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Friday, Apr 18, 2014

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Otto: When it comes to Florida schools, maybe it's time to start over

Let's shut down the public schools in Florida.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Fennelly: Lindback needs to step up game for Bolts

Fennelly: Lindback needs to step up game for Bolts

Goaltender Anders Lindback stopped 39 shots in Game 1 and didn't lose the game. He didn't win it, either, and Martin Fennelly says he might have to do that once or twice if the Lightning are to take this series.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Brown: Spirit of crony capitalism still alive

Last year my Publix supermarket underwent extensive renovation, even closing its pharmacy for about a month. When it was all finished, there was a new deli, a coffee bar and a liquor store next door.
Updated: 13 hours ago

The Right Stuff takes a provisional holiday; back April 28

The Right Stuff is, officially, taking a spring holiday (beginning with a whirlwind visit to London, which is why I’ve applied the British variation of “vacation”) through April 27. But that doesn’t mean it absolutely, pos...
Updated: 20 hours ago
Fennelly: Time for Bolts to show more resiliency

Fennelly: Time for Bolts to show more resiliency

The Lightning made too many mistakes in Game 1 against the Canadiens, and Martin Fennelly says those miscues could prove costly.
Published: 04/17/14

MacKinnon: Medical pot push driven by profit

By DOUGLAS MACKINNON
Published: 04/17/14

Otto: It was a big week for the knuckleheads

A mother walking her 4-year-old child on a gorgeous spring morning in West Tampa has to be aware of certain things.
Published: 04/16/14
Fennelly: All eyes on Stamkos as another test awaits

Fennelly: All eyes on Stamkos as another test awaits

Steven Stamkos is back in the playoffs, and Martin Fennelly says he's grateful for another chance, particularly because, like his team, he seemed a longer than long shot after breaking his right leg in November.
Published: 04/16/14

Jackson: Democrats’ April ‘stunts’ sow seeds for November

Just because their days of setting the legislative agenda are a fading memory— a condition that seems unlikely to change anytime soon — doesn’t mean Florida’s Democrats have lost their spunk, or their flair for the grand, ...
Published: 04/16/14

Ranchers: One endangered species the feds couldn’t care less about

I don’t presume to have a sufficient grasp of the recent activity or the laws involved over Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s “trespass cattle,” but I trust both the competency and legal expertise of PowerLine founder John Hin...
Published: 04/15/14