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Friday, May 22, 2015

Steve Otto Columns

Buckshot the mullet man a disappearing breed
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Buckshot the mullet man a disappearing breed

My buddy Bill Moore was going to get about 20 pounds of mullet from someone called Buckshot and figured he was somebody I might like to meet.
Updated: 2 months ago
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Banned terms inspire a new word: ‘scottie’

Last week it was reported that officials at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection have banned the use of words or phrases such as “climate change,” “global warming” and “sustainability.”
Updated: 2 months ago
Man of letters watches the times change in Tampa
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Man of letters watches the times change in Tampa

For someone about to turn 100, Augusto Wells was enjoying the string of smooches he was getting from the waitresses and customers at Pach’s restaurant the other day just a little too much.
Updated: 3 months ago
For one American hero, a time to dance
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For one American hero, a time to dance

LARGO — So there was Ed Droste, smooth as silk, moving his Phyllis around the dance floor to the sounds of Don Juceam’s big band at the Royal Palm last Saturday night, celebrating his 90th birthday.
Updated: 3 months ago
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When trauma is your job, stress is a daily companion

It seems, in our ever-shrinking world, that we are surrounded by trauma.
Updated: 3 months ago