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Links for the Times: Tampa land for Tampa Bay Rays? Body scanners at Tampa Airport

Rays A seven-person investment group has been formed to assemble downtown Tampa land for a baseball stadium for the Tampa Bay Rays, a website backing that move announced Wednesday.

BuildItDowntownTampa.org declined to name the investors until all the land is under contract, probably in late summer or early fall.

With St. Petersburg threatening to sue anyone who interferes with the Rays contract to play at Tropicana Field through 2027, the announcement emphasized that the investment group has not been in touch with the Rays.

Read the full story and see a timeline showing why time is running short for the Tampa Bay Rays.

Chances are good your next airplane trip will begin like this. Step into a booth, hold your hands up and take a wide stance. Then wait a few seconds while some anonymous officer examines a picture of what's under your clothes.

[Last modified: Monday, May 24, 2010 5:05pm]

    

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