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Saturday, Apr 30, 2016

Editorials

Editorial: Encouraging words from Emera executive

Editorial: Encouraging words from Emera executive

The announcement that a Canadian power company had reached a deal to take over Tampa-based TECO Energy understandably alarmed many residents.
Published: 04/30/16
A no vote for Hillsborough

A no vote for Hillsborough

We hope Hillsborough voters remember the pathetic lack of leadership by the majority of the Hillsborough County Commission on Wednesday night.
Published: 04/29/16
Editorial: Doug Belden’s correct stand on Airbnb

Editorial: Doug Belden’s correct stand on Airbnb

Hillsborough County Tax Collector Doug Belden isn’t going to sign an agreement with an online home-booking agency, even if it might cost the county tax millions in revenue.
Published: 04/28/16
Editorial: Modest findings on bike arrests

Editorial: Modest findings on bike arrests

The even-handed U.S. Department of Justice report on the Tampa Police Department’s stops of black bike riders found what most Tampa residents knew all along.
Published: 04/27/16
Editorial: Our global testing ground

Editorial: Our global testing ground

Understandably, Americans are preoccupied with what appears to be the most unruly and contentious presidential campaign in a long time, and the candidate who succeeds in this most unusual competition will then be confronted by an exceptional array of...
Published: 04/26/16
Editorial: FDA still blowing smoke

Editorial: FDA still blowing smoke

Some observers believe that the President Obama’s effort to normalize relations with Cuba could lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ease its harshly restrictive regulations on cigars.
Published: 04/25/16
Editorial: A fix for our transportation mess

Editorial: A fix for our transportation mess

Hillsborough County commissioners are scheduled Wednesday to decide whether to put a transportation tax before voters in November.
Published: 04/24/16
Helping Hillsborough’s homeless

Helping Hillsborough’s homeless

Hillsborough County Sheriff David Gee initiated a homeless initiative six years ago because he understood officers couldn’t “enforce” their way out of the problem.
Published: 04/23/16
A trail through Tampa-Cuba history

A trail through Tampa-Cuba history

Praise is due all involved in the creation of “The Jose Marti Trail” through Ybor City.
Published: 04/22/16
Editorial: Overhaul park and neighborhood

Editorial: Overhaul park and neighborhood

It would be understandable if some citizens — and Tampa City Council members — did a double take at Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s proposal to spend $35.4 million renovating Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park.
Published: 04/21/16