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Saturday, Jun 25, 2016

Editorials

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.
Updated: 2 months ago
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.
Updated: 2 months ago
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.
Updated: 2 months ago
Editorial: Get to bottom of Saudi 9/11 involvement

Editorial: Get to bottom of Saudi 9/11 involvement

President Obama’s visit to Saudi Arabia today to meet with the Saudi king and other top Saudi officials comes at a time when relations between the two nations could soon sour.
Updated: 2 months ago
Save Apalachicola Bay

Save Apalachicola Bay

Federal courts overseeing the conflict between Florida and Georgia over the Apalachicola River should heed a recent study that called the river the most endangered in the country.
Updated: 2 months ago
Editorial: New depths of depravity

Editorial: New depths of depravity

Many Americans have watched the horrific videos of Islamic State zealots proudly beheading their chosen enemies — those of their captives whose deaths are deemed useful to the terrorists’ political, military, economic and cultural contr...
Updated: 2 months ago
Editorial: Replacing the income tax

Editorial: Replacing the income tax

We couldn’t help but think of the late Sam Gibbons when reading a Wall Street Journal article advocating the adoption of a VAT tax by the executive editor of the conservative magazine National Review.
Updated: 2 months ago
Editorial: Let voters decide Go Hillsborough

Editorial: Let voters decide Go Hillsborough

Hillsborough County commissioners have scheduled public hearings for the Go Hillsborough transportation plan, and commissioners will likely vote April 27 on whether to allow citizens to decide the fate of the proposal.
Updated: 2 months ago
Editorial: Legacy Florida’s solid step

Editorial: Legacy Florida’s solid step

The enactment of Legacy Florida — legislation that funds work on the Everglades, the state’s springs and Lake Apopka — provides some hope Tallahassee will eventually comply with voters’ Amendment 1 directive.
Updated: 2 months ago
Editorial: Obama’s Libyan stumble

Editorial: Obama’s Libyan stumble

It’s rare enough that President Obama agrees to appear on a Fox News program, given Fox’s steady criticism of his administration, but what made his recent interview even more newsworthy was the president’s admission that his fail...
Updated: 2 months ago