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Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014


Register by Monday to vote

LARGO — With Election Day about a month away, first-time voters and those who have moved recently don’t have much time to register to vote.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Tribune endorsements: Pinellas state House races

A single issue unites the candidates running for a handful of state House seats this year in Pinellas County. They agree the state needs to change the law that allows Duke Energy to charge its customers for the cost of a nuclear plant it never intend...
Published: 10/01/14

Tribune endorsements: Hooper, Eggers for Pinellas County Commission

The primary defeat of incumbent Commissioner Norm Roche coupled with the decision by Commissioner Susan Latvala not to seek re-election means voters will have elected two new Pinellas County commissioners when the polls close Nov. 4. Republican Ed Ho...
Published: 09/29/14

Tribune editorial: Voters should reject the medical marijuana amendment

It’s human nature to want to relieve the pain and suffering of another human being. And there’s no denying the testimony of thousands of patients who say marijuana has helped them endure the nausea, the loss of appetite and other sympto...
Published: 09/28/14

Jany’s exit official in U.S. District 13 race

CLEARWATER - It’s official: Ed Jany is not running for the District 13 Congressional seat.
Published: 09/22/14

Libertarian an alternative in governor’s race

JACKSONVILLE BEACH — Libertarian Adrian Wyllie senses that voters are frustrated with their choices in this year’s governor’s race and is hoping they seem him as a better alternative.
Published: 09/21/14

Candidates’ stands on job-related issues

Published: 09/20/14
Updated: 09/21/14
On hiring, Crist vs. Scott?

On hiring, Crist vs. Scott?

TALLAHASSEE — When it comes to job growth, Gov. Rick Scott has the enviable position of playing offense.
Published: 09/21/14
Ad Watch: Scott falsely tars Crist over Rothstein scandal

Ad Watch: Scott falsely tars Crist over Rothstein scandal

Former Gov. Charlie Crist’s close relationship with convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein is creating a vulnerability for Crist in the Florida governor’s race, but ads by Gov. Rick Scott exploiting the issue are overstated and in some areas outright false.
Published: 09/19/14
Updated: 09/20/14
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