Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Editorial cartoons for Feb. 8

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.

     
 
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Editorial: Florence shows why flood insurance must be fixed

Editorial: Florence shows why flood insurance must be fixed

The floodwaters have been still rising in North Carolina, more than a week after Hurricane Florence swept through the state. The storm continues to wreak havoc in areas where fewer than 1 in 10 homeowners have flood insurance, underscoring the need f...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Hey kids, you really stink at this voting business

Hey kids, you really stink at this voting business

The public service announcement begins with an insult.This works on several levels for the audience of teenagers.It grabs their attention and makes them laugh. It also happens to be wickedly accurate, and it pretty much explains why Pasco Supervisor ...
Published: 09/25/18
Editorial: DeSantis, Scott send mixed messages on oil drilling

Editorial: DeSantis, Scott send mixed messages on oil drilling

Every candidate for federal and state office in Florida should be unequivocal in opposing oil drilling off the coast and crystal clear in supporting a permanent extension to the federal ban on drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. But the Republica...
Published: 09/24/18
Updated: 09/25/18
Editorial cartoons for Sept. 25

Editorial cartoons for Sept. 25

Published: 09/24/18
PolitiFact Florida: $1 billion Florida tax hike? Andrew Gillum proposes increasing state corporate tax

PolitiFact Florida: $1 billion Florida tax hike? Andrew Gillum proposes increasing state corporate tax

A TV attack ad portrays Florida Democrat Andrew Gillum as so "far out" that he is on another planet."Gillum wants to increase Florida taxes by a billion dollars. Disaster for the economy," says an ad by the Republican Governors Association showing Gi...
Published: 09/24/18
Too late for many, Floridaís prescription database is finally mandatory

Too late for many, Floridaís prescription database is finally mandatory

This is a story of success. Or maybe itís a cautionary tale.The difference, I suppose, is whether you are haunted by the lives ruined and lost, or you are focused on the path going forward. Either way, you need to understand the history and the playe...
Published: 09/22/18
Column: College students are turning out to vote in Florida. Thank civics education, but now push for civic engagement

Column: College students are turning out to vote in Florida. Thank civics education, but now push for civic engagement

On primary election day at the University of Florida, it was well before the polls opened at 7 a.m. when we saw the first student voter, a young woman with a brown ponytail, lined up outside Alachua County’s Precinct 31 at the J. Wayne Reitz S...
Published: 09/21/18
Updated: 09/24/18

Here are some selected readings from the left and from the right

We live in a partisan age, and our news habits can reinforce our own perspectives. Consider this an effort to broaden our collective outlook with essays beyond the range of our typical selections.FROM THE LEFTFrom “The Fate and Future of Chris...
Published: 09/21/18
Updated: 09/24/18
Editorial cartoons for Sept. 22, 23 &24

Editorial cartoons for Sept. 22, 23 &24

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.
Published: 09/21/18
Watch: A southern white rhinoceros calf just a week after being born at ZooTampa

Watch: A southern white rhinoceros calf just a week after being born at ZooTampa

TAMPA†—†A southern white rhinoceros gave birth to a calf at ZooTampa on Sept. 12, marking the sixth successful birth of the species in the zoo's history. In a news release, ZooTampa said southern white rhinoceroses are a nearly threatened spec...
Published: 09/21/18