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Summer food campaign a success
Tue  Sep 2 2014 09:04PM
SARASOTA COUNTY — The Campaign Against Summer Hunger — a partnership between All Faiths Food Bank, the Sarasota County School District, the Florida Department of Agriculture and a number of … Find out how to read more online.
Kia raffle a lemon
Tue  Sep 2 2014 08:19PM
NORTH PORT — A Warm Mineral Springs Day Spa activist group announced Tuesday it will scrap its Kia raffle, return the car to the dealership and refund all ticket sales. … Find out how to read more online.
Man charged with sexually abusing boy, 6
Tue  Sep 2 2014 07:49PM
NORTH PORT — A Fort Myers man faces several charges of lewd and lascivious molestation after sexually abusing a young boy at a Talbot Street home last year, according to … Find out how to read more online.
Register now for ‘Green Pumpkin’ Tour de North Port
Tue  Sep 2 2014 08:00AM
NORTH PORT — People for Trees Inc., a nonprofit native tree advocacy group, will hold its annual Tour de North Port bicycle ride Sunday, Oct. 26. Themed “It’s the Green … Find out how to read more online.
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Stocks end mixed, energy shares fall
Tue  Sep 2 2014 10:20PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) — U.S. stocks ended mostly lower on Tuesday, retreating from records set the previous month, as falling crude oil prices dragged energy shares down and offset strong manufacturing data. The S&P energy index fell 1.3 percent as … read more.

Frontline marches toward Ukraine port
Tue  Sep 2 2014 10:20PM
MARIUPOL, Ukraine (Reuters) — The war is being fought just over the hills. Civilians have started to flee the city. But the men of the vast Ilyich iron and steel works in the Ukrainain port of Mariupol are still in … read more.

Islamic State beheading
Tue  Sep 2 2014 10:20PM
DUBAI — The Islamic State militant group released a video on Tuesday purporting to show the beheading of a second American hostage, journalist Steven Sotloff, raising the stakes in its confrontation with Washington over U.S. air strikes on its insurgents … read more.

Bieber charged with assault, dangerous driving in Canada
Tue  Sep 2 2014 10:20PM
TORONTO (Reuters) — Pop star Justin Bieber was charged with assault and dangerous driving over the weekend after an incident near the small Canadian town where he grew up, one of his lawyers said in a statement on Tuesday. The … read more.

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Bondi speaks to local Republican base
Tue  Sep 2 2014 08:05PM
PORT CHARLOTTE — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi made a Labor Day visit to Port Charlotte, drumming up support for her campaign and the GOP cause at an outdoor rally at Charlotte County Republican Party headquarters on Tamiami Trail. Speaking … Find out how to read more online.

Humane Society thrift store moving south
Tue  Sep 2 2014 11:36AM
NORTH PORT — In preparation for its early November relocation to Port Charlotte, the Suncoast Humane Society’s North Port thrift store is holding a moving sale today through Oct. 17. The store is offering 80 percent off all merchandise at its … Find out how to read more online.

Heron Creek Foundation seeks charities, benefactors
Mon  Sep 1 2014 08:00AM
NORTH PORT — The Heron Creek Community Foundation has announced it is looking to assist local charitable organizations and is searching for benefactors to help support them. The HCCF is a philanthropic organization that began in 2011 and is comprised of … Find out how to read more online.

A jump to remember
Tue  Sep 2 2014 08:19PM
Dear Mom and Dad, I still have no tattoos or weird piercings, and I cannot relate to the women in “Orange is the New Black” — so please keep all of that in mind as you continue reading. Let me … Find out how to read more online.

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