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Sunday, Apr 20, 2014

Editorials

Editorial: Right time for pension reform

Let’s get one thing clear before we comment again on the emotional topic of pensions. We like them.
Published: 04/20/14

Bollywood comes to Tampa

Tampa this week will host festivities leading up to the International Indian Film Academy awards Saturday at Raymond James Stadium.
Published: 04/20/14

Editorial: Protecting natural springs should be a priority

State lawmakers can take a giant leap forward this year by passing a Senate bill that promises to clean and protect the state’s natural springs. The Senate’s Springs and Aquifer Protection Act offers a comprehensive and long-overdue app...
Published: 04/19/14

Editorial: Turning it down a notch in Ukraine

After seven hours of intense negotiations in Geneva on Thursday, it appears that the crisis in Ukraine may be tamed — for a while. But the elements fueling the crisis remain in place.
Published: 04/18/14

Editorial: USF meets state’s challenge

The Florida Legislature should recognize that no university has embraced the state’s accountability challenge with as much drive and commitment as USF.
Published: 04/17/14

Editorial: Gun law poses a dangerous gamble

Many of the misguided laws proposed each year in Tallahassee affect narrow interests and are fairly harmless to the general population. But proposals in the House and Senate this year to allow untrained gun owners to carry concealed weapons during em...
Published: 04/16/14

Give us another run, Lightning

It’s been a rather strange season for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Published: 04/16/14

Editorial: The right decision for Sink

After two heart-breaking loses over the course of four years, we certainly understand why Alex Sink has decided against running again for the U.S. Congressional District 13 seat up for election this November.
Published: 04/16/14

Editorial: Rwanda’s remarkable turnaround

It has been 20 years since the genocide that took as many as a million lives and left Rwanda in ruins. So it is illuminating that a new report shows that life expectancy in the formerly splintered African nation has doubled in that time.
Published: 04/15/14

Mucky grave shouldn’t wreck park plan

It is important that communities value their heritage, but the suggestion Tampa shouldn’t build a public dock near the remnants of a sunken Civil War blockade runner goes overboard.
Published: 04/14/14