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- Braden River
- Chinese Drywall
- Disappearance of Sabine
- Gulf Oil Spill
- Haiti: The Earthquake Aftermath
- Home Invasion
- Hurricane Sandy
- Investigating HRK Holdings and the spill at Piney Point
- Kiwanis 90th anniversary
- Manatee Rural Health Services
- Military Holiday Greetings
- Our Manatee Beaches
- Our Parks
- Sanborn Studios
- Summer Scrapbook
- The Gift of Hope
- Thomas Fast
- Tim Brooks
- Tragedy in Palmetto - The Club Elite Shootings
It has been six months since Donna Graziano packed a barbecue into her car, drove 15 miles from her Brooklyn home to Staten Island, and began cooking for residents of a neighborhood ravaged by Superstorm Sandy. Her one-woman effort in a seaside park expanded into an aid hub that has drawn donations...
The proposed Florida budget includes $3.175 million in matching funds for beach renourishment along the eroded edge of Anna Maria Island.
A former Manatee County gang member shares his story of joining SUR-13, testifying against his friends, surviving prison and finding God.
Pastor Jerry Parrish, with Manatee YMCA, acts as a mentor and father to children throughout the county.
Detectives and gangs are adapting as hybrid organizations form, younger kids are recruited and women take on larger roles.
Manatee gang units spend time on the streets, building relationships with members and at-risk youth -- and their families and friends.
Since 2007, more than 50 gang members have been charged with racketeering in Manatee County.
NEW ORLEANS -- Workers on the drilling rig that exploded at the outset of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill catastrophe were "trying to get it right" as they monitored BP's well for signs of trouble before the blast, an expert witness for the company that owned the rig testified Monday.