Keyna Cory: Recycling push coming to Capitol

Tuesday will be Florida Recycles Day at the Florida Capitol. It’s the third year the Florida Recycling Partnership and the

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Chris Timmons: A champion of the reader takes his leave

The first e-mail I received from Gerald Ensley was in reply to one I had sent him. I wrote something

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Ned Bowman: Reforming the Renewable Fuel Standard would help our business community

With only a few remaining days in October, it’s important to highlight that this is National Manufacturing Month. Most of

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Audrey Brown: Support bill to end unfair balance billing

Far too often medical bills overwhelm families when they’re hit with surprise bills as a result of unexpected emergencies, even

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Tom Feeney: Raising Florida’s academic bar can result in a more productive workforce

There are reforms occurring in Florida’s education system, and we have the opportunity to improve our education system and further

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Catherine Durkin Robinson: I apologize in advance – for all the itching

I remember when Sundays were about jazz, yoga and mimosas. Long walks and picnics in the park. A day to

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Chris Timmons: John Thrasher’s Florida State presidency: ‘Good job’

I hear John Thrasher is doing a good job as president of Florida State University. Says FSU trustee Allan Bense:

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Terri Susan Fine: You need no special talent to help fight hunger

The United Nations itself had not yet been officially established when its Food and Agriculture Organization was formed. The U.N.

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Sally Schwartz: In this case, hospital clean is filthy

A retired licensed practical nurse, who recently spent a week as a patient at Martin Medical Center in Stuart, confirms

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Dr. Marc J. Yacht: Continuing hatreds embody true cost of war

Wars never end. The bullets may stop but the hatreds continue. Any family that’s lost a son, daughter, wife or

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Catherine Durkin Robinson: It wasn’t easy — just sitting there, allowing sadness to come and go

“…and the whole wide world is whistling.” NONONO For years, I’ve joked that writing is cheaper than therapy. Come to

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Traci Evison: Best leap of my life could be yours, too

I recently gave myself a tandem skydiving jump to celebrate my 40th birthday. Jumping out of an airplane is much

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Dr. Marc J. Yacht: Another college mass killing and the dilemma remains unsolved

Oregon’s Umpqua Community College erupted in gunfire leaving 10 dead and 7 wounded. The gunman, Chris Harper Mercer, 26, died

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Columba Bush: Embrace your Hispanic heritage, expand knowledge of your culture

This year marks the 27th anniversary of National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15), a month-long recognition of

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Dr. Marc J. Yacht: Profiteering, rigid ideologies undermining U.S.

The welfare system is crashing, healthcare is broken and the politicians are paralyzed by personal attacks and inaction. Roads, bridges,

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Chris Timmons: Season’s change tempers summer’s disappointment

Since Wednesday, it’s officially been fall. Fall is my favorite time of the year. Crisp leaves falling from grand trees,

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Blake Dowling: Somewhere more familiar: The 1999-2015 tech revolution

I headed to D.C. this summer to attend the wedding of a former colleague of mine, Ryan Newell. Ryan plays

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Catherine Durkin Robinson: What deadbeat dads taught us: The lessons go deeper than fatherhood

“Oh father, maybe someday, when I look back I’ll be able to say you didn’t mean to be cruel…somebody hurt

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Shannon Nickinson: What will be our definition of the future?

It’s easy to tell what a government values. What it values is what it funds. Escambia County Commissioners were scheduled

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Dr. Marc J. Yacht: Teen pregnancy rates down – so far

Teen pregnancy rates for girls 15 to 19 years old have fallen in the United States in direct relation to

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Shannon Nickinson: Our children need more than a letter

The Florida Children and Youth Cabinet recently voted to write state leaders urging them to prioritize early education and child

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Diane Roberts: Marcocito, Secret Service code names and the Gators

Near the end of the latest televised dork parade billed as a “Republican Debate,” CNN’s Jake Tapper asked each candidate

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Catherine Durkin Robinson: No more emails or texts – my journey back to the personal

“Goodbye yellow brick road…where the dogs of society howl.” – Elton John My son Zachary had a date last year

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Blake Dowling: Windows 10 cool, but with caveats

Blake Dowling Windows 10 is here and people are jumping all over it like hipsters at Urban Outfitters. It’s estimated

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Jac Wilder VerSteeg: Uncertainty lives in the Cone of Death

You’ve heard of political gerrymandering. It’s all over the news these days as Florida courts take the Legislature to task

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Catherine Durkin Robinson: 20 things you can do besides send hate mail, make death threats, and freak out in Publix

There are various ways in which people express disappointment with my columns, articles, political views and blog posts. Some readers

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Catherine Martinez: If policies stand, teacher shortage will worsen

Let’s review some of the factors influencing the non-news of a teacher shortage. On Sept. 1, Alpine Testing Solutions, the

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Michael Preston: Want to make it in this world? Learn to collaborate

Is there any greater struggle between instructor and student than the dreaded “group assignment”? From the day it’s assigned, students

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Pat Fowler: We’re all in this together

Today is the U.S. Labor Day. It’s not, by the way, American Labor Day. People in other countries on the

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Catherine Durkin Robinson: If women’s sex drive dips, a pill may not be the solution

Have you heard? A new drug is set to hit pharmacies in mid-October, called flibanserin, marketed as Addyi, and meant

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