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Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

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No Lightning crisis, but time to nip this in the bud
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No Lightning crisis, but time to nip this in the bud

Most NHL teams would trade to be where the Lightning are right now, with 11 wins and 24 points. But the Bolts have, in fact, hit a speed bump, columnist Martin Fennelly writes.
Published: 11/15/14
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Paula Dockery: Respect voters’ wishes on Amendment One

The biggest winner of the Nov. 4 election was Amendment 1. Not only was it the only one of three amendments on the ballot to pass, but it also passed with an incredible 75 percent of the vote.
Published: 11/15/14
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SEAL who said he killed bin Laden should have remembered oath

After they have stood up to physical training designed to break their bodies and psychological assaults to break their spirits, new members of the SEALs make a vow.
Published: 11/14/14
COLUMN

Obama’s big ‘if’ looms over GOP

With midterm elections all but settled and the historic Republican majority they produced preparing to command the levers of power on Capitol Hill, the only remaining issue of any importance between now and when the new Congress convenes in January h...
Published: 11/14/14
No need for McCown to be sorry for showing emotions
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No need for McCown to be sorry for showing emotions

TAMPA — It will go down as “The Crying Game.”
Published: 11/13/14
COLUMN

Berlin Wall an offensive memory

One thing we apparently don’t do well in this country is build walls that keep people out.
Published: 11/13/14
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Could Tampa’s troubled streetcar service be an answer for downtown?

Everywhere you look in downtown Tampa, the talk is about growth. From the Channel District, to the west across the Hillsborough River, and stretching to the north past the new Waterworks Park, it’s all about what Tampa is going to be.
Published: 11/12/14
Fleeting few remain with WWII tales
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Fleeting few remain with WWII tales

It has been 32 years since the several hundred men of the 483rd Bombardment Group and their wives came to town for a reunion. I was fortunate to spend a few days with them at their hotel on the causeway, where we shared drinks with funny umbrellas in...
Published: 11/10/14
Updated: 11/11/14
Buccaneers are a prop for rest of league
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Buccaneers are a prop for rest of league

TAMPA — It didn't cost the Buccaneers the game Sunday. Nor did their quarterback. Nor was it as comically emblematic of this lost season as that Tampa Bay timeout that wiped out former Buc Matt Bryant's missed field goal and gave him a chance t...
Published: 11/09/14
Updated: 11/10/14
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On Veterans Day, work to preserve memories of war

The 98-year-old stands ramrod straight at the Armed Forces History Museum in Largo, curls his right index finger into his palm and offers a boast no one in their right mind would take him up on.
Published: 11/09/14
Updated: 11/10/14