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Sarasota, Florida is located in Sarasota County. Zip codes in Sarasota, FL include 34276, 34242, and 34243. The median home price in Sarasota is $330,000 which is roughly $134/per square foot. More Sarasota information.

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2 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Editorial notebook: In Federal Way, what may be world’s priciest comic book

Darren Adams, owner of Pristine Comics, opens a steel briefcase to display his 9.0-rated copy of Action Comics No.

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6 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Outdoors | Hot spots fishing report

Kirk Grassett from Middletown, Del., had great action jumping, catching and releasing tarpon on flies while fishing the coastal gulf in Sarasota with Capt.

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10 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Deputies charge two Sarasota men with using counterfeit $100 bills

Two men were charged with using counterfeit $100 bills in Siesta Key at multiple convenience stores and bars Thursday night and early Friday morning, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

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13 hrs ago | YourObserver

SARASOTA-Woman arrested for June theft

A surveillance video at Ulta Beauty on South Tamiami Trail caught Jessica Barker, 31, take boxes of Ulta products into the store's restroom.

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15 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Arthur Guilford, regional chancellor, leaving University of South...

The regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is poised to embark on a new life adventure as his days with the university wind down and he retires.

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19 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Ribbon cutting: Floor & Decor

A ribbon cutting was held for Floor & Decor, 8415 Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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Siesta residents skeptical on dredging

Photo by David Conway Army Corps officials explain in detail the findings of their report, which presents models that show the dredging of Big Pass would have negligible effects on Siesta Key.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Mote Marine researchers study red tide bloom

Mote Marine researchers study red tide bloom Mote Marine researchers take samples of red tide bloom Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1n8oTBL Researchers take water samples and gather data of an 80-mile stretch between Sarasota and the bloom's edge in Pasco County.

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Our View07/31/14 Dream bigger on bayfront

Photos by Dex Honea The City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, Spain, features an IMAX Cinema, planetarium and laserium; interactive museum of science; an aquarium; opera house and performing arts centers; and covered plaza for concerts and sporting events - 3.7 million square feet on the Valencia riverfront.

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YourObserver

SARASOTA-Hospital CEO blend of finances and family

Photo by Jessica Salmond David Verinder was hired onto Sarasota Memorial's staff as chief financial officer in 2006.

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Sarasota Magazine

Their Sarasota Wedding: Alison and Ryan Thomas

Alison and Ryan Thomas wed in a beautiful vintage ceremony and reception at The Ringling's Ca d'Zan Mansion in Sarasota.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Sarasota bus annoyance turns violent

A woman was riding a SCAT Bus to work when 31-year-old Albert Singletary got on the bus and sat near her.

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SARASOTA-Donor sues The Ringling Museum

Photo by Mallory Gnaegy Construction began on the John and Mable Ringling Museum Of Art's new center for Asian art in January, but a major donor is trying to reclaim a $6 million gift due to funding questions.

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SARASOTA-North Palm businesses seek action on flooding

Businesses along the west side of a stretch of North Palm Avenue are looking for a reprieve from constant flooding, and the city believes removing palm trees is part of the solution.

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Business Journal

Benderson in the mix to buy Sarasota Quay

The Sarasota Quay property has drawn offers from 15 prospective buyers. Among them is Benderson Development Co., which submitted a $10 million offer, far below the $40 million being requested by the brokerage firm selling the land, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune said.

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Painting Power07/31/14 Painting with a Twist-Sarasota hosted its...

Painting Power Painting with a Twist-Sarasota hosted its fifth annual fundraising event for the Vera Bradley Breast Cancer Foundation Monday.

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Bradenton.com

Palmetto seeks international business through Port Manatee

The ongoing economic recovery and Palmetto's status as home of Port Manatee present a global opportunity for the city, a key city official says.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Bradenton.com

Families of suspects in slaying of 17-year-old girl in Bradenton...

Two 19-year-old men were charged in the slaying of 17-year-old Teria'le Rawls, who was shot early Monday morning in the parking lot of Royal Palm 20 movie theater.

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Bradenton.com

Feuding Sarasota dance instructor charged with illegal taping

MANATEE — A Sarasota woman was charged with illegal interception of communication after deputies say she recorded a conversation with a former employee without his consent in March, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

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Bradenton.com

8 Sarasota law officers honored for saving lives

SARASOTA — Eight Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office members were honored Tuesday for heroics during two different incidents this spring.

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