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Links for March 16: Tampa Bay Rays' ad campaign; Foreclosure funds; NCAA brackets; 911 calls



Rays drum up 2010 campaign for baseball and more
The Tampa Bay Rays' new advertising campaign for the 2010 baseball season kicks off Tuesday with a high-energy, toe-tappin' drum line beat showcasing such team icons as Carl Crawford stealing bases, of course, and Evan Longoria swatting home runs, naturally.

Neighborhood Stabilization Program
The state Department of Community Affairs announced a series of sweeping changes Friday to a widely criticized housing program, including the dismissal of a senior staffer and a streamlined grant approval process.
Florida slow to spend federal grant money to refurbish housing (March 7)

March Madness insider's guide
The NCAA men's basketball tournament, which starts this week, is the wildly popular cultural event that it is because it encourages all but legally sanctioned gambling, offers a somewhat acceptable excuse for workplace time wasting, and lets us talk confidently about things we can't reliably predict. The perfect American ritual. Game on!
Who's in the tournament? | Brackets: Interactive, print (PDF)

Legislative push to deny public access to 911 recordings is dropped
With opposition building, House Speaker Larry Cretul is apparently abandoning his effort to make 911 calls confidential.
Speaker fast-tracks bill to exempt 911 calls from public record (March 10)

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