October 14, 2000
Beyond the madness
After the violence is brought to a halt in the Mideast, the movement toward an peace accord has to begin again.
Haste can bring tragedy
It's one of the cruelest ironies in child welfare: a young child, taken from his abusive parents to a presumably safer and more loving home, only to be killed by the foster parents who took him in. It's not supposed to happen. But it does all too often -- and has once again.
VanNahmen in House District 50
The voters in Florida House District 50 -- which stretches from Shore Acres in St. Petersburg to downtown Dunedin -- will be choosing a legislator who will have to learn on the job. Both candidates, Democrat Ava VanNahmen and Republican Kim Berfield, are making their first run for public office.
When voting, think about role of government
Will you be happy when Nov. 7 ends all the rhetoric, name-calling and promises of candidates for political offices at all levels?