Sunday, October 21, 2018
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Editorial cartoons for Oct. 31

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.

     
 
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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...
Published: 10/20/18
Hurricane Michael’s effect on timber industry ‘catastrophic,

Hurricane Michael’s effect on timber industry ‘catastrophic," Adam Putnam says.

Hurricane Michael’s enduring legacy could include long-term damage to Florida’s timber industry. While experts try to get a handle on the carnage, state Agricultural Commissioner Adam Putnam said Friday that preliminary estimates peg it ...
Published: 10/19/18
Updated: 10/20/18
Editorial cartoons for Oct. 20-21-22

Editorial cartoons for Oct. 20-21-22

These cartoons are from various Times wire services.
Published: 10/19/18
Editorial notebook: Times editorial writers reminisce about Sears

Editorial notebook: Times editorial writers reminisce about Sears

Sharing memories of the “wish book,” shopping on Saturday nights and many memorable purchases
Published: 10/19/18

Editorial: FBI should take a hard look at CareerSource

The scrutiny now extends to the state agency that oversees the local jobs centers
Published: 10/19/18
Column: Bondi and Lara Trump explain their support for Amendment 13

Column: 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
Published: 10/19/18
Editorial: Toughen Florida’s building code

Editorial: Toughen Florida’s building code

Experts are right that Hurricane Michael should force a review of Florida’s building standards. While newer homes generally fared better than older ones, the state needs to reassess the risks posed by high winds and storm surge.
Published: 10/19/18

Cass Sunstein: Donald Trump is amazing. Here’s the science to prove it.

This column is really good. Actually it’s amazing. In less than 650 words, it will explain the success of President Donald Trump — and also show how to beat him.
Published: 10/19/18
Editorial: Those who fail to cast ballots in Hillsborough are running out of excuses

Editorial: Those who fail to cast ballots in Hillsborough are running out of excuses

You wouldn't skip a trip to the gas pump, would you?Then don't miss the chance to cast your general election ballot, either, when Hillsborough County opens its many early voting sites Monday morning for a two-week engagement.If you do your homework a...
Published: 10/19/18
Column: Why two black athletes raised their fists during the anthem

Column: Why two black athletes raised their fists during the anthem

In 1968, two black Olympic athletes protested during the “Star-Spangled Banner.” Few understood the message they were trying to send.
Published: 10/19/18