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Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015


Editorial: Protecting the great American outdoors

If Congress cares about America’s outdoors, and the Americans who love to fish, hunt, hike, bike, canoe, bird watch and otherwise enjoy nature, it will renew the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, which is scheduled to expire in Septemb...
Published: 07/20/15
Editorial: Don’t drive Lyft, Uber from the market

Editorial: Don’t drive Lyft, Uber from the market

The Hillsborough Public Transportation Commission is continuing down a path that jeopardizes the presence in this market of the popular ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft.
Published: 07/19/15

Editorial: We’re still under attack

Law enforcement officials are cautious about giving a motive for the murder of four Marines in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Thursday. But all signs point to terrorism, which remains a serious domestic threat, particularly to our military personnel.
Published: 07/18/15

Editorial: A USF achievement deserving of prime-time attention

The University of South Florida continues to distinguish itself and the entire Tampa Bay area by joining elite institutions in the number patents granted year in and year out.
Published: 07/17/15

Editorial: Jolly would be appealing Senate candidate

The race to fill the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by presidential candidate Marco Rubio is getting a lot more interesting now that the Florida Supreme Court has ordered the Legislature to redraw a number of congressional districts in the state.
Published: 07/16/15

Editorial: Trusting our enemies in Iran deal

The Iranian nuclear deal that President Barack Obama proudly announced Tuesday exemplifies his curious approach to foreign affairs: Trust your enemies and forsake your longtime allies.
Published: 07/15/15

Editorial: Remove flag and conflicts of the past

Hillsborough County Commissioner Les Miller wants the Third National Flag of the Confederacy moved from the County Center.
Updated one month ago

Editorial: Gun control everyone should support

A troubling but not surprising fact about the rash of shootings in Tampa raises a gun control mandate that doesn’t require a new law.
Updated one month ago

Editorial: Sheriff’s plan to monitor misdemeanor offenders deserves careful look

It’s understandable that Hillsborough County officials are seeking bids from private companies and nonprofits wanting to win a $2.4 million contract to supervise misdemeanor offenders on probation.
Updated one month ago

Editorial: Piece of Tampa history lost in burned cigar factory

All of Tampa should mourn the loss of another historic cigar factory building. A fire of unknown origin at the abandoned La Mega Cigar Factory in Palmetto Beach destroyed the 116-year-old building early Sunday.
Updated one month ago