Archive For August 31, 2016

Hermine impacts Sarasota’s coastline | WTSP

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Hermine impacts Sarasota’s coastline | WTSP

    Hermine impacts Sarasota’s coastline | WTSP.com Sarasota, Florida — Tropical Storm Hermine is far away from the Bay area but is still being felt in Sarasota County. Tides higher than normal, rough surf and heavy rainfall are being felt along the coastline. But so far the impact is less than with Tropical Storm…

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Incumbents’ losses signal displeasure with North Port commission | HeraldTribune 

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Incumbents’ losses signal displeasure with North Port commission | HeraldTribune 

    Incumbents’ losses signal displeasure with North Port commission | HeraldTribune.com NORTH PORT — Tuesday was a bad day to be an incumbent in North Port, as voters registered their displeasure with the sitting City Commission in bypassing two of three current members at the ballot box Only Mayor Jacqueline Moore earned a place…

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Trio (couple from North Port) Arrested for Convenience Store Robbery’s in Venice

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Trio (couple from North Port) Arrested for Convenience Store Robbery’s in Venice

  .   Trio (couple from North Port) Arrested for Convenience Store Robbery’s in Venice The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested three people in connection with the robbery of a convenience store that happened on August 16 in Venice. Deputies responded to a robbery at the 7-11 located at 1698 S. Tamiami Trail, at approximately…

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SCSO:  Girl Scouts Employee Steals Thousands from Organization

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SCSO:  Girl Scouts Employee Steals Thousands from Organization

    Girl Scouts Employee Steals Thousands from Organization The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Sarasota woman after she stole nearly $85,000 from Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida. Detectives began their investigation in May after the CEO of Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida reported more than $75,000 missing from their account. The Member Services…

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City of North Port: Heavy rain leads to temporary road closures in North Port

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City of North Port: Heavy rain leads to temporary road closures in North Port

    City of North Port: Heavy rain leads to temporary road closures in North Port North Port residents should be aware there are a few temporary road closures throughout North Port.  Please use caution when traveling near these areas, as there is likely to be high water levels nearby.  Public Works staff is closely monitoring water levels throughout…

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City of Venice introduces – Venice Connect where individuals can report quality-of-life issues (such as potholes, roadside junk and tall grass)

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City of Venice introduces – Venice Connect where individuals can report quality-of-life issues (such as potholes, roadside junk and tall grass)

  City of Venice introduces – Venice Connect where individuals can report quality-of-life issues (such as potholes, roadside junk and tall grass) The City of Venice has partnered with SeeClickFix to announce a new platform called Venice Connect that will allow citizens to report quality-of-life issues (such as potholes, roadside junk and tall grass) and…

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SPD removes a derelict boat from Sarasota Bay

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SPD removes a derelict boat from Sarasota Bay

  SPD removes a derelict boat from Sarasota Bay   The Uncensored Report DERELICT BOAT UPDATE: Several weeks ago, members of our Dive Team & Marine Patrol worked to remove a sailboat from Sarasota Bay. The boat had been underwater for approximately a month and caused hazards to area boaters. It was moved to the…

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Sarasota County – Election Results

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Sarasota County – Election Results

  UNOFFICIAL RESULTS Sarasota County – Election Results UNITED STATES SENATOR (VOTE FOR 1) 101 of 101 Precincts Reporting Detail Map Choice   Votes Percent Carlos Beruff (REP) 8,719 21.47% Ernie Rivera (REP) 1,163 2.86% Marco Rubio (REP) 28,557 70.33% Dwight Mark Anthony Young (REP) 2,165 5.33% Total 40,604 REP IN CONGRESS DIST 16 REP DISTRICT 16 (VOTE FOR 1)…

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Manasota Key residents fearing the next big storm | Local News | mysuncoast 

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Manasota Key residents fearing the next big storm | Local News | mysuncoast 

    Manasota Key residents fearing the next big storm | Local News | mysuncoast.com MANASOTA KEY, Fla. – “I can put some more sandbags down, but small sandbags don’t do anything against a large storm,” said Manasota Key resident Harry Artz. The beach has been washing away for years. Now that it’s almost gone,…

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Sex Offender Registration

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Sex Offender Registration

  Sarasota – Sex Offender Registration – Jason Beles The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is advising the public that Jason Beles, DOB 08/26/1973, has registered as a Sexual Offender living in Sarasota County. Beles was convicted of Lewd or Lascivious Exhibition on a Victim Under 16 in 2010 and again in 2012, in Sarasota County….

