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The Transgendered Are People Too

I remember back in 2007 hearing about the transgender issue for the first time. The city manager of Largo Florida, Steve Stanton, wanted to become Susan Stanton by way of having a sex change. 417 more words

Commentary

Remembering Hubert Mizell

By Ed Odeven
TOKYO (March 5, 2016) — Hubert Mizell’s distinguished career as a sports writer and columnist spanning decades and countless events, big and small, was chronicled in great detail this week. 233 more words

Miscellany

Longtime St. Petersburg Times Columnist Mizell Dies at 76

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Hubert Mizell’s home office was a sports museum, with pictures of famous athletes hanging on the walls and mementos from a storied career spanning more than four decades all around. 503 more words

News

Taking readers on a journey is central to crime and court reporting

By Bryan Anderson

An online predator captures an innocent 13-year-old girl. Courts struggle to identify the motives behind crimes. A police officer nearly gets shot execution-style. 878 more words

New York Times

Odyssey by Meredith Coleman McGee

Odyssey by Meredith Coleman McGee reveals a piece of history on James H. Meredith who is a famous 1951 graduate of Gibbs High School’s in St. 31 more words

Whippersnapper

A whippersnapper is an inexperienced person who is irritatingly overconfident with his or her abilities, sometimes to the point of being offensive.  Yes, whippersnappers usually act as if they’re very important and believe themselves to know better than their elders. 1,116 more words

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