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Sunday, Feb 14, 2016

Editorials

Editorial: Maybe a new “Stop the specialty tag madness” license plate will get the attention of lawmakers

Editorial: Maybe a new “Stop the specialty tag madness” license plate will get the attention of lawmakers

Anyone who drives Florida’s roads can see there are too many specialty license tags and not enough rules to address the thorny free speech issues that put the state in an untenable position when groups — even those some might find objec...
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Editorial: Mounting a moon-shot effort against cancer

Editorial: Mounting a moon-shot effort against cancer

Whatever one thinks of President Barack Obama’s liberal politics, one of his State of the Union’s proposals merits the support of all Americans.
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Editorial: The Rays’ future in this market can enter a new phase with today’s vote

Editorial: The Rays’ future in this market can enter a new phase with today’s vote

The St. Petersburg City Council is expected today to give its approval to a deal that would allow the Tampa Bay Rays to consider new stadium sites beyond Tropicana Field.
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Editorial: Congratulations on the jobs, governor, but what about the environment and health care for those in need?

Gov. Rick Scott sounded a familiar theme Tuesday during his annual State of the State speech: Jobs, jobs and more jobs.
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Editorial: State must fix death penalty

Editorial: State must fix death penalty

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling Tuesday just prior to the opening of the Florida Legislature should cause lawmakers to readjust their priorities.
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Editorial: Imperfect water bill represents progress

Editorial: Imperfect water bill represents progress

Environmentalists are justifiably skeptical about statewide water legislation that looks to be fast-tracked in the Florida Legislature this session.
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Editorial: Guns, gambling and the great outdoors: A legislative preview

Editorial: Guns, gambling and the great outdoors: A legislative preview

Florida lawmakers will gather Tuesday to begin a two-month session chock-full of familiar issues.
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Editorial: Leave our state parks alone!

Editorial: Leave our state parks alone!

With all the issues facing Florida — hundreds of thousands of uninsured residents, concern about overtesting in schools and blatant legislative disregard for preserving more natural treasures, among others — state bureaucrats and some l...
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Editorial: Guns, gambling and the great outdoors: A legislative preview

Editorial: Guns, gambling and the great outdoors: A legislative preview

Florida lawmakers will gather Tuesday to begin a two-month session chock-full of familiar issues.
Updated one month ago
Editorial: Bolin’s long-overdue execution

Editorial: Bolin’s long-overdue execution

Oscar Ray Bolin, a sadistic serial killer who brutalized his victims and then tortured their survivors with years of legal manipulations, finally got his just due.
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