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Friday, Aug 01, 2014
Back-to-school shoppers get tax relief starting today
This shopping cart at the Gandy Boulevard Walmart shows examples of items eligible for the sales tax holiday. STAFF FILE PHOTO
Florida's three-day “Back to School” sales tax holiday, which starts today, lets shoppers load up on all kinds of stuff without forking over 7 percent.
Price trade was expected, but it still stings
Lady will have a spot in Helen Rosburg’s 11,000-square-foot, three-story Odessa home with five other dogs and a number of cats.Photo from Facebook
Odessa heiress elevates dog from pound to palace
Drax, played by Dave Bautista, is a muscular, knife-wielding, tattoo-covered green alien seeking revenge for his family's deaths.
Tampa wrestler has firm grasp on movie role


Jackson: Granting rite of passage its right of way

Tom Jackson The heir apparent turned 15 in April meaning, among other things, he has attained the age at which the State of Florida assumes he is capable of learning to drive. Not for the first time, I am inclined to think the State of Florida is out of its sunshine-soaked mind.

Editorial: Deciding the president’s authority
Editorial: VA fix a huge expenditure, but a worthwhile one
Editorial: Promising transportation directions
Letters to the editor: The right direction
Letter of the Day: The benefit of unions