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Saturday, May 02, 2015

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Stamkos coming up small on biggest stage
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Stamkos coming up small on biggest stage

TAMPA — Steven Stamkos’ life as a playoff ghost continues. His silence is deafening. The bell keeps ringing. He keeps not answering. Five games, no goals, a big zero on his game’s biggest stage. At this point, you’d like t...
Published: 04/26/15
COLUMN

Registering to vote online isn’t controversial

Americans have been casting ballots for the better part of 230 years, and even though the trend has been toward broader eligibility and easier access, the suspicion remains widespread that we still haven’t managed to get it right....
Published: 04/26/15
COLUMN

Hillary’s problems go nuclear

About that boast made on behalf of Clinton boosters and partisans defending the family’s foundation during Hillary Clinton’s years as secretary of state, and vice-versa. Remember: There couldn’t possibly be any problems with dona...
Published: 04/25/15
In a flash, Bolts' Johnson turns series around, town upside down
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In a flash, Bolts' Johnson turns series around, town upside down

In eight minutes that shook this series, 5-foot-8 Tyler Johnson's will and skill changed everything, writes columnist Martin Fennelly. The Lightning seemed on their way to the edge of the cliff. Johnson thought different. And played different.
Published: 04/25/15
COLUMN

Keeping cable TV will cost a bundle

The Tampa Bay area is fortunate to have more than one choice when it comes to major cable TV franchises: Bright House Networks and Verizon. Many of my friends in other cities have to choose between one local monopoly and one of the satellite services...
Published: 04/25/15
COLUMN

Good luck with that sales tax hike for transportation

Hillsborough County leaders, led by Commissioner Ken Hagan, appear ready to again ask voters for approval of a tax increase that would address our transportation needs.
Published: 04/25/15
Dick Greco to St. Pete? Say it ain’t so!
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Dick Greco to St. Pete? Say it ain’t so!

Former Tampa Mayor Dick Greco moves to St. Petersburg
Published: 04/25/15
COLUMN

Tampa police and public deserve answers federal probe will bring

Jane Castor’s last day as Tampa’s police chief is two weeks from today. Mayor Bob Buckhorn hasn’t announced her successor, but whomever he picks from among three candidates knows a U.S. Department of Justice probe is at the top o...
Published: 04/24/15
COLUMN

Remote ready for return of ESPN’s bully

Britt McHenry, friend to her paycheck-to-paycheck sisters and champion of service workers everywhere, will be streaming live again this weekend, her embarrassment to her employer apparently having failed to hurdle the low bars set by others who have ...
Published: 04/24/15
COLUMN

Teachers earned the right to say ‘We told you so’

Shhh. They’re trying to keep it hush-hush.
Published: 04/23/15