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BRADENTON, Fla., Apr. 21, 2013, 5:09am ET -- While our national intelligence agencies are fully versed on it, most ordinary Americans have never heard of the Chechen resistance, or even of Chechnya, a Muslim-majority region of southern Russia. Now the long-simmering revolution there has seen two of its young, desperate warriors - desperate not for food or money, but for a life that has wider meaning - strike at our shores - fruitlessly, senselessly, yes, but they did strike.
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BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 24, 2011, 4 p.m. -- Two St. Petersburg, Fla., officers and a deputy U.S. Marshal are the latest in a series of shootings that have targeted multiple police officers and killed four in the past week. Among them were eight officers wounded in the states of Indiana, Oregon, Washington and Michigan on Sunday.
If someone in Bradenton wants to change the zoning of their land, it usually takes a public hearing and an approval by the city council. Not if you are Pat Neal.
BRADENTON The Lord has blessed Bradenton Christian School with a new superintendent in Dan Vande Pol, who is eager to continue BCS' tradition of excellence and lead the school forward into the future. Vande Pol began his teaching career fresh out of Dordt College in 1988 in a 5th grade classroom right here on our campus at BCS.
So the push for improvements continues. Soccer safety standards ignored across Florida 10 Investigates brought soccer safety concerns to local officials, but clearly some didn't get the message.
BRADENTON, Fla., Dec. 7. 2009 - Support for an accord on climate change in Copenhagen has come from a surprising place: Germany's mammoth re-insurer, Munich Re, which says huge losses due to climate change demand that "fundamental framework conditions should be established" iat the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit, whicxh opened today. "We cannot afford a delay at the expense of future generations," the company said in an official statement.
Sept. 16--MANATEE -- Sarasota County transit officials plan to temporarily reroute buses around the most congested area near the new Mall at University Town Center, slated to open Oct. 16, an official said Monday. SCAT buses on routes 15 and 30 will be detoured away from Cattlemen Road via other nearby streets to reduce congestion, Sarah Blanchard, senior planner for Sarasota County Area Transit, said during a meeting of the Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization.
And, as that Oct. 16 opening date draws closer, officials in a two-county area believe the shopping center will fast become the region's biggest attraction. With that in mind, they're working hard to prepare for an anticipated onslaught of traffic.
The Manatee County Central Library will present the program "How to Bring Home a Rescue Dog" on Tuesday, October 14th at 2PM. Representatives from Good Citizen Dog Training and Moonracer No Kill Animal Rescue will provide attendees with information on the unique issues related to adopting a rescue pet.
A man arrested in September 2013 for allegedly scamming the city of Holmes Beach on a contract for hire valued at more than $215,500 is set for a pre-trial conference Oct. 9. City attorney Patricia Petruff notified commissioners Sept. 11 that the city clerk had sent the pre-trial conference notice and suggested at least one of them attend.
BRADENTON, Fla., Sept. 10, 10:00 P.M. ET -- The great irony of the Gainesville Koran-burning saga is that at the end, imams were calling the shots and other Islamic clergy were at the microphones on his lawn, calling their host an extremist on Friday.
Child ejected from car in semi crash Two young children were taken to the hospital after their car was struck by a semi on Monday morning. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1s3i4Kj Palmetto, Florida -- A ride to school turned into a frightening morning for a Manatee County mom and her two young children.
On Saturday morning in Bradenton, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Firefighter Clint Walker helped rescue four adults from a burning home. Firefighter saves 4 inside burning home On Saturday morning in Bradenton, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Firefighter Clint Walker helped rescue four adults from a burning home.
The shady group fighting to deny voters a say on red light cameras has been registered to the office where former Rep. Ron Reagan has an office. Is Ron Reagan behind shady red light camera group? The shady group fighting to deny voters a say on red light cameras has been registered to the office where former Rep. Ron Reagan has an office.
A Bradenton women did what was expected when she saw flashing lights in her rearview mirror Sunday night. She pulled over.
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