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Sunday, May 03, 2015

Joe Henderson Columns

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Time of transition has arrived for Tampa police

Tampa’s new police chief seems to be a focused, no-nonsense guy. Eric Ward’s handshake is firm and his tone is measured. He appears to have quiet confidence.
Updated: 8 hours ago
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It finally has come to this, Republicans are devouring each other

I suppose it was inevitable.
Published: 05/01/15
Baltimore mom showed rioting son what consequences mean
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Baltimore mom showed rioting son what consequences mean

There is no shortage of advice on how to raise your children. Every parent should know the basics.
Published: 04/29/15
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We haven’t been good enough stewards of the Earth

We celebrated Earth Day last week.
Published: 04/27/15
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Good luck with that sales tax hike for transportation

Hillsborough County leaders, led by Commissioner Ken Hagan, appear ready to again ask voters for approval of a tax increase that would address our transportation needs.
Published: 04/25/15
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Tampa police and public deserve answers federal probe will bring

Jane Castor’s last day as Tampa’s police chief is two weeks from today. Mayor Bob Buckhorn hasn’t announced her successor, but whomever he picks from among three candidates knows a U.S. Department of Justice probe is at the top o...
Published: 04/24/15
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Florida’s latest stab at high-stakes school testing gets an F

Cindy Stuart was furious.
Published: 04/22/15
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Who is in charge of running this state anyway?

For better or worse — make your own judgment — the people of Florida have twice elected Rick Scott as their governor. The latest Quinnipiac poll seems to show considerable buyer’s regret, since Floridians disapprove of the job he...
Published: 04/19/15
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Eakins turning Hillsborough schools upside down

One of Jeff Eakins’ first actions as acting superintendent of Hillsborough County schools was to introduce a new organizational chart. Please, don’t stop reading.
Published: 04/19/15
Gyrocopter pilot’s silly stunt was dangerous, not patriotic
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Gyrocopter pilot’s silly stunt was dangerous, not patriotic

The story of the Ruskin man who flew onto the Capitol lawn Tuesday in a small gyrocopter was already bizarre.
Updated one month ago