Natural, manmade resources make Sarasota Bay worth billions

Natural, manmade resources make Sarasota Bay worth billions
The Sarasota Bay Estuary Project has released a new economic report estimating the monetary value of Sarasota Bay at $ 11.8 billion. Surrounding areas of Tampa Bay, Manatee River and Terra Ceia are listed at $ 58 billion. FILE PHOTO-GRANT … Looking at …
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Hightower retires from Florida Blue but still eyes community, civic roles
He had spent the previous years as an appointee for President Jimmy Carter, heading up the Florida office of the Farmers Home Administration, a kind of rural housing and urban development agency. But William E. Flaherty, the president and chief …
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Manatee History Matters: The first commercial building in Cortez
When they wanted to greet people or get supplies brought from Tampa (and beyond) on "run boats", they went to the Burton Store. Youth would gather at the Burton Store to enjoy RC Cola and Moon Pies. Before people had radios and phones in their homes …
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Media General Completes Acquisition of WHTM-TV in Harrisburg, PA
These stations reach 17.2 million or nearly 15% of U.S. TV homes. Seventeen of the 32 stations are located in the top 75 designated market areas. Media General first entered the local television business in 1955 when it launched WFLA in Tampa, Florida …
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