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Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

Editorials

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
Fitting tribute to a day of sacrifice

Fitting tribute to a day of sacrifice

A fitting tribute to the sacrifices made 13 years ago will come today as the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office dedicates a 9/11 memorial at its headquarters in Ybor City.
Published: 09/11/14

The new face of domestic violence

The NFL and Baltimore Ravens promptly junked Ray Rice when a video was released showing him knocking out his then-fiancée in an elevator.
Published: 09/10/14

Editorial: Slice medical device tax

The Wall Street Journal reports that Senate Republicans, hoping to gain the Senate majority in this year’s elections, are preparing an agenda aimed at extracting concessions from President Obama, rather than sweeping demands that would result ...
Published: 09/09/14

Editorial: Rare panther’s arrival a sign of progress

The recent discovery of a Florida panther track in the Green Swamp is an encouraging sign for the species and another reminder of the need to establish a wildlife corridor linking one end of the state to the other.
Published: 09/06/14

Editorial: Hailing a compromise in taxi wars

It’s important that safety be front-and-center in the negotiations between the agency that regulates taxis in Hillsborough County and the two independent ride-sharing companies that are redefining the industry across this country and in dozens...
Published: 09/07/14

Editorial: Atlantic City’s losing streak proves gambling expansion a bad idea

State lawmakers who think it’s a good idea to expand gambling options in Florida should not be blinded by healthy revenue projections for the Seminole Tribe casinos in Tampa and other parts of the state.
Published: 09/08/14

John Morgan’s potty mouth

Attorney John Morgan’s exuberantly profane comments to Amendment 2 supporters in a Lakeland bar puts a lie to the claim that the measure is aimed solely at legalizing medical marijuana.
Published: 09/05/14

Editorial: Lee County schools vote shines light on testing burden

Every parent with a child in the public school system can sympathize with the sentiment expressed by Lee County School Board members who voted last week to opt out of the state’s standardized testing.
Published: 09/03/14