Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Manatee County Food Bank shelves bare, donations vital

After shopping at a local Publix Wednesday, I felt it necessary to make a plea to the citizens of Manatee County. I was told that the food banks are picking up collections being taken at the registers and not waiting for the Stuff the Bus event that will be coming Sunday. There is such a need at our food bank, they cannot wait!

Letters to the Editor

Bradenton's red-light cameras vital to public safety

I am putting in my “two cents worth” concerning the red light cameras that are already installed in Bradenton. I have never had an accident caused by a red-light runner; however, I do know that the cameras undoubtedly result in far fewer drivers trying to get across our intersections after the light turns red.

Letters to the Editor

Clear deplorable wooded lot

I live near the WaWa convenience store-gas stationon the corner of 53rd Avenue and 14th Street West, and I would like to comment on the deplorable condition of the wooded lot on the corner nearby — deplorable!

Opinion

Most professors are Democrats. Here’s why.

Citing that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions at the University of North Carolina, Senate Majority leader Phil Berger suggests that Republican job candidates are discriminated against when they apply for university positions unless they “toe the line from the left.” However, it seems likely that there may be other, more objective explanations for the imbalance of party affiliation.

Videos

Lakewood Ranch squanders early opportunities in blowout loss to Jesuit

Lakewood Ranch turned the ball over three times and opened its season with a 39-3 loss Jesuit in Tampa.
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Lakewood Ranch squanders early opportunities in blowout loss to Jesuit

Kevin DiLallo of Manatee Memorial Hospital tells commissioners they shouldn't cut indigent funding. 1:48

Kevin DiLallo of Manatee Memorial Hospital tells commissioners they shouldn't cut indigent funding.

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IMG Academy football preview against Grayson

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Bradenton Christian-Southwest Florida Christian Academy preview for Week 1