Chris-Craft, the company that made boats for John F. Kennedy and Elvis Presley, has slowly sailed back to pre-downturn levels. One key lesson: Get expenses under control.
Eastern Manatee County may not have beaches or famous museums, but it has plenty of local flavor, winding rivers and parks in which to relax with your family. Consider these options for spending your summer days and nights:
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Larry Greenspon will compete in the International Jewish Olympics later this month.
Sarasota and Manatee County property appraiser offices reveal their taxable values today. Those values are increasing slightly for the Key.
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The town's two fire stations now fly flags that show the water conditions for Key swimmers.