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Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014

Editorials

The illusion of driverless cars

Advances in robotics suggest we’ll soon travel in cars whose computers can drive them faster and safer than humanly possible.
Published: 09/22/14
Editorial endorsement: Amendment 1: Saving Florida’s brand

Editorial endorsement: Amendment 1: Saving Florida’s brand

With the Amendment 2 medical marijuana proposition lighting up political debate, Amendment 1 isn’t getting a lot of attention. But it could have the most lasting impact of any decision Florida voters will make this election.
Published: 09/21/14

Teamwork at TGH and USF

It is reassuring to see Tampa General Hospital and the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine strengthen their ties.
Published: 09/20/14

Editorial: Verdict in Scotland

By a substantial margin — and with a huge voter (84 percent) turnout — the people of Scotland voted Thursday to remain in the United Kingdom their country had formed with England in 1707.
Published: 09/20/14

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.
Published: 09/19/14

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