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New Gulf Oil Drilling Bill Passes Senate Committee - The Bradenton Times
WASHINGTON — 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. Introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), the bill ...
WolfBird Dance Company to Premiere Its Newest Performance Piece at Manatee School for the Arts - The Bradenton Times
Next weekend at the Manatee School School for the Arts in Palmetto, the west coast dance company WolfBird Dance will premiere their latest work. One More Day, Sandman is a performance art piece based on the social issues brought about by drug abuse in the ...
Five Steps to Tame Financial Stress - The Bradenton Times
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 ...
Urbanite Theatre presents regional premiere of Isaac’s Eye by Lucas Hnath - The Bradenton Times
SARASOTA – Urbanite Theatre's regional premiere of Lucas Hnath's critically-acclaimed Isaac’s Eye will debut at their downtown Sarasota theater on August 14. Isaac's Eye reimagines Isaac Newton’s famous feud with scientist Robert Hooke in a modern ...
EarthTalk®: Do Orcas Really Live as Long in Captivity as in the Wild? - The Bradenton Times
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, FL SeaWorld has ...
Is Disclosure of a Public Official's Bank Account Number to the FBI Illegal? - The Bradenton Times
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. The disclosure, which Teitelbaum says ...
Community Spotlight: Halfacre Construction Company Completes Historical Renovations for the Manatee County Courthouse’s Grand Courtroom - The Bradenton Times
BRADENTON — Halfacre Construction Company (HalfacreConstruction.com), 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.
Noon News Update - The Bradenton Times
BRADENTON — 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 ...
Forward Omar Salgado Joins Rowdies On Loan From Tigres UANL - The Bradenton Times
ST. PETERSBURG — 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 ...
Palmetto Historical Park Children’s Book Fair Saturday, All Next Week - The Bradenton Times
BRADENTON — 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. The Fair will be in the ...
Guest Op/Ed: More Work Needed to Reform the VA - The Bradenton Times
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 ...
SCF to Hold Seminars on Nursing Program - The Bradenton Times
BRADENTON — 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.
St. Stephens Episcopal Educator Christina Pommer to Participate in Library of Congress Primary Resources Program - The Bradenton Times
BRADENTON — 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 ...
County Sets Tentative Millage Rate at Budget Review Meeting - The Bradenton Times
BRADENTON — At Thursday's BOCC meeting, members struggled with 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 made it all ...
Community Spotlight: Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Fights Foreclosure Auction Fraud for Tampa Bay Community Association - The Bradenton Times
BRADENTON – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, 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 ...