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Big changes on way for Goodwill locations

A new 52,000 square-foot Goodwill retail store at 3465 Cortez Road W. is tentatively scheduled to open in mid-April. The store at 5512 Manatee Ave. W. closes Friday for a month-long renovation to become a bookstore and art store.

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Wawa springing into hiring spree around Florida

As part of its recently announced initiative to hire more than 5,000 new associates this spring across the six states in which it operates, Wawa will host open houses at select locations for four consecutive Wednesdays, beginning this week and running through April 19.

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SRQ loses net 6,300 passengers in first two months of 2017

In the first part of the year, the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport’s passenger numbers continued to decline, except for a slight increase in January. Airport officials hope a desire to escape traffic congestion and appreciation for SRQ’s amenities, including covered parking that will be finished this summer, will eventually bring in more passengers.

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New Home Depot in East Manatee will open Wednesday

The Bradenton area’s newest Home Depot, at 5820 State Road 64 E., will open at 6 p.m. Wednesday with a neighborhood night that will include a board-cutting ceremony with City Councilman Bemis Smith and a kids workshop. The grand opening festivities continue at 8 a.m. Thursday with do-it-yourself workshops, vendor demos and a barbecue for customers.

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Take the elevator to your condo without leaving your car at Porsche Design Tower

At the new Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach, automated elevators deliver your car to your condo, but you have to fork over at least $6 million for the privilege.
David Santiago El Nuevo Herald
Take the elevator to your condo without leaving your car at Porsche Design Tower 1:28

Take the elevator to your condo without leaving your car at Porsche Design Tower

Bradenton riverfront home listed for $4 million 1:47

Bradenton riverfront home listed for $4 million

Celebrity Cruises’ new ship gets built in virtual reality 1:10

Celebrity Cruises’ new ship gets built in virtual reality

This company allows you to rent a chicken for 6 months 1:01

This company allows you to rent a chicken for 6 months