Bradenton Times News Articles
At Tuesday's school board meeting, Board Chair Bob Gause accused staff attorney Mitch Teitelbaum of breaking the law in January when Teitelbaum gave Gause's bank account number to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.more»
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted 12-10 to pass legislation that will allow additional oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Florida. New drilling in Florida could also be coming to fragile areas such as the Everglades and Big Cypress National Preserve.more»
Urbanite Theatre's regional premiere of Lucas Hnath's critically-acclaimed Isaac’s Eye will debut at their downtown Sarasota theater on August 14.more»
Next weekend at the Manatee School School for the Arts in Palmetto, the west coast dance company WolfBird Dance will premiere their latest work.more»
Do you sometimes lie awake at night thinking about bills that need to be paid? Does it feel as though you're drowning in debt? If this describes you, you might take solace in the fact that you're not alone. A recent report released by the American Psychological Association (APA) showed that 72% of adults feel stressed about money at least some of the time, and 22% said the amount of stress they experienced was extreme.
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve been seeing this ad on TV a lot by SeaWorld claiming they don’t take orcas from the wild and that orcas live just as long in captivity as they do in the wild. Are these claims true? — Mary Cleveland, Coral Gables, FLmore»
The Marauders (22-12, 54-50) swept the Tampa Yankees (16-19, 50-55) in a doubleheader at Steinbrenner Field. Bradenton never trailed on Friday night while taking the first game 5-4 and winning the second game 5-3.more»
Halfacre Construction Company, the area's oldest, most established, locally owned and operated private commercial construction company, completed the historical renovations to the Manatee County Courthouse this month.
Tomorrow's weather will be cloudy with a high of 86 and a 20 percent chance of rain. Intelligence officials say Hillary Clinton's private server contained info from 5 U.S. spy agencies; the FBI built a database for catching rapists that "almost no one" uses; a Senate bill would allow teens to drive semitrucks; a part number on recently found plane wreckage confirms it is from the Malaysian flight Boeing 777; scientists call for ban on live salamander imports to U.S. to stop skin-eating disease (click for links to stories).more»
President John F. Kennedy once remarked, "As we express our gratitude we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them." Too often, the Department of Veterans Affairs has failed in its responsibility to treat our nation's veterans with the respect they deserve and provide them with the care they need.more»
At Thursday's BOCC meeting, members debated whether to raise the millage rate for much needed capital or to look elsewhere through the budget. Administrator Ed Hunzeker stayed committed to not fund any new positions, which makes things more difficult for the Sheriff and the Tax Appraiser, who are struggling to keep up with the county's fast population growth.
A teacher at St. Stephen's Episcopal School has been chosen to participate as a student in a primary sources program given by the Library of Congress. Christina Pommer will take part in the the Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Institute this coming week in Washington, D.C., from August 3-7.more»
Starting on Monday, State College of Florida will hold seminars about its two-year Associate in Science Nursing Program as well as its TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) Entrance Exam, an ASN application requirement for the nursing program.more»
From Monday August 2 to Friday August 7, Palmetto Historical Park and Manatee Agricultural Museum will host a Scholastic Children's Book Fair. The Fair will also be open Saturday August 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.more»
The Tampa Bay Rowdies have added forward Omar Salgado on loan from Mexico’s Tigres UANL for the remainder of the 2015 North American Soccer League season, the club announced Wednesday, pending ITC clearance. Per club and league policy, contract details were not disclosed.more»
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, (slk-law.com), a full service business law firm with offices in Tampa and Sarasota, is fighting a new foreclosure auction scam for the 366-unit town home association at Eagle Palms in Riverview, Fla. The association is fighting a new type of scam, in which foreclosure sales are being botched by fake bidders.more»
Tomorrow's weather will feature scattered thunderstorms with a high of 84 and a 60 percent chance of rain. The FBI claims child abuse is 'almost at an epidemic level' in the U.S.; a Los Angeles union wants to be exempt from $15 minimum wage it fought for; 'northern lights' have been spotted beyond our Solar System for the first time; girls scam ISIS for travel money; the average U.S. vehicle age hits a record 11.5 years (click for stories to links).more»
Manatee County Clerk of the Courts and Comptroller R.B. 'Chips' Shore passed away yesterday at the age of 74. It is commonplace for newspapers to reflect on the contribution of public servants when they cross the great divide, and it is not abnormal for them to receive a considerably generous, perhaps even inflated posthumous appraisal. In the case of Shore's service, that doesn't seem possible. Immeasurable is the first word that comes to mind in terms of the contribution he made to good government in a county that has seen far too little of it. Still, that word seems grossly inadequate.more»
Richard 'Chips' Shore, Manatee Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller, was found in his home Wednesday and pronounced dead by paramedics shortly after noon, Manatee County EMS Chief Steve Krivjanik advised the Bradenton Herald. He passed at the age of 74.more»
A resolution that sought to give voters a referendum on adding two 'at-large' board members failed in a split 2-2 vote at Tuesday's Manatee School Board meeting, with Dave Miner and Karen Carpenter supporting, and Board Chair Bob Gause and Charlie Kennedy dissenting.more»
A Sarasota Police officer who was caught on video tossing peanuts into the mouth of a handcuffed homeless man has been suspended. The clip has since gone viral on YouTube and other websites.more»
Tripadvisor names Mote Marin fifth best aquarium in U.S. NOAA is asking mariners to expertise caution as showers and thunderstorms will be prevalent over the weekend. The FWC warns anglers against discarding monofilament line..
Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay, a not-for-profit continuing care community of distinction for older adults, welcomes the newest member of The Plymouth Harbor Foundation Board, Jay Price, as Member at Large Trustee. Jay is a First Vice President – Investments and Financial Advisor with the Juron Price Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC.more»
Tomorrow's weather will feature scattered thunderstorms with a high of 86 and a 50 percent chance of rain. Taliban leader Mullah Omar is reportedly dead; 8 million American baby boomers are reportedly turning to charity for food; a CEO shares $27 million with staff after selling his firm; BP reveals a $6.3 billion quarterly loss due to Deepwater Horizon lawsuits and fines; stretched-earlobe regret fuels recent surge in cosmetic surgery (click for links to stories).more»