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Friday, May 22, 2015
Rays hope to jump start league’s lowest attendance this season
Thursday night’s attendance of just 10,605 against Oakland saw the Rays drop below the Cleveland Indians for the first time this season to stand dead last in average attendance in Major League Baseball. 
Lackluster attendance at Tropicana Field has become routine but despite standing alone at the top of the American League East, the Rays may be on track this year for their lowest crowds since 2005.
Kalani Rodgers, 5,  of Atlanta runs along the shore at Spa Beach Park in Downtown St. Petersburg.
St. Pete residents: No development of city’s waterfront
The Charlotte Stone Crabs have pulled tonight's planned
Rays affiliate apologizes for planned ‘A-Rod Juice Night’
Tampa-area boaters’ partying meccas draw scrutiny
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Fast-track trade deal already

Tom Jackson Although I generally favor free trade between and among nations to the alternative of trade shackled by protectionism, I am less interested in advancing that argument just now than I am in writing something shocking.

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