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Buchan event brings in frequent ‘Fly-ers’
Sun  Oct 11 2015 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — Last year, no senior applied for an aviation scholarship generated by proceeds from the annual Fly-In at the Buchan Airport. This year, that’s not the case. At least … Find out how to read more online.
Punta Gorda Rosary Rally prays for peace
Sun  Oct 11 2015 08:30AM
PUNTA GORDA — Every day, headlines scream of gun violence in America, war atrocities across the sea and acrimony piercing people’s hearts. At Saturday morning’s Rosary Rally at Sacred Heart … Find out how to read more online.
Friend: Parents wanted ‘fresh start’
Sun  Oct 11 2015 08:30AM
SARASOTA COUNTY — The former roommate and a friend of the North Port-area parents who won’t tell authorities where their missing baby is said the couple never fully recovered from … Find out how to read more online.
More cold fronts start to hit as Florida fall pattern begins
Fri  Oct 9 2015 08:30AM
Southwest Florida residents can expect cold fronts to come through every three to five days as they enter the fall season, but these fronts are usually mild, so it still … Find out how to read more online.
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Pumpkins available for Halloween but maybe not Thanksgiving
Fri  Oct 9 2015 11:06PM
NEOGA, Ill. (AP) — There should be enough pumpkins for Halloween this year, but that might not be the case for the canned pumpkin used in pies come Thanksgiving, according to crop experts in Illinois, the country’s top pumpkin-producing state. … read more.

IS advances near Syria’s Aleppo despite Russian strikes
Fri  Oct 9 2015 11:04PM
By ZEINA KARAM and BASSEM MROUE Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants captured a string of villages near Aleppo on Friday in a lightning attack that brought them closer to the prized city in northern Syria, despite a … read more.

Farmers look at devastating losses as flood rolls downstream
Fri  Oct 9 2015 11:04PM
BRANCHVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Thad Wimberly tugs on a clump of peanuts, shaking off the mud as he cracks the soggy shells to inspect his crop. But all he can do is sigh as his livelihood disintegrates between his fingers. … read more.

Hungarian president warns about migration’s security aspect
Fri  Oct 9 2015 11:04PM
BALATONFURED, Hungary (AP) — Solidarity with refugees escaping war must not overshadow concerns about human trafficking and the threat from extremists, Hungary’s president said Friday. While “the humanitarian aspects are very important, especially with the coming winter ... we would … read more.

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Ousted cop is subject of pending lawsuit
Fri  Oct 9 2015 08:30AM
The main defendant in a pending defamation lawsuit in Charlotte County has resigned from his role as a police sergeant with the city of Venice. Public records show David Wyrick quit right before a scheduled hearing with the Venice Police … Find out how to read more online.

Outdoor Channel ‘Reels in’ Englewood guide
Fri  Oct 9 2015 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — Many hours of footage featuring local Captain Chris O’Neill was edited into a half-hour fishing program that will air Saturday. In July, O’Neill, 48, owner of Tail Chaser Charter Services, spent three days with Joe Thomas and the … Find out how to read more online.

Police end baby burial probe
Wed  Oct 7 2015 08:30AM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — The Punta Gorda Police Department has suspended a 10-month investigation stemming from a tip that a woman and/or her significant other buried a baby behind a local home — the same one where the body of a … Find out how to read more online.

Little Gasparilla water battle raging
Sun  Oct 11 2015 08:30AM
LITTLE GASPARILLA ISLAND — Homeowners here soon may face mandatory hookups to Little Gasparilla Water Utilities. “It’s unfair,” said Kathy Stokes, an island resident who claims the potable water from her cistern is better quality than the standards required for … Find out how to read more online.

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