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Wednesday, October 22, 2014


Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

If Florida voters who remain undecided on this year's gubernatorial race hoped to come away from last night's CNN debate knowing more about either Charlie Crist or Rick Scott, they almost certainly wound up disappointed. The two opponents offered little substance and lots of mudslinging in the final debate, just four days before early voting opens this Saturday (debate transcript included).

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Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Packing up the kids and walking to the corner to go to a Rays game, to see the Bucs or even to spend the day at the sponge docks in Tarpon Springs may be an idea that is not so far off into the future. Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) Authority, Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT) and Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) are nearing a regional transit program that could cover eight Tampa Bay area counties.

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Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Among the games this Friday: The Bayshore Bruins will host Sarasota's Booker Tornadoes; Bradenton Christian will play Southwest Florida Christian at home; the Palmetto Tigers will visit the Sarasota Sailors, and the Lakewood Ranch Mustangs will visit the Riverview Rams. The Manatee Hurricanes are on their bye week.

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Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Three attorneys from Nelson Hesse, LLP are joining forces with Kirk-Pinkerton, PA, significantly broadening the areas of expertise at one of Sarasota’s oldest law firms. The addition of attorneys F. Steven Herb, Gary W. Peal and Robert K. Robinson augments Kirk-Pinkerton’s roster and makes the firm an industry leader in real estate law, corporate law, tax law, estate planning, land-use decisions and business law, personal injury law, commercial litigation, and criminal law as well as government relations, public records law and labor and employment law.

 

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Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

This past week Floridians (along with all US citizens) have been threatened with Ebola outbreaks, news of a sputtering economy, and an extremely volatile stock market. The question must be confronted: “In uncertain times like these, do we really want to mandate $18 billion to buy more conservation land for the next 20 years?”

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Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

At Tuesday's BOCC meeting, commissioners appointed five Nuisance Abatement Board members and two Health Council of West Central Florida board members. In other business, BOCC members entertained a proposal to link an eight-county mass transportation single-pay network for convenient regional travel.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014


Published Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Their last debate was most noted for a seven-minute delay while the candidates squabbled over whether a fan constituted a prohibited electronic device on stage. The contest did not seem to affect the deadlocked polling of voters who remain essentially split on whether to reelect Florida Governor Rick Scott or replace him with his predecessor, Republican-turned Independent-turned Democrat Charlie Crist. Tonight, the two candidates will take to the CNN stage for one last chance to differentiate themselves to undecided voters.

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Published Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Supporters of Libertarian candidate Adrian Wyllie will once again protest their candidate's exclusion from a gubernatorial debate. This time, Wyllie's fans will be in front of WJXT's Jacksonville studios, where Republican Governor Rick Scott and Democratic opponent Charlie Crist will participate in their final debate, to be aired nationally on CNN.

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Published Tuesday, October 21, 2014

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio hit the campaign trail for Florida Governor Rick Scott on Monday. Rubio and Scott made several stops in the Senator's native Miami area, campaigning in both English and Spanish. The duo, who were both elected in the Republican Tea Party wave of 2010, were joined by Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Scott's Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera.

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Published Tuesday, October 21, 2014

At Monday's Palmetto City Commission meeting, members voted to adopt Ordinance 2014-15 Noise Citation, voted to approve Ordinance 2014-14 of the Comprehensive Plan and transmit amendments to the Department of Economic Opportunity. Commissioners also discussed complications with the proposed Regatta Boat Festival in February of 2015.

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Published Sunday, October 19, 2014

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Published Saturday, October 18, 2014

Government Headlines

Manatee County Commission Agenda Results: October 21, 2014
Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Palmetto City Commission Agenda Results: October 20, 2014
Published Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tourist Development Council Agenda Results: October 20, 2014
Published Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Fishing Headlines

Captain Favorite's Fishing Forum: October 20
Published Monday, October 20, 2014

Captain Favorite's Weekend Fishing Forecast: Oct. 16, 2014
Published Thursday, October 16, 2014

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Obituaries

Name Date
Josephine Lupoli October 18, 2014
Dimitrios Sokos October 19, 2004
Gary Richelieu October 16, 2004
Aline Funk October 17, 2014
Alice Szakacs October 16, 2014
Deborah Snyder October 20, 2014
Donald Moen October 4, 2014
Edward Dey October 1, 2014
Harold Cooper October 4, 2014
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