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by Dennis Maley - This week's SCOTUS decision on whether the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act violated the constitutional rights of two family-owned companies has triggered an even more rabid debate over freedom of as well as from religion. However, what seems like an intractable disagreement could – and perhaps should – move us toward a day when health insurance is no longer associated with employers.

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by Merab-Michal Favorite - We have all heard of the Wild West, where high noon sometimes indicated the commencement of a shootout between "the law" and out-of-control cowboys. But what about the Wild South? Like the Wild West, Florida was a haven for fugatives, misfits and criminals all searching for a place they could kick off their boots and call home.

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Evan Guido, VP of Private Wealth Management at Robert W. Baird & Co., said he was surprised that one of the top concerns among retirees is both when and how to take Social Security benefits. The financial advisor has partnered with USF to host a series of bi-monthly events on the subject in order to bring information on the topic to the retiring public, so that they can properly incorporate this important government benefit into a long and successful retirement lifestyle.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Published Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Florida Department of Education has increased the Manatee County School District's ranking on student performance from the last school year. The district moved up one spot to number 3 among eight other similar-sized districts, and up three spots to number 37 in rankings for all 67 school districts in the state.

Published Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry appeared on all five Sunday talk shows this weekend to address MH17 and the wars in Ukraine and Gaza. Millennial reporter Mike Tokars gave him the time of day five times, and then again all day on Monday, and you won't believe what happened next!

Published Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The west coast of Florida is dotted with so many high-end fine-dining options that there's usually little reason to drive very far in order to enjoy one. Within 30-minutes of anywhere in Bradenton, one can sample the fair at least a couple dozen $20-40 an entrée eateries. However, a new entrant on St. Pete Beach not only warrants the 35-minute drive, but will likely inspire return trips over the Skyway Bridge.

Published Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Marauders (53-45, 18-11) were beaten 3-0 by the Dunedin Blue Jays (61-39, 15-16) on Monday morning at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Dunedin starter Taylor Cole (W, 7-5), who entered the day leading the Florida State League in strikeouts, recorded a season high 12 whiffs.

Published Tuesday, July 22, 2014


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To us at The Local ARTery, the weekend is very important. It's something that we take seriously, and you should too—because you only live once, and there are no second chances. So join us on a trip around the weekend, and follow our credo: Turn on ... Tune in ... Go out!

Published Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Ace's Lounge will be hosting Biscuit Miller & The Mix, a funky, bluesy soul band this Saturday at 9 p.m. David "Biscuit" Miller is the talented bass player of the group and winner of the 2012 Blues Music Award for Bassist of the Year

Published Tuesday, July 22, 2014

At Monday's Palmetto City Commission meeting, members voted to approve the first of three meetings that would keep the Aggregate Milage Rate at $5.7171, the same as the year prior. Members were also joined by the entire group of Boy Scouts from Troop 10 who are working on their Eagle Scout badges and are required to attend a government meeting. The commission was also graced with the company of the Palmetto 10-11 year old girls softball team. They are undefeated state champions, and their next stop will be in Headville, West Virginia where they are one of 18 teams competing for a national title.


Monday, July 21, 2014

Published Monday, July 21, 2014

The equity markets pushed higher last week despite the growing geopolitical tensions. The rally in the stock market was supported by rising expectations for second quarter earnings and a further drop in long-term interest rates.rnings and a further drop in long-term interest rates.

Published Monday, July 21, 2014

Gulf recreational red snapper season closes July 15 in state waters. Weather Underground is predicting a weak high pressure will remain over the waters through the forecast period keeping winds light and seas on the low side outside of any thunderstormsCaptain Rick Grassett says you should find trout, blues and more on deep grass flats of Sarasota Bay. Look for reds and big trout on shallow flats or edges of bars early in the day. Catch and release snook fishing should also be good in passes and around docks and bridges close to passes.

Published Monday, July 21, 2014

The Marauders (53-44, 18-10) jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first and never looked back while roaring to an 11-5 win over the Dunedin Blue Jays (60-39, 14-16) on Sunday at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Every Bradenton starter scored at least one run and seven of the nine had at least one hit.


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Published Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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Published Sunday, July 20, 2014

Candidate Profile: Manatee County Commission Dist. 4: Tim Norwood
Published Saturday, July 19, 2014

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Captain Favorite's Fishing Forum: July 21, 2014
Published Monday, July 21, 2014

Captain Favorite's Weekend Fishing Forecast: July 17, 2014
Published Thursday, July 17, 2014

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Edith Norbury July 20, 2014
Richard McLaren July 17, 2014
Jean Burroughs July 18, 2014
Larry Van Winkle July 18, 2014
Eugenia Shannon July 15, 2014
Philip Hack May 28, 2014
Melvin White July 5, 2014
Judith Kissel July 8, 2014
Abbott Siplin July 19, 2014
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