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A proposed school calendar for the 2013-2014 school year in Manatee County Schools would include a start date of Aug. 19, 2013, and an end date of June 9, 2014.
James Kangas, an 87-year-old World War II 8th Air Force veteran and former ball turret gunner, relived his time in the belly of a B-17 at the Wings of Freedom Tour.
Both organizations intend to expand their reaches through the new deal.
Lakewood Ranch Main Street will host the sixth annual Ovation event Feb. 2.
A subsidiary of Och-Ziff Management, a New York-based hedge fund, bought the course for about $3 million.
Manatee County planning officials are evaluating how development occurs in the community and how to best ensure growth pays for the infrastructure improvements â€” water, sewer and other services â€” that come along with it.