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Fair or foul?

Part of a true sportsman’s enjoyment of any sport is knowing you have won or lost while playing by the rules. Florida’s duck hunting rules...
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The Sun election recommendations

Bradenton Beach City Commission Ralph Cole Marilyn Maro Holmes Beach City Commission Pat Morton Holmes Beach Mayor Judy Holmes Titsworth Holmes Beach Charter Review Commission (vote for up to five) Claudia Carlson Nancy Deal Thomas...

The Russians are coming

Remember that movie where the Russians overrun a little beach community? Well, it happened last week. It’s hard to believe that a weekly newspaper in paradise...
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Red tides, lost summers

By Katie Tripp, Ph.D. Director of Science & Conservation, Save the Manatee Club Martin County, located along Florida's southeast coast, adopted the term "Lost Summer" in...

Valuing civility

Election season is upon us, and already the gloves are coming off between candidates and between some candidates and the public. The first ballot...

ManaSota-88’s 10 reasons not to drill for oil offshore of Florida

National Security Americans consume 25 percent of the world's produced oil, but our nation holds less than 3 percent of the world's proven oil...

Good times

Congratulations to The Anna Maria Island Privateers for staging another great Fourth of July parade, bringing together neighbors and visitors for a wonderful day...

I am the media

The news media “is the enemy of the American people.” President Donald J. Trump Dear Mr. President: I first read that quote last year when you sent...

Speaking for the silent

Lately it seems that a challenge is issued every few days against the media. Someone is always trying to silence our voices, the voices...

Slaying the messenger

For as many years as we have had a free press, journalists have been protected by an unwritten code that essentially says, “Don’t slay...

Part of the job

A long, long time ago at a newspaper not so far away, two Tampa Tribune reporters did their job and wrote some stories. One was...

Journalism at its finest

Kudos to the staff of the Annapolis, Md.-based Capital Gazette for putting out a newspaper the morning after five of their friends and co-workers...

Follow the charter

Knowing they were potentially subjecting the city to another lawsuit, four of Bradenton Beach’s five city commission members displayed political courage last week when...

A simple gesture

It was a small reminder, really. A simple gesture, intended to make us think about something unthinkable and remember that which we might rather forget. Bradenton...

Meeting the Challenge

The kindness of strangers was on full view last week in the 2018 Giving Challenge. The philanthropic fundraiser generated a little more than $11.7 million...