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Each election cycle, the Tampa Bay Times profiles candidates in all of the races. You'll find the candidates' positions on the issues and get to know more about their background. Before you vote, be sure to read these profiles for all of the 2014 candidates. The primary is Aug. 26, and the main election is Nov. 4.

Annie Christensen of Annie’s Sweet Organics, center, waits on customers while Mary Jo Rodriguez takes inventory at Market on the Bayou in Port by Michele Miller | Times

Vendors, shoppers find a niche at open markets across bay area

PORT RICHEY Mary Jo Rodriguez had been up at the crack of dawn baking bread with the hope that locals would venture out for the Sunday afternoon opening of the Market on the Bayou. "Bread is the big seller," she said, after tending to a customer at her vendor tent. "After that it's muffins and cookies, then brownie …