Sunday, November 18, 2018

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Editorial: No substitute for state support of schools
SCOTT KEELER   |   Times
The Florida Capitol in Tallahassee.
Local referendums cannot make up for Tallahassee’s cuts.
Wrapped plastic straws at a bubble tea cafe in San Francisco.  Associated Press
Editorial: Fee on single-use bags reasonable
All large number of rental scooters are parked near the Convention Center along 5th Avenue in San Diego in July 2018. Regulations are coming for e-scooters. (Eduardo Contreras/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS) 1245566
Editorial: Scooters are coming, and Tampa Bay should be prepared
What we can do, as English majors, is write about the particulars of the beautiful promise of Maura Binkley, a Florida State English major killed in the Tallahassee yoga studio shooting. What we can do, as Americans, is dedicate ourselves to erasing the ugliness that erased her.
Photo Courtesy Jeff Binkley
Column: Death of an English major

Top Editorials

How do you feel about a $35 million bike path across the new Howard Frankland bridge?

How do you feel about a $35 million bike path across the new Howard Frankland bridge?

The overhaul to the Howard Frankland Bridge includes a bike and pedestrian path. Is it worth it?
Published: 11/16/18
Dear Amazon, from Tampa Bay: Why don't you love us?

Dear Amazon, from Tampa Bay: Why don't you love us?

Seattle-based Amazon decided to open a second headquarters, splitting it between New York City and the Washington, D.C., area. Tampa Bay never had a chance.
Published: 11/13/18
Updated: 11/14/18
First-time millennial homebuyers willing to wait for Florida's market to cool

First-time millennial homebuyers willing to wait for Florida's market to cool

Millennials want to buy homes, but they are cautious, waiting to see if prices might fall.
Published: 11/13/18

Editorial: Count every vote

Elections have two parts: You vote, then count the vote. Floridians did their part by turning out in record numbers in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Now it falls to local election supervisors to ensure that every vote is accurately counted.
Published: 11/09/18
Updated: 11/12/18
Editorial: Deadly danger of wrong-way driving

Editorial: Deadly danger of wrong-way driving

The state is taking action to minimize wrong-way crashes
Published: 11/11/18
Updated: 11/12/18

Editorials

So why isn't Blake Casper resting on his laurels and eating Egg McMuffins every morning at one of his 64 McDonalds?

So why isn't Blake Casper resting on his laurels and eating Egg McMuffins every morning at one of his 64 McDonalds?

He is. But he says he has other restaurants to create
Updated: 14 minutes ago
Editorial cartoons for Nov. 17-18-19

Editorial cartoons for Nov. 17-18-19

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.
Published: 11/15/18
Updated: 11/16/18
Selected readings from the left and from the right

Selected readings from the left and from the right

Here’s some interesting commentary from the opposite poles of the political spectrum.
Published: 11/16/18
Editorial: Riverwalk a defining civic space in Tampa

Editorial: Riverwalk a defining civic space in Tampa

Tampa's Riverwalk continues to grow into its own.This month, the American Planning Association named the linear park along the Hillsborough River through downtown Tampa as the winner of its "People's Choice" award. Part of the association's...
Published: 11/16/18
Column: Democracy in action at Calhoun County recount

Column: Democracy in action at Calhoun County recount

We left early morning to drive west from Tallahassee to Blountstown (the county seat of Calhoun County, population roughly 15,000) to monitor the 2018 election recount. We were veterans of the 2000 election litigation -- Debby Kearney, who was the ge...
Published: 11/16/18
Column: California is burning. What can be done?

Column: California is burning. What can be done?

My home state is being ravaged by wildfire, and I’m watching it all unfold from the opposite coast.
Published: 11/16/18
Inside the newsroom: Tampa Bay Times project team takes a deep dive inside a notorious Florida death penalty case

Inside the newsroom: Tampa Bay Times project team takes a deep dive inside a notorious Florida death penalty case

A project team at the Tampa Bay Times explores the death penalty in Florida through a notorious 1975 murder case.
Published: 11/16/18
Editorial: The enormous public cost of domestic violence

Editorial: The enormous public cost of domestic violence

Domestic violence carries a huge price tag in addition to the human toll.
Published: 11/15/18
Editorial cartoons for Nov. 16

Editorial cartoons for Nov. 16

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.
Published: 11/15/18
SNL mocked my appearance. Here’s why I didn’t demand an apology.

SNL mocked my appearance. Here’s why I didn’t demand an apology.

Was I really outraged by SNL? Really offended? Or did I just think the comment about losing my eye was offensive? There is a difference, after all. I have been literally shot at before, and I wasn’t outraged. Why start now?
Published: 11/15/18
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