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Column: After Pulse and Parkland, let's put our faith in ethics
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Column: After Pulse and Parkland, let's put our faith in ethics

Prioritizing ethics and social action over belief may be the best way to prevent tragedies like Parkland and Pulse and, ultimately, get our country back on track.
Published: 06/18/19
Column: Hurricane prep with no money
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Column: Hurricane prep with no money

Most pre-storm lists are for people with money. What about those who don't have cash?
Published: 06/18/19
Editorial: Hillsborough commissioners should honor voters' wishes on transportation tax

Editorial: Hillsborough commissioners should honor voters' wishes on transportation tax

A circuit judge upheld the one-cent tax but threw out the requirements on how it should be spent. The county should embrace the allocations voters approved.
Published: 06/18/19
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits MacDill Air Force Base to discuss tensions with Iran
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits MacDill Air Force Base to discuss tensions with Iran

The talk with Centcom commanders came shortly before Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan withdrew his nomination. Pompeo was there to talk about coordinating efforts between the Pentagon and State.
Published: 06/18/19
Editorial: Hillsborough Civil Service Board a waste of public money

Editorial: Hillsborough Civil Service Board a waste of public money

No wonder a new state law will abolish the agency Oct. 1. The Civil Service Board kept on spending even as its fate became clear.
Published: 06/17/19
Column: Florida needs to pay for well-funded research vessels
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Column: Florida needs to pay for well-funded research vessels

Having new facilities is one thing; maintaining and operating them is another.
Published: 06/17/19
Rubio: Here are my plans to make college affordable
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Rubio: Here are my plans to make college affordable

Today's students are simply paying more for the same degree from a higher education system that increasingly encourages students to take on unjustifiable levels of student debt.
Published: 06/17/19
Spending, 'rebranding efforts,' raise questions about Hillsborough's soon-to-be-gone Civil Service Board
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Spending, 'rebranding efforts,' raise questions about Hillsborough's soon-to-be-gone Civil Service Board

The public agency has just eight employees, but its director is paid $220,000 a year
Published: 06/17/19
Mat Hooper: Nonprofit efforts require a contribution from all
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Mat Hooper: Nonprofit efforts require a contribution from all

Ernest Hooper's son Mat fills in today so his dad could take Father's Day off.
Published: 06/17/19
See the performance, not the disability, when Warrior Games come to Tampa
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See the performance, not the disability, when Warrior Games come to Tampa

If you need another reason to attend, beyond the free admission and inspiring performances, consider this: The Tampa Bay area is fielding its own hometown Team SOCOM.
Published: 06/17/19