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Henderson: Resignation won't solve all school transportation woes

When news broke Wednesday about the resignation of Hillsborough County Schools transportation chief John Franklin, maybe I should have at least pretended to be surprised.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Otto: As rail goes, Florida seems to be on a train to nowhere

There was a story this week that Amtrak was considering cutting a 600-mile stretch from its Southwest Chief that runs from Chicago to Los Angeles. The move would eliminate service to a dozen or more towns in Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico. Amtrak mi...
Updated: 23 hours ago
Fennelly: This time, Bolts couldn’t overcome

Fennelly: This time, Bolts couldn’t overcome

MONTREAL — Nothing looks good when it’s on the business end of a broom.
Published: 04/22/14
Updated: 04/23/14
Fennelly: Stunning how quickly Bolts' run fell apart

Fennelly: Stunning how quickly Bolts' run fell apart

Less than a week ago, it was about 46 wins, 101 points and a team that had overcome so much. It was about Game 1. Now, Martin Fennelly says, it's all about survival for the Lightning.
Published: 04/21/14
Updated: 04/22/14
Henderson: Boston Marathon winner trained on  Bayshore

Henderson: Boston Marathon winner trained on Bayshore

If you are among those who like to run along Tampa's scenic Bayshore Boulevard, try to remember what you saw around four months ago. Running can be a solitary experience, so you may not have noticed a guy on a bicycle, setting a brisk pace for anothe...
Published: 04/21/14
Fennelly: Call against Lightning ranks among all-time worst

Fennelly: Call against Lightning ranks among all-time worst

Forget 11 seconds, when the Lightning put themselves in a quick hole against the Canadiens. Martin Fennelly says the real wickedness happened 35 minutes, 38 seconds in.
Published: 04/20/14
Updated: 04/21/14

Otto: Hello to Bollywood

Are you feeling the excitement? Got the buzz? Ready to party?
Published: 04/21/14
Fennelly: Friendly rivalry grows among childhood pals

Fennelly: Friendly rivalry grows among childhood pals

MONTREAL — It's been 20 years, but Donna Callahan can still see and hear them out in front of the house on Groveview Circle in suburban Rochester, N.Y. Her Ryan is on the cul-de-sac with his big brother Mike. So are the Gionta boys: Mike's budd...
Published: 04/20/14

Otto: Living here is a reason to give thanks

Once again, for the 37th year, which is all the years we have lived in this house, the gardenia bush next to our front door is decked out in gorgeous white flowers. You crack open the door and it’s as if someone dropped a bottle of cheap perfu...
Published: 04/20/14
Fennelly: Bolts might be down for the count

Fennelly: Bolts might be down for the count

Down 0-2 heading for 21,000 people and 42,000 lungs at the Bell Centre. Now what?
Published: 04/19/14