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Being a Florida lawmaker a path to wealth for many


One person found dead in Seminole Heights house fire


St. Pete Police gets (needed) help on crime lab, traffic


  1. Tell Me About It: New parents must address their sex life


    Q: Do busy working parents have sex? My husband and I have been married almost eight years and have an 11-month-old. We have to force ourselves to have sex once every other week. We didn't have a great sex life before the baby, and needed help to conceive, but this new normal is starting to get to me. We are a …

  2. Social Security is based on sound principles


    In announcing his presidential candidacy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had some strong criticism of the Social Security program, especially its solvency. He claims that those who defend the system are liars. Sen. Marco Rubio, also running for the presidency, likens Social Security to a Ponzi scheme. Their rhetoric …
  3. Editorial cartoons for Aug. 1-3


    These cartoons are from various Times wire services.

  4. Editorial: Pinellas should be flexible with resort tax


    With Pinellas tourism hitting record levels, it's a good time for the county to raise the resort tax by an additional 1 percent. But when the County Commission takes up the issue Tuesday, it should be careful about dictating how the resort tax money should be spent. The emphasis should be on remaining flexible rather …

  5. Monday's letters:


    State Department trafficking report

    Help fund slavery fight

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    Kick off the tax-free holiday with these fun finds

    The first day of school is nigh, and the time to plot your tax-free holiday survival is now. Start your year off right with these fun finds, and don't forget that Florida’s back-to-school sales tax holiday will last a record 10 days beginning Aug. 7. Take advantage of tax breaks on apparel $100 or less per item, school supplies $15 or less and computers and other electronics $750 or less. The holiday runs through Aug. 16. Ready, set, go!...


    Governor Scott highlights infection problems at hospitals

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is using new infection control data released this week by a consumer magazine to provide further justification of his call to create a commission to review the state’s hospital system....


    For starters, Rays at Red Sox, with Moore on the mound

    UPDATE, 12:24: The Rays revealed a change they made in their pitching rotation, with RHP Jake Odorizzi now starting on Sunday vs. the Red Sox and RHP Nathan Karns on Monday at Chicago. Manager Kevin Cash said the change was made for several reasons - giving Karns an extra day's rest, keeping Odorizzi on a five-day schedule, having better matchups going forward. Also, it separates Odorizzi and RHP Chris Archer in the rotation....