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Group pushes for stronger environmental protections in Rays redevelopment deal

Listen: The proposed redevelopment of Tropicana Field and the area around it would be the biggest project in St. Petersburg history. An advocacy group wants more environmental protections in the deal. Michael McGrath is the...

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...

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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WMNF headline news stories from Tuesday, August 2, 2022, including a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan that killed al-Qaida's leader.
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Ken Welch hopes for equity in the Black community with Trop site redevelopment

Former Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch wants to ensure the Black community is honored as plans for redevelopment at the 86-acre Tropicana Field site progress. Residents in the neighborhood razed to make way for the...

Ken Welch files in St. Pete mayoral bid

Former Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch Friday filed his paperwork to run for mayor in his native St. Petersburg. LISTEN: Around 10 a.m. Friday, Welch, along with his wife Donna and daughters Kenya and Keonna...
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FAST will press Pinellas leaders on issues

A coalition of religious groups is asking Pinellas County leaders for improvements in three areas: reducing education disparities, alternatives to arresting youth and funding basic human services. Joining us in the studio for MidPoint were Pastor Manuel...

Daniel Tilley with the Florida ACLU on “conscience protection” clause on gay adoption; Rays stadium woes

Daniel Tilley with the Florida ACLU on "conscience protection" clause on gay adoption; Rays stadium woes

Tampa Bay Times Writer Stephen Nohlgreen analyzes the Rays’ future prospects in St. Pete

Tampa Bay Times Writer Stephen Nohlgreen analyzes the Rays' future prospects in St. Pete

St. Pete City Council member Karl Nurse: Rays stadium saga more nuanced than expected

St. Pete City Council member Karl Nurse: Rays stadium saga more nuanced than expected

St. Pete City Council rejects deal for Rays to explore stadium sites in Hillsborough and Pinellas

St. Pete City Council rejects deal for Rays to explore stadium sites in Hillsborough and Pinellas

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