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3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times
A plan to shield three disputed trauma centers from legal action - while also placing limits on trauma center access fees - faces an uncertain future as the legislative session winds down.
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8 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
Rick Fawley, president of Fawley Bryant-Architecture, Interiors and Design, was named the 2014 recipient of the Kent C. Schulz Distinguished Alumni Award.
11 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Bradenton, Florida -- Michael Boyer, the Manatee County School District's Chief Financial Officer, has submitted his resignation effective Friday, June 27, 2014.
12 hrs ago | American Reporter
BRADENTON, Fla., Sept. 6, 2011, 11:46am -- The Manatee County Port Authority - meeting abruptly amid a county commission debate over the legality of doing so - decided Tuesday morning to ask the port's attorney whether they can add a last-minute applicant to the "B" list of three finalists for the post of Port Manatee executive director to replace ... (more)
16 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
Although the qualifying period to run for a Community Development District seat in Lakewood Ranch in the November General Election is little more a month away, no incumbents have officially announced their intent to seek re-election.
17 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
Last year in Manatee County there were 12,576 "index crimes" monitored by the FBI: murders, forcible rapes, robberies, aggravated assaults, burglaries, larcenies and motor vehicle thefts.
Manatee Healthcare System's chief executive officer has pitched a solution to Manatee County's dilemma with reimbursing the medical community for administering health care to the poor.
Cars must weave around massive Dumpsters placed in the middle of neighborhood roads while giant trucks maneuver back and forth.
MANATEE — The death of a woman whose body was found underneath a railroad overpass in Palmetto was “consistent with a fall” and foul play is not suspected, according to autopsy results released Wednesday.
The campaign website for Democratic congressional candidate Henry Lawrence is defunct, but he is still running for office, his campaign treasurer said Wednesday.
O'Reilly Auto Parts has closed on a deal for 3.4 acres to build a new store in Bradenton.
Deputy visits women's club Manatee County Sheriff's Office Deputy Alan Fifield lent his expertise on identity theft and cyber security to women in the Lakewood Ranch Women's Club April 10. During the group's monthly meeting, Fifield shared about monitoring your credit card statements for evidence of fraud, shredding personal documents and other ... (more)
For Manatee County Public Safety Director Ron Koper, the latest development in an East County animal cruelty case is welcome news.
Legislators have scrapped $100 million in funding for transportation projects from the state's budget - a move that may make expediting improvements to the intersection of Interstate 75 and University Parkway more difficult.
Deputies are looking for an 11-year-old boy who ran away from his Bradenton home late Tuesday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The chief executive officer of Manatee Healthcare System has proposed another surtax to pay for health care for the poor.
The town's estimated cost for an upcoming West Coast Inlet Navigation District dredging project that will place sand on the severely eroded north end this summer is approximately $300,000.