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Mitch Perry Report for 8.28.15 – GOP convention memories

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While the nation’s media will focus quite correctly this weekend on the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting New Orleans, anyone remember Hurricane Isaac? (Let’s not even talk about Erika). That was the storm that forced the cancellation of the first day of the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa three years ago, making today the third anniversary of the beginning of that political quadrennial event. Oh, the memories. The Tampa RNC (like the Democrats in Charlotte a week later) was only…

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Amalie Arena sues Tampa entrepreneur for skipping out on suite lease payments

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Owners of the Amalie Arena, known as Tampa Bay Arena, L.P., are going after nearly $100,000 they say they’re owed for an executive suite leased to entrepreneur Ronald Rueff in 2013. According to a lawsuit filed in Hillsborough courts, Rueff signed a deal with the arena to use the suite for all of the Tampa Bay Lightning games in the 2013-14 season as well as at least half of all Tampa Bay Storm games and concerts and various other non-excluded…

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