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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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16 min ago | YourObserver

Everything You Need to Know About Fiscal Neutrality

It starts with Sarasota 2050 ... a countywide, comprehensive build-out plan that's optional for developers.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

North Port High psychologist faces sex charges

Parents are stunned as word spreads of a North Port High School psychologist who was arrested on campus on Wednesday.

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YourObserver

Temples share the Torah

Participating in the Torah-giving ceremony are: Chazzan Cliff Abramson, Temple Sinai Vice President of Ritual Marvin Glusman, Rabbi Geoff Huntting, Herb Schimmel, Ellen and Marty Honig, Kehillah Secretary Anne Schimberg and Sandy Gladstone.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Sarasota golfer started ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Sarasota golfer started ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sarasota golfer started ice bucket challenge Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/VGmmYX Sarasota, Florida -- A professional Sarasota golfer is being credited with starting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that has exploded around the world.

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Business Journal

Echo Realty buys Florida shopping center

Pittsburgh-based Echo Realty has bought a shopping complex in Sarasota, Fla. Financial terms of the deal between Echo and Paradise Ventures and E.J. Plesko & Associates weren't announced.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

How to pick the perfect retirement locationHow to pick the perfect...

The top five factors that people consider when assessing a retirement location are low crime rate; an active, clean, safe downtown; good hospitals nearby; low overall tax rate and a mild climate, according to recent research of the readers of the magazine.

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Mazel tov to Klauber and Mancini08/20/14 The West Coast Florida...

Mazel tov to Klauber and Mancini The West Coast Florida Region of AJC will honor Michael Klauber and Phil Mancini, of Michael's On East, with its Civic Achievement Award in November.

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Bradenton.com

Buchanan pushes fed mental health overhaul

Beginning in the late 1950s, America's state mental hospitals closed as taxpayers embraced the idea new drug treatments and safe houses to mainstream the ill had made them obsolete.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Big Lead

Dick Vitale Received an Honorary Bucs Jersey, Posed With Cheerleaders

Dick Vitale cut the ribbon for the opening of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' new office in Sarasota, Fl., and was presented with an honorary jersey as a token of the franchise's appreciation.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Lane on Tallevast Rd in Sarasota closed

Lane on Tallevast Rd in Sarasota closed Manatee County Public Works officials are urging drivers to use extra caution in the Tallevast area in coming months.

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Bradenton.com

Manatee murder suspects charged with possession of a firearm by person under 21

Two teens charged accused in the shooting death of a Sarasota 17-year-old were charged Tuesday with possession of a firearm by a person under 21, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

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Sarasota Bayfront 20:20 raises money for plan

Sarasota Bayfront 20:20 Chairman Michael Klauber, right, said the group is on the verge of raising $150,000 for a consultant to guide its bayfront vision.

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YourObserver

SARASOTA-City to revisit Palm Avenue landscaping plans

Although businesses say the palm grove is the source of constant flooding in the area, commissioners said the historic value of the trees should be considered before taking action.

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CE News

Stanley Consultants' Florida projects honored for excellence

Sarasota and Tampa, Fla. - Two of Stanley Consultants' projects in Florida have been recognized for excellence by professional associations.

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Capital Soup

US 41 Improvements from Marcia Street to Baywood Drive and from...

US 41 Improvements from Marcia Street to Baywood Drive and from Reynolds Road to Gulf Gate Drive Sarasota County, Florida The Florida Department of Transportation , District One, is holding a public information meeting regarding improvements to US 41 from Marcia Street to Baywood Drive and from Reynolds Road to Gulf Gate Drive in Sarasota county.

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Bradenton.com

Ribbon cutting: Century Employer Organization LLC

A ribbon cutting was held for Century Employer Organization LLC, 6901 Professional Parkway E., Suite 104, Sarasota.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

CBS Local

Man Found At Bottom Of Backyard Pool

Sarasota County Sheriff's deputies say Jonathan M. Vain was pronounced dead Sunday a short time after being found at the bottom of the pool.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

City approves grant for police body cams

Sarasota City Commissioners approved a $36,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to buy the police department two dozen body cameras for police officers.

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YourObserver

SARASOTA-Man arrested for allegedy pawning stolen jewelry

Detectives of the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office investigated Kristjan Newman for involvement in the pawning.

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Examiner.com

Testing comes early to kindergarten

Standardized testing in the early grades is always a topic that has many sides. Early childhood teachers have a variety of opinions about testing for young children.

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