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1 hr ago | YourObserver

SCOPE announces Cathy Layton as 2014 Boundary Crosser08/19/14 Layton...

SCOPE has announced Cathy Layton as its 2014 Boundary Crosser. Layton, chair of the Board of Trustees at Marie Selby Gardens, will be honored at the Sarasota County organization's Annual Celebration September 25. She is being recognized for her years of creating positive change in the community, such as her involvement with the completion of the ... (more)

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

5 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Business briefs: Total Nutrition to open in University Park

Total Nutrition signed a five-year lease with Benderson for a 1,418-square-foot space at 8203 Tourist Center Drive, according to a memorandum of lease filed with the Manatee Clerk of the Court.

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Related Topix: University Park, FL, Punta Gorda, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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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Related Topix: Florida, Sarasota, FL, Tampa, FL, University of Tampa

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Outsider PAC takes on Volusia candidate A political action committee...

A political action committee based outside Volusia County has gotten involved in a Volusia County Council race with a pair of attack mailers that say one candidate's record is "one big MESS after another," that he "can't be trusted" and if he's elected, "all signs point to DISASTER."

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Related Topix: Volusia County, FL, Edgewater, FL, Folk, The Kennedys, New Smyrna Beach, FL, Venice, FL

YourObserver

Commission to discuss Grand Prix funding at workshop

The Sarasota County Commission has consistently voted in favor of monetary or in-kind support for the Suncoast Offshore Super Boat Grand Prix Festival since 2011.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity

YourObserver

SARASOTA-County seeks recruits for advisory councils

County staff is seeking assistance from the Sarasota County Commission to recruit new members for some empty advisory councils.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., Sarasota, FL

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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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Kensington Park, FL

YourObserver

St. Armands Circle requesting a bus stop shelter08/18/14 Diana...

Sarasota County Area Transit is considering installing 15 shelters at bus stops throughout the county, including one at the stop in St. Armands Circle on John Ringling Boulevard and South Adams Drive.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, North Port, FL

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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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL

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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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Bradenton Times

Candidate Profile: Gubernatorial Candidate Elizabeth Cuevas-Neunder

BRADENTON Sarasota's Elizabeth Cuevas-Neunder will be on the ballot challenging incumbent Florida Governor Rick Scott for the GOP nomination for the office.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Bradenton, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Bradenton.com

Spotlight: Artist moves from Disney animations to Manatee County landscapes

Unless you follow the local fine arts scene, you may not have heard of Dominic Avant.

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Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Bradenton, FL, Sarasota, FL, Painting, Arts

Bradenton.com

Venice man faces multiple child porn charges

A Venice man faces child pornography charges, after investigators found illegal images on his computer, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Venice, FL, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Bradenton.com

Christian Women's Conference in Sarasota Sept. 4

A three-day community-wide Christian women's conference will be held in Sarasota starting Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Bradenton, FL, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Drew University

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Florida Trend

Firms lobbying Florida Legislature collected millions

Florida's unemployment rate continues to remain the same as it has been for most of the year.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Sarasota, FL

SFGate

Woman gets life for killing autistic stepdaughter

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Science / Technology

YourObserver

SARASOTA-'Florida boy' arrested for Papa John's robbery

Scott Sebor was found running barefoot in the area near the Papa John's he allegedly robbed.

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Bradenton.com

Manatee County unemployment inches upward for July

Slightly more people were out of work in Manatee County for the month of July compared to June, according to the latest job numbers released Friday.

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Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Bradenton, FL, North Port, FL, Sarasota, FL

WDUV-FM Saint Petersburg

Report Released On Venice Plane Crash

Investigators look at the plane that crash-landed Sunday afternoon on Caspersen Beach in Venice, Fla.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Venice, FL

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