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Why Hillsborough’s record tourism year may help build a Rays ballpark in Ybor City

Why Hillsborough’s record tourism year may help build a Rays ballpark in Ybor City


Tampa-area hotels had a record year. If you want the Rays to move to Ybor, that's good news.

For the first time, visitors staying overnight in Hillsborough County hotels, motels and other short-term rentals spent more than $600 million in a calendar year.

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BREAKING: 3 confirmed victims in Polk County shooting. Sheriff will brief the media at 9:00 p.m.


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PHOTOS | See who we spotted at former #Jaguars safety @DonovinDarius' recent football camp. https://t.co/qRVM890WW9

If you need a reason to make the drive to St. Augustine, here's a good one: the clams (and the patio) at Commander’s Shellfish Camp. https://t.co/5akSIx6nBP

Behind the scenes with @Professorbroman to air tonight at 11 on @FOX13News Or watch live online at https://t.co/DrBvppR6zS

Bath water. #Clearwater Beach water temp has hit the magic number of 90°!! #Florida #Skytower

#BREAKING: Rapper XXXtentacion has died after being shot in Deerfield Beach, FL, authorities say. MORE: https://t.co/yTAfYALacy

Rapper XXXTentacion shot in South Florida, has no pulse, TMZ reports. MORE: https://t.co/yTAfYALacy

[email protected]: “This administration did not create a policy of separating families at the border.” https://t.co/Xq0z6HN58n

Think cool thoughts! Remember that time it was 29° in #Tampa a few months ago? #flwx

Watch the World Cup at @900Novecento, #OfaRestaurant, @DineBLEAU and @ETARURestaurant (because drink specials) ⚽️🍸🍹 via @Miamicom

Protests of family separation underway in Pinellas. The folks out here on McMullen Booth see this as having become the number one issue for November elections

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