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Column: On impeachment, the evidence is already there

Column: On impeachment, the evidence is already there

Former acting attorney general Sally Yates, who first alerted the White House to ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn's lies and who was fired for refusing to defend the first travel ban (which was subsequently struck down, and then dropped by ...
Published: 10/17/17
Fred Ridley on the Road to Augusta

Fred Ridley on the Road to Augusta

Last week, I sat down with Fred Ridley, the new chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club, home of the Masters. Ridley, a lawyer who has resided in Tampa since 1981, was the 1975 U.S. Amateur champion and is the only Chairman to have played in the M...
Published: 10/17/17

Tuesday's letters: News judgment is sorely lacking

Eat and drink like a wizard | Oct. 13News judgment is sorely lackingFront page, above the fold: "Eat and drink like a wizard." What are you thinking?I mean, this is a dandy story for the front page of the local section, but … have you noticed?...
Published: 10/16/17
Editorial: Trump uses Americans' health care as bargaining chip

Editorial: Trump uses Americans' health care as bargaining chip

Unable to persuade Congress to kill the Affordable Care Act, President Donald Trump appears determined to do the dirty work himself. The president's unilateral actions are aimed at driving up premiums, steering healthy people away from the federal ma...
Published: 10/16/17
Ruth: A glimmer of hope for a Florida slavery memorial

Ruth: A glimmer of hope for a Florida slavery memorial

Better late than never, even if it has taken 152 years.You might recall that last year an effort in the Florida Legislature to create a slavery memorial on the grounds of the Capitol ran into a brick wall, otherwise known as Sen. Dennis Baxley, R-Oca...
Published: 10/16/17

Doyle McManus: Think the 25th Amendment will take care of Trump? You're dreaming

Just as his critics warned, President Donald Trump is turning out to be unfit for his job, perhaps dangerously so. That's a harsh judgment, but it's no longer coming from the president's opponents. It's coming from leading members of his own party."W...
Published: 10/16/17

Column: A case for President Donald Trump's tax cuts

One of America's founding ideals is that anyone, regardless of where they started, through hard work and dedication can become successful and enjoy the fruits of their success.Yet because of arcane laws, complex regulations and loopholes, our tax sys...
Published: 10/16/17
There's a path to a New Year's Day bowl for USF

There's a path to a New Year's Day bowl for USF

It’s a pretty clear track. USF now has a path to a New Year’s Six Bowl. And that would make it a transcendent season for Charlie Strong and his now 16th-ranked Bulls. If USF wins out, hello to that elusive conference title. The Bulls have...
Published: 10/16/17
Fennelly: Who needs curses?

Fennelly: Who needs curses?

Who needs curses when you playing lousy all by yourselves? Jameis Winston says he and his aching shoulder will be back soon. Bucs fans can put their hearts back in their chests. The Ryan Fitzpatrick Curse in on hold for now. What curse? Winston leavi...
Published: 10/16/17
Playoff baseball: Pay no attention to the sleeping child

Playoff baseball: Pay no attention to the sleeping child

It's the usual postseason routine. Sometime tonight, very late tonight, Fox Sports cameras will search the stands at Yankee Stadium and find a sleeping child in his seat, or slumped against a parent’s shoulder as the Yankees and Houston Astros ...
Published: 10/16/17