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Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014

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Owner banks on Redskins’ bottom-line mystique
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Owner banks on Redskins’ bottom-line mystique

Half a lifetime ago, I was a sports columnist for an upstart newspaper in Washington, D.C. Ronald Reagan was in the White House, Tip O’Neill knew how to cut a deal on Capitol Hill, the Evil Empire was in retreat and all was right with the worl...
Published: 08/25/14
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The state unemployment computer system that was fixed? It’s not fixed

At 9:17 a.m. on June 28, Robert Geller learned that he had gone from being gainfully employed to jobless. Obviously that's never good news, but Geller didn't spend any time feeling sorry for himself. He immediately began the process to receive up to ...
Published: 08/24/14
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Big year for USF’s Taggart and The Team

TAMPA — He’s coming off 2-10. And now he’s 0-1.
Published: 08/24/14
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Climate professors and Rick Scott’s sphinxian agenda

Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.
Published: 08/24/14
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We should care enough to vote

Early voting for the Florida primary election on Tuesday has been under way for more than a week. A presidential commission formed after the 2012 election touted early voting as one of the best ways to get people involved in the political process and...
Published: 08/24/14
In a world where Tonya takes command, anything is possible
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In a world where Tonya takes command, anything is possible

HUDSON — Although there is nothing especially novel about politicians who overcome meager beginnings and hardship to achieve positions of influence, the tale of the mayor of Family Fitness Center ripples with enough wrinkles, switchbacks, unex...
Published: 08/23/14
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Latin America is key to our national security

For the most part, The Washington Post is a reliable supporter of President Obama and the Democratic Party in general. But earlier this week, the paper criticized the president while warning of the consequences of his administration’s dropping...
Published: 08/22/14
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If trust fails, police gear’s irrelevant

LAND O’ LAKES — Suddenly, wrapped in bullet-stopping armor and arriving with a rumble and a throaty diesel growl, America has a new paranoia: the militarization of local law enforcement. On the left and the libertarian right, hands are ...
Published: 08/22/14
Looks like the Rays Way will survive after all
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Looks like the Rays Way will survive after all

Every time David Price was on the mound for his new team, there were alarm bells: The Rays would never be the same. And then, columnist Martin Fennelly writes, Alex Cobb took over.
Published: 08/22/14
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Florida ruling next big step in marriage equality

U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle ruled Thursday afternoon that Florida’s ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional.
Published: 08/22/14