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Ruth: Flap over Uber, Lyft showcases ineptitude, cronyism, dubious management at PTC

For many years, the stumblebum-infested Hillsborough Public Transportation Commission has been a twitching piece of bureaucratic roadkill in its death throes waiting for someone to please put it out of its misery. Or perhaps think of the PTC as the m...
Updated one month ago
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Ruth: Temple Terrace copes with bigotry

And a creep grows in Temple Terrace.
Updated: 3 months ago
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Henderson: Adults should let kids enjoy fine arts instruction without testing

Today’s question, class, is multiple choice.
Updated: 3 months ago
Hooper: Empathy should be the response to bigotry
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Hooper: Empathy should be the response to bigotry

Temple Terrace City Manager Charles W. Stephenson said Tuesday at a City Council meeting that it’s unfortunate a bigot-laced anonymous letter regarding council candidate Wael Odeh has received so much attention.
Updated: 3 months ago
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District 18 Florida Senate candidate Young goes into hiding after smear campaign against opponent Buesing

Well, fellow Hillsboroughians, it is safe to say we have reached that moment in the campaign season otherwise known as “chintzy time” — when the innuendo and gutlessness among certain candidates has reached a full crescendo.
Updated: 3 months ago
Lightning franchise never stops building its relationship with Tampa
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Lightning franchise never stops building its relationship with Tampa

While many undoubtedly were elated on the December day in 1991 when it was announced a National Hockey League expansion franchise would be placed in Tampa Bay, it’s safe to say many others were saying (paraphrasing): “What the …?...
Updated: 3 months ago
Suncoast Credit Union celebrates its Sweet 16: its 16 longest-tenured employees
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Suncoast Credit Union celebrates its Sweet 16: its 16 longest-tenured employees

They can recall their first days at the financial institution with fondness and clarity, even though those memorable moments occurred at least 30 years ago.
Updated: 3 months ago