Gov't diet? After the ballgame
Council members and two city managers will meet with Phillies owners and watch Mayor Frank Hibbard (pictured) throw out the first pitch of a game.
It's an annual ritual since the Phillies made Clearwater their spring training home 61 years ago. But this year's two-night trip, expected to cost taxpayers at least $4,700, comes as council members bemoan the city's fiscal future. Story here. (Times photo Scott Keeler/2005)