A semi that overturned at the Interstate 275 entrance ramp at the Busch Boulevard exit in Tampa forced all southbound lanes of the highway to close for about two hours Wednesday evening, according to the Tampa Police Department.
The median sales price for single-family homes sold in Manatee County was $300,000 in February, up 3.5 percent from a year ago. The median condominium price in Manatee County soared 22.2 percent to $213,250.
The 1,440 residents surrounding a 33-acre piece of undeveloped property in east Manatee County will not face an extra tax that would have been used to purchase land for a future passive park. But the Braden River Preserve will be saved anyway.
Manatee County voters had their say on the school district’s $300,000 March 20 special election and passed the one-mill property tax increase that will generate an estimated $33 million per year for the next four years.
Gunfire rang out at Great Mills High School in Southern Maryland as classes began Tuesday morning, the latest school shooting to rattle parents and set off another round of the national debate over gun control.
Miami-Dade Police and prosecutors have launched a criminal probe into the bridge collapse that killed at least six people, but building a manslaughter case will be extremely difficult, legal experts say.
A final report into what caused the Florida International University bridge to collapse will likely take a year or more, but National Transportation Safety Board officials say updates will be released as facts are confirmed.
The Confederate monument in front of the Manatee County Courthouse, erected in 1924 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The move takes place three days of raucous protests in downtown Bradenton and two days after the Manatee County Commission to remove the obelisk.
Marc R. MasferrerBradenton Herald
Three days after protests, Confederate monument in Bradenton is removed
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