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Sarasota, Florida is located in Sarasota County. Zip codes in Sarasota, FL include 34276, 34242, and 34243. The median home price in Sarasota is $425,000 which is roughly $134/per square foot. More Sarasota information.

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News Briefs08/27/14 Longboat Key Town Hall to close for Labor Day;...

Longboat Key Town Hall to close for Labor Day Longboat Key Town Hall will be closed Monday, Sept.

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1 hr ago | News Talk Florida

Sarasota: I-75 Shut Down Near Fruitville Road

An overturned tanker has caused all lanes on NB I-75 near Fruitville Road in Sarasota.

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3 hrs ago | Florida Trend

Gas prices for Labor Day will be lowest since 2010

Gasoline prices this Labor Day weekend are expected to drop to their lowest level since 2010, travel club AAA forecast.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

YourObserver

Caragiulo defeats Snyder

Sarasota City Commissioner Paul Caragiulo is one step closer to a new seat. After beating fellow City Commissioner Shannon Snyder 59.57% to 40.43% in Tuesday's primary election, Caragiulo will now face write-in candidates Pete Theisen and Steve McAllister and no party affiliation candidate Alexandra Coe in the Nov. 4 general election for the ... (more)

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Creative Loafing Tampa

Tampa Bay's weekly literary happenings

The Clearwater Writers Meetup Group gathers at the home of its organizer in Belleair on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 7 p.m. Discuss publishing trends, blogs and websites of interest to writers, and receive constructive criticism of your work.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

SARASOTA: Shelter search over

Sarasota County commissioners voted Tuesday morning to discontinue the search for a shelter after the city decided to do the same last month.

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YourObserver

SARASOTA-County Commission ends search for shelter site

Sarasota County Commissioners agreed to continue to address the other ideas in Dr. Robert Marbut's homelessness report, but to stop looking for a shelter site in unincorporated county land.

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Sarasota Magazine

Volunteer of the Year: Sarasota Dolphhin Research Program's Nigel Mould

When he decided to volunteer for Sarasota Dolphin Research Program, Nigel Mould jumped in with both feet-literally.

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YourObserver

SARASOTA-Sanborn Studios files counter lawsuit against county

The county filed a suit against Sanborn Studios LLC July 28 for failing to provide 117 full-time jobs to Sarasota employees in exchange for an incentive loan for relocating to the county.

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Connect Savannah

MeteorEYES at Ampersand

Sarasota, Florida besties David Curran and Shannon Fortner started this '80s-style synth-pop dance band six years ago; Mike Murphy is the synthesizer guy, George Bikos plays guitar, and the bassist is Steffan McManus.

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Business Journal

Sarasota-Bradenton adds direct flights to Newark

Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport announced it will add seasonal nonstop flights to Newark, N.J. The daily flights will run from Feb. 12 to May 15 and be offered by United Airlines.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Florida's Cultural Scene

The sandy beaches of Sarasota County, on Florida's Gulf Coast, are just the tip of the iceberg for visitors craving cultural attractions.

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Patch.com

Labor Day in Sarasota: What Do You Have Planned?

That long Labor Day Weekend everyone is looking so forward to is just around the corner and Sarasota Patch wants to make sure readers know about everything that's going on in and around town.

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BroadwayWorld.com

RAP-PUNZEL to Kick Off Florida Studio Theatre's 'Write a Play' Season, 9/23

Florida Studio Theatre 's WRITE A PLAY season will kick off in the Keating Theatre with RAP-Punzel by Beth Duda and Adam Ratner .

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YourObserver

SARASOTA-City seeks applicants for commission seats

Two new faces will join the City Commission in November, as two sitting commissioners seeking county office are set to resign.

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YourObserver

County Commission convenes for August meeting

Sarasota County Commission will discuss the media production incentive rebate program, the Come As You Are homeless shelter and Sarasota County Area Transit tomorrow.

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Examiner.com

Healthy lunches make happy kids

Back-to-school time brings the challenge of providing healthy lunch choices, either in a lunch brought from home or choosing to eat lunch that is provided and purchased at school.

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Sarasota Magazine

Area's First Tin Fish Opens in Sarasota Commons

Where Fin Daddy's once stood in the Sarasota Commons on Beneva Road, a new franchise has opened called Tin Fish .

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BuddyTV

'Bachelor' Roundup: AshLee Frazier's Spreads Gossip in 'Paradise,'...

This week's Bachelor roundup includes a casting rumor, a breakup, a baby gender reveal, a love triangle and a nasty catfight.

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Daily Mail

Former Bachelor finalist Renee Oteri reveals she is expecting a...

The 32-year-old is expecting a baby boy with her husband of five months Bracy Maynard, reports US Weekly .

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