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Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014

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COLUMN

Health care is law flawed but fixable

Earlier this year, the special election for the U.S. House seat in Florida’s District 13, which is all within Pinellas County, received national attention, not to mention millions of dollars from outside interests. Many saw the race between Re...
Published: 11/23/14
COLUMN

Jackson: On immigration, Obama picks wedge over olive branch

If America’s morning-after revulsion for the immigration plan President Obama announced Thursday night holds — his track record for reversing first impressions is not good — then it will turn out David Jolly had the better strate...
Published: 11/23/14
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Paula Dockery: On medical pot, will legislators confirm their rhetoric was sincere?

One of the big stories to come out of the recent elections was the medical marijuana amendment failing to reach the 60 percent needed for passage. To hear the pundits, opponents and media tell it, it was a devastating defeat for an effort that looked...
Published: 11/23/14
COLUMN

Yikes! Yuletide controversy dead ahead

On this Friday before Black Friday, still the official entry point to all that is or is implied by the Greater Holiday Cavalcade, this word of advice: Brace yourselves.
Published: 11/21/14
McCown returns to Chicago after another comeback
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McCown returns to Chicago after another comeback

TAMPA — Before the season, he was supposed to be the bridge to the future. Then the season began and he was the bridge to nowhere. Then an injury — more waiting, then more backing up, like most of his NFL life. Then he was back. Then he...
Published: 11/21/14
COLUMN

Henderson: Living afraid is not the answer

Random shootings never make sense, no matter where they occur.
Published: 11/21/14
Foley’s next hire must re-energize UF fan base
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Foley’s next hire must re-energize UF fan base

Watching the replay, things were so sentimental at Will Muschamp’s news conference Monday in Gainesville that you would have thought the guy was getting an extension, not the ax.
Published: 11/19/14
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Henderson: No event too big or small for Higgins and Sports Commission

If you’re wondering how national sporting events keep showing up in our town, I’ll let you in on a secret. Focus on a consensus-builder named Rob Higgins, executive director of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission.
Published: 11/19/14
Buccaneers rookie Evans is playing like the ‘Next One’
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Buccaneers rookie Evans is playing like the ‘Next One’

LANDOVER, Md. — This is how it works when you’re on fire like Bucs rookie receiver Mike Evans is on fire. You see something, you say something, you do something. You make a touchdown. Another one. You dominate. You do a lot of that....
Published: 11/16/14
Updated: 11/17/14
COLUMN

Socom leaders interested in cloaking technology

In its never-ending search for ways to give commandos an edge in combat, U.S. Special Operations Command is looking to take a page out of the Harry Potter playbook.
Published: 11/16/14