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  1. Editorial: Get Charlotte's Web rules right


    An administrative law judge has wisely overturned a Florida Department of Health rule that would have allowed the growers of a noneuphoric strain of medical marijuana known as Charlotte's Web to be chosen by a lottery. The judge's ruling likely means health officials will fail to have regulations for the newly legalized …

    An administrative law judge has wisely overturned a Florida Department of Health rule that would have allowed growers of medical marijuana known as Charlotte’s Web to be chosen by a lottery.
  2. Monday's letters: Students need alcohol education


    Eckerd chief draws critics | Nov. 25

    Students need alcohol education

  3. Editorial: Florida, nation cannot ignore climate change


    No one needs to be a scientist to grasp the dire implications that a warming Earth poses to everyday life. That's the message from the latest in a yearlong series of reports from the world's leading science body, which finds that climate change is "clear and growing" and an immediate risk to people and ecosystems. The …

  4. Dunedin homes shine with holiday cheer for Dunedin Youth Guild's Holiday Tour of Homes


    DUNEDIN — Nine decorated Christmas trees glow throughout the 1966 vernacular home. Ten if you include the glitzy holiday tree freshly painted on a piece of plywood in the artist's studio.

    Red coral is featured in the Appler home, one of five in the Holiday Tour of Homes.
  5. Official trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is released


    Is that the Millennium Falcon? It certainly looks like it — streaking across the sky in the new trailer released online Friday for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Directed by J.J. Abrams, the film is popularly known as Star Wars VII and set to be released on Dec. 18, 2015 by Disney and …

    The latest Star Wars film, The Force Awakens, will be released in December 2015.

    Unusual election could lead to longer term

    It has been an unusually long and complicated election cycle for state Rep. Jamie Grant. A primary election scheduled for August didn’t happen until November, and even then, the results were thrown out....


    The Santa Clause

    Christmas TV: When and where to catch holiday classics 'It's a Wonderful Life,' 'Home Alone,' Peanuts special and many more

    Grab a mug of hot cocoa, wrap a scarf around your neck, and make sure to crank the air down real low in your house because it’s probably not actually cold enough outside to do any of that: Christmas TV has officially arrived! Real talk: Some of this has been going on since Halloween. (Giving you serious side eye, Hallmark Channel.) But the glut of holiday programming kicks off in the next few days, with the start of ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas, network specials like the Rockefeller Center tree lighting and Peanuts Christmas classic, and this year’s crown jewel, the Grumpy Cat Christmas movie. Here are the highlights:...


    Don't feel guilty if you don't get off the couch today. There's plenty of local sales tomorrow for Small Business Saturday. Check out our guide below.

    Too lazy for Black Friday? Check these #SmallBusinessSaturday sales

    If you are reading this, it's means you, like us, probably did not get out of bed before the sun to stand in line at Target or Best Buy or the mall....