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Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

Joe Henderson Columns

COLUMN

Scott eases into his second term as Florida’s governor

Rick Scott’s second term as Florida’s governor began Tuesday, in case you missed it. His inauguration came and went without much fanfare, and maybe that’s good.
Published: 01/09/15
COLUMN

Improving relations with Cuba requires some sensitivity

I can’t imagine what it was like to be in Cuba when Fidel Castro seized power, and if you didn’t live through it, you can’t either.
Published: 01/07/15
COLUMN

Florida to take a step toward fairness and equality

Florida is about to join what Hillsborough County Circuit Court Clerk Pat Frank called “the ranks of rationality.” That is a great way to phrase it, because starting Tuesday the state’s legal barrier against same-sex marriage is ...
Published: 01/04/15
COLUMN

If you can’t say something nice ... oh, never mind

We had an executive here a few years back who got all hopped up over this new thing called the Internet and what it meant for the future of newspapers, particularly this one.
Updated: 1 months ago
COLUMN

‘Imagining Madoff’ an ambitious production for Tampa group

Four years ago, David Frankel sized up the local theatre scene in the Tampa Bay area and saw a need.
Updated: 1 months ago
COLUMN

On this silent, holy night, the hope is always for peace

Before the joyous chaos of Christmas morning, there is this day.
Updated: 1 months ago
COLUMN

Obama got blame for high gas prices, so he should he get credit for lower ones

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.
Updated: 1 months ago
COLUMN

Rays strong stadium stance a blunder, but it’s fixable

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 leave town.
Updated: 1 months ago
COLUMN

Tampa bets Vinik can succeed where others failed

Many have tried to turn downtown Tampa’s Channel District into a shopping and entertainment urban wonderland.
Updated: 1 months ago
Jeb Bush could unite tea party and liberals against him
COLUMN

Jeb Bush could unite tea party and liberals against him

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.”
Updated: 1 months ago