Mitch Perry Report 1.20.12

The burning question as to whether Florida's January 31 presidential primary matters comes down to what happens tomorrow night in South Carolina. No question though, that yesterday was the biggest day of pure news to come out of the months-long campaign to date.

The issue of water in Tampa is always a story. Reclaimed water is an asset the city possesses which has never reached its full potential. Mayor Bob Buckhorn is pushing for the state to change current law that he says will benefit the city with reclaimed water in the long term, but the bill is controversial.

Did you know there's a bill floating in Tallahassee that would have the Legislature put up a ballot measure so the citizens of this state can vote on medical marijuana? It's our featured story in this week's CL.

Tampa City Council member Harry Cohen says officials downtown would rather learn sooner than later when will know where citizens will have free movement during the Republican National Convention.

And this Sunday represents the last day of pure football for the year. Yes, the Super Bowl beckon in two weeks, but that's way more than just a game. So who's going to do it? Obviously our sentiments are towards the Forty Niners, but we wouldn't be surprised if the Giants take the NFC Championship in San Francisco.It's a great rivalry regardless, as we look back at previous titanic encounters between the two teams. (link to come).

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