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Sunday, Aug 31, 2014


Editorial: A reality check for Clearwater aquarium plan

Give credit to the backers of a proposed Clearwater Marine Aquarium facility in downtown Clearwater for scaling back their original plan and settling on the right focus for the attraction.
Published: 08/31/14

Editorial: Stop the write-in fraud

The statewide election turnout in the Tuesday primary was a woeful 17.6 percent, with only 2.07 million Floridians casting ballots while 9.7 million registered voters didn’t bother.
Published: 08/30/14

Editorial: Duke’s unseemly revenue grab

Duke Energy Florida seems to embody all of the reasons consumers become disgusted with utilities that are allowed to operate as monopolies in our communities.
Published: 08/29/14

A community attack on violence

We’ve seen enough crime prevention programs falter through the years to have a degree of skepticism about efforts to attack the root causes of violent crime.
Published: 08/28/14

Editorial: Chamber’s intern program aims to keep local talent in Tampa

Keeping the best and the brightest scholars in the Tampa Bay area after college graduation is a goal business leaders have discussed over the years without a cohesive strategy.
Published: 08/27/14

Editorial: No surprises on primary day

The showdown everyone expected and many have bemoaned is official. Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist, a former Republican governor, easily won their primaries.
Published: 08/27/14

Our recommendations for today’s primaries

Here are our recommendations today’s primaries:
Published: 08/26/14

Editorial: Grin and bear redistricting embarrassment

By ordering the elections to proceed as scheduled this year, Leon Circuit Judge Terry Lewis has made the best of the bad redistricting choices he faced.
Published: 08/26/14

Editorial: Our recommendations for primaries

Here are our recommendations for Tuesday’s primaries:
Published: 08/25/14

Editorial: The surprising face of hunger in the Tampa Bay area

A new study includes some startling statistics about the face of hunger across the Tampa Bay region. For starters, one in every six people in a 10-county area in West-Central Florida seeks food assistance through the Feeding America Tampa Bay charity...
Published: 08/25/14