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Digital billboards light up Tampa Bay listen

12/22/09 Tom Baur
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Elected officials in the Tampa Bay area are struggling with safety and aesthetic issues as they consider proposals for digital billboards along main thoroughfares.

Digital billboards using the LED flat panel technology found in many homes are popping up all over the Tampa Bay area. Advertising companies like ClearChannel and CBS propose digital billboards with the ability to rotate scores of ads as often as every six seconds. Opponents ...

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