October 30, 2014

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| 9/16/2013

› Column: Tampa Bay Rays stalemate keeps two downtowns in limbo
In many ways, both sides of the Tampa Bay area are at a crossroads. There is an opportunity to re-imagine and reinvigorate two downtowns, but one key issue must first be resolved. When will the Rays be allowed to look in Tampa?

› Boomers, seniors connect through electronic meetups
South Florida boomers and newly retired seniors aren't looking to make friends or explore new interests the way their parents did. They aren't going to AARP chapters, joining fraternal groups, checking fliers in the condo clubhouse or playing bingo at the local senior center. Instead, they are hitting the Internet to make face-to-face connections with like-minded people their own age.

› Dinosaurs, theme park vie for land around Zoo Miami
Coming soon to Zoo Miami: Manny the Mammoth Meets T. Rex? Miami-Dade County’s unusual request for ideas to develop 120 acres of vacant land around its biggest attraction has drawn two very different proposals.

› Still trying to restate its numbers, Tech Data faces new Nasdaq deadline
Clearwater technology products distributor Tech Data Corp. is still working on its plan to restate financial "improprieties" tied to vendor accounting at the company's United Kingdom subsidiary. As a result, the company — Tampa Bay's largest public corporation by revenues — on Friday said it received a noncompliance notice from Nasdaq.

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