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Hooper Column: Portraits of Buffalo Soldiers show history and so much more
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Hooper Column: Portraits of Buffalo Soldiers show history and so much more

After arriving at the Marriott Waterside on Tuesday for the convention of the National Association of the Buffalo Soldiers & Troopers Motorcycle Club, Tony Harris, Frank Austin and Dwayne Ware came across an artist on the second floor of the hote...
Published: 07/23/16
State laws add to the cost of being a woman in Florida
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State laws add to the cost of being a woman in Florida

Depending on your point of view, this is a story about money. Or politics. Or feminine hygiene products.
Published: 07/17/16
Police confront bias that's poisoning our nation's soul
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Police confront bias that's poisoning our nation's soul

It takes only four letters to spell “bias.”
Published: 07/16/16
Updated: 07/18/16
Pokémon craze is just what some need
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Pokémon craze is just what some need

For my friend and me, Jigglypuff served as code when our sons would grow inattentive as they enveloped themselves in a deep and meaningful conversation about Pokémon.
Published: 07/15/16
Hedman is Lightning’s workhorse and key to advancing in playoffs
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Hedman is Lightning’s workhorse and key to advancing in playoffs

TAMPA — This was the Victor Hedman the Lightning will need every night if they want to roll on down the playoff road. This was the horse that helped lead them to the Stanley Cup Final. The horse who will be paid with a lot more than oats this ...
Updated: 3 months ago
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Bathroom bills are just a waste

When it comes to universal human experiences, using the bathroom is the one shared by us all — no matter our race, sex or economic status. The average person uses a toilet six to eight times a day. It matters not if you live in one of the most...
Updated: 3 months ago
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GOP’s core message lost in candidates’ bluster over lifestyle

There have been a lot of terrible mergers, such as John McCain and Sarah Palin.
Updated: 3 months ago
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‘Crusich’ a fragile, necessary long-odds gamble

If we’ve heard it once, we’ve heard it 1,237 times: The 2016 race to the White House is unique. Everyone paying the barest attention knows. The details don’t need to be rehearsed here.
Updated: 3 months ago
Once exiled, Drouin now thriving on big stage
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Once exiled, Drouin now thriving on big stage

The Lightning holding onto Jonathan Drouin is proving to be the event that saved the team's postseason, Martin Fennelly writes.
Updated: 3 months ago
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Palace intrigue yet again at the governor’s mansion, but it’s no surprise

The job of state insurance commissioner is important to every citizen in Florida, but it usually isn’t something people talk about around the dinner table. Then again, normal rules don’t apply when Rick Scott is the governor.
Updated: 3 months ago