the Gandy Commercial Plaza — listed as Parcels A and B — at the former Sweetbay Supermarket. The Lutz-based ministry paid $6 million for a building it planned to convert to its south Tampa campus. According to the “Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, Restrictions, Reciprocal Easements and Operation Agreements Relating to Gandy Commercial Plaza,” part of…

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IGT wins Florida Lottery contract

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International Game Technology (IGT) on Thursday announced it had won a deal with the Florida Lottery to provide new hardware. IGT will provide the Florida Lottery with retailer terminals, in-store signage, self-service lottery vending machines, self-service ticket checkers and an upgraded communications network. The total value of the contract was not available on the Lottery’s website as of Friday. “Since 2005, the Florida Lottery and IGT have worked together to implement solutions and initiatives that have been key to the Lottery’s growth,” said Jay Gendron, IGT senior vice…

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Scott Wagman pulls a John McCain by playing Van Halen’s ‘Right Now’ in campaign video

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I did not think the voters of St. Petersburg would see a candidate as gauche as Deveron Gibbons, who has the temerity to send out a mail-piece which cribs from Lawton Chiles’ 1990 campaign at the same time it shows a picture of Gibbons next to Charlie Crist, but Scott Wagman’s recent antics almost take the cake for flat-out gumption. Put aside my complaints about his advertising on Google without the proper disclaimer, but you can’t look past him putting…

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