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Florida city resisting digital billboards

MSNBC: In an unexpected move, Tampa mayor Pam Iorio has changed direction on a proposed settlement with two advertising companies, saying that she wants to remove a provision in the agreement allowing them to replace traditional billboards with digital displays.

In an e-mail to city council members, Iorio said she has instructed City Attorney Chip Fletcher to return to the negotiating table with CBS and Clear Channel Outdoors and work on a settlement that separates the issue of traditional billboards from digital.

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