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That Plagiarism Thing

I was seeing my mother off on her way to Europe early yesterday morning, and saw my Tweet Deck abuzz over Melania Trump’s plagiarizing of Michelle Obama. 239 more words


Evel Knievel's Answering Machine

Ten years ago, I worked for what was known then as the St. Petersburg Times (now the Tampa Bay Times) as a person-to-person sales representative. It was a nice way of saying that you’re a telemarketer. 282 more words


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


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


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