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Posted by JAMES A. JONES JR. on December 22, 2014
MANATEE -- Gasoline prices won't be the Grinch that spoils Christmas this year.
Plunging prices were creating lots of good cheer at the pump on Monday, with several gas stations advertising $2.21 a gallon.
Sam Norton and Micah Osornio were filling up their motorcycles at RaceWay, 6285 U.S.301 N, Ellenton, where gas was selling for $2.25 a gallon. AAA Auto Club has predicted that gas prices could fall below $2 a gallon in some Florida markets by week's end.
Posted by MARC R. MASFERRER on December 22, 2014
There are only two legitimate organizations collecting money on behalf of slain Officer Charles Kondek's family, according to the Tarpon Springs city manager's office.
Posted by HERALD STAFF REPORT on December 22, 2014
Bradenton Staples among stores affected by data breach.
Posted by ASSOCIATED PRESS on December 21, 2014
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared of the accusations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing involving an alleged sexual assault two years ago, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press on Sunday.