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WASHINGTON (AP) – Would you know what to do if you see someone collapse, not breathing – a loved one at home, a co-worker at the office, a stranger on the street? Far too many Americans die of cardiac arres...
Last week was an extraordinary one in state politics. Usually, the political fights are between competing parties, but this time the actions of Gov. Rick Scott took direct aim on some fellow Republicans.
The next time lawmakers troll for votes with that almost sincere promise about how careful they will be with your money, remember the $2 million gift they just gave the IMG Academy in Bradenton.
The fight for Tampa’s soul and safety never stops, but sometimes it seems like the bad people are winning. It felt that way when 14-year-old Edward “EJ’’ Harris IV was shot to death by a drive...
Doug Belden is running for another term as Hillsborough County tax collector. OK, we didn’t exactly have to shout “Stop the presses!” for this one.
State Rep. Shawn Harrison of New Tampa is reliably Republican, standing for traditional conservative ideals.
We all know it takes years to complete a public works project around here. There are studies, more studies, haggles over financing, and more studies. Once all that is done, the project actually has to be built.
The time has come to dust off the old John Tortorella line when he was coaching the Lightning in the 2004 playoffs and Philadelphia Flyers coach Ken Hitchcock talked some trash about some of his players.
The definition of “negotiate” in politics these days is simple: One side or the other wants everything, gives in on nothing, and when it doesn’t get what it wants it accuses the other side of failing...
It’s the political season, so we shouldn’t be surprised by outrageous statements. We probably shouldn’t even pay attention to them.
An illusion is defined as something that deceives by producing a false or misleading impression of reality. That’s really the point of what the traveling deceivers known as
For the past decade, Laura McElroy’s job at the Tampa Police Department was to be the bridge to the public. As TPD’s public information officer, she was professional and concise and helped dissect complex s...
Jeb Bush loves his family. That’s commendable. He doesn’t want to make his brother, George, look bad.
Have you ever been just hanging out, and then someone proposes something colossally stupid? Everyone kind of looks at everyone else, wondering who will be the first to say, “Um, bad idea.”
I remember being told to stare into the light, and not to move.
You always knew when Leann Garrett was in the room. Her speech may have been slurred by a lifetime battle with what we assumed was cerebral palsy, but that didn’t stop her from speaking up whenever she felt like i...