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Multiple arrests for burglary suspect

A man who allegedly stole a carton of Marlboro cigarettes from a vehicle landed in jail, where he was arrested — again. Justin J. Flynn, whose address is listed in court and police records as Bradenton Beach and Palm City, …

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Bradenton Beach man charged with DUI

The Florida Highway Patrol arrested a 44-year-old Bradenton Beach man for driving impaired following a traffic stop in Bradenton. Vincent Michael Ramsey was arrested after an FHP trooper estimated his vehicle was traveling at 55 mph in a 35-mph zone. …

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Eyes on the road

The Florida Department of Transportation issued these alerts for motorists driving in the area: • SR 789/Gulf Drive from SR 684/Cortez Avenue West northbound to SR 64/Manatee Avenue West: Various locations will close 9 a.m.-4 p.m., through Friday, Aug. 14. …

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Top Notch: Week 4 winner

Manatees mingle Diane Erasmus of Bradenton wins this week’s Top Notch judging with this image of manatees mingling in a canal at Flamingo Cay on Perico Island. The photograph wins her an Islander “More Than a Mullet Wrapper” T-shirt and …

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Real Estate – 08-05-2015

2409 Ave. A, Bradenton Beach, a 1,784 sfla / 2,912 sfur 3bed/2½bath bayfront home built in 2002 on a 5,793 sq ft lot was sold 07/16/15, Mullins to Schwoebel for $950,000. 312 61st St., Unit A, Palm Place, Holmes Beach, …

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Island police blotter – 08-05-2015

Anna Maria June 29, 100 block of Palm Avenue, theft. A beach canopy valued at $100 was reported stolen. The area was searched with no results. July 4, Rod & Reel Restaurant, 875 N. Shore Drive, found child. A Manatee …

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Sports – 08-05-2015

Slim’s Place Eagles runs the ball up the field into the path of an Anna Maria Vacation Dolphin’s defender looking to grab a flag in adult football action July 22 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnoial Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Courtesy Sugar Beach Digital

Summer vacation, indoor soccer season wind down   Summer vacation is winding down, and that results in a close out for the Anna Maria Island Community Center indoor soccer league. The league is entering the last week or so of …

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The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015

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Obituaries – 08-05-2015

‘Chips’ Shore dies July 29       R.B. “Chips” Shore, 74, Manatee County clerk of circuit court, died July 29. Mr. Shore served the longest term of office of any clerk of court in the county. He had recently filed to …

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Turtle hatchlings wash up on beaches

Bradenton Beach Police talk with beachgoers July 29 about distress calls from the beach regarding sea turtle hatchlings, while awaiting turtle watch representatives. Islander Photo: Courtesy Blake Dickie

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