Father Stephan Brown said he no longer can sit at home and watch violent outbreaks, young African-American men dying in the streets and police officers murdered in the line of duty.
When genealogists think they can't go any further on an ancestral search, they use a tired old saying that they've "hit a brick wall."
When Dianne Morrison-Beedy came on board at the University of South Florida, she was hailed in a news release as the ideal candidate to lead the College of Nursing to the next level. When she left, suddenly, after a meeting with her boss earlier this summer, USF had little to say about why. The disconnect between then …
Some folks long for a simpler time in America, when Election Day meant going to the polls and standing in line. They savor entering the sanctity of the voting booth and executing their civic responsibility in seclusion and with sober thought.
I have done it that way.
It was okay.
Republican state House candidate Jackie Toledo is stirring up her primary with a promise to repeal Republican-backed 2014 laws allowing children of illegal immigrants to get in-state tuition at public universities and to get licenses to practice law.
In the northeast Venezuelan city of Barcelona, in a historic, colonial-era house that once hosted liberator Simon Bolivar, children learn about the visual arts, body language, theater, music and dance.
Bob Buckhorn will, in my opinion, be recognized as one of the great mayors in Tampa's history. He helped greatly with the diversification of the city's economy. The downtown renaissance happened on his watch and with his direct involvement.
A few local legislators find themselves in touchy positions with a proposal by incoming state Senate President Joe Negron to spend $2.4 billion to buy land south of the Everglades for water storage and cleaning.
TAMPA — Whoever wins the hotly contested race for Hillsborough County's open District 6 commission seat is likely to face this hot-button question early in the term:
The city of Temple Terrace will consider a proposal this week to jump-start the redevelopment of its business district. Aside from being the sole surviving bid, the proposal is neither generous nor inspiring, and the City Council, which will vet the plan at a public meeting Monday, should tamp down any clamor to move …