Opinion

Letters to the Editor

‘Slightly’ wrong term to describe radioactive waste

While I thank Ms. Claire Aronson and Ms. Janelle O’Dea for their article “Mosaic asks county to postpone mine hearing,” I ask that they please be very careful, as Herald newspaper reporters, with the use of adjectives. Specifically stating the adjective “slightly” when referring to Mosaic’s dumping of radioactive water is downplaying the issue.

Letters to the Editor

Protect people: ban gun-free zones

The terrorists read the sign on the wall at the Crossroads Mall: “Gun Free Zone, No Firearms or Illegal Weapons Allowed." Well, I guess they did not obey the sign and went on a rampage believing nobody would have a gun, giving them the advantage.

Letters to the Editor

Mining hearing delay predictable

It’s with no surprise that Mosaic postponed the hearing with the Manatee County commission to request mining in East Manatee especially after that disastrous leak of 200 million gallons of “slightly radioactive” water at its Mulberry facility, which may contaminate the drinking water of a large part of Florida.

Editorials

Ware’s Creek project never designed to prevent all flooding

The anger, frustration and disappointment over the apparent failure of the $53 million Ware’s Creek flood control project with the deluge wrought by Hurricane Hermine is perfectly understandable. Blame is being heaped upon the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the agency in control of the long-awaited endeavor that was thought would end neighborhood floods from heavy rains.

Videos

Evolution of a Game: Arnold Palmer

In 2012, Bill Pennington talks to Arnold Palmer and his grandson Sam Saunders about golf club technology.
New York Times
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Evolution of a Game: Arnold Palmer

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