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Parents: Day care left child’s injury unreported
Thu  Sep 18 2014 06:49PM
NORTH PORT — Bobbi and Brian Eichmann’s 2-year-old daughter came home from Building Blocks Children’s Center with a cut and bruised face earlier this month and they had no idea … Find out how to read more online.
A ‘Fishy’ reunion
Thu  Sep 18 2014 07:58PM
PUNTA GORDA — Two and a half years ago, artist Tania Begg felt like a fish out of water after someone stole one of her cherished beaded sculptures — “Harry … Find out how to read more online.
Veteran chooses jail over giving his disability money to ex-wife
Thu  Sep 18 2014 05:41PM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — A Suncoast veteran went to jail Wednesday in order to keep all of his VA disability check. It’s all because he and his wife are divorcing and … Find out how to read more online.
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Dunkin’ Donuts tests recyclable plastic cups as foam loses favor
Thu  Sep 18 2014 09:49PM
CHICAGO (Bloomberg) — Dunkin’ Donuts, looking to phase out its signature foam cups, is testing recyclable-plastic versions to see if they can withstand temperatures of 200 degrees Fahrenheit while helping preserve the environment. Stores recently started using polypropylene hot-coffee cups … read more.

Second British hostage seized by Islamic State appears in new video
Thu  Sep 18 2014 09:49PM
WASHINGTON (MCT) — A British freelance photographer whose kidnapping in Syria has been subject to a media blackout at the request of his family and the British government for nearly two years has appeared in an Islamic State video that … read more.

Rob Ford releases audio statement from hospital
Thu  Sep 18 2014 09:49PM
TORONTO (AP) — Just hours before he begins aggressive chemotherapy for a rare and difficult-to-beat cancer, a rough-sounding Toronto Mayor Rob Ford released an audio statement from his hospital room on Thursday urging people to vote for his brother for … read more.

Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola
Thu  Sep 18 2014 09:49PM
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Shoppers in Sierra Leone rushed to stock up on food Thursday ahead of a three-day nationwide shutdown, during which the country’s 6 million people will be confined to their homes while volunteers search house-to-house for … read more.

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Local volunteers read to elderly
Thu  Sep 18 2014 08:12PM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — Assisted living event staff may be too busy to go out knocking on doors to find people to come in and read to seniors, but a local writers group came up with a list to simplify the … Find out how to read more online.

Today is National Cheeseburger Day
Thu  Sep 18 2014 01:26PM
A teriyaki-glazed pineapple-mango combination dripped onto Ashley McCalley’s hand while attempting to bite into her Tiki burger at Flounders Restaurant and Tiki Bar. With a half pound of beef, salsa, bacon, Swiss and pepperjack cheeses, peperoncinis, onions and banana peppers, … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Sep 18 2014 01:26PM
PUNTA GORDA — Charlotte County school officials are investigating a security breach after a man reportedly accessed the cafeteria at Punta Gorda Middle School Tuesday and told an officer he thought he had a bomb under his truck. The employee … Find out how to read more online.

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