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3 min ago | WLBT-TV Jackson
The flu-ravaged and freezing Northeast hasn't been a terribly fun place to spend time this winter, so when the opportunity came to decamp for a weekend to Sarasota, Florida, my bags were packed before you could say "sunshine."
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4 hrs ago | Washington Nationals
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles jumped out to a big lead against the Pirates on Sunday afternoon, backing up a strong start by lefty Davis finished the game 3-for-3 with three RBIs and three runs, bringing his Grapefruit League average to .533.
9 hrs ago | YourObserver
Very few people have had the opportunity to see Verdi's "Jerusalem." Yet, if you were in the Sarasota Opera audience this past week, you saw this rarely performed French opera and had that dj-vu-all-over-again feeling, you were right.
11 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
"The Enduring Beauty of Memory: combines personal stories from Bradenton-area residents with scientific information about the workings of memory, how it is built and how it can be lost.
The rhymes of Mother Goose offer many opportunities to teach early reading skills.
If trophies amount to sales, the Neal family of companies should do pretty well in the aftermath of this year's Parade of Homes.
This week, Robert Castro gives us a sneak peek at the new Hans Weigand exhibit opening at Sarasota's Icehouse Artspace.
Police cars park outside of J.D. Hamel Park near the bayfront, as the Sarasota Police Department looks to stamp out issues related to homeless gatherings in public places.
Main Street at Lakewood Ranch will host a Music on Main concert 6-9 p.m. March 7 featuring live music by Soul R Coaster.
FDOT will try to raise $60 million for the interchange if the two counties pass a formal resolution committing to a wider project that would include improvements to nearby roads.
Manatee County commissioners said Thursday they were told "there's money" this year that might help to solve gridlock at the intersection of I-75 and University Parkway.
Florida Studio Theatre has announced the beginning of the 2014 Favorite Poem Project in partnership with BookStore1Sarasota.
The Big Pass dredge debate took center stage at Thursday's Tiger Bay meeting, with camps on both sides of the debate digging in on their positions.
Six years after its inception, the Sarasota Police Foundation is beginning to get off of the ground - and its founders are looking to the community for assistance.
OB/GYN Dr. Lisa Masterson demonstrates how to perform a breast self-exam. She encourages women to get familiar with their breasts so that if anything unfamiliar appears, they'll know immediately.