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Rays, City Council discuss stadium proposal listen

03/19/08 Jamie Kidder
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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The Greater Pinellas Point Civic Association held a meeting last night in St. Petersburg to discuss the Tampa Bay Rays stadium proposal. Citizens were invited to ask questions of a panel made up of people who are both supportive and opposed to the proposed stadium.

The panel consisted of Michael Kalt, senior vice president of Development and Business affairs for the Tampa Bay Rays; Jamie Bennett of the St. Petersburg City Council; Rick Musset of the City administration; Kenny Locke, who r...

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Folks sound off about new stadium proposal

02/22/08 Reif Russell Anderson
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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The St. Petersburg City Council held a marathon listening session last night to hear public reaction to a proposed new waterfront stadium for the Rays baseball team.

It was the red shirts versus the white shirts at City Hall in St. Pete last evening. Hundreds of local citizens turned out to be seen and heard, with 109 of them speaking to the Council for three minutes apiece.

Wearing red were those against the proposal to tear down Tropicana Stadium and build a new home for the Rays alon...

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