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Carlson hired as CEO of Lee Wetherington Homes

Southwest Florida homebuilder Lee Wetherington Homes recently named Gregg Carlson as the company’s new chief executive officer. Carlson, who worked for the homebuilder from 1993-2002, has more than 30 years in the real estate and homebuilding industry.

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Ribbon cutting: RTB Tactical LLC

A ribbon cutting was held for RTB Tactical LLC, 6214 White Clover Circle, Lakewood Ranch. The veteran owned and operated company provides clients with the knowledge and training to be able to protect themselves and their loved ones and specializes in personal safety consulting, firearms training from basic to advanced, situational awareness presentations, security protocol consulting and gun modifications. For more information, call 941-706-7039 or visit rtbtactical.com.

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Names and faces in Manatee and Sarasota

Jim Zientara, branch manager, and Dave Shugol, financial planner, both at Raymond James Financial Services Inc., attended the Tampa Bay Workshop for branch managers and financial advisers at Raymond James headquarters in St. Petersburg, where they learned about practices in leveraging resources to preserve and grow their practices.

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Global stocks drop ahead of first US presidential debate

Stock markets around the world fell sharply Monday as investors turned their attention to the U.S. presidential race and the first televised debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Oil prices rose amid some speculation that the OPEC oil cartel will discuss a possible production freeze.

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Lawmakers' report finds crowded Airbnb rentals in New York

A report on New York City Airbnb rentals has found cases of air mattresses in kitchens, bunk beds in dining areas and listings for up to 32 people, showing the need for tighter rules on the popular online home rental service, according to the two state lawmakers who issued the analysis.

Videos

What is a liquified natural gas heat exchanger?

Air Products transported the first liquified natural gas heat exchanger made in Manatee County to Port Manatee for shipment on Friday. Jim Solomon of Air Products explains what a liquified natural gas heat exchanger does.
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What is a liquified natural gas heat exchanger?

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