The Digital Domain film studio debacle needs to stay fresh in the minds of every legislator and taxpayer in Florida for years to come.
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Some people will be quick to ridicule a proposal for high-speed passenger ferry service across Tampa Bay. Various bay ferry service ideas have been floated through the years and usually were quickly scuttled by economic or political realities.
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Talk of a fresh start for the troubled Channelside Bay Plaza retail and entertainment complex turned out to be short-lived, at least for now. And for good reason.
Gov. Rick Scott’s rejection of Amazon’s plans to build a warehouse in Florida is puzzling at best. At worst, it smacks of politics getting in the way of what’s best for Florida.
In the rough-and-tumble world of daily newspaper journalism, it’s rare to find a genuine gentleman, an individual who everyone in the newsroom, from clerk to cub reporter to managing editor, regards with admiration and affection.
We may not agree with all of Gov. Rick Scott’s vetoes, but we credit him with demonstrating more consistency and insight in his budget decisions.
Hillsborough County Commissioner Les Miller wants to revamp the makeup of the board, and his colleagues last week rightly voted to review his proposal.
Tampa City Council recently delayed a vote on a proposed residential tower near the Straz Center for the Performing Arts after opponents claimed it would ruin its surroundings. Council members need to take a cool-headed look at the facts.
St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster and the city council have crafted a reasonable compromise for proceeding with plans to replace the city’s aging downtown Pier.
Arguments favoring American intervention on behalf of the Syrian rebels may have merit, but recent developments have reinforced Washington’s reluctance to engage in direct involvement in the bloody civil war. The latest news that Russia has sent...
It is revealing that the pro-abortion crowd blames the brutal offenses of abortionist Kermit Gosnell on, of all things, restrictions on that deadly procedure.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision last week to reject an application by Pasco County to construct a county park along the coast is an example of how a public regulatory agency should work. It’s not often that anyone can say that about the Army...
Nobody questions the need to aggressively pursue information that can prevent another terrorist attack. Since 9/11, the Bush and Obama administrations have used expanded surveillance tactics to interrupt plots here at home and abroad.
During the dedication of the new Trinity Café facility Tuesday in Tampa, Rabbi Richard J. Birnholz spoke of the notion that God’s creation is incomplete and humans are charged with repairing it.