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Sunday’s Editorial Pages

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St. Petersburg Times – Legislature fails to do its duty: In substance and style, the Florida Legislature scored few points in the session that mercifully ended Friday. Lawmakers failed to meet virtually any of the state’s challenges as Republican leaders focused on polishing conservative credentials and settling political scores. Fortunately, their power plays and insistence on ideological purity worked only some of the time. Miami Herald – It just takes one disaster: A disaster bigger than the Exxon Valdez spill is…

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Sunday’s Editorial Pages

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St. Petersburg Times – Legislature fails to do its duty: In substance and style, the Florida Legislature scored few points in the session that mercifully ended Friday. Lawmakers failed to meet virtually any of the state’s challenges as Republican leaders focused on polishing conservative credentials and settling political scores. Fortunately, their power plays and insistence on ideological purity worked only some of the time. Miami Herald – It just takes one disaster: A disaster bigger than the Exxon Valdez spill is…

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Kathy Castor to speak to Tiger Bay

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Fresh from a ride on Air Force One, two-term U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor pays her first visit to the Tiger’s Den. We just heard from Bill Young, and Kathy Castor is Pinellas’ other representative in Congress, with a district that includes most of south St. Petersburg as well as all of Tampa and a slice of Manatee County. With control of the presidency and big majorities in both houses of Congress, Democrats figured to be running up the score in…

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