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Monday, Jul 06, 2015
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Government declares Friday holiday, saves 3-day weekend

Oh no, the Fourth of July is on a Saturday. Don’t you hate when Independence Day is on a weekend? There’s no special day off in the work week, no three-day weekend.
Updated one month ago

Let’s let God have some peace

The Rev. Franklin Graham, son of the Rev. Billy Graham, has been instructing the Supreme Court justices on their duty to adhere to biblical standards in determining the constitutionality of same-sex marriage, authoritatively citing what are essential...
Updated one month ago

Honeymoon Island won’t be rocking for long

Of all the beaches on the Gulf Coast, Clearwater Beach is the beach that rocks.
Updated one month ago

Jokes for moaners only

We’ve all heard them: jokes ending in punch lines that do a twist on a familiar song title, name or phrase. They’re less funny than corny, often eliciting a guttural “ohhhh” reaction.
Updated: 2 months ago

Silver Linings

Hearing loss runs in my family. My grandmother didn’t want to be seen wearing hearing aids, so we all talked extra loudly. This was before closed-captioning, so the TV sound blared, too.
Updated: 2 months ago

If black lives matter, start snitching

The first three months of this year have been some of the most violent I can remember in Tampa, with 15 homicides, so far. In a 10-day span last month, three teenagers were gunned down, one of them a 14-year-old attending a birthday party.
Updated: 3 months ago

Clearwater grand openings

CLEARWATER — In an effort to attract more people to the downtown, funding has been provided from county and city taxes for two nonprofit organizations to open their doors to the public.
Updated: 3 months ago