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Sunday, July 5, 2015


Published Sunday, July 5, 2015
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As a columnist, I try to avoid shouting into the wind tunnel. As is my habit, I've tried to wait until the noise died down regarding the recent mass murder in Charleston, South Carolina, even though the event occurred while I was absorbing the recent spat of troubling altercations between white police officers and black citizens in order to explore the issue in a column. In the time since the shootings, a spate of fires set to black churches have kept tensions high. The fact that it has now been several months since there has been air in the conversation on race matters seems to suggest something more than isolated incidents.

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Published Sunday, July 5, 2015

State officials want to abandon efforts to repopulate the endangered Florida panther in northern and central Florida. They warn that Southwest Florida has exceeded its panther carrying capacity, which has led to conflicts with people and depredation of pets and livestock. 

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Published Sunday, July 5, 2015

On Tuesday, Misty Copeland became American Ballet Theatre’s first African-American principal dancer in its 75-year history. Copeland was promoted from Soloist and has been with the company for 14 years.

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Published Sunday, July 5, 2015

This August, Art Center Sarasota will host two summer camps for kids wanting to explore artistry further. The younger camp, Creative Kids, is for ages 6 to 10. The second (Emerging Artists) is for kids age 11 and up.

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Published Sunday, July 5, 2015
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The Bradenton Times consolidates its daily obituaries each week for our Sunday Edition.

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Published Sunday, July 5, 2015

The Marauders (7-3, 39-41) spoiled Independence Day for the Hammerheads (4-6, 39-41) by winning 4-3 at Roger Dean Stadium at Roger Dean Stadium. RHP Luis Heredia (W, 2-3) pitched 5 2/3 innings and allowed three runs to get the win.

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Published Sunday, July 5, 2015

It's another short week for local government board meetings. The Bradenton City Council will hold a special meeting and workshop Wednesday morning, and the Manatee Planning Commission will meet Thursday.

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Published Sunday, July 5, 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, July 4, 2015


Published Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Independence Day is upon us and there are plenty of places to see fireworks tonight from the island to the big show over the green bridge, where there will be much happening on both sides of the river, including a country music spectacular at Sutton Park in Palmetto.

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Published Saturday, July 4, 2015

A disturbing new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) warns that America's growing debt could choke economic growth and lead to a death spiral from which there is no recovery. The CBO's report should give new energy and urgency to the call for a Constitutional Balanced Budget Amendment. The national debt is a ticking time bomb that threatens every American, young and old. It currently exceeds $18 trillion and is projected to top $27 trillion within the next decade.

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Obituaries

Name Date
William Sanderson _
Albert Kight July 1, 2015
Thomas Presha June 28, 2015
Ralph Senzamici June 26, 2015
Diane Exten June 27, 2015
Jesse Rumberger June 25, 2015
Larry Hurst June 23, 2015
Robert Johnson June 22, 2015
Ralph Wagner June 22, 2015
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