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The Florida Department of Transportation will be at the Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival this weekend to hand out surveys about planned bridge improvements.
The brewery and taproom is expected to draw tourists and create jobs in Bradenton.
The tourism and business community are leading a push to bring the competition to the area.
Sarasota State Rep. Ray Pilon filed a an "Open Party" house bill designed to reduce underage drinking. Sen. Bill Galvano is expected to file the Senate companion bill within days.
Government, The Neighborhood Files
Bradenton Police are able to trespass at the Riverwalk Skate Park and, so far, skaters are noticing a change. The local ACLU chapter is monitoring to make sure that the ordinance is constitutional
County Commissioners vote 5-2 to extend the county administrator's contract for an additional 5 years.
The ordinance passed the council on first reading and will come up for final approval at the next council meeting.
Savings in medical insurance, success in saving money and national recognition for programs prompt commissioners to ask county administrator to reconsider retirement.
The county is working ot repair the line, but warns that the intersection may be closed for two days.
The boat ramp will close for four months beginning in January.
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