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Student enrollment gap closing
Fri  Aug 22 2014 08:35PM
SARASOTA COUNTY — Student numbers are climbing for Sarasota County schools, with many reporting higher enrollment as the first week of school came to an end Friday. Day five numbers … Find out how to read more online.
25 dogs removed from home
Fri  Aug 22 2014 07:54PM
NORTH PORT — Authorities removed 25 dogs — mostly Weimaraners — from a home Friday morning on the 6600 block of Kenwood Avenue, after Sarasota County Sheriff’s deputies served the … Find out how to read more online.
Rotonda II appeals on horizon
Fri  Aug 22 2014 08:35PM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — In the heady moments after a jury issued a favorable judgment for damages in the Rotonda II sewer case, county attorneys stood on the steps outside the … Find out how to read more online.
The Fabric of Our Faith: Metaphors for the church, part 4
Fri  Aug 22 2014 06:45PM
During World War II, when my father was fighting overseas, my mother bought a farmhouse on 5 acres at the edge of town. They farmed the land until I was … Find out how to read more online.
State, National and World News
Eruption risk rising for volcano in Iceland
Fri  Aug 22 2014 01:19AM
(LA Times) — Thousands of small earthquakes have rattled Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano over the last five days, prompting meteorologists to warn of an increasing risk of eruption and causing public safety authorities to evacuate tourists from the popular summer climbing … read more.

US Ebola patients released from hospital
Fri  Aug 22 2014 01:19AM
NEW YORK — Both U.S. aid workers who were infected with Ebola in Liberia have been released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after having fought off the deadly virus. Kent Brantly, a doctor, was discharged Thursday. Nancy Writebol, an … read more.

UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware
Fri  Aug 22 2014 01:19AM
(AP) — Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states. A spokeswoman for UPS says the information includes names, … read more.

Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine
Fri  Aug 22 2014 01:19AM
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Parts of eastern Ukraine were wracked by fierce fighting Thursday as government troops sought to snatch back territory from separatist rebels, while a Russian aid convoy to the hard-hit city of Luhansk began to make tentative … read more.

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Study: Growing need for hunger relief
Fri  Aug 22 2014 06:42PM
A landmark study of hunger in America released recently includes a local report on charitable food assistance that documents the critical role All Faiths Food Bank and its partner agencies play in supporting struggling families in Sarasota County. Hunger in … Find out how to read more online.

TRIM notices coming
Fri  Aug 22 2014 05:19PM
SARASOTA COUNTY — Property owners should start receiving their 2014-2015 TRIM notices this week, as local governments finalize their tax rates for the next fiscal year. The “Truth in Millage” notices give homeowners the chance to see what their tax bill … Find out how to read more online.

One call, two views
Fri  Aug 22 2014 08:35PM
ENGLEWOOD — EJ Kelly grew agitated as the 911 call taker kept asking him questions he couldn’t answer. “My friend George (who is in his 80s) is passed out flat on his back with no shade around us and the … Find out how to read more online.

Memorial marker can stay
Fri  Aug 22 2014 08:00AM
ENGLEWOOD — Wednesday, Charlie Moore added fresh mulch near the memorial marker of his only daughter, Valerie, who died at 17 in a crash along U.S. 41 in 2005. Moore, a landscaper, hadn’t been out to the site in a … Find out how to read more online.

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