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Yolanda Hood: The sacrifices we parents make — even when we don’t understand why

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One recent night I sat in a stadium — being eaten by mosquitoes — with my 14-year-old daughter and watched a women’s soccer game. Last summer, after saving for a year, I took my daughter to Canada two weeks for the FIFA Women’s World Cup. I walked a mile from parking to the stadium every day, stood in long lines at security to have bags checked and, at times, even sat in the rain — all so I could watch…

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If you weren’t already worried that Pinellas was becoming conservative…

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A new poll shows that a majority of Pinellas parents who profess to follow the controversy over teaching evolution vs. intelligent design say the latter should be taught in schools. The Pinellas poll mirrors a national divide. But it also shows that intelligent design has gained mainstream support, even in a politically moderate county not known as a hotbed for Christian conservatives, who are often portrayed as intelligent design’s core supporters. Elsewhere, a report by the Washington,D.C.-based Fordham Institute calls…

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