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Pasco lacks caution on Greenlight

Having balked, initially, at supporters’ invitation to endorse Greenlight Pinellas, Pasco County commissioners got on board early this month. Whether this neighborly nudge proves pivotal is something for the postmortem, although one cherishes ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
COLUMN

Elia is wrong to publicly pick sides in school board campaign

OK, really?
Updated: 6 hours ago
Fear and loathing in political campaigns
COLUMN

Fear and loathing in political campaigns

Just when it seemed political campaigns couldn’t get any worse, a new tactic or theme emerges to make voters even more disgusted. It’s hard to believe that’s possible this year, when we’ve seen an ungodly number of ads bom...
Updated: 10 hours ago
COLUMN

Good start, but a wild ride awaits in college playoffs

We have our very first College Football Playoff rankings:
Updated: 21 hours ago
COLUMN

Thinking outside Ban the Box

The other day, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman announced with much glee, “We are banning the box,” making the city the latest government to join the Ban the Box movement on job applications for city workers.
Published: 10/29/14
COLUMN

Better to over-react on Ebola than under-react

I think Gov. Rick Scott made a smart call when he ordered that anyone coming to Florida from an area where the Ebola virus is active has to be monitored 21 days for symptoms.
Published: 10/29/14
McCoy is winner, but wins missing
COLUMN

McCoy is winner, but wins missing

Gerald McCoy knows a great player's legacy is measured by championships. Martin Fennelly. says that after signing an extension that could be worth as much as $98 million, wins have got to follow.
Published: 10/27/14
Updated: 10/28/14
Good luck finding this team’s next win
COLUMN

Good luck finding this team’s next win

So much for a fresh start coming off a bye week, writes Martin Fennelly. But don't lay the Bucs' latest loss on the OT fumble. As usual, there is plenty of blame to go around.
Published: 10/26/14
Updated: 10/27/14
COLUMN

Internet thief picked the wrong guy

The Marine veteran lives in Wauchula, commutes to Tampa for his full-time job as a firefighter with Tampa Fire Rescue and also works at South Bay Hospital on his days off.
Published: 10/26/14
COLUMN

Maybe Florida learned its lesson from 2012 election debacle

Florida’s performance in the 2012 presidential election reinforced the notion nationwide that we could mess up a one-car parade.
Published: 10/26/14