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1 hr ago | Bradenton.com
Wendell Martin celebrates Worlds AIDS Day by texting pastors he knows in Manatee County to remind them to pray for people who have succumbed to the disease and for people still living with the virus.
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7 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
A Sarasota County mother is facing charges of child neglect after deputies say they found two toddlers living in "horrific" conditions and with a registered sex offender.
11 hrs ago | Florida Bar Journal
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Commissioners also voted to fund the legal defense of Commissioner Susan Chapman for another 3 months in a Government-in-the-Sunshine lawsuit.
UPDATE : Colonel Bill Brockman tells 10 News thanks to the community's generosity, the National Cemetery in Sarasota will have enough wreaths for each of the 6,750 grave sites of military men and women.
Two separate plans -- by two different counties -- to improve access to Manasota Key and its beaches has some Englewood residents upset.
Concerned that the already-gridlocked area around University Parkway and Interstate 75 will just get worse, the Manatee County Commission Tuesday declared it a top priority for future transportation spending.
North Port, Florida- Warm Mineral Springs in North Port is more than a tourist attraction- it's a geological and archaeological site, and some say the spring water heals.
Sarasota County and city officials discussed Sunshine laws, Sarasota 2050 and term limits during a Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce event.
In the 1950s, just three miles south of the Sarasota City limits, there were plans to build a Florida version of Munchkinland, with buildings and roads designed for people less than four feet tall.
During your weekend of shopping and giving thanks you may want to remember our military.
Christine Jennings, CEO of the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, plays Mrs. Mable Ringling alongside Steve Queior, CEO of The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.
During the holiday season, Bay Island Park, just over the north Siesta Key bridge, is a popular destination for area residents to park at the water's edge and enjoy the view of Christmas lights reflecting off the bay.
Robert Marbut, the consultant hired to address the region's homelessness issues, addresses a joint meeting of the city and county commissions on Monday.