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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 $379,700 which is roughly $127/per square foot. More Sarasota information.

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2 hrs ago | YourObserver

Circulating Opportunity04/24/14 John Moran, a leading advocate for...

Dennis Abbey, owner of Lectric Limos, stands outside of the Palm Avenue parking garage before driving an electric car through a proposed downtown circulator route.

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6 hrs ago | YourObserver

SARASOTA-Commission denies Siesta Key building plans

Sarasota County commissioners delivered the third strike against development proposed on the vacant lot at 162 Beach Road Wednesday, and the crowd went wild.

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8 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Sarasota deputies charge 3 with credit card fraud scheme at Target stores

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested three people for using lost or stolen credit cards to buy Visa gift cards at area Target stores.

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12 hrs ago | YourObserver

SARASOTA-Palm Avenue businesses seek support from city

As Good As It Gets owner Doug Gourley says the city has been unresponsive to his inquiries regarding a wayfinding system on Palm Avenue.

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17 hrs ago | YourObserver

SARASOTA-Unforgettable

Aspring breeze rocks the trees surrounding the Sarasota War Memorial. The sound of rustling leaves is audible over the soft din of traffic on nearby Bayfront Drive.

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19 hrs ago | YourObserver

Longboat Key-Town counts on unit controversy

It has been a topic of discussion on Longboat Key since Loeb Partners Realty submitted a renovation-and-expansion project for the Longboat Key Club in 2009, which was never built.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Bradenton.com

John Legend performs at Van Wezel in Sarasota

John Legend has done that. From his beginnings as a collaborator with high-profile artists as Jay-Z and Alicia Keys, singer/keyboardist Legend has gone on to phenomenal success as a solo performer and R&B songwriter It's been just eight years since legend won the Best New Artist Grammy Award, one of two he won in 2006.

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Bradenton.com

Gender gap comedy comes to Sarasota

Here's a brand-new subject for a comedy show: The difference between men and women.

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Bradenton.com

'Voices of the Holocaust' premieres in Sarasota

It's based on based on 22 songs sung in ghettoes and concentration camps. Besides Seyfried's music, the Sarasota performance features original choreography.

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YourObserver

Hyatt Regency gives back with All Faiths Food Bank04/23/14 A group of ...

Hyatt Regency Sarasota members of staff spent the day giving back to the community with All Faiths Food Bank's Sprout Mobile Farm Market Wednesday, April 23. A group of staff members joined the nonprofit's mobile market to teach local children the importance of eating healthy.

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Bradenton.com

Sarasota woman, 27, arrested for shooting husband near school

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 27-year-old woman believed responsible for the shooting last week at a home across from Riverview High School.

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in the Kitchen with: Roessler's Restaurant

This week we went in the kitchen at Roessler's Restaurant as chef and owner Klaus Roessler prepares Crepes Suzette, a dessert invented in 1894 that Roessler has served tableside at his restaurant since it opened.

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Bradenton.com

Bradenton man accused of stealing wallets from Sarasota, Manatee gym lockers

A Bradenton man has been charged in connection with multiple locker room thefts at two Crunch Fitness locations, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office reports.

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Sarasota Memorial CEO resigns to take bigger leadership post [The Bradenton Herald :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 23--SARASOTA After leading the Sarasota's flagship healthcare company for a decade, Gwen MacKenzie is leaving her job as president and CEO of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System.

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East County-Legislature axes funds for I-75 fix

Legislators have scrapped $100 million in funding for transportation projects from the state's budget - a move that may make expediting improvements to the intersection of Interstate 75 and University Parkway more difficult.

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Siesta Key Village Welcomes Back Its Premier Spring Art Festival

WHAT: 36th Annual Siesta Fiesta WHEN: April 26 & 27, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm WHERE: Ocean Boulevard & Beach Road in Siesta Key Village, Siesta Key Navigational Address: 5124 Ocean Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34242 WHY: To Support the Arts, the Siesta Key Association and the Local Community ADMISSION : Free and open to the public WEBSITE: ... (more)

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Too many people return to hospital after discharge

If you or someone you care for has ever spent time in a hospital, you know that you count the days, hours even, until you can go home.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

YourObserver

Longboat Key-Bird Key home sells for $6.1 million

The sale was the highest transaction recorded on Bird Key since January 2008, when the home at 643 Mourning Dove Drive sold for $6.9 million.

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Shelter talks set to continue

City of Sarasota commissioners will meet with county commissioners Tuesday for another round of talks related to a proposed downtown homeless shelter.

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SARASOTA-VIDEO: The Garbage Men rock for sustainability

The Garbage Men, a local band known for their recycled instruments, teach kids how to make shakers out of used bottles Saturday, at Whole Foods.

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