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Kids who defied Florida’s third-grade testing rules hit roadblocks as they return to school  

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Kids who defied Florida’s third-grade testing rules hit roadblocks as they return to school  

      Kids who defied Florida’s third-grade testing rules hit roadblocks as they return to school | Tampa Bay Times BROOKSVILLE — The Hernando County parents felt flush with victory Friday after a Leon County judge ruled that their children, and others across the state, had been wrongly held back in third grade. But…

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Email To The North Port Scoop – North Port is so petty, they require a permit for a boat canopy

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Email To The North Port Scoop – North Port is so petty, they require a permit for a boat canopy

  Email To The North Port Scoop – North Port is so petty, they require a permit for a boat canopy The Uncensored Report   By anonymous Can you please do an article on why the city of North port is being so petty. Trying to protect my property (boat) I have a car canopy…

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Contract would allow snackbar to remain at South Jetty | HeraldTribune

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Contract would allow snackbar to remain at South Jetty | HeraldTribune

      Contract would allow snackbar to remain at South Jetty | HeraldTribune.com VENICE — City officials are reviewing a contract with the Army Corps of Engineers that will allow the building that houses Anita’s Sandcastle and public restrooms to remain at Humphris Park on the South Jetty. City Manager Ed Lavalle said Tuesday…

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Anderson: Grandmother says cannabis is literally eye opening | HeraldTribune 

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Anderson: Grandmother says cannabis is literally eye opening | HeraldTribune 

      Anderson: Grandmother says cannabis is literally eye opening | HeraldTribune.com Suzanne Beecher is a 62-year-old grandmother who lives in a charming Sarasota home that was built in 1925. She loves to make people feel good, which is why she has a soap bubble machine set up out front. Whenever anyone walks, runs…

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Denied by Sarasota, ‘Project Mulligan’ company moving to Tampa | HeraldTribune.com

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Denied by Sarasota, ‘Project Mulligan’ company moving to Tampa | HeraldTribune.com

      Denied by Sarasota, ‘Project Mulligan’ company moving to Tampa | HeraldTribune.com Suggested media SARASOTA COUNTY — The roofing company behind the controversial economic development deal “Project Mulligan” has inked a deal to move its headquarters to Tampa. Enterprise Florida, the state’s economic development group, is expected to announce the almost $1.2 million…

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Frankie S. Abbruzzino for Mayor – City of Venice commercial  

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Frankie S. Abbruzzino for Mayor – City of Venice commercial  

    Frankie S. Abbruzzino for Mayor – City of Venice commercial   Read more: Frankie S. Abbruzzino for Mayor – City of Venice commercial – YouTube Like The Uncensored Report Facebook page, for the latest national and international news

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Email writer bully’s council members, as he calls them out for being bully’s

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Email writer bully’s council members, as he calls them out for being bully’s

    Email writer bully’s council members, as he calls them out for being bully’s by Frankie S. Abbruzzino, The Uncensored Report   This guy writes what could be viewed as bully messages to council members all the time.  Call me crazy, but isn’t it ironic that he is being a bully in his email,…

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Video Report: Sarasota home buyer contacts ‘Better Call Behnken’ after email hacker takes $51,133 down payment 

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Video Report:  Sarasota home buyer contacts ‘Better Call Behnken’ after email hacker takes $51,133 down payment 

    Sarasota home buyer contacts ‘Better Call Behnken’ after email hacker takes $51,133 down payment | WFLA.com SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) — A Sarasota home buyer is out $51,133 for a down payment on a home, after a computer hacker apparently broke into her real estate agent’s email account and manipulated wire transfer instructions, rerouting…

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Email To The Venice Scoop:  To Be a vagrant on the Island in Venice Beach, FL

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Email To The Venice Scoop:  To Be a vagrant on the Island in Venice Beach, FL

    Email To The Venice Scoop:  To Be a vagrant on the Island in Venice Beach, FL Leslie Zenoni‎ To Be a vagrant on the Island in venice Beach, Florida I have lived in this area for eleven years, and on the island of Venice for seven. Never in my life have I seen…

