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Ruth: Temple Terrace copes with bigotry

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

Today’s question, class, is multiple choice.
Updated one month 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 one month 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 one month 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 one month 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 one month ago
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Ruth: The folly of using taxi workers in an Uber sting

Just a small word of advice to Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission Executive Director Kyle Cockream. You are not the Eliot Ness of ridesharing.
Updated one month ago
Henderson: Botched executions argue for restrictions on Florida’s death penalty
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Henderson: Botched executions argue for restrictions on Florida’s death penalty

Florida has sent a lot of despicable people to the state’s execution chamber. Men like Ted Bundy, Danny Rolling, and Oscar Ray Bolin made the world a little brighter by their forced departures from this planet.
Updated one month ago
Ruth: Jill Kelley complains about lack of privacy in public
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Ruth: Jill Kelley complains about lack of privacy in public

For faux Tampa socialite Jill Kelley, the Donna Quixote of Bayshore Boulevard, this is her quest: Relentlessly pursue her obsession for privacy even if it means appearing in every media outlet in the world, including ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox News, CNN, MSN...
Updated: 2 months ago
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Single mom speaks up for group that helped in time of need

Michele Pruitt is smart, confident, successful, beautiful and professional.
Updated: 2 months ago