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  1. Sunday's letters: Netanyahu's urgent warning


    It's a 'bad deal,' Netanyahu says | March 4

    Netanyahu issues urgent warning

  2. Editorial: New Hillsborough superintendent faces tough challenges


    The Hillsborough County School Board attempted this week to turn the page on its high-profile personnel debacle by hiring a new superintendent to replace the exemplary one it fired less than two months ago. In a split vote, board members extended an offer to Jeff Eakins, a 25-year Hillsborough employee who has been the …

  3. Editorial: Scott knows when to fold 'em on two court fights


    Here are couple of positive developments in the opening months of Gov. Rick Scott's second term. The governor has quietly dropped court fights over two of the more controversial efforts of his first term, wisely deciding to stop wasting public money defending discriminatory public policy.

  4. Editorial: Don't legalize discrimination


    It sounds like a joke, but it's no laughing matter. The so-called bathroom bill making its way through committees in the Florida Legislature is an attempt to discriminate against transgender people by preventing them from using single-sex facilities that don't match their biological gender. Lawmakers should abandon this …

  5. Ringling Museum's conservation lab preserves, protects vast art collection

    Visual Arts


    Times Art Critic


    King Philip IV of Spain is looking good considering his age. His portrait, nearly 400 years old, by the great 17th-century Spanish artist Diego Velazquez, sits on an easel in the conservation laboratory at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of …

    Barbara A. Ramsay, chief conservator at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, uses a surgical microscope to examine the surface of a damaged 14-century painting attributed to Lorenzo Veneziano in the museum’s laboratory. Bits of tissue cover parts of the canvas on which paint is flaking. Behind her are a group of Italian paintings awaiting assessment.

    Bucs' Licht talks about Jameis Winston visit in video

    One of the more intriguing aspects of FSU's Jameis Winston visiting the Bucs this week was how much the team promoted the visit on their official site, with a photo gallery, video of his visit and even e-mails sent to some season-ticket holders to promote that content....


    Capitol Buzz: 5 things to watch today in Tallahassee

    Friday marks Day 4 of the 60-day legislative session and Fridays are generally quiet in the session's first few weeks. A few things to watch:...


    Jim Miller just happy to be at Rays camp