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Election Officials: Tweaks Needed, But No Major Overhaul

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — As Florida’s elections supervisors meet for the first time since the Nov. 6 election, they say that despite some recent...

Sarasota Bay Watch Looks To Bring Clams Back To Sarasota Bay

Sarasota Bay Watch Inc., the area nonprofit that already introduced millions of scallop larvae into Sarasota Bay, is starting an ambitious program to release more than 175,000 southern hard shell clams into the estuary.

Python Hunter, Designer Team Up For ‘Glades to Gallery’ Show

A Venice flower dealer moonlighting as an elite python hunter is collaborating with a Sarasota fashion designer to create a line of snakeskin clothing to help raise awareness about the threat the invasive snakes pose to the Everglades.

Comedienne Rita Rudner to Join Dan Maduri on Florida Live Friday

Career has spanned Broadway, Carson, HBO Comedienne Rita Rudner will join Florida Live with Dan Maduri Friday afternoon at 4:30.  Rudner will be promoting her...
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Gator in Sarasota Backyard Shows Florida Spring is Here

Reptiles warming to the weather SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Florida homeowners beware: one big gator has been found splashing in a backyard swimming pool and...

Allman Brothers Band Co-Founder’s Wife Gets 30 Days In Jail

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The wife of an Allman Brothers Band founding member has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for pointing a...

Florida Couple Saved From Burning Car By Off-Duty Deputy

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida couple rescued from their burning vehicle by an off-duty deputy took a different way home when the deputy rode by on his motorcycle and discovered them trapped inside.

Parking Meter Debate Revving Up Again in Sarasota

Sarasota city leaders may be forced to install parking meters downtown despite objections by merchants and their customers. Parking director Mark Lyons has told commissioners that unless a new revenue source materializes, taxpayers will have to make up for an expected $300 thousand budget shortfall next fiscal year and even more the year after that.
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