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Sunday, Feb 14, 2016
Former general makes a case for sparing Guantanamo
A detainee is led to interrogation by U.S. military guards at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. Retired Army Maj. Gen. Jay Hood of Tampa says such intelligence gathering is critical.
Sitting in the office of his Bayshore Boulevard home, Jay Hood holds a picture of five bearded men — all Taliban leaders taken off the battlefields of Afghanistan and detained at Guantanamo Bay until they were swapped for an Army sergeant who walked...
Republican presidential candidates take the stage for Saturday's debate in Greenville, S.C.
Fight night: Personal attacks, court debate for GOP hopefuls
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was the first Italian-American justice on the court.
Justice Antonin Scalia, conservative voice on high court, dies at 79
Lightning center Jonathan Marchessault will sit out for the seventh time in the past 11 games when Tampa Bay hosts St. Louis on Sunday night. CHRIS URSO/STAFF
Lightning notes: Marchessault sits, waits in reduced role
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Legislators angling to move on up

Tom Jackson Not all that long ago, term limits for elected officials stuck out as the silver bullet for what ailed our politics. What it was we thought we were curing, if memory serves, was cronyism, logrolling, featherbedding, rent-seeking, lobbyist influence and various other political terms we vaguely recall from ninth-grade civics class.

Editorial: Crime rate alarms go off
Taking it to the parks
Editorial: Don’t crash red-light cameras
Letters to the editor: A win on the water
Letter of the Day: A simple suggestion to stop income tax refund fraud