Letters to the Editor


  1. A damaged property is seen near a broken section of Pine Island Road in Matlacha. There are countless Floridians who have lost everything due to Hurricane Ian, but some are more at-risk for human trafficking and exploitation.
  2. Anthime Gionet, wearing sunglasses, known online as Baked Alaska, lives in Pinellas County, where he hosts a livestream show that spreads antisemitic and racist rhetoric.
  3. Volunteers with the Metropolitan Ministries World Central kitchen prepare sandwiches that will go to Hurricane Ian survivors in Southwest Florida, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Tampa.
  4. This aerial photo shows damaged homes and debris in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian on Thursday in Fort Myers.
  5. Mullet caught in a cast net.
  6. Giselle Barker, 14, top, and Azuri Brown, 15, listen to speakers for the Global Climate Strike protests in New York on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Brittainy Newman)
  7. Anthime Gionet, known online as Baked Alaska, hosts his livestream show on Sept. 15. Gionet lives in Pinellas County, where he hosts a livestream show that spreads antisemitic and racist rhetoric.
  8. The U.S. helped build the Panama Canal, among other major projects of the 20th century.
  9. A menorah
  10. Hotel guests can purchase scented candles at the Fenway Hotel in Dunedin.
  11. Dawn colors the sky behind Artemis I, NASA's Space Launch System heavy-lift rocket carrying the Orion spacecraft, as it sits on Launch Pad 39-B at Kennedy Space Center. The launch of the unmanned test flight was scrubbed due to technical issues.
  12. The City of San Antonio, Texas, Migrant Resource Center is the origin place of two planeloads of mostly Venezuelan migrants who were sent to Martha's Vineyard by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
  13. Graduates celebrate during the University of Delaware Class of 2022 commencement ceremony in Newark, Del., on May 28, 2022.
  14. About 10 protesters gathered outside the Moms for Liberty National Summit on July 15, 2022, in Tampa.
  15. Ron DeSantis speaks at the Unite and Win Rally in support of Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano at the Wyndham Hotel on Aug. 19, 2022, in Pittsburgh.
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  17. A woman, who is part of a group of immigrants that had just arrived, holds a child as they are fed outside St. Andrews Episcopal Church on Wednesday in Edgartown, Mass., on Martha's Vineyard. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday flew two planes of immigrants to Martha's Vineyard, escalating a tactic by Republican governors to draw attention to what they consider to be the Biden administration's failed border policies.
  18. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky
  19. A collection of crucifixes
  20. Exterior of the Columbia University library in New York City. Usually highly ranked, Columbia did not submit data this summer to U.S. News & World Report for its annual college rankings because school officials are reviewing questions raised about information they provided in previous years. In the rankings released Monday, Columbia came in 18th. U.S. News said it used publicly available data and other information, including results from its annual survey on the reputation of schools, to assess the university.
  21. A COVID-19 particle
  22. Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a press conference in Miami on Sept. 7.
  23. A view of the U.S. Capitol Building.
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