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Greenlight Pinellas by the numbers

Voters face big decisions this fall, not only about a governor and other officials, but also a county ballot question affecting transportation and taxation for decades to come.
Published: 09/18/14

That special person

Was there someone in your life who made a big difference? Had that person never existed, would your life be the same today?
Published: 09/18/14

The President and the Congress should work together on military intervention

In his speech last week outlining his plans to use military force against the jihadists of the Islamic State, President Obama gave Congress only passing mention. “I have the authority to address the threat from ISIL,” he said. “B...
Published: 09/18/14

Just for Grins -- A monopoly on monotony

I attended my first City of Clearwater council meeting last week. Accordingly, I have contacted Governor Scott with a recommendation for amending Florida's constitution to require those convicted of a capital crime to choose their punishment in one o...
Published: 09/11/14

Why only two percent of people run for office?

When voters nationally are asked, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country today, the answer is disheartening. According to the Pew Research Center, 66 percent of respondents are dissatisfied, twice as many as t...
Published: 09/11/14

LETTER TO EDITOR: CMA guilty of bait and switch

CMA guilty of bait and switch
Published: 09/05/14

Florida is ninth best state for women’s equality

Here’s news that you may not have seen. Florida is a one of the best states in America for working women.
Published: 09/04/14

The mind of a Savant

For those of you unfamiliar with the savant syndrome, it is a condition in which a person with a mental disability, such as autism, demonstrates an extraordinary ability to perform certain tasks.
Published: 09/04/14

The summer of our discontent

Despite these last few months of hot and lazy days, it’s been hard not to notice a cold political wind blowing through the country. The magazine Foreign Affairs captured it with its latest cover, a mockup of a travel poster featuring a crumbli...
Published: 09/03/14

Yes, it does cost less to live in Florida

When you spend $100 in Florida, your money goes a whole lot farther than in high-cost areas such as New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, the District of Columbia and northern Virginia.
Published: 08/28/14

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