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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Steve Otto Columns

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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.
Updated: 7 hours ago
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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.
Published: 05/18/15
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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.
Published: 05/16/15
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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.
Published: 05/09/15
Could Baltimore happen in Tampa?
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Could Baltimore happen in Tampa?

You must wonder, at least if you think about these things, if Baltimore could happen here.
Updated one month ago
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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.
Updated one month ago
Dick Greco to St. Pete? Say it ain’t so!
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Dick Greco to St. Pete? Say it ain’t so!

Former Tampa Mayor Dick Greco moves to St. Petersburg
Updated one month ago
Ybor’s La Segunda bakery celebrates 100 years Thursday
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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.’’
Updated one month ago
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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.
Updated one month ago
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In case you missed it, Election Day is here again

What do you know ... another Election Day.
Updated: 2 months ago