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Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014

Editorials

Editorial: The right deal for Channelside

The awarding Monday of the Channelside Bay Plaza retail complex to Lightning hockey team owner Jeff Vinik means a vital area of downtown Tampa might finally get the care and attention it has long needed.
Updated: 10 hours ago

Tribune endorsements: Pasco County Commission

With Pasco County government still in transition after the retirement of longtime executive John Gallagher in 2013 and the county still trying to diversify its economy, experience in public policymaking is a must.
Updated: 10 hours ago

Tribune Endorsements: Hooper, Eggers, Morroni for Pinellas County Commission Republican primary

Three Pinellas County Commission seats are being contested in the Aug. 26 primary. Two of the races will decide the Republican candidate to face a Democratic candidate or candidates with no party affiliation in the November general election.
Published: 07/21/14

Tribune endorsements: Hillsborough County Commission

The Hillsborough County Commission in recent years has mostly had to contend with a sluggish economy and tight budgets.
Published: 07/20/14

Tribune endorsements: Shimberg, Snively and Meckley for School Board

Hillsborough County School Board elections are always important. After all, the board oversees policies for more than 200,000 students, 15,000 teachers and 270 schools.
Published: 07/18/14

Editorial: Stand your ground continues to rear its ugly head

The state’s flawed “stand your ground” law continues to be a source of refuge for people who may not be deserving of its protections.
Published: 07/18/14

Editorial: Tuning up MOSI

An independent audit of the Museum of Science & Industry found some serious problems, particularly with its financial system.
Published: 07/16/14
Updated: 07/17/14

Editorial: Hamas’ irrational attacks

In business and most endeavors, gauging the “return on investment” is essential for success, but apparently it holds no relevance for the Hamas terrorists who keep firing rockets at Israel.
Published: 07/17/14

Editorial: Hillsborough should back equality

When the Hillsborough County Commission adopted a human rights ordinance that prohibited discrimination against gays in 1991, 3,000 residents attended the tumultuous meeting.
Published: 07/16/14

Editorial: The VA’s bonus program should end

Performance bonuses may have a place in some corporate environments where employees who boost revenues or cut expenses and waste are deserving of a financial reward.
Published: 07/16/14