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Thursday, Dec 18, 2014

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COLUMN

Rays made a decision, but is it right one?

The Wil Myers trade brings the Rays the most dreaded word to fans: prospects. Columnist Martin Fennelly asks: Is this any way to build a ballpark or team?
Updated: 7 hours ago
COLUMN

Ride-sharing services fill a critical need

Since ride-sharing businesses such as Uber and Lyft came to the Tampa Bay area in April, the issue of a free unregulated market vs. the need for regulation in the name of public safety has been raised.
Updated: 18 hours ago
COLUMN

Paula Dockery: Call it what you want — it’s still Medicaid expansion

Two years ago, as part of the Affordable Care Act, Florida was offered $50 billion over 10 years to expand Medicaid to those low-income families who didn’t qualify under the current eligibility requirements. The governor and the Florida Legisl...
Updated: 19 hours ago
COLUMN

Comings and goings ... a mixed bag

TAMPA — Comings and goings ...
Published: 12/17/14
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.”
Published: 12/17/14
The courage to seek the truth
COLUMN

The courage to seek the truth

The last time I saw Marty Baron he was one of our interns here at Mother Trib, and to be honest I can’t quite picture him.
Published: 12/15/14
COLUMN

Garner and Ferguson cases prove racial chasm still exists

The video is damning.
Published: 12/14/14
COLUMN

Protestors rely on skewed reading of facts

In the tumultuous matter of White Cops 2, Black Victims 0, let’s stipulate this at the top: Complaints against aggressive policing in predominately black communities are not without merit. Neither are they without recourse. Responsible agencie...
Published: 12/14/14
Armwood's wait ends with more frustration
COLUMN

Armwood's wait ends with more frustration

Saturday afternoon, Armwood players and coaches walked away 14-1 again, runners-up again, in another Class 6A title game. This time, Martin Fennelly says, Armwood could have won.
Published: 12/13/14
Updated: 12/14/14
COLUMN

Football’s future cloudy as parents have second thoughts

In his epic book “Instant Replay” about the 1967 championship season by the Green Bay Packers, guard Jerry Kramer wrote about how he often played with concussions.
Published: 12/14/14