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Friday, Sep 19, 2014


Editorial: Finding a safe harbor for ferry boat

The proposed high-speed ferry service across Tampa Bay holds real promise for our gridlock-plagued region, and it would be unfortunate if it is scuttled because of a location for its terminal.
Updated: 19 hours ago

The RNC’s ‘full and meaningful’ impact

During the runup to the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, naysayers derided the inconvenience and expense of the massive event.
Published: 09/18/14

Editorial: Militarizing the police

In the aftermath of the riots in Ferguson, Missouri, members of Congress are up in arms about the U.S. government supplying excess military equipment to local police forces.
Published: 09/18/14

Editorial: MacDill Air Force Base and the president

President Obama is scheduled to be briefed this morning at U.S. Central Command on the latest developments in the war on terrorism.
Published: 09/17/14

Editorial: Seeing sunny sides of dreary economy

The dark clouds that rumble over an economy straining for five years to fully recover from the Great Recession are beginning to break up.
Published: 09/16/14

Editorial: Al Lang deal deserving of support

There’s much to like about the deal St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and developer Bill Edwards have struck over the future management of historic Al Lang Stadium.
Published: 09/13/14

Tribune endorsement: Voters should embrace Greenlight Pinellas

Greenlight Pinellas critics like to portray the transit plan as a boondoggle that will fund empty buses and build an archaic rail system few people will use.
Published: 09/12/14

Tribune endorsement: Vote “no” on Amendment 3

Making appointments to the Florida Supreme Court and to state appellate courts are among the most lasting and consequential decisions that governors make.
Published: 09/15/14

Editorial: Flawed condo law is assault on property rights

Condominium owners in Florida should be free to sell their units at a price of their choosing.
Published: 09/12/14

Editorial: Reviving a park, a neighborhood and a waterfront

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn calls the proposed overhaul of Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park the “biggest undertaking in the park system that the city has ever undertaken.”
Published: 09/11/14