Tampa Bay

* St. Petersburg’s black community has been wracked by a series of recent murders. Heart-rending press conferences and pleas for information haven’t helped yet. Isn’t there a role here for Black Lives Matter? Or must the context involve a rogue white cop or institutional racism?

* It could turn out that an expanded Brooker Creek--think San Antonio–will be more catalytic in the redevelopment of the 87-acre Tropicana Field site than a baseball stadium, one that would still be in the wrong part of this hybrid, asymmetrical market.

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