Friday, Aug 22, 2014
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Cultivate your ignorance

In the most ambiguous sense, ignorance is defined as a lack of knowledge or information.
Published: 08/21/14

Letter to the Editor

Of course a newspaper such as yours will use such hot topic words as “potent drug,” “unshackle,” and “alarming”. I could go on an on, but I will try not to use those shock words to get my point across.
Published: 08/21/14

Is everybody going wireless?

Holy Batphone, Batman, Florida has almost as many cellphones as people. According to the state Public Service Commission, about 18.5 million wireless handsets were in service in Florida as of June 2013, the most current data available, with a populat...
Published: 08/14/14

Save the Skeeters

A new and revolutionary initiative will dramatically shift the way the world now thinks about mosquitoes.
Published: 08/13/14

Impatience slows healing

Everything takes time. A drug can do one of four things: speed up healing, slow it down, create a side-effect, or be completely ineffective. A patient’s emotional attitude toward a therapeutic procedure can also affect its outcome in time or s...
Published: 08/07/14
A Congress that works

A Congress that works

I believe in the radical notion that Congress should work. Congress should govern.
Published: 08/01/14

Tribune picks in Pinellas House primaries

Education, insurance costs and protections for the state’s freshwater springs are just a few of the issues state lawmakers are expected to tackle during the next legislative session. Pinellas County voters will have plenty of choices on the Au...
Published: 07/31/14

Ban the birds

One of the dumbest pursuits imaginable involves bird watching. Who in their right mind willingly plods through insect-infested fields and develops severe neck strain just to gaze at those flying rats?
Published: 07/31/14

Coming to terms with extinction

Throughout human history, people have had a compelling desire to know how things will turn out. Prophets, soothsayers, fortune tellers, clairvoyants, astrologers, and sorcerers were all in the business of foretelling the future. It is always interest...
Updated: 1 months ago

Florida on track for recovery, faster than some states

At midyear, the Florida economy continues to chug along on the road to recovery, stronger than many other states in the nation. The Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area also is showing steady progress, but there still are obstacles ahead.
Updated: 1 months ago

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