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Payne Park playground temporarily closed | Local News | mysuncoast 

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Payne Park playground temporarily closed | Local News | mysuncoast 

    Payne Park playground temporarily closed | Local News | mysuncoast.com SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – The Payne Park playground will be temporarily closed Wednesday, August 31, through Friday, September 2, 2016 for upgrades to shade structures, inspection and general maintenance. Payne Park playground is very popular and used by tens of thousands of children…

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USF Sarasota-Manatee opens $1.6 million student center | HeraldTribune 

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USF Sarasota-Manatee opens $1.6 million student center | HeraldTribune 

    USF Sarasota-Manatee opens $1.6 million student center | HeraldTribune.com Corinne Tucker, a senior at USF Sarasota-Manatee, glided along the curved hallway that leads to the new Student Commons. She pointed out student government offices and a small health club, along with a lounge decorated with modern furniture and a vintage Ms. Pac Man…

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WWII shells, bullets to cost Sarasota County $1 million | HeraldTribune 

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WWII shells, bullets to cost Sarasota County $1 million | HeraldTribune 

      WWII shells, bullets to cost Sarasota County $1 million | HeraldTribune.com SIESTA KEY — Local ties to World War II are costing Sarasota County an extra $1 million on a Siesta Key beach renourishment project that would have finished under budget otherwise. The two-month effort to pump 713,000 cubic yards of sand —…

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New exhibit on history of 1950s auto racing in Venice

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New exhibit on history of 1950s auto racing in Venice

    New exhibit on history of 1950s auto racing in Venice Venice, Florida (August 29, 2016)- The Venice Museum & Archives (VMA) opens its newest exhibit, Burnin’ Rubber: Auto Racing in Venice from 1953 to 1960, on September 6th. It explores Venice’s role in early auto racing in Florida and its impact on the…

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Early voter turnout on the Suncoast higher than expected | Local News | mysuncoast 

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Early voter turnout on the Suncoast higher than expected | Local News | mysuncoast 

      Early voter turnout on the Suncoast higher than expected | Local News | mysuncoast.com SARASOTA COUNTY (WWSB) – The primary election is off to a significant head start with early voter turnout proving that residents are making their vote count. Volunteers are busy this morning still counting the absentee ballots and getting…

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Wild Life Officials: Stay away from turtle hatchings | mysuncoast.com

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Wild Life Officials: Stay away from turtle hatchings | mysuncoast.com

    Wild Life Officials: Stay away from turtle hatchings | mysuncoast.com     Like The Uncensored Report Facebook page, for the latest national and international news

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North Port cat house cleaned before foreclosure | mysuncoast 

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North Port cat house cleaned before foreclosure | mysuncoast 

    North Port cat house cleaned before foreclosure | mysuncoast   Read more: North Port cat house cleaned before foreclosure | Local News | mysuncoast.com Like The Uncensored Report Facebook page, for the latest national and international news

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NPPD:  Joseph Herrick Has Been Captured In Nokomis 

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NPPD:  Joseph Herrick Has Been Captured In Nokomis 

        NPPD:  Joseph Herrick Has Been Captured In Nokomis Stabbing suspect captured. 25-yr-old Joseph Herrick was located and arrested in Nokomis this morning. Friday night we began an investigation on Myrtlewood Ave in regards to the attempted murder. We believe it was an isolated incident. The suspect and victim are familiar with…

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Sarasota School Board for Sale? – The Detail

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Sarasota School Board for Sale? – The Detail

    Sarasota School Board for Sale? – The Detail Sarasota’s only competitive school board race will be decided this Tuesday, August 30. Two of the school board seats are being decided during this election cycle, but only one of those races will result in a school board member being elected by having to compete…

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Venice: The Tax and Spend Mayor and City Council

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Venice:  The Tax and Spend Mayor and City Council

Venice:  The Tax and Spend Mayor and City Council By Frankie S. Abbruzzino, The Uncensored Report   My goal this week was to put out an article dissecting the 50 cent per $1,000 assessed property value tax increase that the Venice City Council passed last month.  The question I have is a simple one, is…

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Sarasota man sentenced to 25 years for strangling girlfriend | HeraldTribune

