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Monday, Aug 03, 2015

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It’s time to let Pete Rose back in baseball
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It’s time to let Pete Rose back in baseball

The Baseball Hall of Fame inductions came and went Sunday, and once again Pete Rose was not among those enshrined. It doesn’t matter that he has more hits than anyone who ever played, or appeared in more games than anyone else, or still electr...
Published: 07/26/15
Updated: 07/27/15
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Preserve Charlie Hustle’s sad, earned fate

Another Baseball Hall of Fame ceremony has come and gone, and again Pete Rose’s name has not been called. Again, former players whose achievements pale by comparison have been enshrined. And again, fans have called for an end to the injustice....
Published: 07/26/15
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Tax hike shows who runs Pasco

Whatever else you want to say about last week’s decision by Pasco County commissioners to hike, ever so slightly, property taxes, begin here: It’s bold....
Published: 07/26/15
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Meet your new land-use commission

The best thing to be said for the latest menace to roll out of the White House — and this is stretching the aphorism about ill winds — is that many local governments will reap great savings in their planning departments....
Published: 07/26/15
Hiring Leiweke a big-time move by Goodell
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Hiring Leiweke a big-time move by Goodell

TAMPA — It took a while, but Roger Goodell finally got his man.
Published: 07/25/15
Updated: 07/26/15
About Hillary’s fib and crushing Planned Parenthood
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About Hillary’s fib and crushing Planned Parenthood

Fresh and richly deserved hoopla surrounds, once more, Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time as the Queen of Foggy Bottom — er, Secretary of State....
Published: 07/25/15
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At one time, A&P stood for something

I had a part-time job after school at the A&P grocery store on Dale Mabry near Henderson Boulevard.
Published: 07/24/15
Trump has sprouted from seeds that have been growing for years
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Trump has sprouted from seeds that have been growing for years

Donald Trump is the only thing mainline Republicans like less these days than Obamacare. They are shocked — SHOCKED, I say — that anyone would take his campaign for the presidency seriously.
Published: 07/23/15
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Governor, lay off Florida’s state parks

Gov. Rick Scott, on behalf of the millions of Floridians and tourists who enjoy our award-winning state parks, I have a message for you: Lay off them. They are not for profit, nor for plunder.
Published: 07/23/15
The messenger is flawed, but Bill Cosby’s message isn’t
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The messenger is flawed, but Bill Cosby’s message isn’t

We have known each other for decades. We haven’t seen one another in years, but we communicate via emails, commenting on the status of mutual friends and trading opinions on current events.
Published: 07/22/15
Updated: 07/23/15