St. Pete Times rejected in court; Charlotte mayor returns to Tampa to advise on light rail, and will Barack Obama seize the moment in terms of national energy policy? Mitch Perry Report 6.11.10

The St. Pete Times struck out in court yesterday in trying to stop the ban on street solicitations in St. Pete - we'll show you some of those in the business community not happy that the Times went to court in the first place;

As the oil spill continues, there are many who hope that Barack Obama can seize the moment and call for a serious evolution away from relying on coal and oil for the majority of our energy needs - will he do so?

The engaging mayor of Charlotte, N.C., Pat McCrory, was in Tampa the other day to talk about light rail.  You can read our interview with him here;

Also, we've got a report on yesterday's discussion at the Hillsborough County Commission on a potential ban on fertilizer.

And new statistics reveal how the country is slowly (or quickly?) turning into a "majority-minority" country, in terms of our racial demographics.


the report here.

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