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2 min ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
The 16th Congressional District race representing Manatee and Sarasota counties has a candidate who says experience matters -- not age.
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2 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa
The issue of pay equity has surfaced in the CD13 race, with Alex Sink trying to make hay out of David Jolly's stance on the issue.
4 hrs ago | YourObserver
For the next several weeks, construction will be ongoing at Sarasota Memorial Hospital as crews work on installing a pedestrian bridge linking the hospital's Medical Arts Building and South Parking Garage.
6 hrs ago | YourObserver
The Sarasota-based Boaters' Coalition announced its official opposition to dredging Big Pass in a Saturday email to the County Commission, widening the mounting resistance to the Army Corps of Engineers project beyond Siesta Key-based groups for the first time.
8 hrs ago | YourObserver
Guests donned eclectic masks at the Purim Masquerade Ball Saturday, March 8, at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.
9 hrs ago | Bradenton.com
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is looking for a 70-year-old Venice man missing from his home, according to a news release.
10 hrs ago | YourObserver
The Sarasota Orchestra played a program this past weekend filled with so much color, it was like visiting the Louvre.
Emily is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Dean W. Smith of Mansfield, Oh. and Michael is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Clayton A. Kuhnell of Cincinnati.
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."
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.
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.
"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.