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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 $399,000 which is roughly $131/per square foot. More Sarasota information.

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1 hr ago | YourObserver

Visit Sarasota County center relocating downtown07/11/14 President...

After presenting Visit Sarasota's budget to the Sarasota County Commission Wednesday, President Virginia Haley announced the relocation and said negiotiations on a space downtown were being finalized, although she did not disclose the location.

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1 hr ago | YourObserver

SARASOTA-SKA requests additional traffic study

Benderson Development plans to redevelop the remains of a vacant mobile-home park near Siesta Key.

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4 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Sarasota's Banyan Theater offers a solid Arthur Miller play

When a theater company produces an Arthur Miller play, chances are it's going to be "Death of a Salesman," "The Crucible" or "All My Sons."

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6 hrs ago | Sarasota Magazine

As Sarasota Grew, So Did St. Martha Catholic Church

St. Martha Catholic Church began as one of a number of mission outposts served by Jesuit priests from Tampa, who had initially celebrated Mass in the homes of church members.

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9 hrs ago | YourObserver

SARASOTA-Gruters files ethics complaint against Crist

The Florida gubernatorial race continues to heat up with an ethics complaint filed by Sarasota GOP Chairman Joe Gruters against candidate Charlie Crist.

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11 hrs ago | YourObserver

Commission candidates questioned on hot-topic issues at forum07/10/14 ...

Photo by Jessica Salmond. Candidates for the District Two Sarasota County Commission seat answered questions at the Tiger Bay Club candidate forum Thursday, July 10 at Michael's on East.

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15 hrs ago | YourObserver

VIDEO: City joins bayfront visioning process

At the last City Commission meeting in June, Vice Mayor Susan Chapman wondered if the visioning process surrounding public bayfront land was getting out of control.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

YourObserver

SCAT rolls out new routes, buses and mobile site

Photo by Jessica Salmond. Six SCAT buses will sport a new "island" theme as part of SCAT's new visibility campaign.

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Bradenton.com

Sarasota sheriff: 'Prolific' offender charged in burglaries

Investigators have connected a prolific offender to four burglaries in which thousands of dollars' worth of jewelry and lawn equipment were stolen, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

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YourObserver

Growing up green07/10/14 More than 80 campers experienced the beauty...

Growing up green More than 80 campers experienced the beauty of nature at the S.T.E.M. Summer Camp last week in Venice.

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Bradenton.com

Teen jewelry store Icing latest addition to Mall at University Town Center

Not all bling will break the bank at the Mall at University Town Center as Icing, a division of Claire's, will join the mall when it opens Oct. 16. Icing applied Thursday with Sarasota County to build a 1,200-square-foot store inside the mall.

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Bradenton.com

Sarasota Police Department warns drivers of traffic citation scam

Officers with the Sarasota Police Department are warning drivers about a red light camera citation scam.

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YourObserver

SARASOTA-DID faces budget limitations

After funding a $1.9 million Main Street improvement project last year, the Downtown Improvement District has grappled with a new financial reality as it pays down the debt incurred from that undertaking.

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Bradenton.com

Nancy’s Bar-B-Que expanding near Lakewood Ranch to meet demand for catering

What started out as a small novelty business smoking pork in the backyard for a few clients, family and friends, has now become a fast-growing restaurant and catering business in downtown Sarasota with plans to expand east to Manatee County.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bradenton.com

FST Improv Festival opens in Sarasota

FST Improv troupe members, clockwise from left, Angel Parker, Christine Alexander, Darryl Knapp, Rebecca Hopkins, Emily Levin, Patrick A. Jackson, Steve Turrisi and Adam Ratner.

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Bradenton.com

Darrell Hammond performs in Sarasota

Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Darrell Hammond brings his stand-up act to McCurdy's Comedy Theatre in Sarasota this weekend.

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Bradenton.com

ABBA revue opens at Players in Sarasota

Clockwise from left: Lauren Ward, Parker Lawhorne, Lauren LaBossiere and Raina Khatami star in the Sarasota Players' "Knowing Me, Knowing You: The Hits of ABBA."

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Man killed in wave runner crash in Sarasota

The Florida Fish & Wildlife says one person was killed after two rented personal watercrafts collided about a mile off the beach near Lido Beach Resort.

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Bradenton.com

Sarasota deputies charge Venice man with selling synthetic drugs

SARASOTA — A Venice man was arrested for a second time after deputies say he continued to sell synthetic drugs, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.

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Bradenton.com

Sarasota man charged with possession of child pornography

A Sarasota man was arrested after deputies say they found he had downloaded hundreds of videos or images of child pornography with children as young as 7 years old, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

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