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Observed: Decision devolves into shameful display

Observed: Decision devolves into shameful display

February 22, 2012

When members of the Manatee County School Board last week voted 3-2 to institute a 1.75% pay cut and furlough days — retroactive to the beginning of the school year, no less — they surely knew the outrage it would cause.

My View: Give 'em the sleeves from our vest

My View: Give 'em the sleeves from our vest

February 22, 2012

Every one of us — young and old alike — has been dealt a bad, if not losing, hand by this economic crisis.

Castaway

Castaway

February 22, 2012

Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.

Our View: This is America?

Our View: This is America?

February 15, 2012

Most weeks, our preference is to devote this space to matters directly affecting the East County. Now and again, though, events beyond our region’s interests are so alarming, bizarre or compelling they cannot be ignored.

Our View: This is America?

Our View: This is America?

February 15, 2012

Most weeks, our preference is to devote this space to matters directly affecting the East County. Now and again, though, events beyond our region’s interests are so alarming, bizarre or compelling they cannot be ignored.

Castaway

Castaway

February 15, 2012

Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.

My View: Board tackles health care

My View: Board tackles health care

February 15, 2012

Education is a topic that spans young pre-kindergarten little ones to adults walking across a graduation platform.

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

February 15, 2012

Don't bite the hand that feeds you; Anglers must supply own bait at tourney

Observed: Opa! St. Barbara preps for festival

Observed: Opa! St. Barbara preps for festival

February 8, 2012

When you're a minority, many folks are curious about your heritage, but they don't quite know how to inquire. They don't want to say anything that could be construed as offensive, so they skirt around, delicate as a doily.

My View: Redistricting: History in the making

My View: Redistricting: History in the making

February 8, 2012

It is always a privilege to be part of something historic, and last week was one of those opportunities. After months of hearings all across Florida, the state House of Representatives passed three redistricting plans, a state Senate plan, a state House plan and a Florida congressional plan.



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