Saturday, October 13, 2018

Pasco

Region could use more of the unity that built Tampa Bay Water 20 years ago

Region could use more of the unity that built Tampa Bay Water 20 years ago

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the creation of Tampa Bay Water, one of the most successful regional initiatives in Florida, and perhaps in the nation, and one that ended more than 30 years of vexatious and costly water wars.The story of Tamp...
Published: 10/12/18
Joe Henderson: Sales-tax hike for transportation a good start at safer bicycling

Joe Henderson: Sales-tax hike for transportation a good start at safer bicycling

While the “All For Transportation” sales tax initiative in November is mostly about improving traffic congestion that is choking Hillsborough County, there is an interesting part of the plan that hasn’t gotten as much attention.I...
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Cartoons for Wednesday, Sept. 19

Cartoons for Wednesday, Sept. 19

Editorial cartoons from Times wires
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Editorial cartoons for Sept. 18

From Times wires
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Richey Suncoast Theatre: ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ like going home again for Texas-born columnist

Richey Suncoast Theatre: ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ like going home again for Texas-born columnist

True confession: I walked into Richey Suncoast Theatre on opening night of the musical Hands on a Hardbody feeling something I fight like the dickens never to feel — prejudice.As in "an opinion or leaning formed without just ground or before sufficie...
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Pasco Letters to the Editor for Sept. 7

Re: Pedestrian deaths rising again | Sept. 7This is no surpriseIt is surprising that more people aren’t killed trying to cross U.S. 19 on foot.I often cross U.S. 19 at Flora to get to Home Depot or Holiday Mower. This involves first looking back...
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Pasco Letters to the Editor for Sept. 7

Sexual orientation shouldn’t matter for marriagesHaving worked for Pasco County government for more than two years, I am disgusted that they refuse to officiate my marriage. It must be nice to pick and choose not to do certain parts of your job that ...
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Pasco Letters to the Editor for Aug. 31

Re: Is ‘Live PD’ bad for Pasco’simage? | Aug. 24 C.T. Bowen column‘Live PD’ shows that deputies are humanIt is too bad in your list of things to do you decided to add this ridiculous article to it.Please get over yourself. This show is no differ...
Updated: 2 months ago
Fredricksen: Decades after first ‘smarty pants’ review, columnist launches fresh take on Pasco entertainment

Fredricksen: Decades after first ‘smarty pants’ review, columnist launches fresh take on Pasco entertainment

My first live theater review as a professional was nearly a half century ago for a small daily newspaper in East Texas. It was a community theater production of the late Neil Simon’s first play, Come Blow Your Horn, the tale of two brothers chasing w...
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Pasco Letters to the Editor for Aug. 17

Re: County authorizes takeover of SunWest Park | Aug. 10‘A poor idea from the startWith no fanfare whatsoever, we now have a new park that no one I know ever seems to use or even know where it is. If it is bringing hordes of tourists to our cou...
Updated: 2 months ago