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Thursday, May 05, 2016

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Enough with the stalling, let voters decide fate of Go Hillsborough
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Enough with the stalling, let voters decide fate of Go Hillsborough

Mike Merrill, Hillsborough County’s administrator, is not an overly emotional guy. He is businesslike, focused and methodical. He generally leaves the rah-rah stuff and sound bites to the people who crave the spotlight, which he doesn’t...
Published: 04/24/16
Killorn is Bolts’ secret weapon
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Killorn is Bolts’ secret weapon

TAMPA — The other night, after the Lightning closed out the Detroit Red Wings in Game 5, Alex Killorn was surrounded by media. He smiled softly.
Published: 04/24/16
Remembering one who ‘died out of season’
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Remembering one who ‘died out of season’

LUTZ — Henry Jeffrey Fontanills III was the kind of guy who didn’t forget, and I mean that in the best way imaginable.
Published: 04/23/16
COLUMN

Tampa has a history of big dreams

Gesturing and floating around the room, Ron Weaver was sort of a cross between Perry Mason and Peter Pan as he worked the crowd.
Published: 04/23/16
It was ugly, but Lightning did what they had to do
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It was ugly, but Lightning did what they had to do

TAMPA — Now they wait.
Published: 04/22/16
Say hello to the latest ‘outsider’ candidate from the Angry Party
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Say hello to the latest ‘outsider’ candidate from the Angry Party

This guy was blaring at me the other night from the hi-def in the man cave.
Published: 04/22/16
COLUMN

Something a little off at GOP gala

NEW PORT RICHEY — By all outward signs, the annual Pasco Republican Reagan Day dinner was business as usual: Every ticket (all 450) was sold, filling Spartan Manor’s main ballroom; the opening ceremonies were reverently observed; the pr...
Published: 04/22/16
Decision not to give up on Drouin paying dividends for Lightning
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Decision not to give up on Drouin paying dividends for Lightning

TAMPA — Look at Jo go.
Published: 04/21/16
COLUMN

After 25 years, some still don’t get it

After watching the HBO docudrama “Confirmation” last weekend, I felt as if I had traveled back in time.
Published: 04/21/16
COLUMN

How’s this for a switch? Democrats are acting like Republicans

The Republican presidential primary has been the circus everyone expected, with front-runner Donald Trump as the ringleader.
Published: 04/21/16