Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Opinion

Editorial cartoons for March 7

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.

     
   
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Column: Finding ways for homeowners to afford hurricane upgrades

Column: Finding ways for homeowners to afford hurricane upgrades

Here’s how Pinellas County can best mitigate its exposure to severe storms and rising sea levels at an affordable cost to homeowners.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Editorial: St. Petersburg should quit stalling on police body cameras

Editorial: St. Petersburg should quit stalling on police body cameras

St. Petersburg drags its feet on an issue many departments have embraced.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Editorial cartoons for Oct. 24

Editorial cartoons for Oct. 24

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Column: Hurricanes and the Florida dream

Hurricanes may be natural disasters, but they are also political events. It was not always so. Historically, hurricanes were local events. Victims relied upon local friends and charities, not Washington, D.C.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Romano: Cops should get body cameras before cell phones get them

Romano: Cops should get body cameras before cell phones get them

Itís happened again. Another snippet of video. Another Florida cop being questioned.This time, itís in Coral Springs, and the cop is punching the midsection of a 14-year-old girl who is pinned on the ground with two cops above her, and her hands unde...
Published: 10/22/18
Editorial: Local leaders must act on climate change when Trump refuses

Editorial: Local leaders must act on climate change when Trump refuses

The effects of climate change are coming harder and faster than expected, according to a new report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Published: 10/22/18
PolitiFact Florida: Andrew Gillumís Pants on Fire claim on Floridaís low unemployment rate

PolitiFact Florida: Andrew Gillumís Pants on Fire claim on Floridaís low unemployment rate

Gov. Rick Scott has touted a strong Florida economy built up over his two terms in office. But Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate seeking to replace him, says the economy is "propped up" by low wages and people working multiple jobs just to make...
Published: 10/22/18
Romano: Has ‘stand your ground’ made Florida more tolerant of deadly force?

Romano: Has ‘stand your ground’ made Florida more tolerant of deadly force?

In another era, in another state, the video might be too unsettling to watch. A suspected shoplifter is looking for a way to slip past a Lakeland store owner who is holding a gun. The shoplifter gets one hand on the door at the same time the store o...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Column: Pam Bondi and Lara Trump explain their support for Amendment 13

Column: Pam Bondi and Lara Trump explain their support for Amendment 13

Greyhound racing should end for the good of the dogs and taxpayers, say Lara Trump and Attorney General Pam Bondi
Updated: 10 hours ago

Column: Let voters decide on expanded gambling

More than 1 million Floridians signed petitions to put Amendment 3 on the ballot. It puts the voters in charge of gambling decisions.
Updated: 10 hours ago