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Fraudulent home repair insurance claims boost rates

Imagine this: You wake up to find your kitchen flooded from a broken pipe. You frantically call a water extractor who arrives and says: “Don't worry. Just sign these forms and we'll handle everything.” ...
Published: 01/30/15

Sniper not a saint but a real hero

Clint Eastwood’s new movie, “American Sniper,” marks the return of the American war hero.
Published: 01/30/15

Crashing the ’Net

We in the newspaper business can testify about the transformative nature of the Internet. People in nearly every other industry can tell the same tales. The worldwide computer network has transformed the way people do business and live in ways few co...
Updated: 1 months ago

Letters to the editor, Jan. 24

Trees important
Updated: 1 months ago

Talking charter: It couldn’t hurt

In a pivotal moment during the early goings of the musical “1776,” Stephen Hopkins, the delegate from Rhode Island, returns from the privy to find the Continental Congress deadlocked over whether to debate declaring independence from Engl...
Updated: 1 months ago

Same-sex marriage. Get over it!

It's one thing to oppose same-sex marriage based on fears, prejudice and the edicts of popes and preachers who, over the years, initially have been wrong on just about every social controversy. And the Bible's certainly no authority or we'd still be ...
Updated: 1 months ago

Limited return

From the start we have supported Pasco County's decades-long effort to foster a tourism industry out of little but determination and a 2 percent tax levied on hotel and motel rooms and other short-term rental accommodations. We have, however, been wa...
Updated: 1 months ago

Letters to the editor, Jan. 21

Deadly policy
Updated: 1 months ago

Its a good time to kill gasoline tax

That didn't take long. It's not even a month since Congress came under Republican control, and already the faucets are flowing with fresh cynicism. Here midterm voters thought they were electing a conservative majority dedicated to — at least! ...
Updated: 1 months ago

Of course it’s a religious war

The terrorist killings in Paris were shocking but deplorably predictable. Not because a satirical weekly mocked radical Islam and printed caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed — that's just an excuse for violence — but because the world is ...
Updated: 1 months ago