Sarasota Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Red tide outbreak down south driving business into Pinellas CountyRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    As the red tide outbreak along the Gulf Coast kills marine life in large numbers, beachgoers are having a hard time finding hotel rooms as tourists flock north to Pinellas County. "A lot of people have called, saying they're from Sarasota, or they were planning on going to Sarasota, asking about the red tide here.

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  2. Sarasota County workers pick up 18 tons of dead fish on Siesta Key Beach aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    SARASOTA, Fla.- 18 TONS! That's how much dead fish in weight that Sarasota County workers have picked up off Siesta Key Beach due to red tide. The county is seeing high levels of the algae bloom.

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  3. Sarasota county workers pick up 16 tons of dead fish and countingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    SARASOTA, Fla.- 16 TONS! That's how much dead fish in weight that Sarasota County workers have picked up off county beaches due to red tide. The county is seeing high levels of the algae bloom.

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  4. Businesses along the Manatee River are being impacted by heavy rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    County officials said the amount of water being released right now is normal, but early day showers and high tides may be factoring into the faster current along the river. SARASOTA, Fla.- Heavy rain in part of east and northeast Manatee County had the National Weather Service issue a flood warning for the Manatee River at the Myakka Head.

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  5. Red tide fish kills impact business in Sarasota, Manatee countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    You might have seen images circulating online showing thousands of dead fish on Florida beaches, killed by red tide. Officials are calling this summer's red tide along Florida's southwest coast the worst in decades.

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  6. Red tide impacting Sarasota beaches and marine lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Nokomis Beach is desolate except for the lifeguard. A red flag flies high, warning there's no swimming.

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  7. Gas leak closes intersection of Fruitville Rd., Honore Ave. in SarasotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The intersection of Fruitville Road and Honore Avenue in Sarasota is closed due to a gas leak, Sarasota County Emergency Services reports. Haz Mat Update: the intersection of Fruitville Rd and Honore Ave is shut down due to gas leak.

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  8. Missing Sarasota girl believed to be with Austrian man found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Detectives have learned that she has been in contact with an 18-year-old man known as "Leo" from Austria, who may have flown here to met her and rent an Air B&B. If you see Amanda or have any information about her whereabouts, contact Detective Gaeta at 861-4935 or Cassandra.Gaeta@sarasotasheriff.org .

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  9. Sarasota school district asks sheriff's office to investigate Palmetto principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The school district says the principal gave a positive recommendation of a teacher who was under investigation for inappropriate behavior with students. SARASOTA, Fla- The Sarasota School District has asked the Sarasota Sheriff's Office to investigate the misconduct of a Palmetto school principal.

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  10. High red tide levels result in respiratory irritation, fish kills in Sarasota Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Respiratory complaints were reported this week in Lido Key, Manasota Beach, Nokomis, Siesta Key, Venice Beach and the Venice North Jetty.. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.

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  11. Man injured in Sarasota boating accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A 59-year-old man was injured after a boat and a jet ski collided in waters near Varmo Road, Sarasota County Emergency Services said.

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  12. Hazmat team investigating gaseous haze coming from roof of Oak Park School in SarasotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Children and staff at Oak Park School are safe, but a Sarasota County Hazmat crew is investigating an apparent leak there. A hazmat team has been called to investigate a gaseous haze venting out the roof near the therapy pool at Oak Park School on Proctor Road in Sarasota County.

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  13. Freon leak blamed for hazmat situation at Oak Park School in SarasotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Freon leaking from the AC system caused a hazmat situation Wednesday afternoon near the therapy pool at Oak Park School on Proctor Road in Sarasota County. All 14 children and nine adults, who were at summer camp on campus, were not in any danger.

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  14. 14 water rescues in three days off Sarasota beaches due to rip currentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Rip currents along the Tampa Bay coastline from Sarasota to Pinellas ended in five water rescues off Clearwater Beach and three rescues off Lido Beach in Sarasota on Monday. The surf has been rough for a couple of days, and while some think it's a good time to catch some waves, what looks like fun can be dangerous even deadly for a good swimmer.

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  15. 10-year-old boy airlifted to hospital following water rescue at Lido BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Three people were taken to area hospitals, including a 10-year-old who was airlifted, following a water rescue at Lido Beach, Sarasota County Emergency Services said. Sarasota County Fire Department on scene of a water rescue in the 400 block of Benjamin Franklin Drive.

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  16. Man dies from bacterial infection after eating bad oyster in Sarasota CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A 71-year-old man has died after contracting a bacterial infection from a bad oyster he ate at a Sarasota-area restaurant last week, according to our news partners at WWSB . Infections are more likely between May and October when the water is warmer.

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  17. Detectives want to identify person seen with homicide victim in Sarasota WawaRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Detectives are hoping to identify a person seen with a man in a Sarasota Wawa convenience store the same day he was killed. According to a news release, before a worker discovered the body of Michael Angelo Grantley, 42, he was seen with another person in a surveillance video at the Wawa near the intersection of N. Washington Boulevard and Myrtle Street.

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  18. Diver goes missing near Manasota Key; Sarasota deputies respond to sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Sarasota County Sheriff's deputies are responding to a report of a missing diver near Manasota Key, authorities have confirmed. a-o Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this.

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  19. Sarasota Deputies think donors who funded K-9 ballistic vestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Sarasota County K-9 Unit has six teams -- four if which are cross-trained in multiple specialties, including narcotics, explosives and human searches. Every team gets 600 hours of training before going into service.

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  20. 'Sand War' continues between Siesta Key and Lido KeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has recently granted a permit to dredge Big Pass - continuing the four-year battle over sand. The dredging is part of a Lido Key shoreline re-nourishment project, which aims to replenish 1.6 miles of the Lido Key with sand from Big Pass.

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