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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 $375,000 which is roughly $127/per square foot. More Sarasota information.

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1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

FST Announces 2014 Young Playwrights Festival Winners; Ceremony Set for 5/10

The plays are here! Florida Studio Theatre 's 2014 Young Playwrights Festival has begun.

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6 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Sarasota man arrested and charged after deadly accident

A Sarasota man has been charged with DUI manslaughter, DUI with property damage, leaving the scene of a crash involving death and leaving the scene with property damage after a deadly accident early Wednesday morning, according to the Sarasota Police Department.

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7 hrs ago | YourObserver

SARASOTA-Shelter site could become available

Homelessness consultant Robert Marbut's top choice for as a come-as-you-are regional homeless shelter, located at 1330 N. Osprey Ave., may be available to use sooner than the city originally thought.

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7 hrs ago | YourObserver

in the Kitchen with: Duval's New World Cafe

This week we went in the kitchen at Duval's New World Cafe with operating partner Josh Halbrucker and chef Nils Tarantik as he prepares their Spice Rubbed Goldentile, a gulf-caught fish dish with shoestring vegetables, sweet soy glaze and crispy cellophane noodles.

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9 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Caught on video: Customer tackles pharmacy robber

A pharmacy robber was jumped by a customer in a Sarasota CVS Sunday - and the incident was caught on surveillance video.

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13 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Witness foils robbery in Sarasota

April 16, 2014 -- 8 a.m. On Sunday, April 13, 2014 at about 1:20 p.m., officers with the Sarasota Police Department responded to the CVS at 2773 Fruitville Road in Sarasota in reference an armed robbery.

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15 hrs ago | YourObserver

Longboat Key-Nun, St. Armands merchants clash

Sister Chidiebere Onyewuchi estimates she has raised approximately $25,000 since October, when she began setting up her chair, card table, cooler and homemade signage on St. Armands Circle.

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17 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Sarasota fertilizer company moves corporate HQ to LWR

Florikan, a Sarasota manufacturer of time-release agricultural fertilizer, is moving its headquarters to Lakewood Ranch as part of a wholesale relocation of the company's operations.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Texas Zoo hosts sea lion splash

A sea lion emerges from a water pool during a "Sea Lion Splash" show put on by Squalus Inc. at The Texas Zoo at Riverside Park in Victoria.

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Billboard

Boyce Avenue, - No Limits': Exclusive EP Premiere

The Sarasota, Florida-native rockers Boyce Avenue make a return with their "No Limits" EP, their first release since 2010.

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Examiner.com

Free kids' meals can help with tight budgets

Family budgets are being stretched with the cost of food that has skyrocketed in the past few months.

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YourObserver

SARASOTA-Obstacles continue to emerge at lift station site

Lift Station 87 is largely completed underground in Luke Wood Park, but some internal changes are necessary to make the facility functional.

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YourObserver

Gloria Musicae announces 2014/15 Season04/15/14 Professional choral...

Professional choral ensemble Gloria Musicae's Artistic Director Joseph Holt announced its 2014/2015 season at its annual meeting Sunday, April 12. In addition to announcing the season, Holt announced a new partnership between Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota and Gloria Musicae.These performance collaborations are listed below.

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Bradenton.com

Manatee investigators say robbery, shooting suspect killed himself

Investigators have determined the bank robbery suspect who shot a sheriff's office lieutenant killed himself during a shootout with deputies Monday, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

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Sarasota Magazine

Two New and Noteworthy Sarasota Dining Finds

Chef Judi Gallagher gets the dish on the new Derek's Coastal Cuisine in Bradenton and Off the Hook Seafood Co.

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YourObserver

SARASOTA-Sarasota deputies investigate homicide

Authorities report that David Alessandrini, 47, was found dead at his home on the 2100 block of Oak Terrace Monday.

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Bradenton.com

New Manatee product holds promise to eliminate eyedropper woes

The Manatee County manufacturers of a new product called the SimplyTouch eyedropper say their invention could revolutionize the sometimes tricky process of squeezing eye drops into blinking eyes.

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Bradenton.com

Manatee's high-tech I-75 traffic monitoring system near completion

A new high-tech traffic monitoring system along Interstate 75 is near completion, featuring closed-circuit television cameras with real-time information shared with drivers via electronic signs, phone apps and websites.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

A tale of two business owners: Seeing the truth about your business before it's too late

Nick Wyman as John Barsad and James Barbour as Sydney Carton take part in a 2007 performance of "A Tale of Two Cities" in Sarasota, Fla.

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Sarasota Magazine

Sarasota Film Festival Closing Night

The Sarasota Film Festival closing night at the Sarasota Opera House featured awards to a number of filmmakers, an appearance by Mad Men costar Elisabeth Moss, an accidentally smashed award, and a screening of the film in which Moss appeared, The One I Love .

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