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  1. Column: Using common sense to protect water quality


    For many decades during the middle 20th century, virtually all state governments told their congressional delegations to let them, rather than the federal government, manage water quality within their borders.

  2. Saturday's letters: Changing tune on parental role


    Senate plan veers from House on school testing details | March 20

    A changing tune on parents' role

  3. Column: On land and water, voice of voters ignored


    If you were one of the more than 4 million Floridians who voted for Amendment 1, the Water and Land Conservation Amendment to the Florida Constitution, you probably thought the Legislature would carry out the will of the people. You probably thought legislators would hear the loud and clear message that our water and …

    SPECIAL FOR THE ST. PETERSBURG TIMES--AUTHORIZING EDITOR, JULIE HAUSEMANN--Former EnvIronmental Advisor to Governors Graham, Martinez, Chiles, and Bush, Estus Whitfield poses for a photo Thursday, April 8, 1999 in Tallahassee, Fla..(AP Photo/Don Edgar)
  4. Editorial: Finding common ground to strengthen Medicare


    The sweeping Medicare bill the U.S. House approved last week accomplished two big things: It would put the program on more solid ground, and it demonstrated what Congress can achieve when it works in bipartisan fashion. The Senate should adopt the bill when it returns after Easter, and both chambers should look at other …

  5. Column: Four rules to judge any Iran nuclear deal


    If you're confused about whether a nuclear deal with Iran would be good for America — or for Israel — join the club. The club, that is, of folks who are debating the benefits of a deal versus the costs.

    LB Brandon Magee, waived by Bucs, heads to spring training

    Linebacker Brandon Magee, who had six tackles on special teams for the Bucs last season, is headed to spring training as a Red Sox prospect today after being waived by the team on Tuesday night....


    PolitiFact Florida: Checking Jeb Bush's claim about Florida's achievement gap

    In his first foray into New Hampshire as a potential Republican presidential contender, former Gov. Jeb Bush talked up Florida’s record on education during his tenure....


    Vince Naimoli was chosen to acknowledge the 20-year anniversary of the franchise being awarded. [Times files (2008)]

    Naimoli to throw out first pitch at Rays opener

    The Rays are making an unexpected nod to their past in picking previous team owner Vince Naimoli to throw out the first pitch prior to the April 6 season opener....