Manatee County Schools wants your vote to tax for a mess

MANATEE COUNTY- Manatee County Schools don’t want to raise taxes, they just want extended it. Back in 2002 voters approved the sales-tax for 15 years which is set to expire in 2017. County schools want the community to “vote” to extend it for another 15 years. On average they raise about 30 million each year and all of it goes towards capital needs like infrastructure needs, maintenance, including technology. Although, 30 million...

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Panel recommends approval for Neal suburb

A development proposal that has been the subject of years of debate and litigation has been approved by the Manatee County Planning Commission. The Commission voted 6–0 in favor of Pat Neals’s Tides End, a 38–home neighborhood on 19 acres 17th Avenue West In Bradenton. But it postponed a decision on another Neal suburb on the Braden River for the second time, at Neal’s request, the board continued a public...

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Dick Vitale delivers inspiring speech to Boys & Girls Club in Sarasota

SARASOTA- Dick Vitale delivered an emotional speech at the Sarasota Boys and Girls Club. His scholarship ceremony this year was dedicated to his close friend and long time colleague at ESPN, John Saunders. Vitale’s message to the Boys and Girls club was to do things the right way…say thank you and I love you as often as possible. Because he says that’s how John Saunders lived his life. The 13 time hall of famer gave...

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Man Dies, Five Others Injured in Three Car Crash

BRADENTON- One person is dead after a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 41 in Manatee County last night. It happened at the intersection of U.S. 41 and 53rd Avenue West. The southbound lanes of U.S. 41 were closed for several hours while the Florida Highway Patrol investigated along with the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. According to the Florida Highway Patrol a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck driven by Hector David Tejada, 17, of...

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Suncoast photographer shoots powerful image

SIESTA KEY – Owner of Mazzalou Photography, Louise Mazzalou, photographed four girls of different races on Siesta Key. She says the “Finding Color in a Black and White World” portrait illustrates the innocence of children. She says her daughter and her best friend are of two different races, but they insist they are twins. Mazzalou says she wants her photo to encourage people to break down racial barriers in a time...

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Get Up Get Active: Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers

SARASOTA – This week’s Get Up Get Active is for those of you who want to get up and get active, but maybe an injury or chronic pain is holding you back, making you unsure of where to start. Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers might be just the place. The post Get Up Get Active: Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers appeared first on SNN TV.

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