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Sunday, April 19, 2015


Published Sunday, April 19, 2015
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Since 2009, developers have pocketed somewhere around $30 million in would-be school impact fees on the homes they've built in Manatee County. Now, taxpayers are being told they are going to be asked to further tax themselves in order to pay for new schools that will be needed to facilitate all of those homes. That sounds like taxpayer subsidized growth, a concept Manatee County residents are quite familiar with. The explanations being given on how this situation crept up on our leadership, seem quite inadequate.

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Published Sunday, April 19, 2015

Isn’t it strange how times change? We all grew up twirling our fingers in the coiled cord of a telephone we talked on for hours to our best friends and significant others. A few years later we were ecstatic to receive our first cordless phone, but when it was time to put it back on the charging station, you could never quite find it.

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Published Sunday, April 19, 2015
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The Bradenton Times consolidates its daily obituaries each week for our Sunday Edition.

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Published Sunday, April 19, 2015

The Marauders (5-5) got strong pitching and a huge day at the plate from 1B Edwin Espinal to down the Jupiter Hammerheads (3-7) 4-1 on Saturday night at McKechnie Field. Espinal finished a triple shy of the cycle, going 3-for-3 and driving in three runs.

 

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Published Sunday, April 19, 2015

The Tourist Development Council will have its monthly meeting Monday morning. The Palmetto City Commission will workshop then have a meeting Monday night, with a public hearing on rezoning of the Bradenton Yacht Club. The school board's workshop for Monday has been cancelled. During its meeting Tuesday morning, the BOCC will will vote on approval for an interlocal agreement between the commission and the school board that would provide a formal framework for the school board to conduct an impact fee study. The Bradenton City Council will meet Wednesday evening. The BOCC Planning Commission will meet Thursday.

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Published Sunday, April 19, 2015

USF students with great business ideas don’t have to wait for their big break on “Shark Tank.” Instead, they have a chance to win $15,000 with the Fintech Business Plan Competition. The seventh annual competition, hosted by the nationally ranked USF Center for Entrepreneurship in the Muma College of Business, will take place from 1-5 p.m. on Friday, April 17 in BSN Room 115.

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Published Sunday, April 19, 2015

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, April 18, 2015


Published Saturday, April 18, 2015
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As the Manatee School District waits to hear from Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on whether she will investigate allegations of bid tampering by the district, the school board heard from former Superintendent Dr. Roger Dearing at Tuesday's meeting. Dearing defended himself from what he called "misleading and false" statements contained in staff attorney Mitchell Teitelbuam's report to the Audit Committee in March. Teitelbaum has since stated disagreement with Dearing's comments.

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Published Saturday, April 18, 2015

Monty Python and its meticulously dry Brit wit is coming to the Manatee Performing Arts Center on the last Thursday of April, courtesy of the Manatee Players. SPAMALOT, Eric Idle's adaptation of his troupe's 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, will send audiences to a ludicrous and skewed version of Camelot, where flying cows, murderous rabbits, educated Dark Age-era peasants, and endlessly taunting French knights are all aplenty (not to mention quests for shrubberies).

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Published Saturday, April 18, 2015

During your working years, you've probably set aside funds in retirement accounts such as IRAs, 401(k)s, and other workplace savings plans, as well as in taxable accounts. Your challenge during retirement is to convert those savings into an ongoing income stream that will provide adequate income throughout your retirement years.

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Obituaries

Name Date
Duward Bunch April 15, 2015
Tom Mobley April 8, 2015
Kay Anderson April 11, 2015
Kristine McGuire April 12, 2015
Donald Gifford April 6, 2015
William Schlacks April 3, 2015
Martha Morris April 3, 2015
Kermit Decker April 3, 2015
Charles Spath, Sr. April 2, 2015
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