Editorials

Editorials

Gov. Rick Scott should protect MDC with veto

Today we bring the same message, this time encouraging the governor to veto the Florida College System section of the budget passed by the Legislature that unfairly restructures funding for higher education institutions with an elitist twist, again at the expense of public institutions, including Miami Dade College and Broward College.

Editorials

Nick Buoniconti shines light on CTE

Buoniconti was a linebacker in the NFL for 14 years, half of those years with the Dolphins. He appeared in three straight Super Bowls, and during that time, he estimates that he absorbed a whopping 520,000 hits. Of course, that’s hard on the brain.

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Celebrate enduring spirit of mothers

The national median is 30.8 percent of households led by a single parent — again, mainly women. That puts Miami-Dade at the troubling end of this spectrum at almost 40 percent. More single moms are behind the eight ball.

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Appoint special counsel in Russia probe

Rod Rosenstein’s reputation precedes him: straight arrow, hews to the law, nonpartisan. Now, it’s a reputation that he must protect, every bit as much as he must shield our increasing fragile governmental processes that protect Americans from authoritarianism and tyranny.

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Lawmakers have more mea culpas to make

The Florida Legislature apologized this spring for decades of violent abuse at a state-run reform school for boys. It apologized to the families of the Groveland Four, the young black men wrongly accused of raping a white woman nearly 70 years ago. Legislators, set to approve the state budget and adjourn on Monday, owe a few apologies for their own actions.

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Ros-Lehtinen served all of Miami-Dade well

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who announced her retirement on Sunday, was a Republican who reached across the aisle. She was what a good politician should be: a public servant — and during her 38-year political career, she never forgot it.

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