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Maybe you’re planning a long car ride to grandma’s house for Christmas dinner, or perhaps you’ll visit your cousin on the other side of the state. Better gas up the car first.
I’d like to take this opportunity to inform some members of the St. Petersburg City Council of a basic truth: The Tampa Bay Rays are not going to keep playing baseball in your city indefinitely. They are going to ...
Many have tried to turn downtown Tampa’s Channel District into a shopping and entertainment urban wonderland.
Jeb Bush’s campaign for the presidency all but officially began Tuesday with the announcement via Twitter that he will “actively explore the possibility of running.”
The video is damning.
In his epic book “Instant Replay” about the 1967 championship season by the Green Bay Packers, guard Jerry Kramer wrote about how he often played with concussions.
Football took Charlie McCullers from the strawberry fields of Plant City and Dover to some of the biggest stages of American sports. While that gave him a career, the spotlight usually fell on others.
Sun City Center has long been known as a place where some of Florida’s smartest and most successful retirees land. These are people with skills and specialized knowledge, and they want to keep using all of that.
One of the most contentious issues for now, and maybe forever, in our state is the expansion of Medicaid to cover Florida’s neediest people.
We will never know for sure if Michael Brown, as many claim, had his arms raised in surrender when he was shot to death by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer. Nor will we know beyond a doubt if he was shot after attack...
Florida Senate bill No. 96 is benignly entitled “Patriotic Film Screening.”
Celebrating a national day of thanks, as the nation will do Thursday, might seem a little weird right now.
Rick Scott’s sudden U-turn halfway through his first term as Florida’s governor had tires squealing, rubber burning and heads shaking as people tried to figure him out.
That was quite a week as we watched those chosen to lead this great nation behave like they only represent the people who voted for them.
Random shootings never make sense, no matter where they occur.
If you’re wondering how national sporting events keep showing up in our town, I’ll let you in on a secret. Focus on a consensus-builder named Rob Higgins, executive director of the Tampa Bay Sports Commissi...
People make some basic assumptions about why the Tampa Bay Rays need a new stadium, one close to the center of the market.
After they have stood up to physical training designed to break their bodies and psychological assaults to break their spirits, new members of the SEALs make a vow.
It’s tough to find a Democrat these days who will publicly endorse the policies of President Barack Obama. You expect howling at the moon (or the incumbent) from the opposition party, but even the president’...
The legacy Joe Maddon leaves us after nine seasons as manager of the Rays includes his relentless smile and witty quips.