Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Opinion

Ruth: FCC move could close local TV newsrooms

Trying to keep up with current events out of Washington ó or down the street ó is about to become a whole lot harder.But then again, those noble public servants at the Federal Communications Commission probably donít want to bother you with needless,...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Editorial: Corcoran lawsuit against Tampa is another assault on home rule

Editorial: Corcoran lawsuit against Tampa is another assault on home rule

The lawsuit Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran filed against the city of Tampa last week is political grandstanding on the taxpayersí dime. Corcoran sued over what he called an "illegal tax" on hotel stays in Tampa that actually was a plan concei...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Column: Muellerís moves send message to other potential targets: Beware, Iím coming

Column: Muellerís moves send message to other potential targets: Beware, Iím coming

Devlin Barrett, Sari Horwitz and Ellen NakashimaThe one-two punch delivered Monday by special prosecutor Robert Mueller ó an indictment of President Donald Trumpís former campaign chairman and a guilty plea from a former campaign adviser ó is designe...
Published: 10/30/17
Editorial cartoons for Oct. 31

Editorial cartoons for Oct. 31

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.
Published: 10/30/17
Itís too late to enjoy the World Series

Itís too late to enjoy the World Series

What a World Series this has been between the Dodgers and Astros. I could watch those guys all night.In fact, that's exactly what I did.Sunday's incredible, wacky and wild Game 5 ended early Monday morning – 1:39 a.m. to be exact. Alex Bregman'...
Published: 10/30/17
The Gators next head coach should be Ö

The Gators next head coach should be Ö

Know what the Gators need?They need a splash. They need buzz. They need fun.And gun.They need someone who will reinvigorate the program, excite the recruits and revitalize the fan base.They need Chip.Chip Kelly.Call him up. Call him up today. Send a ...
Published: 10/30/17
Gators donít need to hire Chip Kelly

Gators donít need to hire Chip Kelly

All I want to is that if Florida doesn't get Chip Kelly, do they settle for Greg Schiano?How badly does Florida want offense?Chip Kelly might be the test case.I wouldn't do it.There is no doubt that Kelly would bring some fireworks to the Gators' att...
Published: 10/30/17

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 3

Mother: System failed my son | Oct. 25, 2017A tragic story. Two deaths and the diagnosis "schizoaffective disorder, a combination of bipolar disorder, depression and schizophrenia." A label of a very serious mental condition and the failure of the...
Published: 10/30/17
PolitiFact Florida: No evidence Medicaid expansion is fueling the opioid crisis

PolitiFact Florida: No evidence Medicaid expansion is fueling the opioid crisis

As Floridaís lawmakers grapple with the opioid crisis, one U.S. representative claims thereís a correlation between states that expanded Medicaid through Obamacare and states affected the worst by the epidemic.Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort ...
Published: 10/30/17

Another voice: A Trump tax idea that might actually do some good

With all the focus on health care, tax cuts and regulatory rollback, there has been little attention left for an idea of President Donald Trumpís that might actually do some good: investing in the nationís roads, bridges, rails and ports. As anyone w...
Updated: 11 hours ago