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Local residents express displeasure with airport flamingo name


After receiving 65,000 ideas submitted to Tampa International Airport’s contest to name the giant flamingo that is the centerpiece of the 21-foot tall sculpture titled “Home” by artist Matthew Mazzotta, a winner has been chosen; it’s “Phoebe” and people hate it. “We understood when we launched the contest that some people would inevitably be disappointed.…

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Tampa (Kansas) gears up for next Super Bowl

One day after the completion of Super Bowl LIV in Miami, Florida, residents and government officials in Tampa, Kansas, are making preparations for next year’s big game. “As far as anybody knows, Super Bowl LV and all the festivities that accompany it are not supposed to be held here,” says Tampa Mayor Timothy Svoboda. “But…

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