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The Scoop: Fri. May 17th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

WMNF’s Chris Young reports that an advocacy group wants more environmental protections in the Tropicana Field redevelopment deal.

More details from St Pete City Council’s talk on Rays development plan

Listen: Some St. Petersburg city councilmembers are pushing back against a 6.5 billion dollar proposed deal with the Tampa Bay Rays and their developer. Here’s more details from yesterday’s meeting to discuss the redevelopment of...

St. Petersburg city officials question proposed Historic Gas Plant deal

Listen: St Petersburg City officials met Thursday to discuss the redevelopment of the Historic Gas Plant District surrounding the Rays stadium. Developers and planners faced questions about the plan, including concerns that the deal gives...

Student journalists discuss Rays redevelopment documentary

Four student producers discuss their 20-minute documentary, "Addressing Broken Promises," which explores the past and  future of the historically Black Gas Plant neighborhood that was razed in the 1980s to make way for a Major...

Let’s discuss whether or not the Tampa Bay Rays stadium proposal is a good deal for St. Pete

In his 1931 book “The Epic Of America,” James Truslow Adams made the argument that the “American Dream” doesn’t necessarily mean people getting everything they’re entitled to earn, but taking the time to get involved...

St. Petersburg City Councilwoman Lizette Hanewicz joins MidPoint guest host Gary Gibbons to discuss the pros & cons of the new proposed Tampa Bay Rays Stadium and the proposed redevelopment plans for Tropicana Field...

The Scoop: Thu., April 4, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Hillsborough tax The Hillsborough County Commission voted to continue on renewing the half-penny sales tax that has funded billions in projects throughout the country over the last few decades. The Tampa Bay Times reports the...
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The Scoop: Fri., December 1, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Florida GOP chair is subject of rape investigation The chair of Florida’s Republican Party, Christian Ziegler, is the subject of a rape investigation. A heavily redacted incident report from the Sarasota Police Department has several...
Pinellas County Commissioner Charlie Justice

Pinellas Commissioner Charlie Justice wants more details on Rays funding proposal

Pinellas County Commissioner Charlie Justice wants to see more details about the proposed tax subsidies for a new Tampa Bay Rays ballpark before he commits to voting for it, he said Tuesday on WMNF WaveMakers...

Tampa Bay Rays announce plans for new St. Pete stadium, redevelopment of surrounding district

The Tampa Bay Rays are staying in St. Petersburg. The team announced plans for a new stadium at Tropicana Field on Tuesday.
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The Scoop: Tues., September 19, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Rays stadium The Rays are going to make a major announcement today regarding a deal to build a new stadium in downtown St. Petersburg with contributions from the team, the city of St. Petersburg, and...

Activists at Juneteenth rally demand St. Pete keeps promises to the Black community.

Yesterday community organizers in St. Petersburg gathered to celebrate Juneteenth coming up on Monday, which was made a federal holiday two years ago to celebrate the emancipation of slaves in the United States. Event organizers...

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