Angry at his bank for taking too big a scoop in overdraft fees, one Pittsburgh ice cream shop owner decided to set up his own flavor of a community bank, with interest on deposits paid out in sweets.
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MANATEE COUNTY - Voters in Manatee County have a chance to weigh in on a sales tax increase today. The proposal involves raising the sales tax from six and a half percent to seven percent to finance health care for the poor. The move is expected to generate $23 million a year. Most purchases over $5,000 would be exempt from the tax.
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A dive team from Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office was called to University Square Mall on Tuesday afternoon after a suspected shoplifter jumped into a pond and disappeared. Deputies say a suspect was later arrested.