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Pasco GOP: What’s up with Fasano?
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Pasco GOP: What’s up with Fasano?

Rodgers and Hammerstein created the tune and the cadence. The Pasco Tax Collector’s ancestors supplied just the right number of syllables and religious tradition. And so, as they gaze upon a nail-biting and neatly divided campaign landscape on...
Published: 10/19/14
Troubles, victories adding up for Winston, Noles
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Troubles, victories adding up for Winston, Noles

It should be no surprise that Jameis Winston will quarterback in tonight’s big game between defending national champion and No. 2 Florida State and No. 5 Notre Dame.
Published: 10/18/14
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Blame falls on Charlie Crist for Fangate

For the sake of a better Florida, this newspaper rightfully endorsed Rick Scott for governor and articulated a number of reasons why it believed the sitting governor to be the better candidate. The paper even took the high road in its endorsement of ...
Published: 10/18/14
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Once again, Florida politics raises ridiculous to an art form

We have serious issues in Florida.
Published: 10/17/14
Bondi rallies faithful for four more years; what gorilla?
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Bondi rallies faithful for four more years; what gorilla?

HUDSON — Running for re-election as though she’s “20 points down” and her opponent is the indomitable Jeb Bush, Pam Bondi rallied about 100 of her most rabid supporters over chopped pork, killer hush puppies and sweet tea ...
Published: 10/17/14
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Amendment 3 is confusing, divisive and unnecessary

Absentee ballots are in the mail, early voting is about to start and Election Day is less than three weeks away. A frequent complaint that I hear, in addition to the relentless onslaught of TV ads, is that voters don’t know enough about the co...
Published: 10/17/14
Bolts’ Hedman reaching a new level
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Bolts’ Hedman reaching a new level

TAMPA — And he’s only 23.
Published: 10/16/14
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MacKinnon: TV doctors should exit stage left

For many Republicans or conservatives — often not the same animal — the fact that most who work in and control the mainstream media are liberal has become little more than white noise. It’s a law of the world they long ago learne...
Published: 10/16/14
Friedman a major loss, but Rays will carry on
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Friedman a major loss, but Rays will carry on

Funny, I had Joe Maddon in the pool.
Published: 10/15/14
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Surely we can do better than this, can’t we?

Regular diners at Lenny’s restaurant in Clearwater understand their sausage omelet or Danish basket isn’t complete without a little political commentary from Dan Farrell.
Published: 10/15/14