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Sarasota man sentenced to 25 years for strangling girlfriend | HeraldTribune

      Sarasota man sentenced to 25 years for strangling girlfriend | HeraldTribune.com A Sarasota man who faked his girlfriend’s death and then told his friends about it has been sentenced to 25 years in Florida state prison. Brian Wilson, 48, plead guilty to second degree murder for the death of Jennifer Copeland, 43,…

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Towers in the sky: How those cranes work | HeraldTribune 

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Towers in the sky: How those cranes work | HeraldTribune 

    Towers in the sky: How those cranes work | HeraldTribune.com They jut above the skyline they are helping to create. They stand more than 300 feet high and can lift more than 40,000 pounds in a single load. The tower cranes can be seen in almost every direction in downtown Sarasota, lifting concrete…

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Sex Offender Registration

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Sex Offender Registration

  North Port: Sex Offender Registration – Rigdel De Lardilles The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is advising the public that Rigdel De Lardilles, DOB 12/23/84, has registered as a Sexual Offender living in Sarasota County. De Lardilles was convicted of Lewd or Lascivious Battery on a Victim Under 15 in Sarasota County in 2008 and…

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Email To The Venice Scoop:  We really hate to see what some of the “big plans” are for Venice.

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Email To The Venice Scoop:  We really hate to see what some of the “big plans” are for Venice.

  Email To The Venice Scoop:  We really hate to see what some of the “big plans” are for Venice. Frankie S. Abbruzzino, The Uncensored Report Good evening Frank, My name is (asked to be anonymous). My fiance and I just moved to Venice Island a few months ago. We really hate to see what…

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NPPD:  Wanted For Attempted Murder – Joseph Herrick

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NPPD:  Wanted For Attempted Murder – Joseph Herrick

    NPPD:  Wanted For Attempted Murder – Joseph Herrick A warrant has been issued for 25-yr-old Joseph Herrick on Attempted Murder Charges. It stems from Friday nights stabbing on Myrtlewood rd. If you see him or have information please dial 911. You can remain anonymous by using our tip 411 app. Search NPPD tips….

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Bee Ridge water main break causes boil-water advisory | Local News | mysuncoast 

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Bee Ridge water main break causes boil-water advisory | Local News | mysuncoast 

      Bee Ridge water main break causes boil-water advisory | Local News | mysuncoast   Read more: Bee Ridge water main break causes boil-water advisory | Local News | mysuncoast.com Like The Uncensored Report Facebook page, for the latest national and international news

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Growth and Sustainability – SRQ Magazine

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Growth and Sustainability – SRQ Magazine

    Growth and Sustainability – SRQ Magazine The US Census Bureau has estimated that between 2010 and 2015, the City of Sarasota’s population has increased by 3,201 residents. This 6.1 percent population increase since 2010 brings our updated population count to 55,118 full-time residents. The updated Census estimates peg our current population to be…

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Eric Robinson: Beyond dark money – Sarasota Herald

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Eric Robinson: Beyond dark money – Sarasota Herald

      Eric Robinson: Beyond dark money – Sarasota Herald Eric Robinson can’t stand being called “The Prince of Dark Money.” He gained the reputation as one of the most connected campaign money men in the state, helping bring bare-knuckle campaign tactics long common at the federal level to local races. Robinson, sometimes reveling…

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SNN: Sarasota County Fire Department Reacts to Fatal Lightning Strike 

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SNN: Sarasota County Fire Department Reacts to Fatal Lightning Strike 

  SNN: Sarasota County Fire Department Reacts to Fatal Lightning Strike 3   Read more: SNN: Sarasota County Fire Department Reacts to Fatal Lightning Strike – YouTube Like The Uncensored Report Facebook page, for the latest national and international news

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SNN: Man Ejected From Vehicle in Accident 

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SNN: Man Ejected From Vehicle in Accident 

    SNN: Man Ejected From Vehicle in Accident   Read more: SNN: Man Ejected From Vehicle in Accident – YouTube Like The Uncensored Report Facebook page, for the latest national and international news

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Sarasota Democratic Party Takes No Action Against Violations Of Neutrality In The Primary 

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Sarasota Democratic Party Takes No Action Against Violations Of Neutrality In The Primary 

