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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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1 hr ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

New Sarasota Walmart now hiring

Walmart will hire up to 95 associates to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this fall in Sarasota.

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3 hrs ago | Sarasota Magazine

Inside Downtown Sarasota's New SanSara Condos

Even though one of them was suddenly canceled under mysterious circumstances, the building of a batch of downtown condos is proceeding apace, and here's the one that's going up next door to the offices of Sarasota Magazine .

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4 hrs ago | YourObserver

Planning Commission to consider 2050 tweaks

Neighborhood groups are rallying residents to attend a Sarasota County Planning Commission meeting tomorrow, during which the advisory board will consider the most controversial changes proposed for Sarasota 2050.

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9 hrs ago | YourObserver

Piano Man

Photo by Pam Eubanks Although Rob Satori is known locally as the "Sinatra guy," he also impersonates musical icons such as Van Morrison, Jimmy Buffet and Sammy Davis.

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13 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Lightning kills one, injures two others

Lightning kills one, injures two others The strike happened on the beach near a Hooters restaurant, according to an employee there.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Longboat Key-Police track down visitor's wallet

After reporting a missing wallet incident to Longboat Key Police, Police Chief Pete Cumming's department spent two days tracking down the missing wallet and returning it and all of its contents to its owner.

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Bradenton.com

Business briefs: Sarasota County Visitors Center to open at new mall

The current Visitors Center at 701 N. Tamiami Trail in the Historic Chidsey Library Building will close on Nov. 1. A new Visitors Center will be at the new Mall at University Towne Center and the second will be in downtown Sarasota.

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SARASOTA-Sheriff's Office outsources crossing guard services

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has a signed a two-year deal with Staffing Connection/Action Labor to outsource its crossing guard services.

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Sarasota Magazine

Their Sarasota Wedding: Renee and Charlie Raley

Occupations : Renee works for a real estate/development company and also has a small business making locally and organically grown produce and grocery items.

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Bradenton.com

Sarasota police: Video shows public safety danger along MLK Way

On July 5, 2014, at approximately 1:30 a.m., officers monitoring cameras along Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way near Dixie Avenue, observed two suspects known to them, Maurice Carnes and Jerral Bell, standing near the intersection.

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YourObserver

SARASOTA-City withdraws from shelter conversation

Earlier this month, the County Commission drafted a letter to make sure it was still on the same page as the city regarding the pursuit of a regional come-as-you-are homeless shelter.

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Forbes.com

Freelancers, Here's How To Protect And Structure Your Business

Working for yourself and being your own boss can be exhilarating, but unless you prepare ahead of time for potential pitfalls, you can be rudely awakened to the fact that When you're first starting out, this becomes evident in small ways - when you catch the flu, you're not just bedridden for a few days, you're rendered incapable of earning money ... (more)

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Bradenton.com

Bradenton Beach commission OKs pier reconstruction contract

In a meeting that lasted less than 10 minutes Monday, Bradenton Beach officials swiftly approved a contract for the long-awaited reconstruction of the Historic Bridge Street Pier.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bradenton.com

Lakewood Ranch security gate inspection shows room for improvement

Contracted security officers who guard the gates at Balmoral and Legacy Boulevards, the primary entrances into the Country Club West and East communities, do not consistently follow administrative policy, according to operations director Ryan Heise.

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Longboat Key-Katharine the shark pings to east of Daytona Beach

Katharine, the great white shark who was reportedly swimming toward the Sarasota area earlier this month, pinged earlier today to the east of Daytona Beach.

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Visit Sarasota County moves to Lemon Avenue07/21/14 After announcing...

The new space at 14 Lemon Avenue is smaller than their old place in the historical Chidsey Library, said Stephanie Grosskreutz, managing director of Visit Sarasota.

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SARASOTA-Retail survey shows room for growth

Robert Gibbs was hired by the city in April to study the optimal mix of businesses in four areas: St. Armands Circle, downtown, the Rosemary District and the Martin Luther King Jr. Way corridor.

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Interim Regional Chancellor selected for USF07/21/14 Vice-chancellor...

Arthur M. Guilford announced his retirement in January , and will step out of office July 31. His official retirement begins in January, ending his seven years as University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee, chancellor.

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Architect Online

Timothy Rohan's Paul Rudolph Monograph Tackles Brutalism

There's one in every group. A nonbeliever, that is. Most of the people who have shown up on a recent Saturday afternoon for a tour of Paul Rudolph's Government Service Center are already convinced there is something to see here.

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SARASOTA-Authorities seek armed robbery suspect

Witnesses say a man in a black ski mask wielding a semi-automatic handgun robbed the Subway at 1154 N. Washington Blvd. Saturday.

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