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Mitch Perry Report for 10.7.15 — Marco Rubio is missing votes, but will that really matter?

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Happy Wednesday to y’all. And if you’re a NY Yankee fan, hey, be positive. At least you made the “playoff,” for the first time in three years. There’s a new Quinnipiac poll out this morning on the Florida presidential race, and the results here are similar to everywhere else in the country.  It’s Trump and Carson taking charge. Marco Rubio is third at 14 percent. Hey, 3rd place behind the two non-politicos — not bad, you might think. Not great either. He…

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Disruption Day 2015 kicks off with Mimosas with Mindy

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It’s Disruption Day 2015. But don’t worry, that’s not a bad thing. The Tampa Bay Business Journal is hosting an all-day series of talks, meet and greets and panels discussing innovative ways to “disrupt” the status quo and move industries forward. According to the Tampa Bay Business Journal, its “goal is to foster dialogue on many facets of disruption, across sectors in health care, education, technology, media, manufacturing and others. We will explore how disruptive thinking impacts some of Tampa Bay’s…

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News from across the Bay: Trop money for poor neighborhoods, hurricane movie favorites

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Thursday morning news across the web on Tampa Bay-based newspapers and websites were a grab bag of random topics. From weird movie recommendations to watch in a storm to Tropicana Field funding projects in poor neighborhoods, the news is also all over the place. In case you missed it, here’s a rundown of what the other guys were boasting on the web Thursday morning. Tampa Bay Times The Times seems to be fairly on top of it. Their top web…

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Paula Dockery wins TB Biz Journal online poll

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From Alexis Muellner: Looking at the results of our governor’s race poll, the findings emphasize the nonscientific quality of the data collected in our online survey. State Sen. Paula Dockery, R-Lakeland, won the poll, taking 45 percent of nearly 3,400 votes cast. Fellow Republican and Attorney General Bill McCollum was seven points back at 38 percent, and Florida CFO Alex Sink, a Democrat, garnered just 8 percent from readers. Dockery’s performance seemed to be bolstered by a viral effort, including…

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