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Monday, Jul 06, 2015

Opinion

A ticket, a ticket; my kingdom for a ticket

It’s the 18th of June and already too late to book a mid-July flight. At least that’s what all the airlines are telling me – simply no affordable seats left. However, if I’m willing to pay a totally ridiculous sky-high pri...
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Snitches don’t always get stitches

Growing up is not easy. That statement rings as true today as it did 100 years ago, or at the very least, 30 years ago. My memory has been playing a few cruel tricks on me lately, but it has more to do with placement of car keys than what I was up to...
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Is downsizing the secret to happiness?

This past Dec. 31, “People who believe in hell tend to be less happy” occupied number 40 on The Tampa Tribune’s list—“50 Things we know now that we didn’t last year.” Perhaps the only thing more epheme...
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Line of sight keeps changing

I’ve spent the past two weeks trying to train my brain, or is it my eyes? Maybe both, since they need to agree if this is ever going to work.
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Letters to the editor

Ignorance of government
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Summer classes aren’t so bad

Growing up, I always remember hearing the societal stigma surrounding summer school. I had never really had any firsthand experience with summer school, nor had I ever known anyone who had attended it. Over time I became convinced that it was simply ...
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Letters to the editor

Voter identification
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Letters to the editor

Statesmen needed in Legislature
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A new local pastime

June is well underway and here in central Florida temperatures are climbing. Soon, we will be in the midst of the hottest days of summer. The school year has ended so children (and parents) are taking a well-deserved break from the daily grind. Summe...
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R

Writing for the Orlando Sentinel recently, Susan Jacobson said that in the Internet age, “…common sense is in short supply….” She spoke particularly of “etiquette” as being part of a bygone age. The modern te...
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