In many ways, I did not want to write this week’s Top Five column because it meant I had to re-read the story at #1. I really didn’t want to visit that story again because of the new, horrifying details.
If you’re ever washing your hands in my bathroom sink at home — and let’s denote that with our “editor/reader” relationship has apparently changed — you may notice a small ceramic turtle hanging out.
Charters and private schools are here to stay in Florida, and that’s just the way it is. That’s not a bad thing. But the rules that apply to public schools sometimes don’t apply to the other schools.
My relative lived with a person of the same gender for as long as I can remember — up until their deaths within a few weeks of each other in their elderly years.
State Sen. Jeff Brandes said lawmakers will consider all options next year to fix their fixes on Amendment 4, the measure voters strongly approved in 2018 to restore voting rights for felons who have completed their sentences.
If you’re not reading this paper while sitting outside on your lanai or porch, you’re really not taking advantage of the Florida advantage — warmth between Oct. 15 and May 15.
Remember the reaction around the Tampa Bay area when the plan to build a baseball stadium in Ybor City collapsed? That was the old ballgame, many people said. There went the last chance to keep the Tampa Bay Rays from moving far, far away.
In 1980, Karen Ulane lost her job as a pilot for Eastern Airlines because she had transitioned from a male to female identity. Ulane sued under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination “because of sex” in the workplace. A federal court dismissed her case. It …
There are lessons to learn every day, like President Trump should [this portion of the column has been redacted to avoid adding to the continuous national commenting that can be found in 343,324,753 other places.]
After California lawmakers recently passed a bill to allow college athletes to receive pay for endorsements, you knew it wouldn’t take long for other states to follow.
A strange thing happened when the Trump administration tried to recruit an international coalition of naval forces to protect oil tankers in the Persian Gulf this summer: Nobody wanted to sign up.
Last week, Republicans chose Chris Sprowls as speaker-designate of the Florida House beginning in 2021. As if on cue, a potentially major problem landed in his lap.