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Danke and auf wiedersehen

Danke and auf wiedersehen

In his last regularly scheduled column, Steve Otto takes time to thank the people most important to him -- including his readers.
Published: 07/13/14
Updated: 08/13/14

Perspective can nourish the future

Since I was a child, I’ve been in love with black history. I have, however, become bored with Black History Month, which we celebrate annually during the shortest month of the year.
Published: 08/13/14
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A gem of the city is repolished

When you walk into Water Works Park on North Highland Avenue in downtown Tampa, prepare for a battle with yourself over which part you like the best.
Published: 08/13/14
Scott’s game of dodge-the-question may have consequences

Scott’s game of dodge-the-question may have consequences

The economy is humming. People are getting back to work, and more jobs are coming into the state every day. Incumbent Gov. Rick Scott ought to be 30 points ahead of likely challenger Charlie Crist in the polls.
Published: 08/10/14
Updated: 08/11/14

Bondi’s latest same-sex marriage move sidesteps the issue

Less than three months ago, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi argued that forcing our fair state to recognize same-sex marriages would, in her words, “impose significant public harm.” ...
Published: 08/10/14
Updated: 08/11/14

Scott’s ‘scandals’ nothing but a summer sideshow

It’s not summer without sequels on the big screen, so voters can’t be faulted for detecting a sense of the familiar in the race for Florida’s governor. They’ve seen this movie before.
Published: 08/10/14
Updated: 08/11/14
Pumped up by gas-price mysteries

Pumped up by gas-price mysteries

Late into last week's meeting of Republican rivals for two Pasco County Commission seats, Bob Robertson decided to change the subject. ...
Published: 08/10/14
Updated: 08/11/14

Inside Bondi’s reasonable recommendation

Proponents of same-sex marriage in Florida, who have had their way in recent circuit court rulings down south, leapt Friday to accuse Attorney General Pam Bondi of committing political intrigue and wasting taxpayer dollars by refusing to abandon her ...
Published: 08/10/14

New ballpark no answer to Rays’ woes

When the news hit that the Tampa Bay Rays’ best pitcher, Cy Young Award winner David Price, had been traded to the Detroit Tigers, there was collective groan from many of my friends. A few expressed anger by way of their Facebook postings.
Published: 08/10/14
This start surely won't calm any nerves

This start surely won't calm any nerves

Josh McCown (see man behind crumbling pass protection) is still the Bucs' starting quarterback and Jeff Tedford is still the Bucs' offensive coordinator, no matter how it all looked in Friday's 16-10 loss in the preseason opener, Martin Fennelly writes.
Published: 08/08/14
Updated: 08/09/14