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Vote Yes on Greenlight for future of Pinellas

In less than two months, you will help decide the future of Pinellas County by voting on the Greenlight Pinellas plan. Greenlight Pinellas is a transformational transit plan that will positively impact the entire county. ...
Published: 10/03/14

Control problem

We have long been fascinated by the U.S. government's inability, with the fortunate exception of the Department of Defense, to use and upgrade technology. Last year's highly flawed introduction of the Healthcare.gov website under the Affordable Care ...
Updated: 1 months ago

Letters to the editor, Sept. 27

Robo-nuisance
Updated: 1 months ago

Another perspective on domestic abuse

By now everyone is aware of — and possibly has seen — the horrific videos of NFL player Ray Rice punching his then fiancée and now wife, Janay Palmer, in the head in an Atlantic City casino elevator, on Feb. 15, knocking her out and dragg...
Updated: 1 months ago

Body cameras good for police, civilians

The shooting of unarmed Missouri teen Michael Brown has sparked a national discussion about police brutality, excessive force and police accountability. According to a USA Today/PEW Research Center Survey, 2 out of 3 Americans say officers don't do a...
Updated: 1 months ago

Pasco shouldn't hinder refugee children

Refugees escaping dangerous countries are traditionally welcomed to U.S. shores. Jewish refugees came through Ellis Island circa 1910 to escape Russia. Cuban refugees poured into Florida in 1959. They left family and possessions to escape Castro's co...
Updated: 1 months ago

Lots of plots spotlight Nocco

Never more than a “last call” announcement removed from reaffirming its reputation as Jerry Springer's green room, Pasco County has in recent weeks presented a cavalcade of sinister human curiosities worthy of a greatest hits review, over...
Updated: 1 months ago

Letters to the editor, Sept. 24

Truth time
Updated: 1 months ago

Stress test

Some 25 years ago, an article in The Suncoast News noted the concern Pasco School District officials had about chronic truancy and the impact this had on academic performance. At the time, district officials were trying to find ways to encourage stud...
Updated: 1 months ago

The Media’s NFL domestic abuse hysteria

During the past few weeks, two sets of initials have dominated the news — ISIL and NFL — and the casual listener would be hard-pressed to decide which is more odious.
Updated: 1 months ago

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