The ongoing controversy over teacher merit pay is understandable. After all, teachers have been allowed to get pay raises and maintain job security each year with almost no accountability.
Evidence is quickly piling up that Gov. Rick Scottâ€™s controversial decision to reject federal money for a high-speed rail from to Tampa to Orlando was right.
Enjoy this week's Castaway Cartoon.
Enjoy this week's edition of Castaway.
Thomas Jefferson famously said, 'The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.'
Remember our veterans on 11/11/11; Beware of the dailies' outsourced call centers
Nathan Benderson Park just keeps growing, in scope and in cost. As an international rowing destination, it could be a huge sports tourism draw to Sarasota and Manatee counties.