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Saturday, Feb 28, 2015

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When trauma is your job, stress is a daily companion

It seems, in our ever-shrinking world, that we are surrounded by trauma.
Published: 02/23/15
COLUMN

Concealed-carry bill would take target off Florida’s campuses

Just after midnight on Nov. 20, a lone gunman entered Florida State University’s Strozier Library where, in mere moments, he shot and wounded three students while others scrambled for safety. Just as abruptly, with shock and chaos in his wake,...
Published: 02/23/15
COLUMN

It must be different when mandate comes from Tallahassee

We’ve all seen the collective heads of Republican legislators in our state spin ’round and ’round any time a mandate for almost anything comes down from Washington.
Published: 02/23/15
This wasn’t farewell Gordon was seeking
COLUMN

This wasn’t farewell Gordon was seeking

DAYTONA BEACH — He didn’t want a rocking chair. He didn’t want a farewell. He wanted the cheers to come after a win.
Published: 02/22/15
COLUMN

Relief may be coming from testing mania in Florida schools

It’s a busy month in Hillsborough County’s schools.
Published: 02/22/15
COLUMN

Bragging about Florida weather good way to anger relatives

You may have seen the TV commercial sponsored by the state agency Visit Florida. There’s no voice, just written words.
Published: 02/22/15
Gordon’s farewell tour takes back seat to winning
COLUMN

Gordon’s farewell tour takes back seat to winning

Eventually, he’ll do the victory tour, and he’ll be fine with all of it, the fans, the tracks, getting the odd rocking chair or resort voucher. Until then, Martin Fennelly writes, Jeff Gordon will just race.
Published: 02/22/15
COLUMN

Others’ boots must stomp ISIS, says Bilirakis

WESLEY CHAPEL — At home this week for a recess Congress perhaps should not have taken, Gus Bilirakis has stayed busy catching up on the concerns of his constituents in Florida’s 12th Congressional District, which are many and varied....
Published: 02/22/15
COLUMN

Hillary’s tangled web; violence about nothing in particular

Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.
Published: 02/21/15
Rays franchise feeds off proving everyone wrong
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Rays franchise feeds off proving everyone wrong

The Rays bandwagon can’t give away tickets. All the people who hopped on have hopped off. The predictions are dire. The team sees it as an opportunity, writes columnist Martin Fennelly.
Published: 02/21/15