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Elsie Quirk Library looks for new leader
Thu  Jul 2 2015 05:14PM
SARASOTA COUNTY — Englewood library patrons have been in to say goodbye to a friend and leader who has become a integral part of the community. Jennifer Perry, head librarian, … Find out how to read more online.
Boaters: Keep an eye out for manatees
Thu  Jul 2 2015 05:10PM
ENGLEWOOD — An aerial survey in February suggested a record number of more than 6,000 manatees swam in Florida waters. But as 2015 progresses, more manatees are dying from watercraft … Find out how to read more online.
City officials aim to improve transportation as population swells
Thu  Jul 2 2015 04:54PM
SARASOTA COUNTY –– Elected officials from every Sarasota County municipality emphasized Wednesday the necessity of being proactive where transportation is concerned. A main point of focus during the joint board … Find out how to read more online.
North Port to meet with surrounding cities today
Wed  Jul 1 2015 12:28PM
SARASOTA COUNTY — North Port city commissioners are meeting today with board members from three surrounding cities — Venice, Longboat Key and Sarasota — to discuss topics of regional concern. … Find out how to read more online.
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Iran takes hard line on inspections, sanctions at nuke talks
Thu  Jul 2 2015 03:26PM
VIENNA (AP) — Iran took a hard line Thursday on two of the biggest demands of world powers in a final nuclear accord, rejecting any extraordinary inspection rules and threatening to ramp up enrichment of bomb-making material if the United … read more.

Top US diplomat in Cuba on short list for new embassy
Thu  Jul 2 2015 03:26PM
HAVANA (AP) — From his office high above Havana, Jeffrey DeLaurentis has a sweeping view of the cerulean Florida Straits and the blood-red letters declaring Cuba’s defiance of the United States. “Homeland or Death!” reads the sign erected in front … read more.

Greek vote campaign begins amid grinding cash crisis
Thu  Jul 2 2015 03:26PM
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The battle for Greek votes entered full swing Thursday ahead of a crucial weekend referendum that could decide whether the country falls out of the euro. For Greeks, particularly the elderly, the daily struggle to get … read more.

5,000 evacuated after train derailment in East TN
Thu  Jul 2 2015 03:26PM
Blount County, TN — A frantic cleanup effort is underway in East Tennessee after a train derailed, caught fire and spewed fumes in the area. Authorities have ordered a mandatory evacuation of 5,000 people within a 2-mile radius of the … read more.

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Area ranks high on small biz list
Thu  Jul 2 2015 04:45PM
NORTH PORT — The North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota metropolitan statistical area has been ranked in the top 100 areas of the country for small businesses. According to WalletHub, a company that compiles financial, business and company information for consumers, the North Port … Find out how to read more online.

Danielle Dreher requests new trial on burglary, theft charges
Wed  Jul 1 2015 08:30AM
SARASOTA COUNTY — After a four-day trial in June that returned a guilty verdict of burglary and theft charges for Danielle Dreher, the former wife of slain Charlotte County firefighter Sam Dreher, Danielle’s defense team has filed a motion for … Find out how to read more online.

City clock tower plans move forward
Wed  Jul 1 2015 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — Potential visual obstruction to traffic was the main concern as plans for a clock tower to be built in the city moved forward during a joint commission meeting with the Art Advisory Board Monday night. The North … Find out how to read more online.

SCSO: Practice sparkler safety on July Fourth
Wed  Jul 1 2015 08:30AM
SARASOTA COUNTY — Every year people are taken to hospital emergency rooms in the United States because of injuries from fireworks. So what can you do to enjoy the Fourth of July and still stay safe? Going to public fireworks … Find out how to read more online.

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