Bears in the crosshairs and panthers pouncing on livestock are hot topics on the agenda today as the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission opens a two-day meeting in Fort Lauderdale. …
In their own words
For thousands of children in Pinellas County’s black neighborhoods, schools aren’t a place to learn, they’re a place to fear. Pay attention as they tell you why.
The series so far
How Pinellas County school leaders turned five once-average elementary schools into failure factories.
The truth is out there. And it is: That weird light you may have seen in the sky early this morning or in all those photos on Twitter and Facebook and Instagram and perhaps even in your emai …
Sullied official seeks revival | Sept. 1
Voters deserve a better option
Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart called it "welcome news." County school superintendents say it confirms their worst fears about the botched rollout of the Florida Standards Assessments and suggest the test results are worthless. So you read the following annotated excerpts from the just-released $600,000 …
Walling off the United States from Canada is "a legitimate issue for us to look at," Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said on Meet the Press over the weekend.
A political campaign may have a smidgen of a public relation problem when the candidate has been reduced to producing a lie-detector test to convince voters he has not done anything wrong.
Plan your weekend
After rolling to an 11-2 win Tuesday night and scoring 17 runs in the first two games of the series, the Rays are looking to complete a sweep of the fading Orioles before heading to New York for the holiday weekend series with the Yankees....
Republican candidates continue to attack Donald Trump on his past positions, claiming he is not the conservative he says he is today....