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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Steve Otto

Tribune staff
Otto, Steve

Remember who’s in the back seat


You wouldn’t think ... but then maybe that’s the point; sometimes we don’t think. That’s usually when bad things happen.

Looking back fondly on our 12-pound life marker


Actually, he was a few ounces shy of 12 pounds, but his arrival 35 years ago tomorrow was still more than impressive.

Better train, road travel will take leadership


There must be something in the American gene pool, some imperfection that permeates our thinking and demands that we don’t do anything until it’s too late.

My military mom can’t be conquered


It hasn’t been a particularly good couple of weeks for my soon-to-be 94-year-old mother.

Could Baltimore happen in Tampa?


You must wonder, at least if you think about these things, if Baltimore could happen here.

These caregivers really care


O Say Can You See?” Well, you can’t see much from the innards of Tampa General Hospital, where I’ve spent a week or so with a relative in the ICU at this incredible place.

Dick Greco to St. Pete? Say it ain’t so!


Former Tampa Mayor Dick Greco moves to St. Petersburg

Ybor’s La Segunda bakery celebrates 100 years Thursday


We live in a commercialized world where everything is the “best,’’ the “all-time leader,’’ the “greatest thing since sliced bread.’’

Vacation cruise out of Tampa turned into murder mystery


Returning to the pier after cleaning out a few souvenir shops in old San Juan, there was a knot of cameras and police at the security entrance to our ship, the MS Ryndam.