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Council Nixes Deal Struck by Mayor, Rays

Tampa Bay Rays LogoThe future of the Tampa Bay Rays in the area seems more uncertain than ever after the St. Petersburg City Council on Thursday rejected a deal to let the team explore new stadium sites in the region.  Read more here.

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Developer Unveils Proposed Plan for New Rays Park

Developer CityScape, LLC unveiled a plan for a proposed new ballpark for the Tampa Bay Rays at a special meeting of the St. Petersburg (FL) City Council on Friday.  The estimated price tag for the ballpark would around $577 million and include either a retractable or fixed transparent roof.  No details were given on how the project would be financed.   Read more and view video here.

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