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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Congressman Tom Rooney announced earlier this year he would not seek re-election and would retire from his seat.  State Senator Greg Steube, State Rep. Julio Gonzalez and local businessman Bill Akins are all vying for the soon to be vacant chair.

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MANATEE COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - ABC7 at 7 did a debate between the two candidates for the District 2 chair on the Manatee County School Board on Wednesday night.  On Thursday night, all four candidates for the District 4 chair on the Manatee County School Board will debate.

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Congressman Tom Rooney announced earlier this year he would not seek re-election and would retire from his seat.  State Senator Greg Steube, State Rep. Julio Gonzalez and local businessman Bill Akins are all vying for the soon to be vacant chair.