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Should government buildings be allowed to display religious symbols?
Maybe the best bets if you're looking for a some non-musical diversion are the DaVinci Machines Exhibition at the Bradenton Auditorium and the spectacular Bishop Planetarium at the South Florida Museum .
If you're a blues lover, you'll probably want to see every single act in this year's Bradenton Blues Festival.
Those were the precise thoughts of Bradenton's Craig Prather back in 2008 when one morning, at the age of 31, he felt excruciating pain in his chest and from the inside of his armpit to the tip of his elbow.
An industrial-grade infrared window manufacturer in Lakewood Ranch will undergo a 15,000-square-foot expansion and plans to add 25 jobs in the next three years.
Capt. Matthew Plank of North River Fire Station No. 4 places a fire hat on Haley Dunham's head as honorary fire chief for a day.
From left, Anna Trinci as Peter Pan, Zoe Verbil as Wendy, Atticus Pratt as Michael, and Stevie Romero as John in the Manatee Players' production of "Peter Pan."
From left: Bradenton native B. Bradenton Harper, director Nikita Zubarev and Blade Yocum have teamed together on the movie "The Current."
She won't talk about it unless you ask. And when she does talk about it, she acts like it's no big deal.
A golf cart drives towards a tent erected to host the World Cup draw at the Brazilian beach resort of Costa do Sauipe, Wednesday Dec. 4, 2013.
A student at West Orange High School was shot Wednesday afternoon, the school's principal said in an voice mail message to parents.
State Farm agent Wayne Scroggins is partnering with Toys for Tots to support a holiday toy drive to help hundreds of less fortunate children and families in Bradenton.
Some of the best ideas come while lying down, but John Spicer didn't imagine it that way when he was stringing Christmas lights.
A plea hearing for 31-year-old Derek Medina is set for Wednesday. Medina had previously pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder with a firearm.
At least one person was hurt in a crash Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of 26th Street West and Bayshore Gardens Parkway in Bradenton, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
South Pierce Fire & Rescue Chief Bob Vellias says the worker in his 50s was one of two men doing routine maintenance on the silo when it gave way for an unknown reason.
This picture was taken last month in the same area where a woman was attacked Monday night.