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Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

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La Segunda bakery is numero uno
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La Segunda bakery is numero uno

We live in a commercialized world where everything is the “best,’’ the “all-time leader,’’ the “greatest thing since sliced bread.’’
Updated: 8 hours ago
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Medicaid expansion numbers don’t add up

Whenever talk turns to expanding Medicaid in Florida, one number that instantly surfaces is 800,000. That’s about how many working-class adults would qualify for coverage....
Published: 04/19/15
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Who is in charge of running this state anyway?

For better or worse — make your own judgment — the people of Florida have twice elected Rick Scott as their governor. The latest Quinnipiac poll seems to show considerable buyer’s regret, since Floridians disapprove of the job he...
Published: 04/19/15
Bolts earn their luck, and the much-needed victory
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Bolts earn their luck, and the much-needed victory

The Lightning have joined the living in this playoff series with Detroit. And the winning.
Published: 04/19/15
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Fixing our annual taxation complication irritation

Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.
Published: 04/19/15
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Eakins turning Hillsborough schools upside down

One of Jeff Eakins’ first actions as acting superintendent of Hillsborough County schools was to introduce a new organizational chart. Please, don’t stop reading.
Published: 04/19/15
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Minimum wage floor still very low

The crowd that gathered on the steps of St. Petersburg City Hall to demand higher wages was one of three “Fight for $15” rallies across the Tampa Bay area and one of 230 nationwide. The signs — “No More Low Wages,” ...
Published: 04/19/15
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Nocco knows what makes Rubio tick

LAND O’ LAKES — What we already know for sure about Marco Rubio fits neatly in a box that FedEx would overnight at its lowest rate: He wields uncompromising passion for a specific interpretation of the American experience, and it comes ...
Published: 04/19/15
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FloridaMan touches down on hot topic

Let’s get this out of the way at the top: Of course the fellow who landed a one-man gyrocopter on the Capitol lawn was from Florida. Of course he was, or there’s not a lively Twitter feed that goes by the handle “@_FloridaMan.&#x...
Published: 04/17/15
This wasn’t the playoff debut Bishop wanted
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This wasn’t the playoff debut Bishop wanted

TAMPA — The first shot he faced in his Stanley Cup playoff career, nine minutes into the game, got past him. Not really his fault. The fourth shot he faced in his Stanley Cup playoff career, eight seconds into the second period, that beat him,...
Published: 04/17/15