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Preserve Our Wallets and Waterfront

Victory — For Now

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I guess POWW’s decision to hire me wasn’t so bad after all…from the SHROCK: There will not be a ballpark on the downtown waterfront. The Tampa Bay Rays say they have altogether abandoned thoughts of an open-air stadium at the site of Al Lang Field. “It’s pretty clear people did not want a ballpark down there,” Rays senior vice president Michael Kalt said Friday. “From what we’re seeing, we’re probably in that camp, too. “For us, Al Lang’s not an…

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Jamie Bennett to sponsor referendum to preserve and protect waterfront

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City Councilmember Jamie Bennett will introduce a new business item before the City Council calling for a referendum to preserve and protect St. Petersburg’s Waterfront. Councilman Bennett, a leading candidate for mayor, has agreed to adopt the referendum language authored by POWW – Preserve Our Wallets and Waterfront, a citizen’s group dedicated to stopping major development on the city’s waterfront without a direct vote by residents. Councilman Bennett will be holding a press conference to outline his vision and to…

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