Tuesday, November 13, 2018
News Roundup

Ernest Hooper: Sometimes you gotta take inventory

Random thoughts, because sometimes you gotta take inventory.

I like Kelly Clarkson, but she’s no Aretha.

Tax cuts? Overrated.

Vote. Stop making excuses.

To earn a man’s support, you must acknowledge his pain.

The older I get, the more I love baseball.

Sly Stone’s words of wisdom: "It’s the truth that the truth makes them so uptight."

Until we boost Florida’s teacher pay above the national average, we’re failing.

Mystery of life? Me neither.

I need to see more concerts at the Epcot Food & Wine Festival.

Robert Scorpio is still on General Hospital. Unbelievable.

Environment = Tourism. Tourism = Money. Why can’t we figure this out?

James Ford served as Tallahassee’s first African-American mayor in 1972.

In 2018, Tampa, Clearwater and St. Pete have yet to elect an African-American mayor.

I can’t stop thinking about Atlanta’s Antico Pizza.

Joey Johnston is my hero— the father and the son.

Suncoast sunsets. Love ‘em. Need ’em.

Tampa saxophone star BK Jackson has a new album: Paradise.

In second grade, Mrs. Casanova taught us This Little Light Of Mine. More kids need to sing that song. And more adults.

Will the Gators ever beat the Seminoles in football again?

All the new music I like (Boo’d Up) sounds like the old music I love.

Pragmatism versus idealism. You gotta pick one over the other at the polls this year.

If you can’t find me, I’ll be in Sedona.

Transportation initiative? Trust the process.

Expensive meals? Overrated.

Cheeseburgers? Underrated.

That’s all I’m saying.

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High school scoreboard for Nov. 12

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A couple together, as always

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