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BRADENTON, Fla., Sept. 10, 2011 -- As most of the nation got ready Saturday to mark the solemn anniversary of Sept.
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Senate President Don Gaetz calls her the Margaret Thatcher of the Florida Senate - "tough, principled, independent and absolutely fearless." Valerie Guenther, chairman of the Charlotte County Democratic Party, notes she's a "tough target" because she doesn't just vote the party line.
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A Sarasota pedestrian is hospitalized after he sustained serious injuries walking into the path of oncoming traffic late Friday, authorities report.
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SARASOTA, FL - The Humane Society of Sarasota County and Meals on Wheels of Sarasota have collaborated to help feed people and their pets during this time of financial hardship.
AP FILE PHOTO Whale sharks, which can get 40 feet long and weigh 24 tons, have been spotted off the coast of Venice.
Sarasota third-graders outpace their peers across Florida in reading and math, according to FCAT results released Friday.
Connecticut-based business Lincoln PK Partners LLC bought the property that currently houses a Bank of America Branch for $4.45 million.
A warrant sweep and undercover narcotics operation near Shenandoah Park netted eight arrests earlier this week, including four people accused of selling cocaine, according to Sarasota Police.
During the next two years, Florida will transition to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and mathematics.
Crime reduced in 2012 in 10 categories, including: Forcible Rape, Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Burglary, Larceny, Motor Vehicle Theft, Kidnapping, Arson, Simple Assault and Fraud.
The home at 619 Mourning Dove Drive has a wine cellar, bar and three-car garage and overlooks Sarasota Bay.
New information has come about the sinkhole home in Seffner that took the life of Jeff Bush.
For many convicted drug offenders, drug court may seem like a challenge, but it has been a life-changing opportunity for this year's graduates.
If given the attention it deserves, an important new book is certain to make significant contributions to the public discussions of US prison policy.
An exchange of gunfire in a Sarasota neighborhood left bullet holes in a home but no one injured Wednesday night, the Sarasota Police Department reports.
Vendors at the Sarasota Farmers Market have teamed up to sell raffle tickets through Saturday, June 29, to benefit the betterment of the market.
A project to make sidewalks safer throughout Siesta Key Village is slated to light up seven crosswalks before the next tourist season arrives.