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Thursday, Nov 27, 2014

Opinion

Editorial: Those who quietly give

Today, as families gather around the Thanksgiving table, thousands of volunteers will give up at least a part of their holiday helping strangers.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Editorial: The hard facts on Ferguson

In his detailed summary of the grand jury’s findings on the death of Michael Brown, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch was pointedly critical of the media’s “insatiable desire for something, anything to tal...
Published: 11/25/14

Editorial: Pentagon needs sense of mission

Speculation about President Obama’s choice to replace outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel — the only Republican in his Cabinet — began even before Hagel’s resignation was announced Monday.
Published: 11/25/14

Airport needs independent counsel

A controversy involving Tampa International Airport’s former attorney raises questions about its current legal structure.
Published: 11/24/14

Editorial: Lawmakers should respect the Seminole gaming pact

The state’s gambling deal with the Seminole Tribe has generated over $1 billion in revenues over the past five years and helped to prevent the spread of big-money games and high-end, Las Vegas-style resorts in Florida.
Published: 11/23/14

Editorial: Obama’s immigration actions fly in face of democracy

Fixing the country’s broken immigration system should be an open and deliberative process that involves give-and-take among the many voices in search of the best solutions.
Published: 11/22/14

Editorial: FSU shooting shatters idyllic setting

Add Florida State University to the expanding list of campuses where a lone gunman has forever altered the perception of college as a refuge from the world’s problems.
Published: 11/21/14

Editorial: Change stupid write-in law

Given the pending litigation, the Florida House had little choice but to reject Republican Rep. Jamie Grant’s re-election and leave 158,000 people without a state representative.
Published: 11/20/14

Editorial: Joyner passes another milestone

Arthenia Joyner on Monday became the first black woman to lead the Democrats in the state Senate, another milestone for a Tampa lawmaker who has represented this area with integrity for more than a decade.
Published: 11/18/14
Editorial: Halt Cockroach Bay invasion

Editorial: Halt Cockroach Bay invasion

Local conservationists are understandably upset by a proposed 10-year management plan for Cockroach Bay Preserve State Park that would do little to prevent invasive species from overwhelming this beautiful strip of undeveloped Tampa Bay coastline in ...
Published: 11/18/14