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Sunday, October 26, 2014


Published Sunday, October 26, 2014
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This week, a majority of Manatee County Commissioners balked at the idea of asking the state legislature to accept Medicaid expansion in an effort to provide relief to the county, as it runs out of funding in its indigent care corpus. This says that commissioners either don't understand the issue, or are less concerned with caring for the indigent than padding the bottom line of private-sector hospitals.

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Published Sunday, October 26, 2014

MCSD Office of Professional Standards investigator Troy Pumphrey has requested that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission open an investigation into Manatee School Board member Dave Miner, after Miner demanded he be fired over alleged discrepancies in his resume. Pumphrey says the attacks are part of a personal agenda and seem to be racially motivated, based on Mr. Miner's alleged treatment of other African American employees.

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Published Sunday, October 26, 2014

Built in 1954, the Skyway Bridge has been plagued in tragedy since its inception. The bridge was considered an engineering masterpiece back then. At 150-feet high, it was tall enough to allow even the biggest cargo ships into the Tampa Bay ship channel. However, the height attracted unintended patrons, those lost souls who wanted a very dramatic end to lives they were tired of living. The suicidal intrigue, paired with the tragedy of 1980, has made the Skyway one of the most haunted places around.

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Published Sunday, October 26, 2014
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The Bradenton Times consolidates its daily obituaries each week for our Sunday Edition.

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Published Sunday, October 26, 2014

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, was proud to host more than 1,700 participants, making up almost 200 teams, in the Sarasota-Manatee 15th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk. The event took place at the Sarasota Polo Club on Saturday, October 18, 2014. The event raised $172,289.00 to help the American Cancer Society provide free resources and support to the one in two women newly diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Published Sunday, October 26, 2014

On Monday, the Sarasota-Manatee MPO will convene for a meeting. During that meeting, public hearings will be held on amendments to its Transportation Improvement Program and Long Range Transportation Plan. The BOCC will workshop Tuesday morning. After a workshop that includes a Request for Proposals for a long-range master planning and performance management assessment of the district, the Manatee School Board will vote on approval to revise its charter school policy to align with Florida Statutes 1002.33 and 1002.331 during an evening meeting. The Bradenton City Council will have a workshop on Wednesday.

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Published Sunday, October 26, 2014

Your virtual Sunday circular delivers the deals without the mess. Check out the specials at all of your favorite stores without having to strain your back by picking up the dead tree on your lawn, known as the other Sunday ads. We bring to you most of the inserts for a typical printed paper. Now all you have to do is click and you can find the special section for those weekly discounts. Give it a try!

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Saturday, October 25, 2014


Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

Manatee County School Board District 5 candidates Mary Cantrell and Julie Aranibar met for one final debate on Friday, less than 24 hours before polls opened for early voting. Hosted by the Lakewood Ranch Republican Club, the debate was in a forum style format with members asking questions and no formal time limit on responses.

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Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

Early voting is now open in Manatee County. The Bradenton Times has all the latest coverage on local races.

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Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training opens its 2014-15 season November 4 with David Mamet's acclaimed drama The Water Engine. Directed by Greg Leaming, and performed by an ensemble of eight second-year Conservatory students, this thrilling adaptation of a 1974 radio drama centers around one man's revolutionary invention and the upcoming 1933 World's Fair.

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Obituaries

Name Date
James Powers October 22, 2004
Daniel Siglin October 21, 2014
Judith Snodgrass October 22, 2014
Veleta Spann October 15, 2014
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
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