      Sarasota Democratic Party Takes No Action Against Violations Of Neutrality In The Primary Email from Frank Ciriollo On Saturday August 20th, a little after 11 o’clock, a white ballot was found inside a plastic sheet protector, highlighted with every position filled out. The sheet was laying on the front of the Democratic…

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Sarasota woman rolls into mobile home after failing to negotiate curve | Local News | mysuncoast 

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Sarasota woman rolls into mobile home after failing to negotiate curve | Local News | mysuncoast 

      Sarasota woman rolls into mobile home after failing to negotiate curve | Local News | mysuncoast.com SARASOTA CO., Fla. (WWSB) – A car crash has left a Sarasota woman seriously injured after her vehicle crashed into a mobile home last night, Aug. 26. According to a press release from the Florida Highway…

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Charlotte County Sheriff Is Not Happy With The Sun’s Reporting

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Charlotte County Sheriff Is Not Happy With The Sun’s Reporting

    Charlotte County Sheriff Is Not Happy With The Sun’s Reporting The following statement is in response to a story appearing in today’s edition of the Charlotte and Englewood Sun. I don’t usually respond to articles in the Sun, but because it was so egregious and they were too impatient to wait for the…

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Series Of Articles On The Issues Facing Venice – Growth

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Series Of Articles On The Issues Facing Venice – Growth

  Series Of Articles On The Issues Facing Venice – Growth by Frankie S. Abbruzzino, The Uncensored Report   I will write a few articles (one a week) touching on the different issues that the city is facing, so that the residents can get a better understanding of my position on the issues.  On most…

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The Mayor is concerned that the Venice parks are seriously under maintained by the county

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The Mayor is concerned that the Venice parks are seriously under maintained by the county

    The Mayor is concerned that the Venice parks are seriously under maintained by the county by Frankie S. Abbruzzino, The Uncensored Report   I know that the Mayor sent this out to Mark and Cindy, but I think it should go to the entire city.   Why not get input from several city…

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Safe Children Coalition desperately in need of foster families – Story | abcactionnews 

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Safe Children Coalition desperately in need of foster families – Story | abcactionnews 

    Safe Children Coalition desperately in need of foster families – Story | abcactionnews.com SARASOTA, Fla. – Representatives at the Safe Children Coalition of Sarasota and Manatee Counties said they are dealing with an epidemic. “There is a heroin epidemic and because of that we have more children that need to be placed with…

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50-year-old woman fatally struck by lightning in Sarasota | WTSP 

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50-year-old woman fatally struck by lightning in Sarasota | WTSP 

    50-year-old woman fatally struck by lightning in Sarasota | WTSP.com SARASOTA, Fla. — A sad reminder about just how powerful and deadly lightning can be in the Bay area. Sarasota County Fire rescue says a 50-year-old woman was hit and killed Friday night when lightning struck. She was trying to find shelter at…

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SNN: Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Shelter Holds Adoption Special  

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SNN: Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Shelter Holds Adoption Special  

    SNN: Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Shelter Holds Adoption Special   Read more: SNN: Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Shelter Holds Adoption Special – YouTube Like The Uncensored Report Facebook page, for the latest national and international news

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SNN: BMX Grand Opening Set For Saturday  

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SNN: BMX Grand Opening Set For Saturday  

    SNN: BMX Grand Opening Set For Saturday     Read more: SNN: BMX Grand Opening Set For Saturday – YouTube Like The Uncensored Report Facebook page, for the latest national and international news

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Majority of North Port commission seats up for grabs Tuesday | HeraldTribune 

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Majority of North Port commission seats up for grabs Tuesday | HeraldTribune 

    Majority of North Port commission seats up for grabs Tuesday | HeraldTribune.com NORTH PORT – The one sure thing about the North Port City Commission after the Nov. 8 general election is that Linda Yates will be up on the dias representing District 5. The identity of the four people who will join…

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Daniels, Gates win unopposed third terms on Venice council | HeraldTribune 

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Daniels, Gates win unopposed third terms on Venice council | HeraldTribune 

      Daniels, Gates win unopposed third terms on Venice council | HeraldTribune.com VENICE — City voters will have a mayoral race and two bond issues to vote on Nov. 8, after a surprise move by Emilio Carlesimo to drop out of the race for Seat 5, shortly after qualifying closed at noon, left…

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