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Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014

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COLUMN

Mack delivers wake-up call for Bulls

TAMPA — Inside one football game, how do you go from “Taggart Must Go!!” to nominating a true freshman for school president?
Updated: 7 hours ago
COLUMN

Voucher lawsuit leaves Florida’s kids in a lurch

Seriously, what did poor and disadvantaged Florida schoolchildren ever do to the statewide teachers union and its special interest protectors for them to potentially condemn these innocent children to a life of misery?
Updated: 15 hours ago
COLUMN

Sharing intel can backfire for U.S.

One of the biggest security challenges the U.S. faces is how to share intelligence in a world where it’s been at war at one point with some of its closest friends, you never know who tomorrow’s enemy will be and espionage, even among al...
Published: 08/31/14
COLUMN

Lefties miss Sofia’s joke, plus courtesy vs. entitlement at 35,000 feet

Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.
Published: 08/31/14
COLUMN

Reducing truancy rates would be big step in curbing community violence

The 77 community leaders — and that’s what they deserve to be called — who have spent about a year studying ways to curb violence in Tampa and Hillsborough County have concluded something that may surprise you. They insist violen...
Published: 08/31/14
COLUMN

Quick fix for baseball? Pick up pace

Like many Americans, I was very into the Little League World Series that ended last Sunday. It featured a girl, Mo’ne Davis, who struck out a bunch of boys and made the cover of Sports Illustrated. There was also the team from the South Side o...
Published: 08/31/14
COLUMN

Big Education sues to defend monopoly

Making good on its threat to limit the options of kids from poor families desperate to escape miserable schools — which probably isn’t the way they’d put it, but there’s no sense hiding the truth — Florida affiliate...
Published: 08/31/14
No year more disappointing than this one
COLUMN

No year more disappointing than this one

ST. PETERSBURG — The Ray Way has a long-stated goal of playing meaningful games in September.
Published: 08/30/14
COLUMN

The new Crist narrative doesn’t hold water

Prior to Tuesday’s primary, The Washington Post did a fairly major story on the race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist. Why?
Published: 08/30/14
COLUMN

Paula Dockery: Scott singing new tunes on campaign tour

What a world of difference between the Rick Scott campaigns of 2010 and 2014.
Published: 08/29/14