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Saturday, Nov 22, 2014

Joe Henderson Columns


Henderson: Living afraid is not the answer

Random shootings never make sense, no matter where they occur.
Published: 11/21/14

Henderson: No event too big or small for Higgins and Sports Commission

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 Commission.
Published: 11/19/14

Would Rays be big spenders with new stadium? Unlikely

People make some basic assumptions about why the Tampa Bay Rays need a new stadium, one close to the center of the market.
Published: 11/16/14

SEAL who said he killed bin Laden should have remembered oath

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.
Published: 11/14/14

Could Tampa’s troubled streetcar service be an answer for downtown?

Everywhere you look in downtown Tampa, the talk is about growth. From the Channel District, to the west across the Hillsborough River, and stretching to the north past the new Waterworks Park, it’s all about what Tampa is going to be.
Published: 11/12/14

Time to see if Tallahassee is serious about the environment

In the just-completed election, more than 4.2 million Floridians voted to approve the Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative — Amendment 1, for short.
Published: 11/09/14
Tampa isn’t perfect, but the airport is close

Tampa isn’t perfect, but the airport is close

Like any big city, we’ve had our share of issues over the years.
Published: 11/07/14

Buckhorn 2018? Start the bandwagon now

Cleaning out the election notebook:
Published: 11/06/14

Henderson: New York teacher lawsuit could have Florida implications

Public school teachers, like anyone else in the workforce, should have their job performance regularly evaluated. No one is suggesting otherwise.
Published: 11/05/14

Obama’s legacy is better than you might think

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’s allies are treating him lik...
Published: 11/03/14