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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 $375,000 which is roughly $127/per square foot. More Sarasota information.

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38 min ago | Bradenton.com

Witness foils robbery in Sarasota

April 16, 2014 -- 8 a.m. On Sunday, April 13, 2014 at about 1:20 p.m., officers with the Sarasota Police Department responded to the CVS at 2773 Fruitville Road in Sarasota in reference an armed robbery.

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2 hrs ago | YourObserver

Longboat Key-Nun, St. Armands merchants clash

Sister Chidiebere Onyewuchi estimates she has raised approximately $25,000 since October, when she began setting up her chair, card table, cooler and homemade signage on St. Armands Circle.

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4 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Sarasota fertilizer company moves corporate HQ to LWR

Florikan, a Sarasota manufacturer of time-release agricultural fertilizer, is moving its headquarters to Lakewood Ranch as part of a wholesale relocation of the company's operations.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Texas Zoo hosts sea lion splash

A sea lion emerges from a water pool during a "Sea Lion Splash" show put on by Squalus Inc. at The Texas Zoo at Riverside Park in Victoria.

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Billboard

Boyce Avenue, - No Limits': Exclusive EP Premiere

The Sarasota, Florida-native rockers Boyce Avenue make a return with their "No Limits" EP, their first release since 2010.

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Examiner.com

Free kids' meals can help with tight budgets

Family budgets are being stretched with the cost of food that has skyrocketed in the past few months.

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YourObserver

SARASOTA-Obstacles continue to emerge at lift station site

Lift Station 87 is largely completed underground in Luke Wood Park, but some internal changes are necessary to make the facility functional.

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YourObserver

Gloria Musicae announces 2014/15 Season04/15/14 Professional choral...

Professional choral ensemble Gloria Musicae's Artistic Director Joseph Holt announced its 2014/2015 season at its annual meeting Sunday, April 12. In addition to announcing the season, Holt announced a new partnership between Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota and Gloria Musicae.These performance collaborations are listed below.

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Bradenton.com

Manatee investigators say robbery, shooting suspect killed himself

Investigators have determined the bank robbery suspect who shot a sheriff's office lieutenant killed himself during a shootout with deputies Monday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

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Sarasota Magazine

Two New and Noteworthy Sarasota Dining Finds

Chef Judi Gallagher gets the dish on the new Derek's Coastal Cuisine in Bradenton and Off the Hook Seafood Co.

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YourObserver

SARASOTA-Sarasota deputies investigate homicide

Authorities report that David Alessandrini, 47, was found dead at his home on the 2100 block of Oak Terrace Monday.

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Bradenton.com

New Manatee product holds promise to eliminate eyedropper woes

The Manatee County manufacturers of a new product called the SimplyTouch eyedropper say their invention could revolutionize the sometimes tricky process of squeezing eye drops into blinking eyes.

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Bradenton.com

Manatee's high-tech I-75 traffic monitoring system near completion

A new high-tech traffic monitoring system along Interstate 75 is near completion, featuring closed-circuit television cameras with real-time information shared with drivers via electronic signs, phone apps and websites.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

A tale of two business owners: Seeing the truth about your business before it's too late

Nick Wyman as John Barsad and James Barbour as Sydney Carton take part in a 2007 performance of "A Tale of Two Cities" in Sarasota, Fla.

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Sarasota Magazine

Sarasota Film Festival Closing Night

The Sarasota Film Festival closing night at the Sarasota Opera House featured awards to a number of filmmakers, an appearance by Mad Men costar Elisabeth Moss, an accidentally smashed award, and a screening of the film in which Moss appeared, The One I Love .

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Bank robbery suspect dead after shootout

Authorities say a bank robbery suspect is dead following a shootout with Tampa Bay area deputies.

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YourObserver

Sarasota Police Department adds canine cop04/14/14 Andro, a...

Following the retirement of K9 Kuda after eight years of service, SPD has added K9 Andro to its ranks.

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YourObserver

Black Tie Untied04/14/14 Untie the weekend with Black Tie Untied,...

Sarasota Film Festival's island themed event "Cinema Tropicale" was nothing short of exciting this year.

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Bradenton.com

Tax Day arrives in Manatee County

Last-minute tax filers looking to drop by a post office to postmark taxes minutes before midnight will be out of luck in Bradenton.

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Bradenton.com

MTI to induct 170 students into honor society

Manatee Technical Institute will induct 170 students into the National Technical Honor Society at 7 p.m. April 22 in Cantrell Hall.

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