Parents and students have an opportunity to put a dent in the bottom line of their back-to-school shopping list by taking advantage of the Sales Tax Holiday which runs until midnight August 14.
Manatee parents preparing for the back to school season will be getting some extra assistance from the school board with a special Parent Information Phone line.
Students walking to school aren't focused on the horrid accidents that can happen on the way to campus until it happens to them.
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This time of year, stores throw sales to get us to do our holiday shopping there. And the biggest store of them all is Walmart. We were granted access to find inside tips for grabbing the best deals before they are gone.
John Matarese reports on complaints of the "Blue Light of Death"
Science and Technology
NASA's Curiosity rover has uncovered signs of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars, which scientists say could have been a perfect spot for tiny primitive organisms to flourish if they ever existed on the red planet.
Eight major tech giants have called for tighter controls on government surveillance, joining forces to argue there should be reforms in the way the United States snoops on people.
Marketers and mobile app developers have developed creative new ways to help shoppers find what they want for less. But these inventive techniques also allow for more aggressive tracking of consumer behavior.