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Friday, Dec 19, 2014
St. Pete might reconsider allowing Rays stadium talks
A deal to let the Rays explore new stadium sites across Tampa Bay died in a 5-3 vote Thursday night.
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One day after their vote to kill a deal, some council members who scuttled the plan said they may support a new deal if the Rays compromise on a share of Tropicana Field redevelopment rights.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Josh McCown  looks to pass as Carolina Panthers' Charles Johnson during Sunday's loss.
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Seth Rogen, right, and James Franco attend the premiere of the Sony Pictures' film
Sony on shelving ‘The Interview’: ‘We had no choice’
That extension would include improvements required to upgrade the system to accommodate modern streetcars or light rail transit cars.
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HART study: Extension of streetcar line could cost up to $60 million
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Paula Dockery: Call it what you want — it’s still Medicaid expansion

Paula Dockery Two years ago, as part of the Affordable Care Act, Florida was offered $50 billion over 10 years to expand Medicaid to those low-income families who didn’t qualify under the current eligibility requirements. The governor and the Florida Legislature turned it down.

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