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December 14, 2018

Editor's column

Slimed

It’s been quite a year, environmentally. Along with a devastating hurricane in Northwest Florida, red tide affected a huge chunk of the Gulf Coast. Businesses along the beach got hammered.... Read more »
Published on 11/28/2018

Solar, in context

Our fascination with "green" shouldn't delude us. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2018

Sausage

Change seems to bring more complexity instead of simplicity. Read more »
Published on 9/27/2018

'Burning Platform'

I'm writing about Quint Studer not because of his success or generosity but because he's the best example of a phenomenon that I hope will become a trend in Florida — wealthy individuals who support traditional local non-profits but also develop narrowly focused initiatives that can fundamentally improve a community by changing neighborhoods that are synonymous with blight and poverty. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2018

Going fishing

Over the course of his 36-year career at USF, Peter Betzer was skilled enough at persuasion that he accomplished big things... Read more »
Published on 7/27/2018

Just Say No: A disgraceful assault against Floridians

The 2017 Florida Constitution Revision Commission, which wrapped up its work in May, has 37 members and convenes every 20 years... Read more »
Published on 6/28/2018

Laying the groundwork for higher-ed success

Two distinguishing features of Florida's higher-ed system laid much of the groundwork for the current success... Read more »
Published on 5/29/2018

The 2018 elections Florida deserves

Playing to the base may work well in the primaries, but it's driving many voters to register as NPA. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2018

Healthier thinking: Using data to check your hospital's reputation

It's fair to say that most Americans spend more time researching the cars they buy than they do in picking their health care providers. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2018

Yesterday's Solutions for Florida's Transportation Problems

Why are officials insisting on yesterday's solutions to solve Florida's transportation problems? Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Words, Chosen Carefully

A "whopping" number of journalists resort to loaded words that carry a value judgment. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2018

An admirable public servant steps aside

USF's Susan MacManus describes her career in terms of good mentors, good luck and coincidences that put her at the right place at the right time... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2017

VA health care is a model that could benefit Medicare patients

While not perfect, the VA offers quality health care that can possibly be expanded to benefit Medicare patients. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2017

Insured: Don't blame Hurricane Irma if property insurance rises

A post-storm assessment of the state's performance during Irma reflects mostly strengths. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2017

Florida's state colleges are better than good enough

For at least a decade, I'd say, the highest-performing institution in Florida has been the Florida State College system... Read more »
Published on 9/28/2017

Political loony tunes

One of my favorite cartoons when I was growing up was a Warner Bros. series involving Sam, a bumbling sheepdog, and Ralph, a dimwitted wolf. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2017

Healthier connections for Florida cities

My favorite place to visit in New York City these days is the High Line Park, which was created on a 1.5-mile stretch of elevated railroad track on Manhattan's west side along 10th Avenue... Read more »
Published on 7/26/2017

A train wreck called Amtrak

President Trump wants to kill all the Amtrak trains in Florida, and I say let him. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

It's Leadership, Florida

Wendy Walker says she always saw herself as “a No. 2 person.” Putting herself front and center isn't her style... Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Art of the Deal

For the purpose of this column, I want to focus on how Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry took on the LGBTQ-related issue and ask you to decide how you feel about his approach. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2017

Strong learners: Academically gifted students abound in public schools

The three-day Commissioner's Academic Challenge has been around since 1986. Every school system in Florida can field a team. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

Time to serve: Be a community volunteer

Want a reminder that Americans remain fundamentally decent and generous? Volunteer. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2017

Pipelines: Connecting with Millennials

As a parent of two Millennial children, I edited Mike Vogel's cover story this month with great personal interest. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2017

Electrons: Recasting the solar battle

In the grand scheme of electrical power generation in Florida, solar power is still a pipsqueak, accounting for less than a percent of the power generated... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2016

Division of powers

North Carolina's HB2 battle potentially foreshadows future conflicts between the state and local communities in Florida. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2016

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