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  1. North Port woman sexually assaulted with baby in her carRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | WWSB

    NORTH PORT, FL - A North Port woman was sexually assaulted with her baby in the car, according to police. Patrick Perry, 26, has been charged with sexual battery after police say he met a woman at a canal off Collingswood Boulevard, took her cell phone, pinned her to the car, removed her clothes, put her on the ground and sexually assaulted her.

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  2. I-75 Closures And Re-openings In Pasco And SarasotaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    ... in Sarasota County over the weekend due to a 3,500-acre wildfire but has since reopened. The fire broke out in North Port on Saturday and according to the Florida Forest Service, it is only 35 percent contained. Officials still aren't certain what ...

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  3. a Raintree Firea scorches 3,500 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    NORTH PORT, Fla. A brush fire that closed a 9-mile stretch of Interstate 75 Saturday now covers an estimated 3,500 acres, the Florida Forest Service said Sunday afternoon.

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  4. Wind, dry conditions create challenges for firefighters in North PortRead the original story

    May 14, 2017 | WWSB

    NORTH PORT, Fla. -- A growing wildfire is still burning in Sarasota and DeSoto Counties, and has grown to 3,500 acres, according to Florida Forest Service.

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  5. I-75 reopens as brush fire burns near North PortRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    NORTH PORT, Fla. A portion of Interstate 75 that was shut down in both directions reopened Saturday night as a brush fire continues burning, the Florida Forest Service said.

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  6. I-75 open to traffic while 3,200 acre brush fire continues to burnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | WWSB

    NORTH PORT, FL - Update: Florida Forestry Service Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Patrick Mahoney reports I-75 is back open to traffic in the northbound and southbound lanes between MM 170 and MM 179. There are still active flames following the rain showers Saturday night.

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  7. Near 1,000-acre brush fire shuts down portion of I-75 in Charlotte Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... the Florida Highway Patrol. The brush fire is in the area of the Yorkshire/Raintree loop on the east end of town. North Port police say it jumped over the highway and is moving north. Several agencies are responding to the area, including deputies ...

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  8. 750-acre brush fire shuts down I-75 near North PortRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | WWSB

    NORTH PORT, FL - A brush fire in the North Port area is causing a 9 mile stretch of I-75 to be closed. North Port officials say a fire near the Yorkshire/Raintree loop is to blame.

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  9. News 38 mins ago 1:23 p.m.Brush fire closes I-75 in North PortRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A section of Interstate 75 has been closed in North Port due to smoke from a brush fire, according to the city. The closure is from mile marker 170 to 179 .

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  10. Sumner Tolls Gone, New Configuration Will Take Some Time to Get Use ToRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | East Boston Times-Free Press

    MassDOT finished removing the Sumner Tunnel toll booths over the weekend ahead of schedule and opened the toll plaza's new configuration in time for the Monday morning commute. However, what followed was a traffic nightmare for many residents.

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  11. Greg Sheller and Team Earn Prestigious RE/MAX Platinum Club AwardRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | PR.com

    ... agents worldwide received this award. The team handles residential and commercial real estate from Ruskin to North Port, including full property management services. Broker-Associate Greg Sheller, buyer agents Roy Middleton and Karen Strickland, and ...

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  12. News 30 mins ago 4:55 p.m.North Port police's cookout used to help cut crime in a neighborhoodRead the original story

    May 12, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    NORTH PORT, Fla. - "It's the neighborhood crack house, plain and simple," says Jennifer Hauser.

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  13. Driver arrested for pointing gun at car on I-75Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | WWSB

    According to the Florida Highway Patrol, William Smith, 21, was driving south on the interstate approaching Sumter Boulevard when he allegedly pointed a gun at another car. After he pulled off the interstate at the Sumter Boulevard exit, state troopers and the North Port Police Department were able to find Smith's car, and stopped him at the intersection of Sumter Boulevard and Price Boulevard.

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  14. North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota one of the top MSAs likely to lose jobs to automationRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | Business Journal

    North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota is one of the 10 metropolitan statistical areas most at risk to lose jobs to automation, according to a new report from the Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis.

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  15. Your Top 6 Things to Do: May 11-17Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Sarasota Magazine

    The Sarasota Orchestra-yes, we'll say it-hits a home run when it gets out of the concert hall and out to Ed Smith Stadium for "Hits and Home Runs," its annual outdoor pops concerts, this year featuring American Idol Season 14 runner-up Clark Beckham and the All-Star Singers. Two shows Friday and Saturday nights, each followed by fireworks.

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  16. Nokomis home sells for $4.35 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | YourObserver

    ... Yoder, of Sarasota, sold their Unit 19 condominium at 1990 Main St. to AGP Management Inc. and Mason Mater, of North Port, for $600,000. Built in 2005, it has two bedrooms, two baths and 2,464 square feet of living area. It previously sold for ...

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  17. Sarasota County redirects tourism tax dollars to pay for Atlanta Braves spring training facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | WWSB

    NORTH PORT, Fla.-- The City of North Port could soon be home to the spring training facility for the Atlanta Braves. The idea is to transform a 70 acre vacant lot into a state of the art spring training facility.

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  18. Sarasota City Commission election - By the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | YourObserver

    ... ballots in Tuesday's election. That's a 1.7% voter turnout for that demographic. (This includes numbers from the North Port special election that could not immediately be broken out by the Supervisor of Elections Office.) Of the 5,881 registered ...

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  19. Automation Coming to a City near YouRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | Independent Women's Forum

    ... represent the top three areas where jobs are at risk of automation. Greensboro-High Point, NC (62.5 percent), and North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL ( 62.4 percent) on the East Coast round out the top five areas. The Orlando-Kissimmee area of Florida ...

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  20. Video: Vulture gets stuck behind car grille, driver calls for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | WWSB

    NORTH PORT, Fla -- An unusual rescue was made on Saturday when a vulture got stuck in a car grille after getting hit. Stephanie Hydrusko Boor shared a video on Facebook of the whole ordeal.

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