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Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Editorials

Editorial: Let new pier process run its course

There were two major items on St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman’s to-do list when he took office in January: hire a new police chief and figure out what to do with the shuttered Pier.
Published: 08/19/14

Our recommendations for Aug. 26 primaries

Here are our recommendations for the Aug. 26 primaries, broken down by statewide races and by the counties in our primary coverage area.
Published: 08/17/14

Editorial: MacDill charter school prudent course of action

When the Hillsborough County School Board considers a proposal to develop a K-8 charter school at MacDill Air Force Base, members’ overriding concern should be what is best for our military families.
Published: 08/18/14

Editorial: Don’t underestimate value of Tampa Bay in cruise port discussion

As state and local officials review the possibility of dredging up a massive cruise ship port near the mouth of Tampa Bay, they should consider a study on the economic value of Tampa Bay recently conducted by the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council.
Published: 08/17/14

Editorial: Graffiti should make way for riverwalk lights display

The bold graffiti dotting the seawall along the Hillsborough River has been a staple of downtown Tampa for decades.
Published: 08/16/14

A new beginning for St. Peter Claver

Just seven years ago, it seemed Tampa’s St. Peter Claver Catholic School was going to shut down after over a century in the community.
Published: 08/16/14

Editorial: Keep Iraq out of ruthless hands

Less than 48 hours ago, it appeared virtually certain that the United States would have little choice but to intervene militarily in Iraq on a scale that President Obama clearly wanted to avoid.
Published: 08/15/14

Editorial: State should acknowlege Dozier reform school abuses

George Owen Smith was 14 when he disappeared from a reform school for boys in 1940. His family’s initial attempts to determine what happened were dismissed by the warden, who suggested he must have run away from the school.
Published: 08/14/14

Editorial: Keep Florida on right environmental path

Although the Florida’s governor race so far has been dominated by personal attacks and negative ads, there is one positive development.
Published: 08/13/14
Editorial: Extend no-wake zones north up the Hillsborough River

Editorial: Extend no-wake zones north up the Hillsborough River

This morning, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Columbia Restaurant owner Richard Gonzmart and other dignitaries are scheduled to cut the ribbon for Water Works Park, which along with the adjacent Ulele restaurant is likely to bring more focus on the oft-neg...
Published: 08/12/14