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8 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Slain Manatee bank robbery suspect also robbed 2 stores in Sarasota

The bank robbery suspect who turned a gun on himself after a shoot-out Monday with Manatee County Sheriff's Office deputies, had earlier robbed a gas station and a convenience store in Sarasota, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Manatee County, FL

Yesterday | Naples Daily News

It's Your Business: Ava Maria's water named state's best tasting two years running

Ave Maria Utility Company recently won the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association's Best Tasting Water contest, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: Florida, Home Listing, Home, Naples, FL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Bradenton.com

J.Jill, Edward Beiner coming to new Mall at University Town Center

A dressy casual women's clothing store and a trendy eyewear maker are the latest retailers to come to the new Mall at University Town Center.

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Related Topix: Golden Gate, FL, Naples, FL, Orlando, FL

YourObserver

School Board pushes to leave Todd's seat vacant04/16/14 The selection ...

The Sarasota County School Board is pushing to leave open the vacancy left by former board member Carol Todd until the Aug. 26 primary election.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Scott

Bradenton.com

Bail in Sarasota can now be paid with credit, debit cards

On Wednesday the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office announced that bail payments of up to $750 could be made through GovPayNet.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Manatee County, FL, Bradenton, FL

Bradenton.com

Mall at University Town Center offers sneak peek for charity

Shoppers will be able to get a sneak peek of the new Mall at University Town Center the night before it opens and help some local charities in the process.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Agriculture, Science, Lakewood Ranch, FL, Bradenton, FL, Manatee County, FL

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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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL

ABC Action News

Dog show world stunned by sex arrest

A man who has been a key figure in the country's most prestigious dog organization is facing multiple child molestation charges, and now investigators are trying to determine if there are other possible victims.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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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Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Sarasota, FL, Bradenton, FL

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Bradenton Times

Community Spotlight: Attorney E. Ralph Tirabassi Recognized By Florida Bar

SARASOTA E. Ralph Tirabassi, a shareholder in the law firm of Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., has been recognized by The Florida Bar for having retained his board certification in real estate law for 25 continuous years.

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Related Topix: Florida, Sarasota, FL

Bellingham Herald

SW Fla's Warm Mineral Springs reopen to the public

The attraction closed last summer after the concessions contractor's lease expired.

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Related Topix: Warm Mineral Springs, FL, North Port, FL

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Bradenton.com

Rowing | Sarasota Crew lead area contingent at State Sculling Championships

Sarasota Crew put itself in prime position to to claim its fourth consecutive state championship after Saturday's action at the 2014 Florida Scholastic Rowing Association Sculling Championships at Nathan Benderson Park.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Manatee County, FL, Palmetto, FL

The Bradenton Times

Community Spotlight: All Faiths Food BankA's A"Cooking MattersA" Teaches Kids Healthy Habits

SARASOTA Healthy is a hit! On Saturday, April 5, 2014 families and groups of local students visited Hazeltine Nurseries in Venice for a special Cooking Matters event presented by All Faiths Food Bank.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Sarasota, FL, Venice, FL, Life, Food, Nutrition

Fri Apr 11, 2014

News Talk Florida

Sarasota Police Searching For Missing 82 Year Old Woman

Officers with the Sarasota Police Department with assistance from the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office are currently searching for Herminia Franco, 82, last seen at the YMCA at 1075 S Euclid Avenue, Sarasota.

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YourObserver

VIDEO: Problem with homeless shelter site surfaces

The search for the downtown Sarasota location for a proposed "come as you are" homeless shelter has hit yet another snag, highlighting tensions still lingering between city and county staffs over the project despite recent attempts at compromise.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Bradenton.com

Rowing nonprofit SANCA loses charitable license from state

The nonprofit organization that took over management of Nathan Benderson Park last month is prohibited from petitioning donations after failing to submit financial records to state regulators.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Manatee County, FL

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Warm Mineral Springs reopens and has unexpected guestWarm Mineral...

After being closed for nine months, Warm Mineral Springs reopens for swimming and bathing... plus it has an unexpected scaly guest After being closed for nine months, Warm Mineral Springs reopens for swimming and bathing... plus it has an unexpected scaly guest Sarasota County, Florida - Warm Mineral Springs re-opened this week, a few days ahead of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Warm Mineral Springs, FL, North Port, FL

YourObserver

Weather Channel to showcase Legacy Trail

The nearly 10-mile long Legacy Trail stretches from just south of the city of Sarasota to the city of Venice and is the largest public recreation project ever constructed in Sarasota County.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Venice, FL, 9

CBS 47

Amber Alert issued for 5-month-old girl from Sarasota County

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:12 AM on 4/15, issued at 10:12 AM Hoboken, GA SARASOTA, Fla.

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