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  1. Greenbrook resident molds a new hobby out of clayRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 15 | YourObserver

    With more than 30 hours invested in his clay project, Greenbrook's Drew Stuart was proud to display "People at a Wedding," during a show at ArtCenter Manatee. The display three years ago consisted of seven painted ceramic bisque figurines, each sculpted with in a mild form of caricature.

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  2. Healthy turnout for RAM at Manatee Technical CollegeRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 15 | YourObserver

    Dr. Gregory Meadows of East County's Meadows Family Dentistry didn't need to work Nov. 11, but he did anyway. This was Meadows' third year volunteering at Remote Area Medical at Manatee Technical College in Bradenton.

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  3. Honore traffic hazards cause concernRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 15 | YourObserver

    Each time she steps onto the corner of Grand Point and Honore avenues near her Mote Ranch home, she faces a memory from two years ago - Nov. 4, 2015 - when she was struck by a car while crossing the intersection with her dog, Tobey. "I went up to the corner and had to wait for traffic," Slotnick said.

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  4. Child's injury minor in Lakewood Ranch crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | YourObserver

    Two people were seriously injured during a two-car accident Nov. 7 in Lakewood Ranch and a 7-year-old child passenger sustained only minor injuries, despite being transported by helicopter to All Children's Hospital for a suspected head trauma, according to information from the Florida Highway Patrol. An FHP report released today states a 2013 Hyundai Elantra driven by Giselle Muise, of Bradenton, was northbound in the left turn lane of Lakewood Ranch Boulevard, approaching Lost Creek Terrace, when a 2016 Volkswagen Touareg came up behind her and collided with the back of her vehicle.

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  5. Premier would be 'perfect fit'Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 8 | YourObserver

    As Manatee County plans the future of its parks and recreation system, planners say a facility like Premier Sports Campus would be the perfect fit for fulfilling the vision to create larger-scale regional Manatee County's master parks plan includes two major future parks sites - East County Park in the greater Lakewood Ranch area and Hidden Harbor Park, on county-owned property across from Fort Hamer Park, in Parrish, on the north side of the Manatee River. Additional air-conditioned, indoor space at John Marble Park ; East Bradenton Park ; and the future Hidden Harbor Park.

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  6. East County first responders ready to slam terrorRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 8 | YourObserver

    As Shalimar Morales shuffled as fast as she could, clutching a friend with an injured arm at LECOM Park, her thoughts crept back to two months ago when she was working at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. She went from going home to her 9-month-old baby, Shalimar, and husband, Dennis, after work to sleeping on the hospital floor surrounded by patients.

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  7. Jogger dies in Lakewood Ranch crashRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 7 | YourObserver

    A 74-year-old woman died Tuesday morning after she was struck by a vehicle while crossing an intersection in Lakewood Ranch. A Florida Highway Patrol report said Sarasota's Virginia Morrison was jogging across Lakewood Ranch Boulevard at Health Parkway when she was hit by a Nissan Titan driven by John David Burns, 50, of Bradenton.

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  8. Local providers take regional approach to solving the homeless crisisRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 2 | YourObserver

    After years of conflict over the issue, agencies in the Sarasota area are coming together to combat homelessness with moves the public may soon notice. In 2013, Sarasota County and the city of Sarasota worked to find a unified approach to end homelessness, but differing ideologies and a failed attempt to build a new homeless shelter led to a stalemate and an agreement to pursue different paths.

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  9. Bradenton bust nets $200,000 in drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | YourObserver

    The Manatee County Sheriff's Office raided a Bradenton home Wednesday night and arrested Thomas Dilandro and charged him with possession of marijuana with intent to sell. According to a Sheriff's Office report, the Special Investigations Division went into a residence on the 5500 block of River Sound Terrace in Bradenton with a search warrant and seized four pounds of marijuana, 83 vials of THC for use in E-cigarettes, 331 packets of THC "wax," and other narcotics.

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  10. Food Bank carves out message about hungerRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 1 | YourObserver

    Fifteen years ago, Summerfield's Joe Coupe walked into a classroom at Frances Wakeland Elementary School in Bradenton to fix a teacher's computer. But what he noticed first was a second-grade student, his head on a table, fast asleep while the other children completed activities.

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  11. Longboat Key murder suspect in comaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | YourObserver

    Darryl Hanna Jr., the Bradenton man charged in the double-homicide at the Zota Beach Resort last summer, is in a coma, said Thomas Swigeart, whose partner, Kevin Carter, was killed in the Aug. 4 incident. A formal hearing was scheduled today , but Hanna wasn't present.

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  12. Downtown circulator revs up for seasonRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 26 | YourObserver

    Gotcha Group CEO Sean Flood is confident in his company's ability to operate a transit service, but he admits moving into Sarasota represented a new challenge, demographics-wise. The Gotcha Group runs i-Ride Sarasota, the free downtown circulator that launched in March.

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  13. Manatee County nears completion on master parks planRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 24 | YourObserver

    At the meetings, park lovers and outdoor enthusiasts will hear an update on the parks plan and provide their feedback. The Parks Master Plan will provide a 15-year blueprint the county intends to use to develop and maximize recreation and open space amenities.

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  14. Sarasota named one of the happiest cities in the U.S.Read the original story

    Friday Oct 20 | YourObserver

    National Geographic recently confirmed what many Sarasota residents know already their city is one of the happiest in the United States. The North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton region came in as the 14th-happiest place in America based off a project from travel author and "happiness planner" Dan Buettner.

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  15. Award-winning author visits Carlos Haile Middle SchoolRead the original story

    Friday Oct 20 | YourObserver

    Amy Bane, an advanced sixth grade science teacher at Carlos E. Haile Middle School, was scouring the National Science Teacher Association's website three years ago as she tried to find book suggestions for her class. "I have had my students read it the last three years," Bane said.

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  16. Paratriathlete's bicycle recovered Sarasota police located the...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 19 | YourObserver

    Officers with the Sarasota Police Department have recovered a bicycle they believe was stolen from a visually impaired paratriathlete last week. The tandem bicycle, which police say was still in good condition, was located near a commercial property in the 2400 block of 17th Street in Sarasota on Wednesday afternoon.

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  17. New middle school in Lakewood Ranch has design approvedRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | YourObserver

    On Feb. 1, Carr will head a $45 million project to build a School District of Manatee County middle school on 44th Avenue East in Lakewood Ranch, adjacent to B.D. Gullett Elementary School. On Oct. 10 at the Manatee County School Board meeting, the Phase I schematic design plans for the new school were approved, clearing the way for its construction.

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  18. Braden River Elementary in Lakewood Ranch brings therapy dog into classroomsRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | YourObserver

    Three ASD classes at Braden River Elementary and two Varying Exceptionalities classes have chosen to try animal therapy to help students with their learning process. Flores, who began working at Braden River two years ago, had implemented a dog therapy program at Sea Breeze Elementary School while she was teaching ASD students there.

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  19. Water Club at Longboat Key condo sells for $1,425,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | YourObserver

    A condominium in The Water Club at Longboat Key tops all transactions in this week's real estate. Lee and Terry Dubin, of Charlotte, N.C., sold their Unit 403 condominium at 1241 Gulf of Mexico Drive to Aurelia Hamel, of Annapolis, Md., for $1,425,000.

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  20. Volunteer healthcare providers needed for medical eventRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | YourObserver

    Dr. Vanesa Stillman thought she was ready when a thin man, likely in his mid-50s, sat down at her dental chair during the Remote Area Medical event last year. The man had throat cancer and needed all his 15 teeth pulled first to help avoid complications from surgery and chemotherapy treatments.

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