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From dread to delight, things go right

I knew going in this was going to be a stressful week.
Updated: 2 months ago
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Beware the Ides of Election Day in Florida

It was on this day, March 15, in 44 B.C. that a soothsayer allegedly sidled up to Julius Caesar and gave him a warning. “Beware the ides of March” is the way he put it in Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar.”
Updated: 2 months ago
Rev. Jim Holmes: An unsung hero’s legacy noteworthy
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Rev. Jim Holmes: An unsung hero’s legacy noteworthy

A few years ago, Tampa began honoring people who have been influential in the city’s history. Their busts appear on the new downtown Riverwalk, along with plaques telling their stories.
Updated: 3 months ago
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The elephant’s graveyard

It has to be Florida. It has to be down here among the towering palms and the sprawling suburbs that the Grand Old Party has come to pachyderm it in.
Updated: 3 months ago
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TBX supporters try to distract opponents with charades

“You want better street lighting? Write it down.”
Updated: 3 months ago
Tampa’s Iron Grannies marching on to California
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Tampa’s Iron Grannies marching on to California

It was a special moment for Maxine Solomon. Just a few miles from the Mississippi border and there was a dead crawfish by the side of the road. The four women walking across America have been keeping track of the roadkill along the way and this was a...
Updated: 3 months ago