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FRIDAY FIVE: Reasons to love Siesta Key

FRIDAY FIVE: Reasons to love Siesta Key

October 11, 2013

There's a lot to love about Sarasota, but Siesta Key is truly a jewel.

Our View: If they get it, they spend it

Our View: If they get it, they spend it

September 26, 2013

On the campaign stump, Sarasota County commissioners could say they stood firm on taxes. The 2013-2014 fiscal year millage rate will not increase.

My View: Common Core should be viewed as 'the floor'

My View: Common Core should be viewed as 'the floor'

September 26, 2013

Despite what some believe, states would have the right to amend and augment their version of Common Core. Florida should not defund it.

Our View: Flood insurance: catastrophe

Our View: Flood insurance: catastrophe

September 18, 2013

Politicians do a lot of dumb things in this country.

Our view: 9/11: 2,977 + 4

Our view: 9/11: 2,977 + 4

September 11, 2013

Perhaps it’s good that Sept. 11, 2001, continues to evoke emotions of sadness, anger and a sickness in our stomachs. We are not forgetting. Those who witnessed it never will.

My View: 16 names

My View: 16 names

September 11, 2013

"A plane flew into the World Trade Center," I overheard someone say.

Our view: Rowing with subsidies

Our view: Rowing with subsidies

August 22, 2013

Government subsidies, aka taxpayer funds, for economic development are bad business. Bad business for elected officials to practice.

Castaway

Castaway

August 1, 2013

Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.

OUR VIEW: 'Tis the season: for tax rates

OUR VIEW: 'Tis the season: for tax rates

July 25, 2013

It’s that time of year. It’s that time of year. All of our taxing authorities are in the midst of budgeting for next year. And for taxpayers, it’s easy to get a bad case of “MEGO” — “My Eyes Glaze Over” — when all of the news reports come out about proposed millage rates (aka property-tax rates).

Letters to the Editor: Patriotism is dying

Letters to the Editor: Patriotism is dying

July 25, 2013

To have the city of Sarasota art snobs turn down the Iwo Jima statue is a lesson in what really matters to this town’s leaders.



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