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2011-04-07 12:40:00

BRADENTON, Fla., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Teenage writing wunderkinds, Castille Landon and Harrison Sanborn have struck Hollywood Gold once again with the addition of another established Hollywood star to their growing cast of veteran actors on the highly anticipated TV comedy pilot, "Workers' Comp." Soprano's David Proval is joining an already stellar cast and crew that includes glamazon Morgan Fairchild, Robert Carradine, Mad Men's sound pro Peter Bentley,...

2011-03-03 09:53:00

BRADENTON, Fla., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this summer, IMG Academies will bring six weeks of multi-sport camps to Randall's Island Park.

2010-12-16 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Portfolio.com - the national business news site for small and mid-sized business (SMB) executives - today revealed its latest U.S. Uncovered study, ranking the most popular and desired cities for retirement.

2010-08-27 09:55:00

BRADENTON, Fla., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Already hard at work as a team physician for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Coastal Orthopedics surgeon Daniel Lamar, MD hits the Manatee High sidelines tonight as the team's new Medical Director.

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2009-08-25 12:29:18

Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy has been returned to jail in Florida for allegedly violating terms of his probation for a gambling conviction, authorities said. Donaghy, 42, of Bradenton, was arrested Monday by U.S.

2009-08-14 13:39:06

A trapper in Manatee County, Fla., says he staged last month's catch of a 14-foot python near an area day-care center. Trapper Justin Matthews admitted he attempted to alert the general public to the problem of wild pythons in Florida by releasing the large snake near a day care in Bradenton, Fla., so he could capture the animal, Bay News 9 reported Thursday. The cable news station in St.

2009-07-21 16:37:18

Officials with the Parker Manatee Aquarium at the South Florida Museum marked the 61st birthday Tuesday of Snooty the manatee. Jeff Rodgers, director of education at the Bradenton, Fla., aquarium, said a crowd sang Happy Birthday to Snooty at noon Tuesday and cards wishing the manatee well were hung from the wall outside of his tank, the Bradenton Herald reported Tuesday. He's set another benchmark for us, Rodgers said.

2009-05-12 16:28:19

Authorities in Florida said a woman accused of felony grand theft allegedly stole more than $1,000 worth of razor blades from a Wal-Mart store. The Manatee County Sheriff's Office said in a report that security cameras recorded Nicole Chlebina, 29, of Bradenton, and another woman, who has not been identified,

2009-04-07 13:51:00

BRADENTON, Fla., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Land Ventures, LLC announces that it has formed a joint venture with an affiliate of Taylor-Duncan Interests, Inc., a Dallas, Texas-based firm specializing in residential land development.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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