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Links for Feb. 22: High speed rail, good beach weather



Warmer weather arrives

Peak tourism season is heating up again at Tampa Bay's beaches. Mercifully, so is the weather.

High Speed Rail

High-speed rail advocates on Monday outlined a plan to form a partnership of local governments to take on the project that Gov. Rick Scott rejected at no risk to taxpayers.

A noontime rally outside Tampa City Hall drew a boisterous crowd of both rail supporters and opponents, one dressed as the Grim Reaper and carrying a sign that said, "Death to High Speed Rail."

Read on to watch a video of the protest.

To read previous stories about the political battle over high speed rail, visit our topic page.

[Last modified: Monday, February 21, 2011 5:52pm]


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