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Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

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No year more disappointing than this one
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No year more disappointing than this one

ST. PETERSBURG — The Ray Way has a long-stated goal of playing meaningful games in September.
Updated: 13 hours ago
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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?
Updated: 15 hours ago
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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
Convenience voting sacrifices its urgency
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Convenience voting sacrifices its urgency

We knew this day would come eventually, and there might even be some among us who celebrate its arrival. But for your dyed-in-the-wool, mossback, you-just-couldn’t-leave-well-enough-alone traditionalists, what happened Tuesday is more worthy o...
Published: 08/29/14
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Voters the losers in this season of negativity

I feel relatively confident saying that many people have never heard of Elizabeth Cuevas-Neunder, but 11 percent of the voters in Tuesday’s Republican primary chose her anyway over incumbent Gov. Rick Scott. That’s worth at least a rais...
Published: 08/29/14
Trade shows Bucs all about now ... and how
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Trade shows Bucs all about now ... and how

Everybody back on board the Lovie Train, Martin Fennelly says, after the Bucs make the smart move and chose Logan Mankins over Richie Incognito.
Published: 08/27/14
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Thanks for giving me the power to help shape Hillsborough’s future

There were lots of good parking spaces available when I pulled up to my polling place Tuesday morning in Brandon. Lots and lots and lots of available spaces.
Published: 08/27/14
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Hand-wringing over Missouri killing ignores today’s black-on-black violence

Over the past weekend, as I expected, there were marches in Tampa and St. Petersburg protesting the shooting death of a young black man, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri, by a white police officer. They were almost a copycat of hundreds of others...
Published: 08/27/14
Even bringing Incognito in to talk is inexcusable
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Even bringing Incognito in to talk is inexcusable

Martin Fennelly says the disgusting news that the Bucs are taking a real look at Richie Incognito, bullying and racial and homophobic slurs a specialty, should send shivers down spines.
Published: 08/25/14
Updated: 08/26/14
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The real sea change should occur on campus

Recently, several liberal professors visited Gov. Rick Scott to brief him on the “closed” science of global warming.
Published: 08/25/14